EQUUS Film Festival

  • 101 Things To Do With Your Horse Episode 1

    But, do you find yourself wishing you could do more with them than just ride? You groom and ride and groom and feed and... then you spend time with them... "just being". Which is great! But then what? What else is there is to do?
    Run Time: 27 minutes
  • 101 Things To Do With Your Horse Episode 2

    Join world renowned horse whisperer, animal communicator and energy healer, Anna Twinney’s tribe of horse lovers, enthusiasts and owners
    Run Time: 27 minutes
  • A Backcountry Recovery

    With horses' help, Army veteran finds healing in Yellowstone.
    Run Time: 5 minutes
  • A Place To Heal

    Run Time: 10 minutes
  • A Pony and His Boy: The Story of Berry and Josh

    Young boy with Down Syndrome and his pony.
    Run Time: 26:08 minutes
  • Agrinoui

    A young mare visits Cyprus to take part in races.
    Run Time: 20 minutes
  • American Hoofbeats TV with Rose Cushing

    A journey to educate horsemen and women about how valuable and versatile the American Mustang truly is.
  • Backyard Racehorse Series

    Transforming a $2,500 cast-off into a $300,000 earning racer!
  • Bedouin Horsemaster - Ali Al Ameri

    For the first time cameras were allowed to follow reknowned Horsemaster Ali Al Ameri fixing horses during his time in the United Kingdom. This film provides an amazing insight into Ali Al Ameri at work, his thoughts and humour while showing the power of his natural horsemanship.
    Run Time: 94:55 minutes
  • Beyond the 9 Points of Saddle Fitting

    A compilation of educational information.
    Run Time: 48 minutes
  • Black Rodeo

    In 1972 Harlem, a Black Cowboy show rides into Randall's Island, NY to perform in front of a large crowd of enthralled spectators.
    Run Time: 87 minutes
  • Carry Your Hand

    "Carry Your Hand" tells a personal story of professional show jumping rider Susan Artes. Through early tragedy, determination, and passion for her sport, Susie has become a recognized name on the show jumping circuit. "Carry Your Hand"brings a message of love, loss, and the beauty of horses!
    Run Time: 14 minutes
  • Ceolchuairt Mongolia

    Irish fiddler Daire Bracken embarks on a musical pilgrimage to Mongolia in pursuit of the horse-head fiddle...
    Run Time: 39:00 minutes
  • Chasing Wild Horses

    Run Time: 47 minutes
  • Christmas Ranch

    A rebellious girl is sent to stay on her grandmother’s horse ranch for Christmas. She falls into friendship with her grandmother’s pony and becomes determined to help save the ranch from foreclosure.
    Run Time: 1:22 minutes
  • Cisco

    A family and their horse suffer a tragedy which leaves him in a state that no one can handle or train him. A determined girl does her best to get through to him while dealing with the loss of her mother.
    Run Time: 10 minutes
  • Corrals to Competition

    Trainer's journey of adopting two wild mustangs and preparing them for compettion.
    Run Time: 69:07 minutes
  • D'artagnan is the Champion

    In this experimental southern comedy, documentarian Missy Palmer adds her unique spin to the life story of Daddy O' the rescue horse.
    Run Time: 74 minutes
  • Dartmoor Ponies The Final Round Up

    Since the bronze age, ponies have roamed Dartmoor. They are the living, breathing emblem of the moors. But this is all about to change.
    Run Time: 12 minutes
  • Daughters of the Polo God

    Daughters of the Polo God set in Manipur, India is a unique story of girls and horses empowering each other. It is a story about saving an endangered breed of pony and empowering women in the sport of polo at the same time.
    Run Time: 33:00 minutes
  • Equestrian Adventuress In Greece

    Travel to Greece with the Equestrian Adventuress
    Run Time: 19 minutes
  • Equestrian Adventuresses In Greenland

    Travel with Equestrian Adventuresses to Greenland as they embark on a horse riding journey to meet the masterminds behind a horse riding tour in one of the most untouched places on Earth.
    Run Time: 24 minutes
  • Free Spirits: Saving America's Wild Horses

    Wild mustangs are beautiful, powerful, and majestic but they face uncertainty for their survival out west.
    Run Time: 82 minutes
  • Freedom Of The Heart A Foals Story

    This film leads us through the life of a foal from birth to six months old. It shows us how perfect the senses of a horse are after its very first breathe in order to survive in the wilderness. It shows us the importance of the mother and daughter relationship. Horses give us humans so much.
    So why do thousands of domesticated horses worldwide not surpass the age of five?
    Run Time: 14 minutes
  • Gazelle

    Jean François, aged twelve, is living with his parents and brother on the family farm, when a wonderful gift, the young mare Gazelle, disrupts his quiet life.
    Run Time: 107 minutes
  • Getting Started In Lightness

    This film captures the essence of the principles of riding in lightness as taught by Jean Claude Racinet. Whether you simply want the pleasure of a horse who responds to light aids or you aspire to high levels of dressage, Getting Started in Lightness offers practical help for horses of any breed and riders at any level. Designed to be a visual reference for Mr. Racinet’s book Another Horsemanship, the video conveys the “feel” and look of correct work and some of the common problems a student may encounter.

