at a fast, good, steady, etc. clip

at a clip

1. In a particular interval or span of time. I don't feel like going out tonight because I've had to sit in lectures for five hours at a clip every day this week.
2. At a particular pace. In this usage, an adjective describing the pace is used between "a" and "clip." Since you're still a beginner, just see if you can get your horse to move at a steady clip.
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at a fast, good, steady, etc. ˈclip

(especially American English) quickly: Land prices will rise at a healthy clip.
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