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    Default horse movies?

    OK, it's 6 degrees here and I'm looking for some horsey movies to order from Netflix. Ordered Secretariat already. Any other horse movie suggestions?
    Have already seen
    The Black Stallion
    The Horse Whisperer
    The Man from Snowy River

    Thanks!



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    I avoid horse movies like the plague...

    but I suppose somebody has to watch them.

    and darnit I can't think of a good one other than Seabiscuit that wasn't totally off the cheese meter...

    There was that Hallmark movie, 'Longshot' I think, about this dressage lady with her blind appy...pretty cheesy but bearable in the accuracy department. Not sure is netflix has it tho...
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    Return to Snowy River
    Phar Lap
    Touching Wild Horses
    The Long Shot
    Primo Baby if you can find it on there...its older and not great quality filming but cute story
    The Colt
    uhm....Trying to think of what else...
    Have you not seen Seabiscuit? Totally reccomend that.
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    RIP Tasha's Last Tango ~ 2010 at ~23
    RIP In Sha' Allah ~ 2009 too young at 5



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    PHAR LAP! yes, very good movie!
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    I third Phar Lap.

    Off the top of my head, including both movies I loved, movies I absolutely hated, and some in between...:
    Black Beauty
    Dreamer
    Flicka
    Sylvester
    Seabiscuit
    International Velvet
    National Velvet
    Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit
    Wild Hearts Can't be Broken
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    OH and I had to go to hallmark to find the name of it, but Straight From the Heart (while not totally revolving around the horses and not entirely accurate in horsie terms) was sappy and enjoyable.

    "You're wearing someone else's name on your jeans"
    "I wasn't aware your last name was Wrangler."

    Montana Sky, romance/drama, is a good one if you just want horses to be IN the movie but not the stars.
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    RIP Tasha's Last Tango ~ 2010 at ~23
    RIP In Sha' Allah ~ 2009 too young at 5



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    Quote Originally Posted by Aggie4Bar View Post
    Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit
    Wild Hearts Can't be Broken
    ) I can't believe I forgot those two!

    Every time I see a grey hunter I hear that stupid song "Aspercel Aspercel when you're sick it'll make you well!"
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    Dark Horse (1992)
    and this movie
    http://www.netflix.com/Movie/Second-Chances/70029438

    Okay I'm done
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    RIP Tasha's Last Tango ~ 2010 at ~23
    RIP In Sha' Allah ~ 2009 too young at 5



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    We watched this yesterday and thought it was a very good movie. There were a few "not quite right" things concerning horses, but all in all, a good story. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0418647/
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    Hidalgo-- love this movie

    Slyvester-- another one I really like

    A few not mentioned yet:
    Danny-- young girl inherits a cute gray pony named Danny who is discarded by the spoiled daughter of a barn owner. She rehabilitates the pony from an injury and is eventually champion at the big show.

    The horse whisper-- This romance movie centers on the relationship between a workaholic mother, an injured daughter, a frightened horse and the “horse whisperer” who touches their lives

    Shergar-- A true tale about the Irish Thoroughbred who was kidnapped by the IRA and never seen again.

    Running Free--Set in northern Africa preceding World War I, a colt named Lucky is born aboard a German cargo ship carrying a herd of mine workhorses to Africa. He is stranded when they swim ashore, and the love of an orphan boy who works in the stables helps him to grow strong. The stable is abandoned as war approaches and Lucky fears he must face the African wild alone. But the friendship of an Oryx antelope and a native girl will help Lucky to overcome even the greatest adversity.

    Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-aNcY5EWsw

    The Princess Stallion
    The Derby Stallion
    Justin Morgan Had A Horse
    Miracle of the White Stallions
    Lightning, The White Stallion
    Dark Horse
    The Little Horse That Could: The Connemara Stallion, Erin Go Brag
    Flash
    Cloud: Wild Stallion of the Rockies / Cloud's Legacy: The Wild Stallion Returns
    The Silver Stallion
    Peter Lundy & The Medicine Hat Stallion


    Heres a list of horse movies:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_films_about_horses



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    Kay, last one. Promise lol Into the West.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOAb-sUCm7U
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    RIP Scoutin' For Trouble ~ 2011 at 10
    RIP Tasha's Last Tango ~ 2010 at ~23
    RIP In Sha' Allah ~ 2009 too young at 5



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    If you are still stuck insude by the weekend
    http://www.cpm24.tv/index.php?lang=en
    the movie Trakhenen is on EARLY Sunday


    Some good videos here, after commercials

    http://www.horseandcountry.tv/tv/browse/grid

    Heck, they're free otherwise
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawaii View Post
    Hidalgo-- love this movie

    Slyvester-- another one I really like

    A few not mentioned yet:
    Danny-- young girl inherits a cute gray pony named Danny who is discarded by the spoiled daughter of a barn owner. She rehabilitates the pony from an injury and is eventually champion at the big show.
    Wasn't it a boy who got the horse?

    Shergar-- A true tale about the Irish Thoroughbred who was kidnapped by the IRA and never seen again.
    [/url][/QUOTE]

    Uh..."true" in the sense there was a very famous racehorse named Shergar (who belonged to the Aga Khan, iirc) and he was kidnapped by the IRA. Pretty much everything that happens in the movie from that point is utterly, utterly fictional. (To spoil the real-life ending: IRA members involved in the real-life theft have admitted for a long time that, despite the ransom demands sent, they killed the horse fairly quickly as he turned out to be more than they could handle.)



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    Quote Originally Posted by danceronice View Post
    Wasn't it a boy who got the horse?


    [/url]
    Uh..."true" in the sense there was a very famous racehorse named Shergar (who belonged to the Aga Khan, iirc) and he was kidnapped by the IRA. Pretty much everything that happens in the movie from that point is utterly, utterly fictional. (To spoil the real-life ending: IRA members involved in the real-life theft have admitted for a long time that, despite the ransom demands sent, they killed the horse fairly quickly as he turned out to be more than they could handle.)[/QUOTE]


    It could be a boy. I just took the words from another sight since I hadn't seen the movie
    Same is true for the Shergar movie. How sad about the horse's end.



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    Not mentioned yet

    Casey's Shadow

    Archer

    Brady's Run - sad and a bit slow, but interesting - Jon Savage is US airman shot down in WWII. Hungarians help him vs Germans ends up escaping with Hungarian horse he gets back to US (1984 so probably hard to find)



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    The Littlest Outlaw

    Secretariat- Really, really good. My friend who saw it with me knew nothing about horses and yet she was moved by it. Amazing that no matter that we knew he would win the Triple Crown races, there was still plenty of suspence.



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    http://www.netflix.com/Movie/Kentuck...r&trkid=222336

    If you can find "Kentucky," it's fun. Walter Brennan is EXCELLENT (he was only in his early 40s and played an old man, and won an Oscar.)

    The horses in the movie are famous racehorses - at the beginning, you get to see Man o'War, Fair Play, Hard Tack, etc. I want to say that the horse "Postman" was played by Triple Crown winner Gallant Fox, but don't quote me on that.
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    International Velvet is only available streaming, as is Misty. The steaming thing is nice, though, and they've got some older movies on there that aren't on DVD/BluRay.



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    If they have it, try "White Mane" ("Crin Blanc"). It's very old, filmed in France shortly after WW2, and contains some incredible scenes of a young boy riding bareback. It has either a happy or sad ending, depending on how you interpret it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by danceronice View Post
    Wasn't it a boy who got the horse?
    If you are referring the movie, Danny. It is most definitely a girl. I can probably recite the entire movie as it was my favorite growing up.

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0196482/
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