about Horses and horse racing.
that truth is often greater than fiction, the handsome production of Seabiscuit
offers a healthy alternative to Hollywood's staple diet of mayhem. A
Crane (Kurt Russell) believes that a severely injured racehorse
deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale (Dakota Fanning)
adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed
by the owner (David Morse).
Trotter has waited a lifetime for this day. He's got a hot tip on a
horse everyone thinks is ready for the glue factory. But, as track aficionados
say, "Even when you know, you never know." A great horse
from the beloved novel by Walter Farley, this 1979 family classic was
hailed by no less than hard-to-please critic Pauline Kael, who wrote that "it
may be the greatest children's movie ever made."
Little Horse That Could
A behind-the-scenes look at competitive riding,
this live-action video features Erin Go Bragh, an award-winning Connemara
stallion, and his
dedicated rider-trainer, Carol Kozlowski, as they prepare for combined
training competition, a grueling sport which includes dressage and obstacle
Cinderella is a cowgirl in Sylvester, a hard-luck story with a happy
ending if there ever was one. Melissa Gilbert is the tough-talking teenage
orphan cowpoke whose natural talent and determination transform her
into a prize-winning equestrian.
This classic family film made a star of 12-year-old
Elizabeth Taylor in the title role as spunky Velvet Brown, a girl who's
enter her horse, Pie, in the Grand National Steeplechase. Critic Pauline
Kael called it "One of the most likeable movies of all time."
In the mountainous high country above the Australian
bush, wild horses run free: Australians call them wild "brumbies." Author
Elyne Mitchell's book, The Silver Brumby, on which this movie is based,
about a magnificent silver stallion, Thowra.
This video utilizes years of experience dealing with horses plus the
wild horses of Shackleford Island, North Carolina, to explore the characteristics
of the horse as it was designed to be - how it eats, lives, interacts,
and survives. This understanding of the horse as a natural animal is
then compared with some of the most popular ways of keeping and dealing
with horses, and a more natural way of keeping horses is discussed.