Horses Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old horses quotes, horses sayings, and horses proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A horse is worth more than riches.     

Spanish Proverb

Good people get cheated, just as good horses get ridden.     

Chinese Proverb

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

John Steinbeck

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

Sir Winston Churchill

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

Lendon Gray

Horses change lives. They give our young people confidence and self-esteem. They provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls- they give us hope.     

Toni Robinson

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

In riding a horse, we borrow freedom.     

Helen Thompson

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


Horses lend us the wings we lack.     

Pam Brown

To ride on a horse is to fly without wings.     


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

Rebecca Carroll

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

Winston Churchill

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

R.S. Surtees

Ride the horse in the direction it's going.     

Werner Erhard

Horses are predictably unpredictable.     

Loretta Gage

The horse is God's gift to mankind.     

Arabian Proverb

Whoever said a horse was dumb, was dumb.     

Will Rogers

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 horse is a thing of beauty... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.     


Horses have hoofs to carry them over frost and snow; hair, to protect them from wind and cold. They eat grass and drink water, and fling up their heels.... Such is the real nature of horses.     

Chuang Tzu

The wildest colts make the best horses.     


A horse doesn't care how much you know until he knows how much you care.     

Pat Parelli

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

W.C. Fields

The horse is a mirror to your soul and sometimes you might not like what you see in the mirror.     

Buck Brannaman

Horses make a landscape look beautiful.     

Alice Walker

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

Shannon Ralls Lemon

Amazing horses Truest Majestic Beauty Running wild and free.     

Jessie Host

The horse knows. If you know, he knows. He also knows if you don't know.     

Ray Hunt

Horses are incredibly forgiving. They fill in places we're not capable of filling ourselves.     

Uck Brannaman