    206 Sugar Creek Rd. Weaverville, NC 28787 approx 15 miles north of Asheville 828-626-2485
    Run Time: 95 minutes
  • Goodnight Ladies

    Goodnight Ladies is a 37 minute documentary film about the world's most famous Master of Fox Hounds.
    Run Time: 37 minutes
  • Great Florida Cattle Drive: Unbroken Circles

    A group of combat-wounded veterans and details their struggles of going on a cattle drive in Florida in mid-winter.
    Run Time: 57 minutes
  • Halter Off

    Far removed from the pomp and pageantry of races like the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, Halter Off offers an unapologetic look at the underbelly of horse racing in Charles Town, West Virginia and one man’s shot at a second chance.
    Run Time: 19 minutes
  • Hastdans Pa Hovdala Equus Onsite Nyc

    In July 2013, The Equus Projects spent three weeks in a Swedish forest creating Håstdans på Hovdala, an evening length theater work that brought together four professional dancers, four horses and a cast of Swedish performers with autism.
    Run Time: 72 minutes
  • Healing Horses

    Through the stories of three women, "Healing Horses" explores aspects of the healing relationships created between humans and horses.
    Run Time: 27:50 minutes
  • Healing With Horses

    A documentary about a local mission with a global message.
    Run Time: 17:00 minutes
  • Herd

    During a nature retreat deep in the heart of British Columbia 's horse country, eight people participate in a collective spirit quest of meditation and equine therapy.
    Run Time: 53:00 minutes
  • His Name is Midnight

    Story of a prince to pauper rodeo horse with an unstoppable will to survive.
    Run Time: 28:05 minutes
  • Hockey On The Hoof

    In the heart of Sussex in the English countryside the sport of Polo is played by aristocratic young men. We visit the famous Cowdray Estate and have the game explained by the commentator, himself an accomplished player and teacher of the sport.
    Run Time: 17 minutes
  • Horse

    JAR wrote Horse song as an anthem to bring all horse lovers together through the venue of music.
    Run Time: 5:13 minutes
  • Horse of Kings "Thief of Hearts"

    Horse of Kings is a cinematic search for the story of the Carthusian horse. The roots, triumphs and future of this oldest Spanish breed.
    Run Time: 90:00 minutes
  • Horse of the Gypsies

    Gypsies and Traveling families of the British Isles devoted generations to developing the magical gentle horse now known as the Gypsy Vanner Horse.
    Run Time: 26 minutes
  • Horse Packer

    Horse Packer follows Travis, in his newly appointed position as Lead Packer on the West side of Rocky Mountain National Park.
    Run Time: 13:58 minutes

    A young man reaches out to horses who reflect his inner emotions as he tries to find his strength again.
    Run Time: 42 minutes
  • Horse Reflections

    During the time I was self employed as a Natural Horseman I've had many unforgetable moments and life lessons with horses and their owners. This song reflects that time and what it is like to have horses in your life.

    Tawnee Preisner and Payton Christian co-host this exciting show. Together with their team from Horse Plus Humane Society they will help a horse rescue that is struggling to make ends meet.
    Run Time: 25 minutes
  • Horse Rich Dirt Poor

    Wild horses are caught between an incredibly polarized and emotionally charged debate aiming to write their future in the American West.
    Run Time: 16 minutes
  • Horse Shelter Diaries

    Nine horse trainers took 9 horses that had never been saddled and ridden and trained them for 100 days.
    Run Time: 65 minutes
  • Horses 911

    Natural Horseman, Tony Simonetti built an action packed horse business right here in New York. Watch Tony as he takes on problem horses and their humans. Tony will always fix the horse, but sometimes it's the human that poses the biggest issue. With his colorful staff and young family, follow Tony as he enjoys every minute of his hectic lifestyle.
    Run Time: 22 minutes
  • Horses Under Voice Control

    A video that shows some examples of the level horses can be trained without the use of either whips or food incentives.
    Run Time: 22 minutes
  • Hounds And The Huntsman

