Monday, April 4, 2011

Horsing about at Durbanville Race Course, Witkoppen Equestrian Centre, Lippizaners, Bellevue Wine Estate and Klein Kariba

You took care of your horse, and your horse took care of you ~ Elton Gallegly

You've got to stop whipping a dead horse sometime ~ Jim Knight

Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider ~ St Augustine

An orator without judgment is a horse without a bridle ~ Theophrastus

As a good horse is not very apt to jump over a bank, if left to guide himself, I let mine pick his own way ~ Buffalo Bill

Get off your horse and drink your milk ~ John Wayne

Few girls are as well shaped as a good horse ~ Hannah Arendt

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success ~ Dale Carnegie

Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse ~ Groucho Marx

A horse is a thing of beauty... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor ~ Xenphon

A camel is a horse designed by a committee

A good horse should be seldom spurred ~ Thomas Fuller

"A horse !!, My Kingdom for a horse!!" ~ King Arthur

The word Chivalry is derived from the French "cheval", a horse ~ Thomas Bilfinch

I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse ~ King Charles V

Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on ~ Robert Frost

Horse racing is animated roulette

Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people ~ WC Fields

Motherhood is the strangest thing, it can be like being one's own Trojan horse ~ Rebecca West


100 years ago the traffic in Londen was pulled by horses and it moved on average 10 km/hr. The biggest challenge was to clear the streets of manure. We solved the manure problem. The traffic in 2010 on average still moves at 10 km/hr!
One thing I do not want to be called is : "First Lady". It sounds like a race horse! ~ Jackie Kennedy

All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife ~ Daniel Boone