In the years that I have been privileged to spend time with horses I have developed an affinity with those I have known and met. Anticipating how a horse is likely to react helps in the production of telling images. Through my photography I capture and produce images which reflect the emotions horses generate.
Remember, a horse can tell you a lot of things, if you watch, and expect it to be sensible and intelligent.
- Mary OHara, My Friend Flicka
A good horse is never a bad colour.
- A traditional cowboy saying, and the title of the excellent book by Mark Rashid.
The horse, the horse! The symbol of surging potency and power of movement, of action, in man.
When I hear somebody talk about a horse or a cow being stupid, I figure it's a sure sign that animal has outfoxed them
- Tom Dorrance
One man's wrong lead is another man's counter-canter.
- Steven D Price
A lovely horse is always an experience.... it is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words.
- Beryl Markham
You can't control a young horse unless you can control yourself.
- Lincoln Steffens, autobiography
And the hoofs of the horses as they run shakes the crumbling field.
A horse is a thing of such beauty ... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.
- Xenophon, On Horsemanship
A bad-tempered man will never make a good-tempered horse
- Anna Sewell, Black Beauty
The day was as hot as the sun on a bay horse's back.
- Verlyn Klinkenborg "Gratitude: When contentedness comes home"
You cannot train a horse with shouts and expect it to obey a whisper.
- Dagobert D. Runes
There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.
- Sir Winston Churchill
To practice equestrian art is to establish a conversation on a higher level with the horse; a dialogue of courtesy and finesse.
- Nuno Oliveira
A canter is the cure for every evil.
- Benjamin Disraeli