    Deep in the heart of the Sussex countryside this film follows the charismatic man known as 'Sage' as he breeds, nurtures and trains his pack of hounds.
    Run Time: 43 minutes
  • Hozho In Beauty We Walk

    Hózhó, in beauty we walk " is a first part of documentary of 30 minutes which plunges us into the mysterious world of the centaurs Amerindians: «the dineh of Arizona (People in Navajo).
    Run Time: 27 minutes
  • I Want to be Rompicollo - The True Story of the Woman of the Palio

    In 1957 Rosanna Bonelli, the first and only woman in history, participates as a jockey at the Palio of Siena.
    Run Time: 39 min minutes
  • Into The Spotlight

    Into the Spotlight: A touching documentary about equine theater horses and how training is the singular greatest insulation we can provide horses from the slaughter pipeline.
    Run Time: 74 min minutes
  • It's Reining

    Related by a first generation cowboy Jon Ingram stood at the beginning of reining as a sport.
    Run Time: 51 minutes
  • JAR: Journey of a Horseman

    Follow the entertainer's incredible life from Motown recording artist to his 5 star rated charity working with at risk youth using horses in his programs.
    Run Time: 50:00 minutes
  • Johnson Racing Then To Now

    Mark Johnston is one of Britain’s leading racehorse trainers, having become the first Flat trainer to send out more than 200 winners in a season.
    Run Time: 33 minutes
  • Knacker

    After a stable hand gets involved in insurance fraud, the consequences may be more than he bargained for.
    Inspired by the true accounts of equine insurance fraud in the 1990's, this film takes an intimate look at the difference between greed and desperation.
    Run Time: 11:41 minutes
  • Labor of Love

    An endearing series of portraits of three German-based international jockeys.
    Run Time: 22 minutes
  • Land Of The Thoroughbreds

    Taking a photograph is a loving gesture. It triggers a subtle adjustment of rhythms and creates a sensory intimacy with the horse. In my video work, I depict sequences from the horse’s life.
    Run Time: 14 minutes
  • Legends Of The Turf Colorado King

    Colorado King’s story begins before his birth with trainer Syd Garrett, the only man ever to have ridden, trained, and owned Durban July winners. Garrett was mentor to his nephew Syd Laird, the man who would train Colorado King, and also to Robbie Sivewright who would ride the horse. The episode examines how these two characters were shaped by the master trainer, and lays the foundation for two personalities that we get to know more over the course of the series.
    Run Time: 24 minutes
  • Legends Of The Turf Hawaii

    “Legends of the Turf” is a 17-episode documentary series about the greatest South African racehorses to have graced the South African turf from 1960 to 1980, a period known as “The Golden Age” of racing.
    Run Time: 24 minutes
  • Little Horse Big Medicine

    Run Time: 8 minutes
  • Live Before You Die

    Travelling the length of the country and back again with a pair of horses and gypsy caravan, Live Before You Die is the ultimate horse-drawn road movie, following a band of Travellers with handcarts, goats, donkeys and ponies along green lanes to the fairs and festivals of England.
    Run Time: 6 minutes
  • One Hundred Mules Walking the Los Angeles Aqueduct

    One Hundred Mules Walking the Los Angeles Aqueduct is a documentary of a journey with a string of one hundred mules, that drew a line, between Los Angeles and a major source of its water in the Eastern Sierra.
    Run Time: 60 min minutes
  • Pee Wee Lovell

    Parker Lovell, owner of the reknowned Cash Lovell Stables and Riding Academy in Winston-Salem, NC, thought she had the perfect life...

    Run Time: 80:33 minutes
  • Poisoned Horses

    The Justus Palette J Ranch quarter horses had always been healthy, but that good health stopped abruptly in 1985 when Pagosa Springs added silicofluoride chemicals to the municipal water supply.
    Run Time: 29 minutes
  • Riders of the Mist

    A century old bareback pony racing tradition in the state of Assam, India.
    Run Time: 65 minutes
  • Riding In Stride

    Riding in Stride looks at the age-old bond between girls and horses by focusing on young equestrians as well a women who have carried the passion for horses into their adult lives including Hall of Famer PJ Cooksey and Best Selling Author Mary Midkiff. Riding in Stride originally aired on PBS.
    Run Time: 26 minutes
  • Riding With ThisABILITIES

    “Riding with thisABILITIES” is the story about a group of children with disabilities that are empowered through a therapeutic horse program.
    Run Time: 55:48 minutes
  • Roaming Wild

    An activist, a cowboy, and a mountain man search for solutions to protect life and land.
    Run Time: 66 minutes
  • Rodeo and Juliet

