அஞ்சு காசுக்குக் குதிரையும் வேண்டும், அதுவும் ஆற்றைக் கடக்கப் பாயவும் வேண்டும்.
A horse is required for five coins, and he must be able to leap over a river.
Used in derision when great results are expected from inadequate means. 
KR: For five coins, a horse should be bought and besides the horse should cross the river by one jump.

The horse that jumped acrossthe river

In a quaint village nestled between the lush hills and a wide, rushing river, there lived a young lad named Veeran. Veeran had always dreamt of adventures beyond the river, but the only way across was either a long, perilous journey to the bridge in the north or through the skills of a capable horse, both of which were beyond the means of a simple village boy. Yet, Veeran's heart was set on seeing the wonders on the other side, and he believed, against all odds, that he could find a horse within his meager savings of five coins.

The villagers laughed at Veeran's ambition, using his quest as a lesson in foolishness. "A horse for five coins that can leap over the river. Such folly!" they would say. But Veeran's spirit remained undaunted. He scoured the nearby markets, spoke to every trader, and listened to every tale, hoping to find the key to his dream.

One evening, as the sun dipped low, casting golden hues over the fields, Veeran's wanderings led him to an old, secluded barn on the outskirts of the village. There, he found a frail, elderly man tending to a horse that seemed old and weary as its keeper. The horse's coat lacked luster, and its eyes bore the weight of many years. Yet, when Veeran looked into those eyes, he saw a spark, a whisper of the adventures it once yearned for.

With a voice trembling with hope, Veeran made his offer of five coins for the horse, promising to give it a life of adventure and purpose. The old man, seeing the boy's earnestness and perhaps reminded of his own youthful dreams, accepted. "This horse," he said, "carries the heart of a champion. Treat him well, and he will show you the world."

Veeran named the horse Sankalpam, meaning 'resolve,' and together, they trained by the river, forming a bond stronger than any had seen. Veeran learned that Sankalpam, in his prime, was known for his incredible leaps, a talent long forgotten by all but the horse himself.

As the day came for them to attempt the impossible, the villagers gathered, their derision turned to curiosity. Veeran whispered into Sankalpam's ear, not a mantra of magical words, but a promise of trust and shared dreams. With a heart full of hope and a crowd holding its breath, Sankalpam gathered his strength, and with Veeran clinging to his back, they charged toward the river.

In a moment that seemed to stretch across time, Sankalpam leaped. The river rushed below them, the shore approached, and then, with a grace that belied his age, Sankalpam landed safely on the other side. The villagers' laughter turned to cheers, their mockery to admiration.

Veeran and Sankalpam became legends, symbols of hope and the power of belief. Their story was told as a reminder that even the humblest beginnings, coupled with faith and determination, can overcome the greatest of obstacles. For in the heart of a village boy and his horse, the impossible found wings, proving that sometimes, all one needs is a resolve to leap beyond the bounds of expectation.