"When your horse follows you without being asked, when he rubs his head on yours,
and when you look at him and feel a tingle down your spine...you know you are loved."
"The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact
with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit and freedom."
"To many, the words love, hope and dreams are synonymous with horses."
"The air of heaven is that which blows between a horse's ears."
"Horses change lives. They give our young people confidence and self-esteem.
They provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls. They give us hope!"
"You took me to adventure and to love. We two have shared great joy and great sorrow.
And now I stand at the gate of the paddock watching you run in an ecstasy of freedom,
knowing you will return to stand quietly, loyally, beside me."
"The horse. Here is nobility without conceit, friendship without envy, beauty without vanity.
A willing servant, yet never a slave."
"At its finest, rider and horse are joined not by tack, but by trust. Each is totally reliant upon the other.
Each is the selfless guardian of the other's very well-being."
"Bread may feed my body, but my horse feeds my soul."
"You and your horse. His strength and beauty. Your knowledge and patience and determination and understanding and love.
That's what fuses the two of you onto this marvelous partnership that makes you wonder...
'What can heaven offer any better then what I have here on earth?' "
"He has galloped through young girl's dreams, added richness to grown women's lives and served men in war and strife."
"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."
"There is something about riding down the street on a prancing horse that makes you feel like something,
even when you ain't a thing."
"In the steady gaze of the horse shines a silent eloquence that speaks of love and loyalty, strength and courage.
It is the window that reveals to us how willing is his spirit, how generous his heart."