    Big-city girl goes to the country and meets a special horse and young cowboy who teaches her to barrel race, while her mother reconnects with a local rancher she was in love with 20 years earlier.
    Run Time: 1 hour 28 minutes
  • Romany Rai

    An immersive horse-drawn journey breaking apart stereotypes of Gypsy and traveller culture.
    Run Time: 59:00 minutes
  • Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O Hyde

    The vibrant life of a cowboy, conservationist and award-winning writer, Dayton O Hyde.
    Run Time: 93 minutes
  • Safe, Fun Trail Riding with Michelle Rasmussen

    Learn to turn frustration and fear into FUN on the trails with some simple, effective games.
    Run Time: 56 minutes
  • Saving Chayah

    The true story of how Lisa Kincaid took in a neglected and abused rescue horse, and in doing so, changed both of their lives.
    Run Time: 7 minutes
  • Scout's Honour

    A journey to get back on the horse.
    Run Time: 51 minutes
  • She Had Some Horses

    A lyrical documentary about the bond between women and horses.
    Run Time: 48 minutes
  • Sonny Garguilo Horsemanship Building The Handy Horse

    CREATE THE HORSE YOU WANT! Sonny Garguilo Horsemanship Building The Handy Horse
    Create the horse you want! I know as a professional horseman it seems easy for me to say that but when I do, I am not speaking about a level of skill you need, but more so a mind set for you and your horse.

    Run Time: 11:49 minutes
  • Spaghetti Cowboys

    Friends that all come from the inner city working long hours building our roads and sewers, yet find time to enjoy the country air and the relationship between horse and humans.
    Run Time: 21 minutes
  • Spotlight Rescue Series 2017

    A documentary series to shine a light on the issues facing our horses, dogs and cats in need of rescue.
    Run Time: 60 minutes
  • Tails of Iceland

    Run Time: 1:05 minutes
  • The 5 Building Blocks Of Bitless

    Our educational film that encourages and celebrates equestrians who are actively seeking a richer, more rewarding relationship with their equine partner. We offer detailed instruction, tips, encouragement and support for those on the journey to bitless riding and training. Our goal is to demystify and promote the bitless movement.
    Run Time: 22 minutes
  • The Adventures of Selika

    A story based upon the image of a beautiful black woman, Selika, an equestrian of haut dressage in 19th century France.
    Run Time: 7:00 minutes
  • The Animal Human Connection At Soul Harbour Ranch

    SOUL/ Sharing of Unconditional Love: Following therapeutic mini horses, witnessing the magic they perform for patients from pediatric hospitals to hospice centers.
    Run Time: 7 minutes
  • The Dance

    This dance is based on a positive approach between human and animal, going against the notion of "breaking" a horse.It relies on trust, observation and vulnerability as power, not weakness. It produces a state of mind which allows them to connect.At once serene and firm, Paul quietly uses his leadership, gradually creating a bond of trust with Amigo with peace ans stillness.After the tension of the first moments, he instills calm and relaxation with his presence and his breathing.Using the halter, Paul develops his bond with Amigo, distancing him from his natural desire as a prey animal to flee the pressure.Through this conversation, a sense of joy, curiosity and respect is developed.
    Run Time: 4 minutes
  • The Edge: Bruce Anderson - Natural Humanship

    THE EDGE explores the work of Bruce Anderson, native of Trinidad, and the programs that he has created over a lifetime of work with horses and people.
    Run Time: 36 min minutes
  • The Equestrian

    A young dressage rider's ambition to win threatens to ruin a partnership on the verge of a blossoming career.
    Run Time: 26 minutes
  • The Farmer and the Horse

    Filmmaker Jared Flesher follows farmers in New Jersey who use draft horses instead of tractors to keep their farm running.
    Run Time: 77:00 minutes
  • The Gobi Gallop A Documentary

    A look at the intrepid riders taking on the challenge of the longest annual charity horseback ride on the planet. Filmed in Mongolia
    Run Time: 71 minutes
  • The Last Ride

    "The Last Ride" music video was made as the title song for the documentary, "Their last Ride". The documentary feature can be screened in the EQUUS FIlm Festival On Demand channel.
    Run Time: 4:28 minutes
  • The Lost Quixotes

    A beautifully shot section along the Atlantic coast, at Assategue Island National Park contains an enthralling piece from one of the leading authorities on wild horses and horse behavior and its ramifications for the domestic horse owner. "I didn't want to make another how-to video," says Belasik. “It is my hope that this visually unique DVD may shed some light on the increasingly tense schism between competition and classical dressage.” Featured are demonstrations of the daily exercises that are the common ground of both, in an engaging film that should have appeal far beyond specialist riders.
    Run Time: 46 minutes
  • The Narrabundah Boy

