The year, 2014, was celebrated as the Year of the Horse in China. Different people have different hobbies and interests. Many people like horse riding and also adore the horse as an animal. They keep it at their farms and love spending time with them. Such people also great take interest in horseman quotes as they can relate multiple things to them.

So let me introduce some proverbs about horses in different countries as following:

Table of Content

  1. Chinese Horse Quotes:
  2. English Horse Quotes:
  3. Arabian Horse Quotes:
  4. Russian Horse Quotes:
  5. German Horse Quotes:
  6. French Horse Quotes:
  7. Irish Horse Quotes:
  8. Italian Horse Quotes:
  9. Spanish Horse Quotes:

Chinese Horse Quotes:

  • Good people get cheated, just as good horses get ridden. ~Chinese Proverb
    Chinese Proverb
  • “Donkey’s lips do not fit onto a horse’s mouth.”
    -Chinese Proverb
  • “A horse cannot gain weight if not fed with extra fodder during the night; a man cannot become wealthy without earnings apart from his regular salaries.”
    -Chinese Proverb
  • “You think you lost your horse? Who knows, he may bring a whole herd back to you someday.”(The story goes that an old man lost his horse. As he was remorsing, the animal returned bringing at his heels a herd more. It is thus regarded as a ‘Blessing in disguise”.)
    -Chinese Proverb

“Judge not the horse by his saddle.”
– Chinese Proverb

English Horse Quotes:

  • ” A horse made and a wife to make.”
    English Proverb
  • “A horse may stumble though he has four legs.”
    -English Proverb
  • “Better ride on ass that carries me, than on a horse that throws me.”
    -English Proverb
  • “Gamesters and race horses never last long.”
    -English Proverb
  • “Look not a gift horse in the mouth.”
    -English Proverb
  • “For want of a nail, the shoe is lost, for want of a shoe the horse is lost, for want of a horse the rider is lost.”
    -English Proverb

Arabian Horse Quotes:

A few horse inspiration quotes the Arabic include the following; 

  • “My treasures do not clink together or glitter; They gleam in the sun and neigh in the night.”
    -Arabian Proverb
  • “I am a prince and you are a prince; who will lead the donkeys?”
    -Arabian Proverb
  • “The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horse’s ears”.
    -Arabian Proverb

Russian Horse Quotes:

  • “Fear the goat from the front, the horse from the rear, and man from all sides.”
    Russian Proverb
  • “Spring and summer are riding on a piebald mare.”
    – Russian Proverb
  • “It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats.”
    – Russian proverb

German Horse Quotes:

  • “Set a beggar on horseback, and he ‘ll out-ride the Devil.”
    -German Proverb
  • “The ass of a King is still but an ass.”
    -German proverb

“An ass in Germany is a professor in Rome. “
-Traditional German Saying

Another German horse quote goes like this; 

  • I will win the horse or lose the saddle. 

-German proverb

The horse is not judged by the saddle.

-German proverb

French Horse Quotes:

  • “It’s too late to close the stable door after the horse has bolted.”
    -French Proverb
  • “Fools worship mules that carry gold.”
    – French Proverb
  • “Misfortunes come on horseback and depart on foot.”
    French Proverb

Irish Horse Quotes:

  • “It is the good horse that draws its own cart.”
    -Irish Proverb
  • “The raggy colt often made a powerful horse.”
    – Irish Proverb
  • “The world would not make a racehorse of a donkey”
    – Irish Proverb
  • “Youth sheds many a skin. The steed does not retain its speed forever.”
    Irish Proverb

Italian Horse Quotes:

  • “Trouble rides a fast horse.”
    – Italian Proverb
  • “Flies flock to the lean horse.”
    Italian Proverb

Spanish Horse Quotes:

  • “The man who does not love a horse cannot love a woman.”
    – Spanish Proverb

“If three people say you are an ass, put on a bridle.”
– Spanish Proverb

  • Not everyone who wears spurs owns a horse.

-A Spanish proverb