Ridden-hard-and-put-away-wet meaning

(idiomatic) Mistreated; not properly cared for.
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Origin of ridden-hard-and-put-away-wet

  • From the inadvisable practice of riding a horse to the point of exhaustion, and then stabling it while it is still coated in sweat, rather than allowing it to stand outside and dry off.

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