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125 Meaningful Short Horse Quotes for Instagram for that Girl and Her Horse Aesthetic

Whether you are out for a ride or just spending time with your favorite horse, you might have a photo that you want to share. And those perfect horse photos should have the perfect meaningful short horse quotes for Instagram to go in your next post. So if you are looking for horse sayings that are cute, funny or inspiring, we have you covered.

Now scroll through to find your favorite quote or caption.

Short Horse Quotes for Instagram

“No one can teach riding so well as a horse.” – C.S. Lewis

“In riding a horse, we borrow freedom.” – Helen Thompson

“When you are on a great horse, you have the best seat you will ever have.” – Sir Winston Churchill

“There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse.” – Robert Smith Surtees

“His hooves pound the beat, your heart sings the song.” – Jerry Shulman

Horse with short horse quotes for Instagram by Shulman

“For one to fly, one needs only to take the reins.” – Melissa James

“Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne

“It is the horse’s gift to connect us with Heaven and our own footsteps.” – Ronni Sweet

“On the back of a horse you will find Paradise.” – Stella A. Walker

“A horse gallops with his lungs, perseveres with his heart, and wins with his character.” – Tesio

“God forbid that I should go to any heaven in which there are no horses.” – R.B. Cunningham Graham

Horse with western quotes for Instagram by Wayne

“I’d rather ride on a Mustang, than in one.” – BaileyAnn Neal

“The air of heaven is that which blows between a horse’s ears.” – Arabian Proverb

“No hour of life is wasted that is spent in a saddle.” – Winston Churchill

“Whoever said a horse was dumb, was dumb.” – Will Rogers

“The horse. Here is nobility without conceit, friendship without envy, beauty without vanity. A willing servant, yet never a slave.” – Ronald Duncan

“There is no better place to heal a broken heart than on the back of a horse.” – Missy Lyons

“There are many wonderful places in the world, but one of my favorite places is on the back of my horse.” – Rolf Kopfle

“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.” – Will Rogers

“Horses lend us the wings we lack.” – Pam Brown

Horse with inspirational horse Instagram quotes by Brown

“The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and freedom.” – Sharon Ralls Lemon

“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.” – John Lyons

“I am still under the impression that there is nothing alive quite so beautiful as a horse.” – John Galsworthy

“A pony is a childhood dream. A horse is an adulthood treasure.” – Rebecca Carroll

“The horse, with beauty unsurpassed, strength immeasurable and grace unlike any other, still remains humble enough to carry a man upon his back.” – Amber Senti

“Through the days of love and celebration and joy, and through the dark days of mourning – the faithful horse has been with us always.” – Elizabeth Cotton

Cowboy with short cowboy quotes for Instagram by Frost

“…for there is no other feeling in the world to compare with it if one loves a great horse. It gives a thrill that nothing else ever can. It cannot be put into words, because words cannot express it.” – Samuel Riddle

“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 than a loan.” – Pam Brown

 “Slippery-smooth rhythmic motion, absolute single-minded purpose, motion for the pleasure of motion itself. It was terrible in its beauty, the flight of the horse.” – Larry Niven

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Horse Captions, Western Captions, Rodeo Captions and Cowboy Captions.

Horse Sayings

Here are some of our favorite horse captions.

I’d rather be riding a horse.

If you can walk, you can ride!

Let the dust settle as your spirit roams free.

If you can walk, you can ride!

To ride a horse is to ride the sky.

Chasing dreams and roping hearts

Some of us never outgrew our horse phase.

When you’re with horses, nothing else matters.

Riding a horse is my therapy.

Horse on beach with horse captions

Jump for joy, it’s a horse-eat-world out there!

If horse riding was easy, it would be called football.

There are not many things that give me as much satisfaction as horses do.

Let’s skip the opening act. I only care to see the mane event.

A good horse never tires, never sweats, never complains.

Grit and grace, the Western way of life.

The world is best viewed between the ears of your horse.

Let’s kick up some dust and have some fun!

Ain’t nothin’ sweeter than a mare in full foal!

Every day is horse day.

There’s a special bond between horses and humans.

Chase your dreams.

Getting back to what matters: Horse togetherness.

If you can’t be my horse, I don’t want to be your rider.

Ride hard and smile big.

Horses are just like people – some are more likable than others.

With you, my heart runs free.

Horses are my favorite people.

Cowboy with cowboy captions

Horses are like people, they thrive on praise.

Time spent with horses is never wasted.

Horses leave footprints in our hearts.

