Horse Poems | Poetry About Horses

Horse Poems. Below are examples of poems about horses. This list of horse poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of horse poetry. This list of works about horse is an excellent resource for examples on how to write horse poems.


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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Take Me To Your Leader Mark Toney Senryu friend, fun, horse, poetry,
Do They the cowboy ballet Allan Terry Cowboy horse, clothes, culture, environment, fish,
Premium Member Poem Horsemother Julie Grenness Free verse animal, horse, obituary, race,
Premium Member Poem FiveSevenFive1 Stephe Watson Haiku cat, horse, rain,
Premium Member Poem Matters Of The Will Carol Connell Rhyme analogy, bible, change, horse,
Premium Member Poem Time to Lay Low David Drowley Free verse anger, emotions, evil, horse,
Premium Member Poem Hipster Cowgirl and Cowboy Mark Toney Footle fun, horse, humorous, poetry,
One Knight Stand Rico Leffanta Limerick horse, computer, conflict, culture, games,
Premium Member Poem BALES Line Gauthier Haiku horse, nature, summer, travel,
2 Whores Cents Rico Leffanta Limerick culture, horse, immigration, inspirational,

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Thank You Horse
by M. L. Kiser
The horse, it is a 
Very noble, steed.
Most loyal of beasts,
With great speed and strength;
Giving of itself.

To be honest;
Horses give more
To man, than men
Give each...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, beautiful, horse, nature,

Wild Horses of Corolla
by judith kerttula

High in the dunes, feeding on Beach Grass,
Looking over their land in the Carova sand,
Majestic, they stand.
On the beach they frolic and roll,
Mares and stallions...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, beach, horse,

Weekly Circuit Rodeo
by David Welch
After a long week it is Friday,
and that means it’s time to go
to a corral twenty minutes off,
the weekly circuit rodeo.

Get there early ’cause they...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: horse, animal, celebration, culture, fun,

Star Of The Roundup
by M. L. Kiser
A cowboy’s life’s not easy,
as he rides across the range.
His bed roll on the saddle; 
his spurs, they bang and clang.
A campfire is his cook...

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Sestina | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: character, cool, horse, imagery,

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Lightning
by Kim Rodrigues
i sit upon a majestic horse
a skittish cowgirl
i am for a day

dog keeps watch
drives me into bear country
i hold tight the reins

until my knuckles are...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: horse,

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Wild Horses
by Jack Ellison

Here's a time honored expression
Wild horses couldn't keep me away
Methinks that's pretty much a fallacy
Their power's an awesome display

Wild horses are majestic animals
Roaming free o'er...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: horse,

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The Mighty Horse
by Janet Bingham


God has not forgotten you, Mighty Horse.
At one time you ran through canyons,
and green meadows
never before seen by men.
You were as free as the icy...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: horse, beauty, blessing, courage, happiness,

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Nightstar
by Artsieladie Sharon Donnelly
"Nightstar"

As amber rays wane with their task done,
The melting of the rainbow, pleasing Mr. Sun,
Setting colours free across a canvas, blue,
To paint a new marvel,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fantasy, horse, love,

part one of nothing by Dulbent Meanus
by Allan Terry
I heard the footstep down the hall
I knew what was they and panicked
my mind wondered from end to end
my thoughts were like words instead of
the...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: horse, adventure, betrayal, conflict, evil,

Riding Stable
by Rico Leffanta
The horse I rode in on was, "Nellie"
Renown for the size of her belly
Although hot to trot
She farted a lot
And shook like a bowl full...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: horse, animal, fate, giggle, health,

Boot Hill
by Rico Leffanta
Boot Hill is filled with remorse
From folks who could not stay the course
But a lot could be worse
Than a ride in an hearse
For a cowboy...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: horse, culture, death, endurance, funeral,

Trail Ride
by David Welch
I squeeze in on the horse’s side,
spurring the mustang to a trot,
he makes his way on this trail ride,
up a hill to a sunny spot.

Three...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: day, farm, freedom, horse,

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Equine With An Attitude
by Regina Elliott
  Hit the trail? Nope, content eating grass

  Huge horse, but my fortitude was brass

        ...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: horse, humorous,

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Six Feet Deep, Twelve Feet Long, Four Hooves Wide
by Stephe Watson


A stone turned up
where no stones turned up
where stones turn up,
where we dug today...

A stone turned up
when no stones turned up
where stones turn up,
when we...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: horse, death of a friend,

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Seeds Planted in the Receiving Unforgiving Ground
by Stephe Watson


It's six days since
the Hole was dug...

First frost clings now
to newly turned earth,
to shunted sod,
to stones, to pebbles.

A grave grows colder
today than yet it's been...
Hearts...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: horse, death of a friend,

Extraordinary Kind
by Sandra Weiss
On vacation, a place in the sun,
I wanted to do something exciting and fun.

I decided to find a place to horseback ride,
just the horse, me,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, appreciation, beautiful, horse,

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MUSTANGS
by Curtis Moorman
MUSTANGS

In the wide open spaces of Wyoming
Where sheep and horses graze
I took a notion to do some roamin'
And spend at least a few days

The days...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: freedom, horse,

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MUSTANGS
by Curtis Moorman
MUSTANGS

In the wide open spaces of Wyoming
Where sheep and horses graze
I took a notion to go roamin'
And maybe just spend a few days

The days turned...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: horse, mountains, sky,

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And the Rest is Restful Restless
by Stephe Watson
And the Rest is...Restful/Restless


tonight

At last, he sleeps
beneath the stars and,
for once, beneath the grass.


tonight

at last, she sleeps
beneath the stars and
for once, above her horse.

tonight

One sleeps...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: horse, death, death of a

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Empty Stall, Quiet Barn, Starless Night, Buried Horse
by Stephe Watson


I'm here tonight
to stand in the ache.
The ache of hollow,
the empty of the not 
simply empty; rather,
the empty of the
recently full.

The silent ache of
missingness, of...

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