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ride two horses at once

To do (or attempt to do) two or more things simultaneously, often when those things conflict or are at odds with one another. The prime minister is clearly riding two horses at once—trying to fulfill his promises to the public to lower taxes, while also trying to find the money to help the country's struggling economy. When I was a younger actor, I was constantly riding two horses at once, taking on as many roles as I could—even if they overlapped.
See also: horse, once, ride, two