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Horse Sense

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

—W.C. Fields

(Donna Ross)

No heaven can heaven be, if my horse isn’t there to welcome me.

—Author Unknown

(Bebe Rocha)

To see the wind's power, the rain's cleansing and the sun's radiant life, one need only to look at the horse.

—Author Unknown

(Jody Miller)

Horses lend us the wings we lack.

—Pam Brown

(Brenda Zyburt)

I am still under the impression that there is nothing alive quite so beautiful as a horse.

—John Galsworthy

(Terry Favour)

In their eyes shine stars of wisdom and courage to guide men to the heavens.

—Jodie Mitchell

(Carole Hildebrand)

The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and freedom.

—Sharon Ralls Lemon


A horse doesn’t care how much you know until he knows how much you care.

Put your hand on your horse and your heart in your hand.

—Pat Parelli

(Gael Summer)

A horse gallops with his lungs, Perseveres with his heart, And wins with his character.

—Frederico Tesio

(Jamie Boyle)

We have almost forgotten how strange a thing it is that so huge and powerful and intelligent an animal as a horse should allow another, and far more feeble animal, to ride upon its back.

—Peter Gray

(Mary Navajo)

My horses are my friends, not my slaves.

—Reiner Klimke

(James Naughton)

In riding a horse, we borrow freedom. ―Helen Thompson

(Furnishings Unlimited)

People ought to quit worrying so much about whispering to their horses and just start listening to them.

—Greg Darnall

(Mark Vranesh)

Whenever you observe a horse closely, you feel as if a human being sitting inside were making fun of you.

—Elias Canetti