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Great Horse Quotes

Updated: Feb 27, 2022


Some of my very favorite horse quotes...


"A good rider can hear his horse speak to him. A great rider can hear his horse whisper."

-Unknown


"When riding a horse, we borrow freedom."

-Helen Thomson


"A great horse will change your life. The truly special ones define it."

-Unknown


"No philosophers so thoroughly understand us as dogs and horses."

-Herman Melville


"The air of heaven is that which blows between the horse's ears."

-Arab Proverb


"I would travel only by horse, if I had the choice."

-Linda McCartney


"No hours of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle."

-Winston Churchill


"There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse."

-Robert Smith Surtees


"Courage is be scared to death but saddling up anyway."

-John Wayne


"There are things that the horse did for me that a human couldn't have done."

-Buck Brannaman


Which one is your favorite? Do you have a favorite that is not listed here? Tell us in the comments! I expect this list to grow as I come across quotes that speak to me...


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cmudra
cmudra
Mar 01, 2022

Oh, I love that first one "a great rider can hear his horse whisper"!

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Erin Schwartzkopf
Erin Schwartzkopf
Mar 03, 2022
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Yes! Makes you think a bit!

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tracyallard
tracyallard
Feb 27, 2022

Great post Erin, so many of these made me smile :)

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Erin Schwartzkopf
Erin Schwartzkopf
Mar 03, 2022
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Awwww...good!! THAT makes me smile!

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Elaine Tweedy
Elaine Tweedy
Feb 25, 2022

"There are no problem horses, only problem riders" is not only a book by Mary Twelveponies, but my favorite quote about horses. As a past horse riding instructor and trainer, I found that to be true every day.

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Erin Schwartzkopf
Erin Schwartzkopf
Mar 03, 2022
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Oh my, yesssssss...

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Nicole Hrustyk
Nicole Hrustyk
Feb 25, 2022

I love these!

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Erin Schwartzkopf
Erin Schwartzkopf
Mar 03, 2022
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So glad you enjoyed! I will probably add to it from time to time as I hear or read one that just strikes me.

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Angela Schneider
Angela Schneider
Feb 25, 2022

I'm not much of a horse person but I sure get the Melville quote with dogs in it. 😉

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Erin Schwartzkopf
Erin Schwartzkopf
Mar 03, 2022
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It definitely rings, doesn't it!?!?!

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