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Equine Article Index of Horses in film and television

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Shown below is a list of Wiki Horse Articles contained in the Wiki Equine Article Category named "Horses in film and television". Next to the article's name is a snippet of introductory text from that equine article. You can click on the article's name to view that horse article.




  • Adventures of the Black Stallion - The Adventures of The Black Stallion is a television series that was loosely based on the movies The Black Stallion (1979) and The Black Stallion Returns (1983), which starred Mickey Rooney and Richard Ian Cox, as a trainer and a teenaged horse racer. The series originally ran on The Family Channel from September 15, 1990 to May 16, 1993, before cancellation. It has since been shown in re-runs throughout the world....

  • Bamboo Harvester - Bamboo Harvester was the name of the Palomino horse that portrayed Mr. Ed on the 1961-1966 comedy series of the same name. Foaled in 1949 in El Monte, California, the gelding was trained by Will Rogers' protege, Les Hilton....

  • Buttermilk (horse) - Buttermilk (1941-1972) was a light buckskin Quarter Horse with dark points. He appeared in numerous American Western films with his owner/rider, cowgirl star Dale Evans.

  • Cass Ole - Cass Ole (March 6, 1969 - June 29, 1993) was a Texas bred Arabian stallion. Originally bred to be a show horse, he was National Champion in Arabian Western Pleasure in 1975, National Reserve Champion Arabian Ladies Side Saddle in 1976, and U. S....

  • Docs Keepin Time - Docs Keepin Time is a black American Quarter Horse most famous for starring as Black Beauty in the 1994 film adaptation of Anna Sewell's novel. He went from having an unsuccessful racing career to being one of Hollywood's most sought after equine performers. Docs Keepin Time also played the part of the rearing horse in the Busch Beer commercials, portrayed The Black in the American television series Adventures of the Black Stallion and Gulliver in the film adaptation of The Horse Whisperer....

  • Downlands Cancara - Downlands Cancara (1 May 1975 - June 2006) was an English graded Trakehner stallion famous for representing Lloyds Bank as the Black Horse in a long running series of television adverts.

  • El Mokhtar - El Mokhtar (February 9, 1971 – December 31, 1983) was an Arabian horse, and one of three black Arabian stallions used to portray "The Black" in the second Black Stallion film, The Black Stallion Returns. El Mokhtar was imported by a syndicate of American Arabian breeders in 1975. El Mokhtar was of "Egyptian Arabian" bloodlines, rarely shown, and originally not even broke to ride because he was considered so valuable....

  • Fury (TV series) - Fury (retitled Brave Stallion in syndication runs) is an American Western television series that aired on NBC from 1955–1960, starring Peter Graves as Jim Newton ( who operates the Broken Wheel Ranch in California), Bobby Diamond as Jim's adopted son, Joey Clark Newton, and William Fawcett as ranch hand Pete Wilkey. Roger Mobley co-starred in the three last seasons as Homer "Packy" Lambert, a friend of Joey's.

  • Mister Ed - Mister Ed is an American television situation comedy produced by Filmways that first aired in syndication from January 5 to July 2, 1961 and then on CBS from October 1, 1961 to February 6, 1966. Mister Ed was the first series ever to debut as a midseason replacement.

  • My Friend Flicka (TV series) - My Friend Flicka is a 39-episode western television series set at the fictitious Goose Bar Ranch in Wyoming at the turn of the 20th century. The program was filmed in color but initially aired in black and white on CBS at 7:30 p. m....

  • Popcorn Deelites - Popcorn Deelites is a thoroughbred race horse much better known for his movie career than his race track exploits.

  • Rex (horse) - Rex, also known as Rex the Wonder Horse and King of the Wild Horses, was a 16 hands (64 in; 1. 63 m) Morgan stallion who starred in films and film serials in the 1920s and 30s.

  • Texas Dandy - Texas Dandy was a Quarter Horse stallion who not only raced well, and sired outstanding broodmares, he was a movie star also.

  • The Black Stallion - The Black Stallion, known as "the Black" or "Shêtân", is the title character from author Walter Farley's bestselling series about the stallion and his young owner, Alec Ramsay. The series chronicles the story of an Arab sheikh's prized stallion after it comes into Alec's possession, although later books furnish the Black's back story. The Black Stallion series has been called the best in horse stories....

  • Thunder (TV series) - Thunder was a television series which aired on Saturday Mornings on NBC during the 1977-1978 television season. The show centered around the adventures of Cindy Prescott (Melora Hardin) and her friend, Willie Williams (Justin Randi) and featured Thunder, a black stallion who ran wild near the ranch owned by the Prescott family: The cast also featured Cindy’s parents: Bill (Clint Ritchie), a rancher, and Anne (Melissa Converse), a veterinarian. Thunder was always there to rescue Cindy and/or Willie in times of trouble “caused by others’ misdeeds and thoughtlessness,” including a forest fire caused by a practical joker, and Willie being hit by a stray bullet fired by teens in a no-shooting area....

  • Trigger (horse) - Trigger (1932–3 July 1965) was a 15. 3 hands (63 in; 1. 60 m) golden palomino, made famous in American Western films with his owner/rider, cowboy star Roy Rogers....

  • Wonder Horses - The phrase Wonder Horses refers to the equine companions of cowboy heroes in early Western films. What makes these horses different from others that have appeared on the silver screen is their rise from trusty steed to a genuine screen personality. There have been a number of horses who have enjoyed such fame, often receiving equal or second billing with their human costars....


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