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Horses 1949


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Horses 1949

2 mins United Kingdom

This delightful short film shows a chestnut mare grazing in a paddock accompanied by her recently born foal. The foal is very frisky and darts about as it explores its surroundings though never straying too far away from mother. This sequence is followed by an equestrian cross-country event - featuring several riders tackling some quite severe looking obstacles, in front of numerous spectators. Watch out for the horse that refuses to jump a set of gates.

Screen Archive South East is a public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England. The archive's collections of magic lantern slides, films, videos and associated materials capture the many varied aspects of life, work and creativity from the early days of screen history to the present day and serve as a rich and invaluable historical resource.


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Countryside Foals Young animals Horse riding Horses Spectators River Tweed


Animals on Film




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