get off high horse

get (down) off one's high horse

Fig. to become humble; to be less haughty. It's about time that you got down off your high horse. Would you get off your high horse and talk to me?
See also: get, high, horse, off

get off your high horse

to stop acting as if you are better or more intelligent than other people He never got off his high horse long enough to consider how insulting his words were to many immigrants.
Usage notes: also used in the forms knock someone off their high horse and fall off your high horse
See also: get, high, horse, off