Monday, December 7, 2009

Monday morning deep thoughts

"If the world was truly a rational place, men would ride sidesaddle."
Rita Mae Brown

"I never play horseshoes 'cause Mother taught us not to throw our clothes around."
Mr. Ed (The "Talking Horse" of the 1960's TV Series)

"I ride horses because it's the only sport where I can exercise while sitting down."
Joan Hansen

"Riding: The art of keeping a horse between you and the ground."

"Look, Mommy,he's wearing bell-bottoms!"
A small child's reaction to seeing a Clydesdale's fetlock "feathers"

"People on horses look better than they are. People in cars look worse than they are."
Marya Manners

"Want to end up with a million bucks in the horse business? Start out with 5 million."

"How do you catch a loose horse? Make a noise like a carrot."
British Cavalry Joke

"You can lead a horse to water, but if you can teach him to roll over and float on his back, then you got something."
Joe E. Lewis

""I've spent most of my life riding horses. The rest I've just wasted."

"Horses do think. Not very deeply, perhaps, but enough to get you into a lot of trouble."
Patricia Jacobson & Marcia Hayes, A Horse Around the House

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