Wright Park where neophyte riders can trot around an oval track guided by trainers
who lead horses with a hand-held leash.
*neophyte [|ni:əfaɪt] 1. 초보자 2. (최근에 종교를 바꾼) 신개종자 3. 갓 사제가 된 사람
*trot 미국식 [trɑ:t] 1. 빨리 걷다, 속보로 가다 2. 말을 속보로 (가게 하며) 타다
It is sometimes mistakenly called "Ride Park" by some
who identify this pine tree park reserve for its kiddy horse rides which is located at the eastern part of the city and fronting the main gate of the Mansion,
is one of the many scenic parks in Baguio City.
*scenic [|si:nɪk] 경치가 좋은
Its main features are a shallow elongated rectangular body of water known as the "Pool of Pines", a 100 meter long pool of water lined on both sides by the famous Baguio towering pine and the park circle which is on one end of the park.
*rectangular [rektǽŋɡjulər] 직사각형의; 직각의
Wright Park Tall pine trees and decorative street lights line both sides of the access road beside the pool.
There are times that you will find at the park some Igorots dressed in their native attire and regalia who are willing to pose for a photograph provided they are going to be paid for it.
Native handicrafts are also sold at the Mansion end of the park by a few Igorot peddlers.
*Igorot [ìɡəróut,ì:ɡ-] (필리핀 군도 Luzon 섬 북부에 사는) 이고로트 족; 이고로트 말
From the park circle is a walkway which leads to a wide stairway made of stones that descend to an area where ponies are rented out. Riding a pony is a favorite among children as well as adults. But Always be careful.
*stairway 미국식 [|sterweɪ] 계단
The place is usually crowded with people during sunny weekends and on holidays. With an accompanying guide, there are some ponies that may be rented and taken farther out along South Drive, the Mines View Park area or to Outlook Drive.
For those who intend to take out a pony, it is advisable to first agree on the hourly cost to be charged.