Horse run


  • Ye Olde Running Horse Inn, Leatherhead
    Ye Olde Running Horse Inn, Leatherhead
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Horse run (Civil Engin) a device for drawing loaded wheelbarrows up an inclined plane by horse power.
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  • William Faulkner
    “When my horse is running good, I don't stop to give him sugar.”
  • Ovid
    “A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.”
  • Ovid
    “The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged.”
  • Thomas Fuller
    “A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him.”
  • Gough Whitlam
    Gough Whitlam
    “The punters know that the horse named Morality rarely gets past the post, whereas the nag named Self-interest always runs a good race.”


In literature:

We thought the free horse would run to the village and the people would come to rescue us.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
It was evident that Sneed had quite a bunch of horses running in the meadows.
"Partners of Chance" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
At twelve-thirty Mr. Dunkelberg came for me, with a high-stepping horse in a new harness and a shiny still-running buggy.
"The Light in the Clearing" by Irving Bacheller
Over soft ground, the marks left by six horses, running in one compact band, could be without difficulty followed.
"Christopher Carson" by John S. C. Abbott
But in Japan some men can run as fast as horses.
"Big People and Little People of Other Lands" by Edward R. Shaw
May the horse not run, which under thee should run, although from enemies thou hast to flee!
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson" by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
Then I go on land and run along the path behind the horses.
"Children of the Market Place" by Edgar Lee Masters
Our detachment had three wounded; the horses saved themselves by running away.
"Memories" by Fannie A. (Mrs.) Beers
Running to the side of the horse nearest me I set to a-hacking with all my strength at the leathern trace.
"Humphrey Bold" by Herbert Strang
They even train horses to run from one given point to another in expectancy of caravans.
"The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself" by De Witt C. Peters
Halfway across the clearing the blurred hulk of running horses loomed in the starlight.
"The Ridin' Kid from Powder River" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Todd lashed at the horse and sent him running down the slope.
"The Skipper and the Skipped" by Holman Day
At the head of the herd, Whitey could see two men, their horses set at a mad run.
"Injun and Whitey to the Rescue" by William S. Hart
In one of them were forty or more young horses who up to now had been running wild on the range.
"Bert Wilson in the Rockies" by J. W. Duffield
And Make-Way-There, who was one of Mr. Silver's horses, was to run at the Paris Meeting two weeks hence.
"Boy Woodburn" by Alfred Ollivant
So he concluded to run home, and ask his father's permission, while Alfred went and got the horse ready.
"Oscar" by Walter Aimwell
Let your horse run on and you duck into the brush.
"Daughter of the Sun" by Jackson Gregory
And then the only sounds rising from the narrow gorge were those of running horses and the accompanying noises of rattling stones.
"Man to Man" by Jackson Gregory
When the horse had run up so close that its head was in line with the buffalo's flank, he pointed his rifle at its shoulder.
"The Wild Man of the West" by R.M. Ballantyne
My lad then went in quest of the horse, who had run away as we drew nigh.
"The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'" by George Borrow

In poetry:

The wild horse from the herd is plucked
To bear a saddle's weight;
The boar is one keeps covert, and
The wolf runs with a mate.
"Wild Ass" by Padraic Colum
The Gospel, on its milk-white horse,
O'er all the world has gone its course,
There's not a land beneath the sun
To which it, some how, has not run.
"Concerning The End Of The World" by Rees Prichard
THEY SAY he was thrown and run over,
But that is sheer nonsense, of course:
I taught him to ride when a kiddy,
And Dan wasn’t thrown from his horse.
"Dan Wasn’t Thrown from His Horse" by Henry Lawson
"I'll borrow," that's the best thought yet;
Mary shall save the horse's life.—
Kind-hearted wench! what, run in debt
Before I know she'll be my wife?
"Abner And The Widow Jones" by Robert Bloomfield
Nell won and she's got a new motto:
It's this - and you never will match it -
If you run on life's course, take a chance with your horse...
It'll never do well if you scratch it!
"The Bookmaker’s Daughter 1934" by Billy Bennett
Oh I'll be chewing salted horse and biting flinty bread,
And dancing with the stars to watch, upon the fo'c's'le head,
Hearkening to the bow-wash and the welter of the tread
Of a thousand tons of clipper running free.
"A Pier-Head Chorus" by John Masefield

In news:

For a few exciting moments, Queen Elizabeth II was just like every other racing fan Saturday at Churchill Downs - watching the horses running in the 133rd Kentucky Derby.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After nearly 40 years in public education, Patrick Godwin spends his retirement days running a horse farm east of Sacramento, Calif, with his daughter.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — After nearly 40 years in public education, Patrick Godwin spends his retirement days running a horse farm east of Sacramento, Calif, with his daughter.
When Point Of Entry (Turf) and Wise Dan (Mile) run in this year's Breeders' Cup they'll be out not just to win seven-figure purses but to prove that American grass horses aren't complete punching bags for their European foes.
Dark horse ' Raonic takes second run at Wimbledon.
Participants do not use real horseshoes , she said, meaning no horses are running around in their stocking feet because these folks took their shoes.
Running on gasoline it produces 315 horses.
The race to oust the Texas House Speaker continues but with a new horse in the running.
A small herd of horses seemed perplexed by a creek running through their pasture near highway 121 in Sonoma County.
Did you hear that they are now giving race horses " milkshakes " to make them run faster.
(AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird has left Churchill Downs for West Virginia's Mountaineer Racetrack, where the horse is set to run in the Aug 1 West Virginia Derby.
"Odin's Horse" runs Wednesday-Nov 11.
Wild Horses Are Running Out of Room as Debate Over Fate Intensifies.
I'll Have Another won the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimilico Race Track in Baltimore on Saturday to become the first horse since 2008 to win the first two legs of the Triple Crown.
PURCELL — It was a cool November morning, horses were running in the pasture and small children were standing next to a campfire eager to take their first ride on a horse.