1. Religion & Spirituality
Send to a Friend via Email

What are Some Inspirational Quotes About Horses?

By

inspirational horse quotes
Tim Flach / Iconica / Getty Images
Question: What are Some Inspirational Quotes About Horses?

The horse is an inspiring animal that symbolizes freedom and power to people. Those whose lives have been enriched by horses sometimes say that God even performs miracles through them. Here are some inspirational quotes about horses to enjoy:

Answer:

"The horse is God's gift to mankind." - Arabian Proverb

"Show me your horse and I will tell you what you are." – English Proverb

"A horse is worth more than riches." - Spanish Proverb

"A man on a horse is spiritually as well as physically bigger than a man on foot." - John Steinbeck

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

"God forbid that I should go to any heaven in which there are no horses." - R.B. Cunninghame Graham

"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

"A canter is a cure for every evil." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Where in this wide world can man find nobility without pride, friendship without envy, or beauty without vanity? Here, where grace is served with muscle and strength by gentleness confined, [the horse] serves without servility; he has fought without enmity. There is nothing so powerful, nothing less violent. There is nothing so quick, nothing more patient." - Ronald Duncan

"The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and fire." - Sharon Ralls Lemon

"In riding a horse we borrow freedom." - Helen Thomson

"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

"What delight/To back the flying steed, that challenges/The wind for speed!/Seems native more of air/Than earth!/Whose burden only lends him fire!/Whose soul, in his task, turns labor into sport;/Who makes your pastime his! I sit him now!/He takes away my breath!/He makes me reel!/I touch not earth/I see not/hear not./All is ecstasy of motion! - James Sheridan Knowles

"Honor lies in the mane of a horse." – Herman Melville

"Somewhere in time's own space/There must be some sweet pastured place/Where creeks sing on and tall trees grow/Some paradise where horses go./For by the love that guides my pen/I know great horses live again." - Stanley Harrison

"My horse's feet are as swift as rolling thunder/He carries me away from all my fears/And when the world threatens to fall asunder/His mane is there to wipe away my tears." - Bonnie Lewis

"Wherever man has left his footprint in the long ascent from barbarism to civilization we will find the hoofprint of the horse beside it." - John Moore

"When riding a horse, we leave our fear, troubles, and sadness behind on the ground." - Juli Carlson

"The hooves of horses!/Oh! witching and sweet/Is the music earth steals from the iron-shod feet/ No whisper of lover, no trilling of bird,/Can stir me as much as hooves of horses/Have stirred." - Will H. Ogilvie

"A lovely horse is always an experience. ... It is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words." - Beryl Markham

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.