hold one’s horses

hold your horses

Wait a moment or be patient (often because you are moving too quickly or thoughtlessly). Whoa, hold your horses, kids. We're going to sing before we start eating cake. I know you're excited to see the prototype, but you all just need to hold your horses while we get set up.
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hold one’s horses

tv. to wait up; to relax and slow down; to be patient. (Usually a command.) Now, just hold your horses and let me explain.
See also: hold, horse