70+ Horse Quotes and Sayings

Horses love back to their owners, their love is unconditional. Some times we need kind words for them. Giving them names or obtaining some quotes make us relax. Horses magical love is difficult to describe in words. Some horse owners quoted their love for horses, here are 70+ horse quotes for horse lovers.

Top 10 Horse Quotes

  • When people say it’s JUST a horse, they JUST don’t understand…


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

W.C. Fields

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  • “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

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

Winston Churchill

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  • “Then they worry, because no matter how brilliantly they perform their jobs, success comes down to the horses, and Thoroughbreds are anarchists at heart.” 

Nan Mooney

horse riding quotes
  • “No matter how big or small you are, your horse is always there for you when you need your spirit lifted.”


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  • If you haven’t fallen off a horse…then you haven’t been riding long enough.”

Hillbillies Deluxe

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

Ronald Reagan

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  • “It is the horse’s gift to connect us with Heaven and our own footsteps.”

Ronni Sweet

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Inspirational Horse Quotes

Inspiration is feed from horses, best inspiration for horse owner is definitely his horse.Horse inspiration can be better explained in the form of quotes.

  • ”I learnt from my horse that strength is complemented by nobility and loyalty.

Gabriel Oliverio

  • Horses and children, I often think, have a lot of the good sense there is in the world.

Josephine Demott Robinson

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

John Galsworthy

  • 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

  • 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 essential joy of horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit and fire .”

Sharon Ralls

  • “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” 

Anatole France

  • “Life is like a dressage test. If you’re too busy thinking about your last move, the next one won’t be any good either.” 


  • 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

  • “A horse is the projection of peoples’ dreams about themselves – strong, powerful, attractive – and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.”

Pam Brown

  • A man on a horse is spiritually, as well as physically, bigger than a man on foot.

John Steinbeck

  • A horse gallops with his lungs, Perseveres with his heart And wins with his character.


  • The earth would be nothing without sand, the same way a man would be nothing without a horse.


  • The horse, the horse! The symbol of surging potency and power of movement, of action.”

 D.H. Lawrence

  • When I bestride him, I soar, I am a hawk: he trots the air; the earth signs when he touches it; the basest horn of his hoof is more musical than the pipe of Hermes. ”

William Shakespeare

Funny Horse Quotes

  • You cannot train a horse with shouts and expect it to obey a whisper.”

Dagobert D. Runes

  • My horse’s jockey was hitting the horse. The horse turns around and says why are you hitting me, there is nobody behind us! 

Henny Youngman

  • If anybody expects to calm a horse down by tiring him out with riding swiftly and far, his supposition is the reverse of the truth.


  • One reason why birds and horses are happy is that they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.

Dale Carnegie

  • There are only two emotions that belong in the saddle; one is a sense of humour and the other is patience.”

John Lyons

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  • Horses are the dolphins of the plains, the spirits of the wind; yet we sit astride them for the sake of being well-groomed, whereas they could have all the desire in the world to bolt, but instead, they adjust their speed and grace, only to please us, never to displease.”

Lauren Salerno

  • There on the tips of fair fresh flowers feedeth he; How joyous is his neigh, there in the midst of sacred pollen hidden all hidden he; how joyous is his neigh.

Navajo Song

  • The love for a horse is just as complicated as the love for another human being…If you never love a horse, you will never understand.


Horse Riding Quotes

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

Chris LeDoux

  • Horse riding is so much more than just horse riding, it’s so much harder then most people think.


  • 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. It seizes a person whole and once it has done so, he/she will have to accept that his life will be radically changed.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “I have never had more pleasure than riding a horse naked at a fast gallop across an empty landscape. Riding is life. The rest is just a pedestrian.”

Chloe Thurlow

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  • 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

  • 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

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Hi, I am Waqar and active in the horse world since 2012. I have MSc (Hons) in Agriculture from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. I love to solve equine health care issues and note down in the form of research papers. I have written hundreds of equine health care, accessories, names, and history-related blogs. My equine related work is watering a lot of horse-related magazines and blogs.

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