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Muriel Wace

  • There cannot be many people who can go through life without regretting sooner or later a lack of knowledge about horses.

    • Muriel Wace,
    • The Young Rider
    • ()
  • A child who is happy on his pony's back has something which will be to him a glorious memory that the years cannot dim ...

    • Muriel Wace,
    • The Young Rider
    • ()
  • There is no greater pleasure in the world than riding a good horse.

    • Muriel Wace,
    • The Young Rider
    • ()
  • ... the horse will always do right if he understands. This is very remarkable. It is true neither of human beings nor of dogs.

    • Muriel Wace,
    • The Young Rider
    • ()
  • In the partnership between ourselves and the horse there must be one ruling spirit, and that one must be the rider.

    • Muriel Wace,
    • The Young Rider
    • ()
  • We want more knowledge about our animals and less sentiment. Far more cruelty is caused in this country by lack of knowledge than by lack of heart.

    • Muriel Wace,
    • The Young Rider
    • ()
  • I do not think that the nerve of the modern child is any too good; how can one expect it, brought up as they are amongst all the horrors of civilization. The 'daring' child who used to be common enough, is seldom met nowadays.

    • Muriel Wace,
    • The Young Rider
    • ()

Muriel Wace, English children's writer

(1881 - 1968)

She was known by her pseudonym, Golden Gorse.