Although some horse people won’t admit it, a perfect night is spent in front of the television watching horse movies. It was a … Updated May 7th, 2020, by Shawn S. Lealos : Through the years, horse movies have proven to be a hit for both horse lovers and people who just love great sports or inspirational films. A veterinarian posing as a doctor and a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse. 10 Horse Movies “Inspired by True Events” As a horse person, it would be easy to be driven crazy by the many inaccuracies and laughable moments in movies with horses in them. 826 Comments on “ A Huge List of Horse Movies ” ann charlesworth May 14, 2012 at 2:51 pm. Shergar is based on the true story of a champion race horse, allegedly abducted by the I.R.A., then rescued by an orphaned boy. Many favorites and classics are based on true-life stories, and all are recommended viewing for horse lovers. I’m looking for a movie a friend and her horse was in. Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Allan Jones. Determination & perseverance to surmount overwhelming physical and mental adversity is inspirational on multiple levels. These favorites vary in terms of technical merit, but they’re all loved for the simple reason that they tell good stories. Director: Dennis C. Lewiston | Stars: Alan Barker , Billy Boyle , Stephen Brennan , Gary Cady In 2006, the Horse Illustrated editors picked 30 of their favorite horse films in celebration of the magazine’s 30th anniversary. The challenge to not just work again but to rise to the top of the trainer’s rankings while in the process helping the race horse owner (who believed in him and offered him a second chance) his goal of reaching UAE bred Arabian race horse owner of the year. With Oscar nominees, documentaries, new classics, dramas, and family pictures, here is a look at the best horse movies of all-time. 'A Day at the Races' … Votes: 12,632 In honor of the Belmont Stakes, here’s a roundup of nine movies based on horse racing themes spanning 80 years of the sport. In order to enjoy them, you sometimes just have to suspend reality and go with the flow.