Horse Related Quotes



“He's a very nice horse, correct, a good mover. He's not a big horse. He kind of looks like his pedigree. She (his dam) is a Blushing Groom mare. I'd be surprised if he didn't go over well.”

Craig Bandoroff


“The horse, the horse! The symbol of surging potency and power of movement, of action, in man.”

David Herbert Lawrence


“I'm here on an important international mission. Secretary Rumsfeld asked me to check on his horse.”

George W. Bush


I reached a point towards the end on the old heart where I had trouble getting out of a chair. All I wanted to do was get out of bed in the morning and walk to my office and sit back down in the chair. Now I throw 50 pound bags of horse feed in the back of my pickup truck and I don't even think about it. I'm back doing those things.

Dick Cheney


“The cart leads the horse; the young instruct the old (on reversed governing).”

French Proverb


“HIPPOGRIFF, n. An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin. The griffin was itself a compound creature, half lion and half eagle. The hippogriff was actually, therefore, a one-quarter eagle, which is two dollars and fifty cents in gold. The study of zoology is full of surprises.”

Ambrose Bierce


“He's in terrific form, he's been working well and from a physical standpoint it's like looking at a different horse. The big question is the ground. He won't run unless the ground is good or easier and I would have to say at this point he is a highly unlikely starter unless there is some rain or suitable watering.”

Harry Herbert


“I saw myself getting thrown out at second there if I didn't get on my horse. I'll tell you, it's a big ballpark.”

Mike Piazza


“I was surprised I was able to go so slow the first quarter. Bobby (Gonzalez) was getting after his horse to show some speed but his horse wouldn't go. My horse relaxed so nice. When they started to run at him, he picked it up on his own. As soon as horses come to him, he leans forward and wants to go.”

Russell Baze


“It's no use locking the stable door after the horse has bolted”

Proverb