Horsey Wisdom

Horsey Wisdom

Surgeons General Warning: Horses are expensive, addictive, and may impair the ability to use common sense.

A camel is a horse planned by a committee.

One way to stop a runaway horse is to bet on him.

Riding is a partnership. The horse lends you his strength, speed and grace, which are greater than yours. For your part you give him your guidance, intelligence and understanding, which are greater than his. Together you can achieve a richness that alone neither can.

A horse is the most honest creature in the world - if he/she's doing something wrong, it's probably because you told him/her to do it.

The hardest thing to do on a horse is nothing at all.

The wind flew. God told the wind to condense itself and out of the flurry came the horse. But with the spark of spirit, the horse flew by the wind itself.

Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping.

In riding a horse, we borrow freedom.

A canter is a cure for every evil.

You never really learn to swear until you learn how to ride.

A horseman should show neither fear nor anger.

It's just counting strides, finding your distance, swapping leads, and looking good doing it. Relax, what could be easier?

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

A lovely horse is always an experience . . . It is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words. An extra pressure, a silent rebuke, an unseen praising, a firm correction: all these passed between us as through telegraph wires.

If the world was truly a rational place, men would ride sidesaddle.

The Horse. Here is nobility without conceit, friendship without envy, beauty without vanity. A willing servant, yet no slave.

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.

A pony is a childhood dream. A horse is an adulthood treasure.

To Ride Or Not To Ride?....What A Stupid Question!

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

Dressage riding comprises many skills, several of which are acquired by jumping and riding cross-country, or on trails.

Lead, Follow or Stay in the Barn.

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