Carmen sawed on the reins, trying to slow her down.
He slapped the horses with the reins and they started out in the direction of the ranch.
She dismounted and held out the reins to him.
He picked up the reins and released the break, addressing her father and the twins.
All three got into the buggy and Zeb picked up the reins, though Jim needed no guidance of any sort.
In this manner of holding the reins the snaffle is not so likely to slip, while the curb can be easily slackened or drawn tighter.
The king is not mentioned - which on Credner's view is explained by assuming that the plague fell in the minority of Joash, when the priest Jehoiada held the reins of power - and the princes, councillors and warriors necessary to an independent state, and so often referred to by the prophets before the exile, are altogether lacking.
Inside the shed Alpatych and the coachman arranged the tangled reins and traces of their horses with trembling hands.
You lay the reins against one side of his neck, like this.
They may be found carefully catalogued with all their included species in Reins Japan, and highly interesting researches by Japanese physiographists are recorded in the Journal of the College of Science of the Imperial University of TOkyo.
"Go!" he cried, twisting the reins round his hands, and the troyka tore down the Nikitski Boulevard.
He held the reins in one hand and his rifle in the other.
Not only appointed his sister, the archduchess Maria Christine, did not suit the views of the popular party, who, under the leadership of an advocate named Van der Noot, had possession of the reins of power, and were uplifted by their success.
At the age of seventeen he seized the reins of government.
Zeb shook the reins and urged him to go, but Jim was stubborn.
As Giddon grabbed the reins, Diablo turned his head to look at his master.
First seized the reins of power.
No personal wrongs, but the deliberate determination of a strong-minded, capable woman to snatch the reins of government from the hands of a semi-imbecile, was the cause of Peter's overthrow, and his stupendous blunders supplied Catherine with her opportunity.
The National Council at Prague issued a proclamation of independence and took over the reins of government.
Took the reins, their star was in the ascendant, and Jesuit confessors, the most celebrated of whom were Francois de La Chaise and Michel Le Tellier (1643-1719), guided the policy of the king, not hesitating to take his side in his quarrel with the Holy See, which nearly resulted in a schism, nor to sign the Gallican articles.
Assuming that a double-reined bridle is used, the third finger of the left hand should be first inserted between the snaffle reins; then the little, third and second fingers should be between the curb reins, the two outside reins being the curb, and the two inside ones the snaffle.
The snaffle reins should be drawn up gently until the rider feels that he has an equal and light hold of his horse's mouth on both sides, with just so much pressure that the slightest movement of the left or right rein would cause him to turn to the left or right respectively.
A rider with good hands never depends upon his reins for retaining his seat; nor does he pull at the horse's mouth so as to make him afraid to go up to his bit; nor again does he ever use more force than is necessary for the accomplishment of what he desires to perform.
After having been some time in a training stable, a lad is put on a quiet horse at exercise; his stirrups are adjusted, and the reins knotted for him at a proper length.
During his short reign the young king, a sickly youth and of feeble understanding, was the mere tool of his uncles Francis, duke of Guise, and Charles, cardinal of Lorraine, into whose hands he virtually delivered the reins of government.
Then the boy picked up the reins, shook them, and said "Gid-dap!"
Nicholas, in his old lady's dress over which he had belted his hussar overcoat, stood in the middle of the sleigh, reins in hand.
Nudge him with your heals to get him started and pull gently on the reins when you want him to stop.
(Reins Japan and Milne in Things Japanese.) The above conditions suggest the presence of tertiary formations, vet only the younger groups of that formation appear to be developed.
But the new Congress was too Federalist for Santa Anna, and he retired, leaving the reins to Nicolas Bravo, under whom a new Centralist constitution was established (1843).
I couldn't hold them in, my hands grew numb in the sharp frost so that I threw down the reins--'Catch hold yourself, your excellency!' says I, and I just tumbled on the bottom of the sleigh and sprawled there.
Climbing aboard, he slapped the reins to the team.
That was when she noticed Old Charlie standing beside the house, the reins dragging the ground.
She gripped the reins as Princess threw her head back, snorting and side-stepping.
He swung around, rifle in one hand and reins in another, starting toward the bear.
It was a scene from another time as Dean's friend and his smiling wife handed the reins to the urban couple.
He held the reins in one hand, watching her expectantly.
He slapped the reins on Ed's back and the buggy rolled out of the barn.
It reared, tearing the reins from her hands as it threw her.
Taran tossed his reins to the page that darted from the stables before jogging the narrow stairwell leading to the top of the walls.
He held the reins and opened the door, motioning her in.
Matthias was to be the nominal ruler, he himself with the title of lieutenantgeneral to hold the reins of power.
The speculative character has entirely faded out of it, or rather has been crushed out by the tightness with which the directors of the Roman Church now held the reins of discipline.
Mem de Sa continued to hold the reins of government in Brazil upon terms of the best understanding with the clergy, and to the great advantage of the colonies, for fourteen years.
