Inspirational Quotes

“The bending of the poll, namely thoroughness, can be obtained only by the impulsion generated in the hindquarters and flowing through the entire body of the horse. Both yielding of the poll and making the hindquarters flexible go hand in hand, correctly working hindquarters create the thoroughness of the poll, and this in turn permits and enhances the further development of the hindquarters.” Hans Von Heydebreck

“Only a rider who does not deceive himself, who does not always look for and find excuses for himself, but rather, who always stands clearly and unerringly in light of the actual task, and perseveres with unwavering passion and love for horses and the art of riding, can after long, arduous work draw closer to this ideal. The realization that he has always yet to learn brings the true rider to dedicate his life to this art.” Richard L Watjen

“One half of life is luck; the other half is discipline – and that’s the important half, for without discipline you wouldn’t know what to do with luck.”  Carl Zuckmeyer
“Just because an animal is large, it doesn’t mean he doesn’t want kindness; however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.” Winnie the Pooh
“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”
Vidal Sassoon and Donald Kendall
“The most important thing about goals is having one.” Albert Geoffrey 
“Let a horse whisper into your ear and breath into your heart… You will never regret it.” Unknown
“The horse you get off is not the same as the horse you got on. It is your job as a rider to ensure that as often as possible, the change is for the better.” Author Unknown
“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” Jesse Owens
“A mediocre plan today, is better than a perfect plan tomorrow. Because we all know tomorrow never comes.” Author unknown