Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Dated '70s movie best for ardent horse lovers.

NR 2007 90 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 1 review

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age 7+

Great Horse-lovers Movie

This 1979 movie tells of a girl's love of horses, her perseverance in caring for & working towards keeping a horse, and the interactions of two different girls as they care for, ride, and compete on their horses. Janey is the main character, a 12 year old, who is struggling with the loss of her father, & what she perceives as his replacement, while watching a friend with wealth mistreat her pony, Danny. When Danny goes lame, he is labeled a 'lemon' by the girl's father, but is secretly purchased for Janey. Watch as Janey learns many life-lessons. It has an odd & unexpected ending, with Janey & Danny living out life together. Safe & worthy of watching, and an example of unconditional love.

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