• I readily admit it is easy to make of horses what we will. Silent, in some ways reserved, they allow us to train them, and to project our ideas upon them; to ride and drive them, and to make them symbolic, perhaps to a greater degree than any other species.

    Jane Smiley (2014). “A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money and Luck”, p.7, Faber & Faber