The partnership between man and horse dates back hundreds of years. Horses have been immortalized in literature, painting, sculpture and film. Prized for their hearty strength and respected for their gentle demeanor, what is not to love about horses?
Learn a bit more about horses with A Special Group of Films About Horses. This collection of features, clips and short films online looks at different aspects of horse life and culture. It examines horse racing, wild horses, and horses on the battlefield. It gives a rich and full filmic depiction of horses.
Fans of horses on film should take the time to check out the trailer for Steven Spielberg’s latest movie War Horse. Adopted from the hit play of the same name (though it’s hard to gather that from the trailer) War Horse tells the story of a boy, his horse and their enduring love. Set to the backdrop of WWI War Horse seems poised to gallop into our hearts.
If you want to watch free documentaries online check out Families in Turmoil. This nature documentary follows a group of horses in the wilds of Montana. It details their daily lives, complex social order, and family structure. It features some truly majestic footage of wild colts.