The people in Iceland treat their horses with respect- instead of rounding them up with helicopters and putting them in deplorable holding pens. They use them in ecotourism, something that could easily happen here.
I've always loved this verse. I believe that I alone cannot be strong and courageous without the Holy Spirit who empowers me. So whenever I read this, I am reminded that BECAUSE I have the spirit, I am capable of being strong and courageous.