• No one ever came to grief-except honorable grief-through riding horses. No hour of life is lost that is spent in the saddle. Young men have often been ruined through owning horses, or through backing horses, but never through riding them; unless of course they break their necks, which, taken at a gallop, is a very good death to die.

    Sir Winston Churchill, Winston Churchill (1965). “Great destiny: sixty years of the memorable events in the life of the man of the century recounted in his own incomparable words”
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