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a path specially made for riding on horseback



a narrow lane cut through a forest. Rides are made to designate the boundaries of compartments or to serve construction purposes (the laying of power lines and conduits). Rides divide a forest into economic units for exploitation, registration, economic planning and organization, control of forest fires, and transport of timber. A ride is usually 4–8 m wide. Rides established for fire-fighting purposes (sometimes called fire roads in the U. S.) may be as wide as 20 m.

What does it mean when you dream about riding?

Riding in a dream—be it in a car, train, ship—may indicate that the dreamer is seeking a destination. Alternatively, it may reveal that the dreamer is in a relationship or other situation that he or she feels is going nowhere, and it may require that they “ride it out” for awhile.

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Not only was riding to hounds an inefficient way to kill foxes, it was extraordinarily expensive, certainly many hundreds of times as costly as the damage caused by the foxes' depredations.
All of the above applies only to those sections of Britain in which there was a tradition of riding to hounds.
137) In Grundy, however, the parties had stipulated that riding to hounds was the only way to kill the fox.
148) In short, not only was riding to hounds not the only method of killing foxes, it was the least efficient method.
And was riding to hounds the only or even a particularly good way to kill foxes?
158) Riding to hounds became very popular in the late eighteenth century in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and the area around Manhattan, including the western end of Long Island.
THERE are many hunt servants riding to hounds today adopting the military seat as it is difficult to change old habits and, why should they as this is surely the safest way to ride.
I've always been dubious about the links between the hunting field and the racetrack, but the tales of mad and madly successful Irish jockeys still riding to hounds never seem to diminish, while their English counterparts will surely soon see their opportunities in that direction dry up.
As a young man, however, Prince William would court controversy by riding to hounds with the Beaufort hunt and by displaying his marksman skills on pheasant shoots
The royals are never so repulsive as when they are sitting on a horse riding to hounds or when they are wielding a shotgun on some killing field.
To get the message about the sort of bank Barings was we were shown archive film of nobs riding to hounds and Hoorays at hunt balls.