Dreamer - Based on Mariah's Storm

The beautiful filly Soñador's promising racing career is cut short by injury. Attempts by a down-on-his-luck horseman to save her seem doomed. But his daughter develops a bond with "Sonya" and the strength and clarity of her dream reunite the family and carry them all to the World Thoroughbred Championships. Based loosely on the real-life story of Mariah's Storm, who recovered from injury to compete in the 1995 Breeders Cup Distaff. 

Black Stallion

When their ship sinks, "The Black" rescues young Alec Ramsey from drowning. Marooned on a desert island, horse and boy slowly develop a deep bond of trust that carries them to the heights of triumph. Based on the classic children's books by Walter Farley.

Seabiscuit - Based on Seabiscuit

A gifted but abused race horse and three damaged men rescue each other, restoring hope for everyday folk in Depression-era America with thrilling victories. True story, based on the book by Lauren Hillenbrand. Fun fact: you can visit Rich in Dallas, the horse who portrayed Seabiscuit in the film, at the Kentucky Horse Park.

The Horse Whisperer

The beautiful Pilgrim and his young rider are horribly injured in an accident. Though it seems they may be traumatized beyond rescue, a horse whisperer of mystical talents (Robert Redford) teaches Pilgrim to trust again, and horse, daughter and mother find healing. Adapted from the bestseller by Nicholas Evans.

Black Beauty

The poignant chronicle of Black Beauty, a stallion in Victorian England, as he is sold to a series of owners, ranging from kind to cruel. Based on the beloved children's classic by Anna Sewell.


The remarkable American mustang, Hidalgo, and his hard-luck Pony Express rider (Viggo Mortensen) compete against the world's finest Arabians in a 3,000-mile desert race requiring all their strength, wits, experience and mutual trust.

War Horse

Albert befriends his horse Joy at an early age, and is devastated when the horse is sold to the army for use in World War 1. His devotion to the animal takes him into the army, where the two are eventually reunited - but will they both get to come home?


Spirit is a free roaming mustang stallion until he is caught by the U.S. Cavalry. Spirit endures pain, love, humor, friendship and trust.

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