79+ Best Equestrian Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational equestrian quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Equestrian Quotes

If you have gained the trust of a horse, you have won a friend for life. Equestrian Co

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

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

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

A good horse runs while seeing just the shadow of the whip. Buddha

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

Every time a horse lets you up onto its back, it’s giving you its life. Every time. Matthew Woodring Stover

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

Don’t give your son money. As far as you can afford it, give him horses. Winston Churchill

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 are on a great horse, you have the best seat you will ever have. Winston Churchill

The essence of the Horse Spirit is freedom. It is a noble and resilient force, with limitless energy at its core. Lawren Leo

A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse! William Shakespeare

You and your horse. His strength and beauty. Your knowledge and patience and determination and understanding and love. That’s what fuses the two of you onto this marvelous partnership that makes you wonder, ‘What can heaven offer any better than what I have here on earth? Monica Dickens

His neighbor is like the bidding of a monarch, and his countenance enforces homage. He is indeed a horse. William Shakespeare

One must think when looking at a horse in motion, that he hears music inside his head.

Horses make a landscape more beautiful. Alice Walker

And indeed, a horse who bears himself proudly is a thing of such beauty and astonishment that he attracts the eyes of all beholders. No one will tire of looking at him as long as he will display himself in his splendor. Xenophon

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

Ask me to show you poetry in motion and I will show you a horse.

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

I’ve often said there is nothing better for the inside of the man than the outside of the horse. Ronald Reagan

You cannot train a horse with shouts and expect it to obey a whisper. Dagobert D. Runes

The history of mankind is carried on the back of a horse.

When God wanted to create the horse, he said to the South Wind, ‘I want to make a creature of you. Condense.’ And the Wind condensed. Emir Abd el Kader

The horse. Here is nobility without conceit, friendship without envy, beauty without vanity. A willing servant, yet never a slave. Ronald Duncan

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 dog looks up to a man. A cat looks down on a man. But a patient horse looks a man in the eye and sees him as an equal.

There is no better place to heal a broken heart than on the back of a horse. Missy Lyons

For a human to win, it is not necessary for a horse to lose. You should not have to take things away from a horse or break him into fragments in order to train him; rather you should add to the horse. The goal should be making, not breaking.  Cherry Hill

It is the difficult horses that have the most to give you. Lendon Gray

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

A man that doesn’t love a horse, there is something that matters with him. Will Rogers

The horse, a creature that lives in a herd, reminds us that we are not alone and that we should not alienate others. Lawren Leo

Polo, racing and horse shows all are doing great work to help the farmer and rancher to raise better horses. Will Rogers

The horse you get off is not the same as the horse you got on. It is your job as a rider to ensure that as often as possible, the change is for the better.

The country has gone sane and got back to horses. Will Rogers

To place your horse’s need for you to let him leave his failing body above your need to keep him with you  that  is the greatest and purest love. Cynthia Garrett

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

The horse moved like a dancer, which is not surprising. A horse is a beautiful animal, but he is perhaps most remarkable because he moves as if he always hears music. Mark Helprin

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. Prince Phillip

From horses, we may learn not only about the horse itself but also about animals in general, indeed about ourselves and about life as a whole. George Gaylord Simpson

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

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

If the horse does not enjoy his work, his rider will have no joy. H.H. Isenbart

Those who get in the way of love’s path will be kicked by horses. Kyoya

An old adage says that a good rider can hear his horse speak and a great rider can hear his horse whisper. Elizabeth Latts

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

I believe that horses bring out the best in us. They judge us not by how we look, what we’re wearing or how powerful or rich we are, they judge us in terms of sensitivity, consistency, and patience. They demand standards of behavior and levels of kindness that we, as humans, then strive to maintain. Clare Balding

A stupid mule is still smarter than a good horse or a bad man. Ursula Vernon

There is much we can learn from a friend who happens to be a horse. Aleksandra Layland

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

If you are fearful, a horse will back off. If you are calm and confident, it will come forward. For those who are often flattered or feared, the horse can be a welcome mirror of the best in human nature. Clare Balding

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses. Henry Ford

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

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

There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man. Winston Churchill

There are only two emotions that belong in the saddle; one is a sense of humor and the other is patience. John Lyons

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

The only time some people work like a horse is when the boss rides them. Gabriel Heatter

A good trainer can hear a horse speak to him. A great trainer can hear him whisper. Monty Roberts

I have no objection to anyone’s sex life as long as they don’t practice it in the street and frighten the horses. Oscar Wilde

Blame it or praise it, there is no denying the wild horse in us. Virginia Wolfe

The right to buck off a human being is one of the universal rights of horses. Lara Prior Palmer

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

Anybody who finds it easy to make money on the horses is probably in the dog food business. Franklin P. Jones

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 İovine

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. Prince Philip

If you’re lucky enough to draw a good horse, you still have to ride him, then the next ones. Chris LeDoux

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

It is the horse’s gift to connect us with Heaven and our own footsteps. Ronni Sweet

Horse smell is the same the world over. Lara Prior Palmer

All equestrians, if they last long enough, learn that riding in whatever form is a lifelong sport and art, an endeavor that is both familiar and new every time you take the horse out of his stall or pasture. Jane Smiley

There are other things that I could do, but there’s really nothing that I love as much as horse racing. Chantal Sutherland

Nestor beckoned to me and I dismounted with care. I handed the reins to the boy with thanks. I do not wish to see that hard charging bag of bones again unless it is in my soup. Tamora Pierce

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

Equestrian art is the perfect understanding and harmony between horse and rider. Nuno Oliveria

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

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