Horse Movies for Kids

Horses provoke strong reactions in kids of a certain age. No wonder filmmakers have been choosing the noble beasts as subjects for a long time. Great for sleepovers or family movie nights, these horse movies for kids, such as the classic The Black Stallion and the inspiring Secretariat, have a timeless appeal. Don't forget to read the books that many of these must-see movies are based on! If you're looking for even more entertaining animal "tails," check out these top-rated books, games, and movies.

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Gus Movie Poster Image
Gus
Kids will get a kick out of this mule tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
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Misty Movie Poster Image
Faithful, family-friendly adaptation of children's classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1961)
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Black Beauty Movie Poster Image
A harrowing and Beauty-ful version of the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story Movie Poster Image
Sweet horse movie that grade-school kids will enjoy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Flicka Movie Poster Image
Classic book gallops to the big screen.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Moondance Alexander Movie Poster Image
Heartfelt story of a girl, her horse, and her family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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National Velvet Movie Poster Image
Great family movie; even better for horse lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1944)
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Racing Stripes Movie Poster Image
Live-action talking-animal movie has lots of potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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White Mane Movie Poster Image
A timeless boy and horse film with some tense chase scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1954)
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The Young Black Stallion Movie Poster Image
Visually stunning 50 minute IMAX thumbs-up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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The Black Stallion Movie Poster Image
Breathtakingly beautiful, magical classic is a must-see.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1979)
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The Black Stallion Returns Movie Poster Image
A lackluster sequel to the well-loved original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Flicka 2 Movie Poster Image
Touching horse story wrangles tough issue of loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Second Chances Movie Poster Image
Tearjerker about a brave girl and the horse she loves.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Secretariat Movie Poster Image
Inspiring true story about an amazing woman and her horse.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Summer of the Colt Movie Poster Image
Gentle Argentinian tale of family, horses, and growing up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken Movie Poster Image
Girl-and-her-horse story with some peril might inspire kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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The Man from Snowy River Movie Poster Image
Family-friendly Western with moments of harsh conflict.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Return to Snowy River Movie Poster Image
Occasionally violent sequel emphasizes love over status.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Wild Horse, Wild Ride Movie Poster Image
Moving docu shows depth of human-horse bond.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Into the West Movie Poster Image
Irish tearjerker with a hint of magic deals with loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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The Legend of Longwood Movie Poster Image
Mythical horse adventure has some peril, spooky scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Buck Movie Poster Image
Powerful profile on horse whisperer has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Seabiscuit Movie Poster Image
An inspiring story for teens and up.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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War Horse Movie Poster Image
Spielberg's sweeping horse drama is beautiful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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