Justin Morgan Had a Horse

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Engaging Disney tale about birth of a horse breed.

G 1972 91 minutes

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age 6+
This movie is near perfect for my kids, especially my 6 year old who is easily scared. Justin Morgan is an easy tempered man who cares a lot about a colt that he brought back from out of town and believes in him. Squire Fisk is mysogynistic and talks down to a woman who is indentured to him as well as other mentions in the movie about outdated ideology of women's role in the housework. My most sensitive child was nervous when Figure the horse is ridden down a rocky quarry and during the race even though no people or animals were in real danger. There is some gambling over the horse's abilities and a group of men return to the outside of the town bar and are seen with beer steins and it's implied that it is alcohol.

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