Favourite Quotes

Some Favorite Quotations...

"Our horses know our secrets....
we braid our tears into their manes & whisper our dreams into their ears." Anonymous
When asked what was meant by 'Cob Country'
" Well you know, Parliament is in London.....Cobs are Here!"
Ifor Lloyd - Derwen International Welsh Cob Centre.
" In riding a horse, we borrow freedom"
Helen Thomson. b.1943
" To be loved by a horse, or by any animal, should fill us with awe - for we have not deserved it."
Marion C. Garretty b 1917
"The air of Heaven is that which blows between a horse's ears"
Arabian Proverb
"Look back at our struggle for freedom,
Trace our present day's strength to its source;
And you'll find that man's pathway to glory
Is strewn with the bones of a horse."
" Gipsy gold does not chink and glitter.
It gleams in the sun and neighs in the dark."
Saying of the Claddagh Gipsies of Galway.
"The hooves of the horses!
-Oh witching and sweet
Is the music Earth steals from the iron-shod feet;
No whisper of lover, no trilling of bird,
Can stir me as hooves of the horses have stirred"
Will H Ogilvie
"We have almost forgotten how strange a thing it is that so huge and powerful and intelligent an animal as a horse should allow another, and far more feeble animal, to ride upon its back"
Peter Gray b 1928
"In grateful & reverent memory of the Empire's horses (some 375,000) who fell in the Great War (1914-1918). Most obediently, & often most painfully, they died."
Memorial at Church of St. Jude, London.

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