    Narrabundah, Australia, 1959.
    Fresh off the boat from Italy, a young migrant boy’s chance encounter in the streets of Canberra leads to a friendship and purpose that has stood the test of time.
    Sixty years on Angelo and Ray remain the best of friends, and have built lifelong careers learning from and inspiring one another as they work with and dedicate their lives to understanding the language of horses.
    Run Time: 7 minutes
  • The Old Spanish Trail

    Three old men set out to ride the Old Spanish Trail, a 1200 miles journey from Los Angeles to Santa Fe.
    Run Time: 55 minutes
  • The Path Of The Horse

    Explore the world from a horse's perspective. Watch the documentary that is changing lives.
    Run Time: 61 minutes
  • The Ride

    Skijoring is a sport that combines fast horses with daredevil skiing through a slalom course in small towns throughout the western United States. Follow Ebbie Hansen, a Montana cowgirl, as she chases her third National Championship.
    Run Time: 9 minutes
  • The Sound Of Wings Meeting Free Horses

    Short documentary movie produced during EAHAE (Horse Assisted Education) conference which took place at Free horses Ranch in Poland. Title "The sound of wings" corresponds with the work of Horse Assisted Education facilitators from around the world, who together with horses give wings to people and humanity. It corresponds as well with the unseen wings of horses, who as mythological Pegasus are catalysts of human transformation and with the sound of wings of wild grus, who by seasonal migrating remind us about lifecycles and cooperation with the rhythms of life.
    Run Time: 18 minutes
  • Their Last Ride

    A Cherokee woman's personal journey that informs and reflects into the world of horse slaughter.
    Run Time: 44:31 minutes
  • Torrinha : Giving It All

    The story of an old "Bullfighting Traditional" family in Portugal and the horses that they love.
    Run Time: 50:00 minutes
  • True Appaloosa

    A woman sets out to learn about the origins of the Appaloosa spotted horse.
    Run Time: 72:00 minutes
  • Une Allure Dans La Nuit

    Let's meet Patrick Moutomé , a former equestrian stuntman who went blind after an accident. His passion stronger than anything, he takes over the reins of his life and his horses. Patrick tells us about the obstacles he had to overcome and explains his new vision of the horse through discussions with some of his rider friends.
    Run Time: 50 minutes
  • Untamed Legacy Americas Wild Mustangs

    Untamed Legacy chronicles the journey of a mustang named Charlie from his wild Nevada birthplace to a loving home in Alabama, and the people whose lives he touches along the way.
    Run Time: 57 minutes
  • Utopik

    After years of work together, Charlie Carrel and a troubled horse named Utopik fight the odds and compete at a top level Grand Prix.
    Run Time: 14 minutes
  • Walk On

    An inspirational story of overcoming disability through riding therapy at the Naples Therapeutic Riding Center.
    Run Time: 9:26 minutes
  • Walking On 10 Years Of Miracles

    Charlie, Susan, and Lily join Walk On Farm's equine therapy and begin riding horses and driving carriages in to stay strong in the face of illnesses such as Parkinsons and MS.
    Run Time: 6 minutes
  • Walking Score The Equus Projects And Bettina Drummond

    A collaboration with world renowned equestrian Bettina Drummond, the weekend features a new work created with Bettina riding her Lusitano.
    Run Time: 15 minutes
  • We Are A Horse Nation

    The story of why the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota Nations of Native Americans) are a "Sunka Wakan Oyate" (Horse Nation), demonstrating their philosophy and bringing together traditional and contemporary songs, stories, and teachings.
    Run Time: 105 minutes
  • When The Dust Settles

    The film shows how the struggles of wild horses mirror those of disadvantaged girls.
    Run Time: 45 minutes
  • Wild Horse Road Trip

    Join an adventure in 'Trusting More' as one wild family takes off across the United States in an RV named 'Grace' to adopt two bonded wild Mustang mares, the 'Soul Sisters', and bring them back to their forever home.
    Run Time: 60 minutes
  • Wild Horses In The Winds Of Change

    America's wild horses have touched my heart. Land, once declared legally theirs has been taken from them. All voices are needed to present sustainable solutions for the wild horses to remain free roaming. Watch the trailers and leave educated comments. Let's find sustainable solutions for horses, water and habitat.
    Run Time: 27 minutes
  • Wise Horsemanship At Freedom Farm

    Freedom Farm is a natural horsemanship-based training and boarding facility, offering youth horsemanship programs as well as adult classes and lessons.
    Run Time: 16 minutes

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