Ride follows Katherine "Kit" Bridges, an American teenager who must adjust to life in England at The Covington Academy, an elite equestrian focused boarding school, after her widowed father, Rudy, accepts his dream job as the equestrian supervisor at the illustrious school.
What may seem like a dream come true on the surface becomes far more complicated when Kit realizes more than just her nationality and fear of riding separate her from her peers at Covington. An instant connection to TK, the most stubborn and difficult Horse at the academy, opens a door to a whole new world of adventures for Kit with friends, frenemies, crushes, hidden secrets and the chance to uncover her true identity. With TK, Kit will be able to handle any challenge she faces!
In the premiere episode, "Arrival" (#101), Kit’s adventures begin when she arrives at Covington Academy excited to embark on a new adventure filled with friends, romance, laughs and self-discovery. However, things take a turn for the worse when Kit realizes she’ll be expected to conquer her biggest fear – riding a horse. Meanwhile, Elaine will do whatever it takes to win in the first competition of the year and both Will and Nav want to ask Kit to the Gala, but who will Kit go with?
Ride stars Kendra Timmins (Degrassi: The Next Generation) as Kit, Jonny Gray (Max & Shred) as Josh Luders, Rameet Rauli as Anya Patel, Oliver Dench as Will Palmerston, Manuel Pacific as Nav Andrada, Alana Boden (Wolfblood, Mr Selfridge) as Elaine Whilshire, Mike Shara (Murdoch Mysteries) as Rudy Bridges, Natalie Lisinska (Orphan Black, Total Recall, Degrassi: The Next Generation) as Sally Warrington, and Sara Botsford (The Fog, Anne of Green Gables, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction) as Lady Covington.
(L to R): Jonny Gray, Alana Boden, Rameet Rauli, Mike Shara, Kendra Timmins, Oliver Dench, and Manuel Pacific in YTV's Ride
Fans can visit Nick.com/Ride to learn more about the series and its characters and follow @RideOnNickelodeon on Facebook and Instagram. Beginning Jan. 31, episodes of Ride will be available on Nick.com and the Nick App, along with platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Xbox, Google Play, Vudu, Playstation, and Nick On Demand. Fans can follow the series on social media using #RIDEonNICKELODEON.
Commissioned by Nickelodeon and YTV and produced by Canada's Breakthrough Entertainment and the UK's Buccaneer Media, the 20x30-minute show, formally titled Let It Ride, is created by Jill Girling (Life with Derek) and Lori Mather-Welch (Would Be Kings, Queer As Folk). Executive producers for Breakthrough are Joan Lambur, Ira Levy, Peter Williamson, Michael McGuigan, Nat Abraham and Shelley Scarrow. Tony Wood (House of Anubis) is executive producing for Buccaneer. The series was cast by KM Casting. The series was filmed in Toronto and on location in Northern Ireland.
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