Horses Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old horses quotes, horses sayings, and horses proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A horse is worth more than riches. Spanish Proverb
Good people get cheated, just as good horses get ridden. Chinese Proverb
A man on a horse is spiritually as well as physically bigger than a man on foot. John Steinbeck
When you are on a great horse, you have the best seat you will ever have. Sir Winston Churchill
It is the difficult horses that have the most to give you. Lendon Gray
Horses change lives. They give our young people confidence and self-esteem. They provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls- they give us hope. Toni Robinson
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
In riding a horse, we borrow freedom. Helen Thompson
A horse gallops with his lungs, Perseveres with his heart, And wins with his character. Tesio
Horses lend us the wings we lack. Pam Brown
To ride on a horse is to fly without wings. unknown
A pony is a childhood dream. A horse is an adulthood treasure. Rebecca Carroll
There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man. Winston Churchill
There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse. R.S. Surtees
Ride the horse in the direction it's going. Werner Erhard
Horses are predictably unpredictable. Loretta Gage
The horse is God's gift to mankind. Arabian Proverb
Whoever said a horse was dumb, was dumb. Will Rogers
The horse, with beauty unsurpassed, strength immeasurable and grace unlike any other, still remains humble enough to carry a man upon his back. Amber Senti
A horse is a thing of beauty... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor. Xenophon
Horses have hoofs to carry them over frost and snow; hair, to protect them from wind and cold. They eat grass and drink water, and fling up their heels.... Such is the real nature of horses. Chuang Tzu
The wildest colts make the best horses. Plutarch
A horse doesn't care how much you know until he knows how much you care. Pat Parelli
Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. W.C. Fields
The horse is a mirror to your soul and sometimes you might not like what you see in the mirror. Buck Brannaman
Horses make a landscape look beautiful. Alice Walker
The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit and fire. Shannon Ralls Lemon
Amazing horses Truest Majestic Beauty Running wild and free. Jessie Host
The horse knows. If you know, he knows. He also knows if you don't know. Ray Hunt
Horses are incredibly forgiving. They fill in places we're not capable of filling ourselves. Uck Brannaman
There used to be horses in that barn. At least, that's what my Grandfather says. We're probably the only horse farm in Lexington, Kentucky, that doesn't have one horse. Not one. John Gatins
She wasn't just some race horse. She was 'our' horse. John Gatins
A horse is practical - a horse has got sense - a horse is an animal. Darryl F. Zanuck
I think he was running the horse to check its wind. I think he thought he was buying the horse. Norman Jolley
Any horse has a chance in a race. Laird Doyle
A horse will run so far, so fast, for so long, and then it will lie down on ya. Alan Sharp
The army don't take very kindly to sergeants shooting their horses. Alan Sharp
You make fun of horses, and all you'll be riding is a pogo stick. Lou Derman
Everybody's allowed to bet on horses. Melville Shavelson
This is a new kind a bank - with horses. Melville Shavelson
In the future, we don't need horses. We have motorized carriages called automobiles. Robert Zemeckis
Give me your name, Horse-master, and I shall give you mine. J.R.R. Tolkien
A man can't shoot good when his horse is jumping, and a horse will not step on a man. Leigh Brackett
Horsemen have always been susceptible to one great foible, and that is the belief that the categories and terms and concepts they apply to their art are ones their horses hold, too. Stephen Budiansky
In order for your horse to be truly healthy, she needs to be happy too. Audrey Pavia
The way horses see the world is an important key to providing them with an environment that will make them happy. Audrey Pavia
Movement is another requirement of the horse, and is also left over from the days when all horses were wild. Audrey Pavia
Horses frighten easily because of their long evolution as prey animals. Audrey Pavia
A social creature who become stressed and lonely when kept on their own, horses thrive on companionship. Audrey Pavia
A happy horse is less likely to injure itself and is less likely to be subject to infection and dis-ease. Hetty Tapper
Emotional stress affects the immune system, so happy horses are usually much more resistant. Hetty Tapper
Like us, horses respond to other things in their environment and life, for example, other aggresive horses or animals, noises, solitude, etc. Hetty Tapper
Luckily those in tune with their horses can often 'read' them and understand how they feel and why they are feeling that way. Hetty Tapper
With a little patience, care and understanding you can help your horses to be happy, calm. willing to communicate, work with you, be open and trusting of you at all times. Hetty Tapper
Galloping down leafy trails, jumping over fences, and winning ribbons at shows--these are the activities that make owning a horse lots of fun. Lesley Ward
Owning a horse or a pony is a big responsibility. Your horse relies on you to look after him properly. Lesley Ward
Most horses need several years of training before they become quite and reliable. Lesley Ward
Some of the best horses are mixed breeds because they tend to be hardier than pure bread horses, have fewer health problems, and are often quieter than their registered cousins. Lesley Ward
Both sexes can make excellent horses for young riders, although some mares can be moody and sensitive when they are 'in season' (ready to mate). Lesley Ward
True horsemanship is an art form and a challenge taken on by many individuals drawn to this amazing animal called the horse. Craig Cameron
I think that of all nature's gifts few are a precious as the horse. Craig Cameron
Great horses also are made and not born. Craig Cameron
Every horse is different, and what works with one doesnt necessarily work on another. Craig Cameron
Horses likes to be outside. Craig Cameron
Most horses would prefer to stay in the paddock grazing and enjoying the company of other horses than to do anything a human can offer. Iain Coleman
The best way to catch a horse is not to try to. Approach the horse openly. It will see you, no matter how sneaky you are. Iain Coleman
A clever horse will learn to snatch bites of hay out of your hand or dart into the bucket and grab a mouthful before retreating out of range. Iain Coleman
All horses are different and reactions to being caught can vary greatly. Iain Coleman
To catch a horse, don't try to catch it. Iain Coleman
Horses are exciting pets. They love to graze and gallop. A horse can take you for a ride! Colleen Dolphin
Horses live in stables when they are not outside. Colleen Dolphin
Many cultures drink horse milk, and their hair is used to make violin bows and stuffing for mattresses. Patricia J. Wynne
Before the steam engine was invented, horses were the fastest form of transportation on land. Patricia J. Wynne
One of the world's most important domesticated animals, the horse has acted both a helper and a companion to humans for thousands of years. Patricia J. Wynne
Horses has been used by messengers to deliver valuable documents and helped armies to win important battles. Patricia J. Wynne