The amazing thing about horses is that they are loved all around the globe and have been throughout history. Over the course of centuries, some of the most influential people of all time have loved horses. Horses bring people together from a wide range of backgrounds, even those who speak different languages. Yet, we can all understand the language of horses.
It is said that horses have the power to create unlikely friendships. In the barn horse enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds can bond over their common love for the horse.
If you love horses you will love these meaningful quotes. I’ve compiled my absolute favorite horse and equestrian quotes in the list below.
There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.Winston Churchill
No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.Winston Churchill
When you are on a great horse you have the best seat you will ever have.Winston Churchill
I should like to be a horse.Queen Elizabeth II
The air of heaven is that which blows between a horse’s ears.Arabian Proverb
God forbid that I should go to any heaven in which there are no horses.R.B. Cunningham Graham
For one to fly, one needs only to take the reins.Melissa James
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 is worth more than riches.Spanish Proverb
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion.Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
It is the difficult horses that have the most to give you.Lendon Gray
There is much we can learn from a friend who happens to be a horse.Aleksandra Layland
In riding a horse we borrow freedom.Helen Thompson
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
When I bestride him, I soar, I am a hawk: he trots in the air; the earth sings when he touches it; the basest horn of his hoof is more musical than the pipes of Hermes.William Shakespeare
There are only two emotions that belong in the saddle; one is a sense of humor, and the other is patience.John Lyons
I can make a General in five minutes, but a good horse is hard to replace.Abraham Lincoln
I believe that horses bring out the best in us. They demand standards of behavior and levels of kindness that we, as humans, then strive to maintain.Clare Balding
There is no better place to heal a broken heart than on the back of a horse.Missy Lyons
A canter is a cure for every evil.Benjamin Disraeli
We will never have to tell our horse that we are sad, happy, confident, angry or relaxed. He already knows – long before we do.Marijke de Jong
A man on a horse is spiritually as well as physically bigger than a man on foot.John Steinbeck
Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway.John Wayne
Being born in a stable does not make one a horse.Duke of Wellington
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