Show me who your friends are, and I will tell you what you are.— Unknown Author
Helpful Cowboys And Horses quotations
If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said: Faster horses...
No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.
The chief contribution made by white men of the Americas to the folk songs of the world ——- the cowboy songs of Texas and the West ——- are rhythmed to the walk, the trot, and the gallop of horses.
Cowboys ain't made by boots or hats. They're made by the man inside em that still respects his raising.
I came in with my idea of what a cowboy would wear, but then I met some real cowboys and they said that I rode the horses well, shoed the horses, but no good cowboy would be wearing a pair of Levi's. I had to get a good old pair of Wranglers.
You know horses are smarter than people. You never heard of a horse going broke betting on people.
Never ask a barber if you need a haircut.
There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse.
It's a lot like nuts and bolts - if the rider's nuts, the horse bolts!
A pony is a childhood dream. A horse is an adulthood treasure.
Renaissance cowboy/raconteur Pop Wagner .
..deadpan funny ...his presence is like meeting Woody Guthrie and Will Rogers riding a single, many colored horse. Pop is a kind of 'textile genius' who is able to spin, at once, both yarn and rope.
A horse gallops with his lungs, perseveres with his heart, and wins with his character.
A lovely horse is always an experience.
... It is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words.
When you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging.
Whoever said a horse was dumb, was dumb
Spending that many hours in the saddle gave a man plenty of time to think.
That's why so many cowboys fancied themselves Philosophers.
If in another world there is any riding — and God forbid that I should go to any heaven in which there are no horses — I cannot but think that there will be a soft swishing as of the footsteps of some invisible horse heard occasionally on the familiar trails over which the equestrian statue is to look.
A horse can lend its rider the speed and strength he or she lacks - but the rider who is wise remembers it is no more then a loan.
A man on a horse is spiritually, as well as physically, bigger then a man on foot.
We say it’s a modern American Western - two gunslingers who ride into town, fight the bad guys, kiss the girl and ride out into the sunset again. And we were always talking from the very beginning that if you’re going to have cowboys, they need a trusty horse. —Eric Kripke on the decision to add the Impala
Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a raindance.
It don't take a genius to spot a goat in a flock of sheep.
Never slap a man who is chewing tobacco.
Speak your mind, but ride a fast horse.
The knowledge of the nature of a horse is one of the first foundations of the art if riding it, and every horseman must make it his principal study.
When will they make a tractor that can furnish the manure for farm fields and produce a baby tractor every spring?
I'm a cowboy, on a steel horse I ride, and I'm wanted (want-ed...!) dead or alive.
Horses lend us the wings we lack.
My grandpa was a cowboy. He roped cattle out in Texas and Arizona. Growing up, I'd see him maybe once a year and he'd always get me on a horse at some point. But each time I'd have to learn again.
Be wary of the horse with a sense of humor.
You get that horse to really operate as if he’s your legs and you can take that anywhere you want. You can dress up in any kind of clothes you like. You can be a jumper, dressage rider, trail rider, cowboy, anything.
Everyone has a first love and mine was the western.
When I was a child and dreamed of the movies, it was always as a cowboy on a white horse.
en you show up to work and put on your undergarments, throw on your suspenders and your cowboy boots, throw some dirt on you, and then get on your spurs, you start to walk a bit different. When you put on your gun belts, you change again. You go through this whole transformation process. All that stuff changes you. Riding a horse changes the way you walk and your demeanor.
I have horses, I drive a truck, and I wear cowboy boots. First I'm a Texan.
I figured somebody wrote a story who had a typewriter and I thought that movies were made by the cowboys and that they just said, 'Okay, you fall off the horse this time.'
Well, of course the general idea was dreamed up by the advertising agency and so my job was to realize that. And we down to Lubbock, Texas, usually and onto a ranch and we would pick cowboys who looked the part and photograph them under dramatic situations - rounding up wild horses or running through streams and then reaching in and taking a drag on a cigarette.