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Horse Movies- Any Favorites?

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  • Horse Movies- Any Favorites?

    Any good horse movies to suggest? The ones I wore out when I was younger were 'International Velvet,' and 'Danny.' Would love to hear what others watched....and anything that's more current!
    recovering hunter rider turned eventer

  • #2
    The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit was an all-time favorite!

    The Man from Snowy River was another horse camp classic.
    The big guy: Lincoln

    Southern Maryland Equestrian


    • #3
      Originally posted by Duckz View Post
      The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit was an all-time favorite!

      The Man from Snowy River was another horse camp classic.
      I LOVE the Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit!!!
      and the man from snowy river.

      Here's another classic: The Horsemasters


      • #4
        Sylvester - That was my favorite.


        • #5
          Another vote for Horse in The Grey Flannel Suit!!!!!
          Gates Equestrian
          National Champion Dan Patch sire of USEF/USHJA winning ponies!


          • Original Poster

            Anyone remember 'The Horsemasters,' with Annette Funicello? Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit is another gem.....
            recovering hunter rider turned eventer


            • #7
              This thread make me laugh.. I seriously wore out "Danny" to the point that the VHS tape's music was all slurry and funky. I hadn't thought about that movie in a long time.

              I also loved "International Velvet" and used to run around screaming "it's the foal! It's the foal!". I think my parents finally got sick of listening to me and bought me a horse.

              Sylvester was great. Totally unrealistic, but great.


              • #8
                Black Beauty, Chincoteague pony, etc


                • #9
                  LOVED Sylvester, though you have to check any and all horse-sense at the door. My ALL-TIME favorite movie (horse or otherwise) is Phar Lap. Best. Movie. Ever. Now I have to go cry. :-(


                  • #10
                    I LOVED "Danny"! I would rent that movie anytime my family rented movies when I was younger, unfortunately I never owned it . It's funny because I never thought anyone else had ever heard of it.


                    • Original Poster

                      Originally posted by jumper27 View Post
                      I LOVED "Danny"! I would rent that movie anytime my family rented movies when I was younger, unfortunately I never owned it . It's funny because I never thought anyone else had ever heard of it.
                      I did the same at Blockbuster...I may have been the only person to rent it for all of 1992!
                      recovering hunter rider turned eventer


                      • #12

                        The Black Beauty with Sean Bean as the nice farmer.

                        The Man From Snowy River

                        The Black Stallion. I still swoon over the cinematography.


                        • #13
                          Disney's Horsemasters! Sylvester! And, yes, The Horse in the Grey Flannel Suit - even my non-horsey Dh liked that one


                          • #14
                            "Into The West" with Gabriel Byrne and Ellen Barkin. Not to be confused with another movie with the same name which is about the American west. This movie portrays two young Irish boys and their adventures through out the countryside of Ireland on the back of a gorgeous grey mare. Make sure to have the tissues ready. Wonderful movie and beautifully shot!!!!


                            • #15
                              National Velvet, International Velvet, Danny and The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit were shown in my house nearly every weekend until blockbuster stopped carrying them. This past christmas I asked my boyfriend to get them for me on DVD, so now they are miiiiiine!

                              I also liked Flicka and Dark Horse. There were always some other random horse movies at blockbuster that were absolutely terrible in every way but I of course watched them frequently regardless.


                              • #16
                                Horse Whisperer, Man From Snowy River, Return to Snowy River, Hidalgo, Spirit, Racing Stripes, Seabiscuit.... there are more, I'll keep thinking lol


                                • #17
                                  Dreamer, with Kurt Russell and Dakota Fanning. My 11 year old was quoting the poem Dakota said to mare all last weekend. So sweet
                                  Friend of bar.ka
                                  My herd.
                                  Darby, 4 year old Connemara mare
                                  Hope, 25-30 years? Appy mare


                                  • #18
                                    Running free is a great movie!!! wild hearts cant be broken, and the long shot.


                                    • #19
                                      ooo, Run Appaloosa Run! and I give another vote for Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit... also, Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (definitely my favorite)

                                      A few other random ones, that I can't really guarantee are good, but I definitely watched as a kid:
                                      The Last Unicorn
                                      Dark Horse
                                      Miracle of the White Stallions
                                      Into the West


                                      • #20
                                        Ladyhawke - Ok, it's not a horse movie per se - but I'm sure it has sparked more than one love affair for the Friesians!!
                                        Alison/Mikali Farms