Horse Quotes

Horses are our friends, our teachers, our equals.

Horses Are Man’s Soulmates

If dogs are man’s best friend, then horses are man’s soulmates. In FLYING FILLIES, the young cowgirl Dawn Springfield shares a deep bond with her horse. She keeps a diary filled with inspiring horse quotes to lift her spirits. It’s the perfect book for kids who love horses and animals.

Welcome to the amazing world of Dawn Springfield–one that she shares with magnificent horses.

Below you’ll find some inspiring horse quotes Dawn keeps in her diary.

Horses lift our spirits

“We will never have to tell our horse that we are sad, happy, confident, angry, or relaxed. He already knows – long before we do.” – Marjike de Jong

From Dawn's Diary

"Horses are my passion, freedom my spirit." - 12-year-old cowgirl

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In her diary, Dawn writes horse quotes like these:

What is the Perfect Horse? I’ve daydreamed of a majestic white stallion with a flowing mane. But I think the Perfect Horse probably has a few scars. He’s probably been hurt but overcame it. He’s more like a teacher and a friend.

The Perfect Horse lets you feel what it’s like to gallop into the ocean waves, chase cows, or play tag.

The Perfect Horse will buck you off when you deserve it but wait for you to get back on.

The Perfect Horse has flaws, just like us humans;

The Perfect Horse knows that you can’t become a skilled horseman if everything goes your way.

The Perfect Horse will challenge you. He will teach you what you need to learn. 

The Perfect Horse is tough; He will race when he’s too tired and jump obstacles that are too high. But, he can take up the challenge due to your ignorance or youth. He will make you reflect in amazement years later on what he did for you.

The Perfect Horse is not a superhorse. He may go lame or suffer from an abscess. But he will teach you there is more to horsemanship than riding.

The Perfect Horse will forgive you when you make mistakes and expects you to do the same. He will do his best to please.

The Perfect Horse needs food and water and clean shelter. He will teach you to work hard, but it will be worth it.

The Perfect Horse may not be the prettiest or the fastest, but he has the most heart. So when he wins a ribbon, you know he deserved it.

The Perfect Horse loves a good carrot and a pat on the neck. That is his greatest reward; A little treat, a pat of love, and appreciation from you is what the Perfect Horse thrives.

Funny Horses

This funny horse video can cheer you up if you’re feeling down.

Dawn's Horse Quotes

“There are some things better left unsaid… but you can bet a cowgirl will say them anyway!” – Unknown

“In riding a horse, we borrow freedom.” – Helen Thomson

“The horse you get off is not the same as the horse you got on. It is your job as a rider to ensure that as often as possible, the change is for the better.” – Unknown

“A great horse will change your life. The truly special ones define it.” – Unknown

“He knows when you’re happy. He knows when you’re comfortable. He knows when you’re confident. And he always knows when you have carrots.” – Unknown

“Success is like a wild horse. If you do not know how to handle it, it will throw you off and look for another rider who can handle it well.” – Ajith Kumar

A dog looks up to us. A cat looks down on us. But a patient horse looks at us as an equal.” – Unknown

“When the Almighty put hoofs on the wind and a bridle on the lightning, He called it a horse.” 

 – Unknown

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“One can get in a car and see what man has made. One must get on a horse to see what God has made.” 

– Unknown

“Horses are like shoes – you need one in every color.”

– Unknown


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