Horse movies of the 1960’s including cheeky favorites like The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit to all time classics like Misty of Chincoteague.
Each one provides a brief description with links to their IMDB & where they can be purchased online. Enjoy!
Misty of Chincoteague (1961)
Based on the book by Marguerate Henry, Misty is a story about a young brother & sister who fall in love with a wild mare at the Chicoteague round up & auction. They find out later Misty has a surprise.
Miracle of the White Stallions (1963)
Takes place during WWII in Austria when the Lipizzaner breed was almost demolished. Director of the Spanish Riding School appealed to General Patton to his animals. Patton agrees to help thus preserving the breed.
Run, Appaloosa, Run (1966)
Run, Appaloosa, Run is the story of a Nez Perce girl (Mary) who trains & performs on horses as a trick rider. She adopts an orphan colt until he is forced out of her hands and through several bad owners before they are reunited.
The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968)
The story of a man named Fred who manages to solve his two biggest problems in one swoop. He creates an ad campaign around a new horse for his daughter to compete with and to market his bosses product.