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Top 10 Songs About Horses

Equus ferus caballus, otherwise known as the common horse, is an animal that human beings have always had a strong connection with. Our relationship with the horse can be traced back thousands of years, and many historians believe that we first started to domesticate the horse as early as 4000 BC.
 
Once man had domesticated the horse, human beings became much more productive. We quickly discovered that horses could help us complete tasks that previously took many men working in unison. They also extended our land range since they were the perfect animal on which to ride.
 
Here in America horses have long been a symbol of freedom and the old west. They have also been a big part of the musical landscape, and not only in the country & western genre.
 
This playlist contains my picks for the top 10 songs written about the horse.
 
What's your favorite horse song?

Top 10 Songs About Horses 

   1. Wild Horses - The Rolling Stones   

   2. A Horse With No Name - America   

   3. Bring On The Dancing Horses - Echo and the Bunnymen   

   4. Horses In My Dreams - P.J. Harvey   

   5. Wildfire - Michael Martin Murphey   

   6. Two White Horses - John Lee Hooker   

   7. Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses - U2   

   8. The Horses - Rickie Lee Jones   

   9. A Horse In The Country - Cowboy Junkies   

   10. Silver Stallion - The Highwaymen

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