• The mind of a horse is a very limited concern, relying almost entirely upon memory. He rivals our politicians in that he has little real intellect. Consequently, when the pony was faced with conditions different from those to which he was accustomed, he showed little adaptability.

    Apsley Cherry-Garrard (2013). “The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctica, 1910-1913”, p.194, Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.