Horses by the Sea: The Other Spectacular Sea Horse [28 PICS]

June 23rd, 2013 Permalink

When we were image hunting for seahorses, we came across photos of the “other” spectacular “sea horse.” Some people choose to experience the breathtaking beauty of the beach by horseback, so here’s some inspirational shots of horses in the sea, horseback riding by the sea, and horse / equestrian quotes.
[28 Photos]

Sea horse at Lac Bay - Bonaire, Netherlands

Sea horse at Lac Bay – Bonaire, Netherlands. “There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man, ~ quote by Winston Churchill. Photo #1 by Julia (oijulia)

Magnificent horse in the sea

Magnificent horse in the sea. Life is like a wild horse. You ride it or it rides you. Photo #2 by Carmen


Rider by the Surf after a storm

Rider by the surf after a storm. “In my opinion, a horse is the animal to have. Eleven-hundred pounds of raw muscle, power, grace, and sweat between your legs – it’s something you just can’t get from a pet hamster,” ~ Author Unknown. Photo #3 by Bemep

Runaway Bride

Runaway Bride. “The horse. Here is nobility without conceit, friendship without envy, beauty without vanity. A willing servant, yet never a slave,” ~ quote by Ronald Duncan. Photo #4 by Steve Jurvetson

Through the Water

“The horse moved like a dancer, which is not surprising. A horse is a beautiful animal, but it is perhaps most remarkable because it moves as if it always hears music,” quote by Mark Helprin. Photo #5 by SpaceShoe

Man on a horse for seaside sunset

Man on a horse for seaside sunset. “The horse, with beauty unsurpassed, strength immeasurable and grace unlike any other, still remains humble enough to carry a man upon his back,” ~ quote by Amber Senti. Photo #6 by harlanov

Ocean Beach Cowboy

Ocean Beach Cowboy. “Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion. It seizes a person whole and once it has done so, he will have to accept that his life will be radically changed,” quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Photo #7 by Daniel Hoherd

Berber warriors riding on the Barbary Coast of North Africa

Berber warriors riding on the Barbary Coast of North Africa. “Bread may feed my body, but my horse feeds my soul,” quote by Arabian Poet. Photo #8 by Johan

Amazon at sea, Noordhoek Beach, Cape Town, South Africa

Amazon at sea, Noordhoek Beach, Cape Town, South Africa. “Whoever said that money cannot buy happiness didn’t know where to buy a horse,” ~ unknown author. Photo #9 by Maurits Vermeulen

Black Beauty having fun on Buccoo Beach on Tobago

Black Beauty having fun on Buccoo Beach on Tobago. “All horses deserve, at least once in their lives, to be loved by a little girl,” by anonymous. Photo #10 by Christine and David Schmitt

Sea horse and sunshine in Africa

Sea horse and sunshine in Africa. “All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife,” quote by Daniel Boone. Photo #11 by Carlos Reis

Seaside races in Spain

Seaside races in Spain. “You know horses are smarter than people. You never heard of a horse going broke betting on people,” ~ quote by Will Rogers. Photo #12 by Fernando (FerPer)

Pegasus, a horse and its horsewoman running (flying) on the beach of Deauville, France

Pegasus, a horse and its horsewoman running (flying) on the beach of Deauville, France. “You can tell a gelding, you can ask a mare, but you must discuss it with a stallion,” ~ by unknown author. Photo #13 by photophilde

Polo at Watergate Bay

Polo at Watergate Bay. “Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people,” ~ quote by W.C. Fields. Photo #14 by Neil Moralee

Sea horses at Bali

Sea horses at Bali. “A good rider can hear his horse speak to him. A great rider can hear his horse whisper,” quote by unknown author. Photo #15 by portable soul

Two Beautiful Couples, Whitley Bay, Northumberland, UK

Two Beautiful Couples, Whitley Bay, Northumberland, UK. “Horses lend us the wings we lack,” ~ quote by Pam Brown. Photo #16 by Siwan Liu

Sea horse and rider silhouettes

Seaside horse and rider silhouettes. “Gypsy gold does not chink and glitter. It gleams in the sun and neighs in the dark,” ~ attributed to the Claddaugh Gypsies of Galway. Photo #17 by davideoneclick

Wild Horses Couldn't Drag Me Away

Wild Horses Couldn’t Drag Me Away. Photo #18 by abbyladybug

Horseback Riding along the Beach, lighthouse and sailboat in background

Horseback Riding along the Beach. Photo #19 by Rick Ruppenthal

Horse and rider near St. Michael's Mount, a tidal island

Horse and rider near St. Michael’s Mount, a tidal island. “To be in harmony with your horse means to become one, heart beat to hoofbeat,” anonymous. Photo #20 by Barry (Ennor)

Horse and rider, rough seas, Republica Dominicana

Horse and rider, rough seas, Republic of Dominica. Photo #21 by Jeff (Space Ritual)

Horses at Transkei, South Africa

Horses at Transkei, South Africa. Photo #22 by Francois de Halleux

Horse at Estuary of Libreville, near Hippopotami Bridge

Horse at Estuary of Libreville, near Hippopotami Bridge. Photo #23 by Carlos Reis

7 HP at Duhnen, Lower Saxony, DE Germany

7 HP at Duhnen, Lower Saxony, Germany. “Thunder is the sound of hoofbeats in heaven.” Photo #24 by Michael Kotter

Horse at Biobío Region, Chile

Horse at Biobío Region, Chile. “Wherever man has left his footprints in the long ascent from barbarism to civilization, we find the hoofprint of a horse beside it,” ~ quote by John Trotwood Moore. Photo #25 by Annais Ferreira

Wild Horses, Tame Dog

Wild Horses, Tame Dog. “A dog may be man’s best friend, but the horse wrote history,” ~ quote by unknown author. Photo #26 by Thruhike98

Spirit Horse Of The Cherokee

Spirit Horse Of The Cherokee. “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t stop him from rolling in it!” Photo #27 by Fosforix

Solitude on a summer's day

Solitude on a summer’s day. Some folks swear that there is nothing like experiencing the breathtaking beauty of a sunset from the comfort of a saddle. “All I pay my psychiatrist is cost of feed and hay, and he’ll listen to me any day!” ~ quote by anonymous. Photo #28 by Darwin Bell

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