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Quotes About Horses

A Collection of Quotes About Horses

“Without good horses, you are nothing. In polo, it’s 70 per cent horse, 30 per cent rider. And I have the best horses.” – Adolfo Cambiaso

“I would travel only by horse, if I had the choice.” – Linda McCartney

“Employers are like horses — they require management.” – P.G. Wodehouse

“There was a time when cowboys respected their horses instead of riding them to death just to show off for a crowd.” – Tommy Lee

“The only sport I’m not interested in is horse racing. That’s because I don’t know the horses personally.” – Nat King Cole

“When Henry Ford made cheap, reliable cars people said, ‘Nah, what’s wrong with a horse?’ That was a huge bet he made, and it worked.” – Elon Musk

“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him participate in synchronized diving.” – Cuthbert Soup

“I want to get up and ride my horses, do what I love doing. I don’t want to be recognised.” – Charlotte Dujardin

“I didn’t just grow up with horses; I wanted to be one.” – Clare Balding

“It’s hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.” – Adlai E. Stevenson II

“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 Raftery

“Horses make a landscape look beautiful.” – Alice Walker

“Success is like a wild horse. If you do not know how to handle it, it will throw you off and look for another rider who can handle it well.” – Ajith Kumar

“Horses were never wrong. They always did what they did for a reason, and it was up to you to figure it out.” – Jeannette Walls

“Fascination with horses predated every other single thing I knew. Before I was a mother, before I was a writer, before I knew the facts of life, before I was a schoolgirl, before I learned to read, I wanted a horse.” – Jane Smiley

“I call horses ‘divine mirrors’ – they reflect back the emotions you put in. If you put in love and respect and kindness and curiosity, the horse will return that.” – Allan Hamilton

“When I was in my twenties, it felt like I was riding wild horses, and I was hoping I didn’t go over a cliff.” – Chaka Khan

“I can make more generals, but horses cost money.” – Abraham Lincoln

“I still prefer horses to human beings.” – Morrissey

“Ride the horse in the direction that it’s going.” – Werner Erhard

“I love horses. There’s something practical and mystical about them.” – William Shatner

“Horses calm me. I love being around them. They smell great, they are beautiful to look at, they are loving, demanding, temperamental, and they settle you.” – Shania Twain

“When you are on a great horse, you have the best seat you will ever have.” – Winston S. Churchill

“You try to do the best with what you’ve got and ignore everything else. That’s why horses get blinders in horse racing: You look at the horse next to you, and you lose a step.” – Jimmy Iovine

“Horses change lives. They give out young people confidence and self-esteem. They provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls, they give us hope.” – Toni Robinson

“Horses are like people – they have different personalities. They can be nice, friendly and hard-working, or awkward, difficult and lazy. If horses were people, some would be on the dole, and others would be entrepreneurs.” – Tony McCoy

“Making movies is just like betting on horses at the racetrack.” – Maureen O’Hara

“I frequently dream of being on these horses’ backs and running across a field. And the horse and I are one.” – William Shatner

“Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” – Dale Carnegie

“Most horses don’t walk backwards voluntarily, because what they can’t see doesn’t exist.” – Terry Pratchett

“Trends, like horses, are easier to ride in the direction they are going.” – John Naisbitt

“First, no other animals have the same mirroring effect as horses, meaning they will mirror humans’ emotions. Second, they are not judgmental or biased. And third, they live within a social structure, heir herds, much the same as we do.” – Valerie Ormond

“I do not want horses or diamonds – I am happy in possessing you.” – Clara Schumann

“I understood then, with absolute certainty, that the
ability of the horse to sense emotion, energy and spirit is
beyond what most of the human world realises. This is why
their impact on us can be so instant, so consistently
positive, so transformational.” – Pam Billinge

“I think Irish women are strong as horses, incredibly loyal and for the most part, funny, witty, bright and optimistic in the face of devastating reality.” – Fionnula Flanagan

“The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.” – William Blake

“The wildest colts make the best horses.” – Plutarch

“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

“When you hear hoof beats, think horses, not zebras.” – Chloe Benjamin

“When I hear somebody talk about a horse or cow being stupid; I figure it’s a sure sign that the animal has somehow outfoxed them.” – Tom Dorrance

“Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.” – John Adams

“The difference between playing the stock market and the horses is that one of the horses must win.” – Joey Adams

“In riding a horse, we borrow freedom.” – Helen Thompson

“Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider.” – Saint Augustine

“A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.” – Ovid

“I didn’t grow up around wild horses, no. But I’ve appreciated their beauty and their power ever since I can remember.” – Ricky Schroder

“You don’t need a pack of wild horses to learn how to make a sandwich.” – Phil McGraw

“Don’t swap horses in crossing a stream.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Competitions are for horses, not artists.” – Bela Bartok

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

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