Can I ask you equestrian? Neigh.

Do not underestimate the power of a horse.

There is nothing more timeless and beautiful than a horse.

Good horses make short miles.

Life isn’t all about rodeos, cowboys & horses. But it should be!

Rodeo with rodeo captions

If I am not riding horses…. I am dreaming about it.

Ain’t nothing like the smell of clean horse hair.

Always be happy and full of horse spirit!

For happiness, just add a horse.

Save a horse, ride a cowboy.

Where the mountains touch the sky and dreams come alive.

Discovering the true meaning of ‘yeehaw’ in every sunset.

Funny Horse Sayings

All day, everyday, thinking about horses.

If there are no rodeos in heaven, I’m not going.

Saddle up, darling, and let’s explore the cutest side of the west.

Horses keep me stable.

Coffee, Chocolate, Cowboys… Some things are just better.

I’m not a real cowboy, but I play one in my dreams.

Life is short. Ride often.

Horse with funny horse captions

Life goal: ride all the horses.

Giddy up, giddy up, and let’s go.

Horses are not my whole life, they make my life whole.

To be or not to be… That is the equestrian.

Yee-haw! Time to saddle up, cowboy.

This girl runs on coffee and horses.

I’ve got the horse power to take you from Point A to B.

Cowboys with funny western captions

I kissed a horse and I liked it.

Born to ride. Forced to work.

I can still out-ride ya any day.

Life is short. Ride often.

Easily distracted by horses.

Scratchy throat? You sound a little hoarse.

There’s no better adventure than riding a horse.

A horse is my spirit animal.

Spurs and sass, that’s how I conquer the Wild West.

Roaming free like a wild mustang.

Still complaining? Get off your high horse.

To ride on a horse is to fly without wings.

All you need is love and a horse.

Horse riding isn’t just a sport, it’s an experience.

Say hello to the best four-legged friend you’ll ever have!

Just a girl who loves horses.

Horse with horse Instagram captions

She’s a wild child with a cowgirl’s heart

I’d rather be at the horse barn.

Riding a horse is never boring.

The horse has a way of telling you what it needs, if we are wise enough to listen.

Happiness is time spent with horses.

The happiest horses have the best owners.

Horse lover.

When you are on horseback, nothing else matters.

Happy trails and adorable tales.

Look, horses!

The horse is the most noble of all animals.

Saddle up and let the Western winds carry us away.

Adventure awaits where the trails are endless.

Every time you ride, you’re either teaching or un-teaching your horse.

Wild hearts can’t be tamed!

Dear horses, thank you so much for being the best animal ever!

Caress the wind.

Cowboy with cowboy Instagram captions

Life is just better on a horse.

It is easier to stay on a horse than to get back on one.

You see a beast, but I see my best friend.

Giddy up!

You are the mane event in my life.

Been there… Jumped that!

Horses leave hoofprints in our hearts.

Boots, class, and a little bit of sass

This is where the fun begins.

Horses are a girl’s best friend.

It’s morning at the barn, and it’s time to saddle up.

The only thing better than a horse… is two horses.

Eat. Sleep. Ride horses. Repeat.

Riding off into the sunset, chasing dreams and freedom.

Short Horse Riding Captions

  • Find me by the barn.
  • My ride-or-die.
  • Ride hard and smile big
  • Hold your horses.
  • No man can tame a wild horse.
  • This ain’t my first rodeo.
  • I came, I saw, I cowgirl’d
  • Quit foaling around!
  • Horse selfie time.
  • Chin up. Heels down.
Horse with short horse riding captions
  • Ride and shine.
  • Swappin’ rodeo stories.
  • Giddy up, cowboy!
  • Life is better with horses.
  • The horse life.
  • 100% horse crazy.
  • Yeehaw!
  • Pasture fresh
  • Stay wild.
  • Ride with pride
  • Love horses? Me too!
  • Live life and enjoy the ride.
Cowboy with short captions about cowboys
  • Live. Laugh. Ride.
  • Ride more, worry less.
  • A horse is poetry in motion.
  • Life is better with a horse.
  • Live. Laugh. Ride.
  • Yeehaw or Yee-naw?
  • Hold your horses.
  • Let’s ride all day.
  • Follow my tracks.
  • Horse girl.
  • Wild and free.
  • Ride with pride.
  • I’m a cowgirl at heart.
  • Feeling down? Saddle up.

So that is our list of quotes and sayings. We hope you found the perfect one for you.

Now go share your photo!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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