Tag: horses

you can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink

This is an English proverb. You may want the horse to drink, but the best you can do is lead it to water. After that the horse, just like a human, drinks only if it wants to. The proverb is usually used in the senses of ‘there’s only so much you can do’ or ‘people will do what they want’…

horse sense

The ability to make good judgments or decisions, a robust form of common sense Horse sense may refer to the accumulation of knowledge about horses acquired by humans, not to the intelligence of horses. In order to buy, care for, train, handle, breed and work with horses, one must know a great deal about them. We’ve been using horses for…