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Horse Quotes And Sayins

A horse is worth more than riches. ~ Spanish Proverb

Riding: The art of keeping a horse between you and the ground. ~ Author Unknown

It is not enough for a man to know how to ride; he must know how to fall. ~ Mexican Proverb

Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. ~ W.C. Fields

The wagon rests in winter, the sleigh in summer, the horse never. ~ Yiddish Proverb

No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~ Winston Churchill

The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and fire. ~ Sharon Ralls Lemon

People on horses look better than they are. People in cars look worse than they are. ~ Marya Mannes

Horses and children, I often think, have a lot of the good sense there is in the world. ~ Josephine Demott Robinson

It's always been and always will be the same in the world: The horse does the work and the coachman is tipped. ~ Author Unknown

Heaven is high and earth wide. If you ride three feet higher above the ground than other men, you will know what that means. ~ Rudolf C. Binding

He knows when you're happy
He knows when you're comfortable
He knows when you're confident
And he always knows when you have carrots.
~ Author Unknown

The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horse's ears. ~ Arabian Proverb

Ah, steeds, steeds, what steeds! Has the whirlwind a home in your manes? Is there a sensitive ear, alert as a flame, in your every fiber? Hearing the familiar song from above, all in one accord you strain your bronze chests and, hooves barely touching the ground, turn into straight lines cleaving the air, and all inspired by God it rushes on! ~ Nikolai V. Gogol, Dead Souls, 1842, translated from Russian

To ride a horse is to ride the sky. ~ Author Unknown

There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse. ~ Robert Smith Surtees, "Chapter XXX: Bolting the Badger," Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour, 1853

A horse loves freedom, and the weariest old work horse will roll on the ground or break into a lumbering gallop when he is turned loose into the open. ~ Gerald Raferty

Horses are uncomfortable in the middle and dangerous at both ends. ~ Ian Fleming

It's a lot like nuts and bolts - if the rider's nuts, the horse bolts! ~ Nicholas Evans

A lovely horse is always an experience ... It is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words. ~ Beryl Markham

I can always tell which is the front end of a horse, but beyond that my art is not above the ordinary. ~ Mark Twain

A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves - strong, powerful, beautiful - and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence. ~Pam Brown

All I pay my psychiatrist is the cost of feed and hay, and he'll listen to me any day. ~ Author Unknown

When I bestride him, I soar, I am a hawk: he trots the air; the earth sings when he touches it; the basest horn of his hoof is more musical than the pipe of Hermes. ~ William Shakespeare, Henry V

A canter is a cure for every evil. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

If the world was truly a rational place, men would ride sidesaddle. ~ Rita Mae Brown

A man on a horse is spiritually as well as physically bigger than a man on foot. ~ John Steinbeck

When you're young and you fall off a horse, you may break something. When you're my age, you splatter. ~ Roy Rogers

There is just as much horse sense as ever, but the horses have most of it. ~ Author Unknown

Brahma was excessively sparing with earth, water, and fir .... The reckless expenditure of air and ether in his composition was amazing. And, in consequence, he perpetually struggled to outreach the wind, to outrun space itself. Other animals ran only when they had a reason, but the Horse would run for no reason whatever, as if to run out of his own skin. ~ Rabindranath Tagore

In riding a horse we borrow freedom. ~ Helen Thomson

It takes a good deal of physical courage to ride a horse. This, however, I have. I get it at about forty cents a flask, and take it as required. ~ Stephen Leacock

Feeling down? Saddle up. ~ Author Unknown

A horse which stops dead just before a jump and thus propels its rider into a graceful arc provides a splendid excuse for general merriment. ~ Duke of Endinburgh

Again the early-morning sun was generous with its warmth. All the sounds dear to a horseman were around me - the snort of the horses as they cleared their throats, the gentle swish of their tails, the tinkle of irons as we flung the saddles over their backs - little sounds of no importance, but they stay in the unconscious library of memory. ~ Wynford Vaughan-Thomas

You know horses are smarter than people. You never heard of a horse going broke betting on people. ~ Will Rogers

Wherever man has left his footprint in the long ascent from barbarism to civilization we will find the hoofprint of the horse beside it. ~ John Moore

To me, horses and freedom are synonymous. ~ Veryl Goodnight

A horse can lend its rider the speed and strength he or she lacks, but the rider who is wise remembers it is no more than a loan. ~ Pam Brown

One reason why birds and horses are happy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses. ~ Dale Carnegie

The horse through all its trials has preserved the sweetness of paradise in its blood. ~ Johannes Jensen

Horses lend us the wings we lack. ~ Author Unknown

Spending that many hours in the saddle gave a man plenty of time to think. That's why so many cowboys fancied themselves Philosophers. ~ Charles M. Russell

I go about looking at horses and cattle. They eat grass, make love, work when they have to, bear their young. I am sick with envy of them. ~ Sherwood Anderson

The horse is God's gift to mankind. ~ Arabian Proverb

In my opinion, a horse is the animal to have. Eleven-hundred pounds of raw muscle, power, grace, and sweat between your legs - it's something you just can't get from a pet hamster. ~ Author Unknown

If your horse says no, you either asked the wrong question, or asked the question wrong. ~Pat Parelli

A woman needs two animals - the horse of her dreams and a jackass to pay for it. ~ Author Unknown

I prefer a bike to a horse. The brakes are more easily checked. ~ Lambert Jeffries

Horses - if God made anything more beautiful, he kept it for himself. ~ Author Unknown

If you want a stable friendship, get a horse. ~ Author Unknown

A horse doesn't care how much you know, until he knows how much you care. ~ Pat Parelli

Men are generally more careful of the Breed of their Horses and Dogs than of their Children. ~ William Penn, Fruits of Solitude

Horses are creatures who worship the earth
as they gallop on feet of ivory.
Constrained by the wonder of dying and birth,
the horses still run, they are free.
~ John Denver and Joe Henry, "Eagles and Horses"

A dog may be man's best friend, but the horse wrote history. ~Author Unknown

A horse is poetry in motion. ~ Author Unknown

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