We love dogs, cats, horses, other animals. They are precious. Some people don’t understand horses.
I hope these quotes from Nickers.com help you start to see their true nature and how people regard them.
“The horse knows how to be a horse if we will leave him alone… but the riders don’t know how to ride.” ~ Charles de Kunffy
“Gypsy gold does not chink and glitter. It gleams in the sun and neighs in the dark.” ~ Saying of the Gladdagh Gypsies of Galway
“In riding a horse, we borrow freedom.” ~ Helen Thompson
“Horse, thou art truly a creature without equal, for thou fliest without wings and conquerest without sword.” ~ The Koran
“Honor lies in the mane of a horse.” ~ Herman Melville
“If one induces the horse to assume that carriage which it would adopt of its own accord when displaying its beauty, then, one directs the horse to appear joyous and magnificent, proud and remarkable for having been ridden.” ~ Xenophon
“When God created the horse, he said to the magnificent creature: I have made thee as no other. All the treasures of the earth shall lie between thy eyes. Thou shalt cast thy enemies between thy hooves, but thou shalt carry my friends upon they back. Thy saddle shall be the seat of prayers to me. And thou fly without any wings, and conquer without any sword.” ~ The Koran
“There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse.” ~ Robert Smith Surtees
“A horse gallops with its lungs, perseveres with its heart, and wins with its character.” ~ Tessio
“A man on a horse is spiritually as well as physically bigger than a man on foot.” ~ John Steinbeck
“I heard a neigh, Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh it was. My very heart leaped with the sound.” ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne