A Gift Horse

Movie review by Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Formulaic faith-based horse movie has heavy themes.

NR 2015 92 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

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age 2+

Terrible film with bad examples

There was not a single good thing in this movie outside of the location being beautiful and it had horses. The acting was terrible, the way they handled the horses was actually dangerous. Not one person exhibited any actual skill at riding and the so called tough course? I was jumping 3 times that height and never got a "silver plate".. For the love of all that is holy, how leads a horse around by grabbing the side of the bridle?or even worst by a hand hooked through the bloody bit?! Do not show this video to kids as it encourages all the wrong things. And last but not least.., why did they let that girl off for almost hitting an innocent horse with a shovel... Wrong the heck away from this junky video

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Too much violence
age 12+


The only thing I csn say good about this movie is that it kinda sorta talked about prayer and God. This movie reiterated that it's okay to scream and be mean to people becuase you don't get what you want. That if you get caught about to physically hurt a horse, it's fine becuase you have a sob story about how much you hate your daddy paying for you to be able to ride. The riding was horrendous, unrealistic expectations of competitions and horse care. Dropping reins on the ground?! It was just very poorly done. Could have been so much better!! Acting was eh especially Abigails mother! Will not watch again.

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