Quote by Will Rogers: “You know horses are smarter than people. You ne...”
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You know horses are smarter than people. You never heard of a horse going broke betting on people. Whoever said a horse was dumb, was dumb. There is something about riding down the street on a prancing horse that makes you feel like something, even when you ain't a thing. A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries. A foreigner coming here and reading the Congressional Record would say that the President of the United States was elected solely for the purpose of giving Senators somebody to call a horse thief. Money, horse racing and women: three things the boys just can't figure out.
I have always admired the wit and wisdom of humorist, author, and actor Will Rogers—the cowboy philosopher from Oklahoma. He was also pretty handy with a rope and you can see a sampling of his work on this 3-minute video: Watch here. When I heard about the Will Rogers Medallion Award for outstanding achievement in Western literature, making the list of finalists became a personal goal. A complete list of categories and finalists can be found on the WRMA Facebook page , and you can read more about the award on their website. Details at the end of this post.
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Thousands of people are riding a horse today that five years ago couldn't sit in a Ford with all the doors locked. Sure people will bet, but they get to see the horses run and you certain can't see General Motors and General Electric and General Utility run when you bet on them. Commenting on the death of Phar Lap, the Australian race horse, that died after running in California. About fiesta day in Santa Barbara, Calif. At Aklavik, Northwest Territories, August 12, , Will Rogers wrote "there is a horse here--the furthest north of any horse, and he eats fish and travels on snowshoes. It must be to his bravery, you can tell it's not to his horsemanship.