I sit astride life like a bad rider on a horse. I only owe it to the horse's good nature that I am not thrown off at this very moment.
No horse's cry was that, most like the roar Of some pained desert lion, who all day Hath trailed the hunter's javelin in his side, And comes at night to die upon the sand.Matthew Arnold
It has always been my temptation to put myself in other people's shoes: even into a horse's shoes as he strains before the heavy dray; into a ballerina's points as she feels age weigh upon her spring; into Cinderella's slippers as she danced till midnight; into the jackboot that kicks; into the Tommy's boots that tramp; into the magic seven-leaguers. With experience of age I have learned to control this habit of sympathy which deforms truth.diana cooper
He hails from Snowy River, up by Kosciusko's side,Where the hills are twice as steep, and twice as rough;Where the horse's hoofs strike firelight from the flintstones every stride,The man that holds his own is good enough.And the Snowy River riders on the mountains make their home,Where the river runs those giant hills between;I have seen full many horsemen since I first commenced to roam,But nowhere yet such horsemen have I seen.andrew paterson
I'll hear it from the horse's mouth.
He's mad that trusts in the tameness of a wolf, a horse's health, a boy's love, or a whore's oath.william shakespeare
The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horse's ears.