This was the beginning of a determined struggle for supremacy, carried on for many years, between the different classes of citizens, locally termed ordini or monti - the lower classes striving to grasp the reins of government, the higher classes already in office striving to keep all power in their own hands, or to divide it in proportion to the relative strength of each monte.
About the same time the republic was exposed to still graver danger by the conspiracy of some of its leading citizens to seize the reins of power and place the city under the suzerainty of Alphonso, as it had once been under that of the duke of Milan.
Accordingly, on the illness of his father, he at once seized the reins of government and established himself at Delhi.
Under the guardianship of his mother Irene, who held the reins of government for ten years.
He assumed the reins of government at the age of sixteen, and married Princess Anne, daughter of Philip of Orleans and Henrietta of England, and niece of Louis XIV., king of France.
Grey was manoeuvred out of office, and Sir John Hall and Sir Harry Atkinson, able opponents, took the reins with a mission to reinstate the finances and restore confidence.
The Radicals went out in 1889, and the Democrats held the reins of power till 1897, their leader being Gustave Ador.
Having taken up the reins, the rider should stand at his horse's near (left) shoulder, facing towards the tail, and in that position hold the stirrup with his right hand for the reception of his left foot.
The proper adjustment of the reins is the next thing to be attended to, and as the management of these depends so much upon the seat being firm and independent of the bridle the acquisition of a firm seat is certainly half-way towards the acquirement of good hands.
The rider sitting in the position described, square to the front, with his shoulders well back, will be riding with fairly long reins, one of the secrets of good hands.
More than a score of years after the Barberini had dropped the reins of power Alexander VII.
Meanwhile his representatives had obtained the upper hand in Scotland, and David was thus enabled to return to his kingdom in June 1341, when he took the reins of government into his own hands.
The Albanians now invited Ahmed Pasha Khorshid to assume the reins of government, and he without delay proceeded from Alexandria to Cairo.
Much depended on the character and personality of the young prince who had now taken into his hands the reins of government, and for half a century was to guide the destinies of the nation.
Another hussar also rushed toward the horse, but Bondarenko had already thrown the reins of the snaffle bridle over the horse's head.
He gave the reins to a Cossack, took off and handed over his felt coat, stretched his legs, and set his cap straight.
Rook pulled at the reins and started of his own accord.
The Tsar's foot, in the narrow pointed boot then fashionable, touched the groin of the bobtailed bay mare he rode, his hand in a white glove gathered up the reins, and he moved off accompanied by an irregularly swaying sea of aides-de-camp.
When they came out onto the beaten highroad--polished by sleigh runners and cut up by rough-shod hoofs, the marks of which were visible in the moonlight--the horses began to tug at the reins of their own accord and increased their pace.
"Gee up, my darlings!" shouted Nicholas, pulling the reins to one side and flourishing the whip.
Balaga took his seat in the front one and holding his elbows high arranged the reins deliberately.
Pierre went to his groom who was holding his horses and, asking which was the quietest, clambered onto it, seized it by the mane, and turning out his toes pressed his heels against its sides and, feeling that his spectacles were slipping off but unable to let go of the mane and reins, he galloped after the general, causing the staff officers to smile as they watched him from the knoll.
Dismounting at a cottage on whose wattle fence hung a signboard, GENERAL STAFF, and throwing down his reins, he entered a dark passage.
Clothes, saddles, reins, were all wet, slippery, and sodden, like the ground and the fallen leaves that strewed the road.
Petya was galloping along the courtyard, but instead of holding the reins he waved both his arms about rapidly and strangely, slipping farther and farther to one side in his saddle.
Alex handed the reins to a caretaker and dusted himself off as he headed for the gate.
Winding the reins around the saddle horn, he shook out his rope and tied it to the bridle.
Tying the reins to a tree, he removed the rifle and turned to her.
Untying the reins, he threw the rope over the saddle horn and mounted in one fluid movement.
Damian clutched his brother's necklace in one hand, the reins to his horse in another.
Rather than warn them again, he tied his reins to his horse's mane, freeing up his hands to draw his knives.
He reached Rissa and threw himself from his horse, keeping a hold of the reins as he smashed blows into one of the three facing her.
He gripped the horse's reins and mounted.
Rather than submit to her unspoken challenge, he took the horse's reins and led the exhausted beast inside the fortress.
She took the reins to her horse and mounted, stopping only when he caught her arm.
Then he got into the buggy again and took the reins, and the horse at once backed away from the tree, turned slowly around, and began to trot down the sandy road which was just visible in the dim light.
He snatched the reins from her hand and turned to Ed.
The former at once assumed Magnin - the reins of government and became ruler of Florence in a way neither Cosimo nor Piero had ever attempted; he established his domination by means of balie consisting of the signory, the accoppiatori, and 240 other members, all Mediceans, to be renewed every five years (1471).
In the assertion of their national aspirations, confused as these were with the new democratic ideals, the Magyars had had the support of the German democrats who temporarily held the reins of power in Vienna.
He wrapped the reins around the break and stepped over to greet Darcie.