hand-ride

[ hand-rahyd ]
/ ˈhændˌraɪd /

verb (used with object), hand-rode, hand-rid·den, hand-rid·ing.

to ride (a horse) in a race without using a whip or spurs, urging it on with only the hands.

verb (used without object), hand-rode, hand-rid·den, hand-rid·ing.

to hand-ride a horse.

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