Curated by the NZ On Screen team
This collection celebrates all things equine on New Zealand screens. Since the early days of the colony, horses have been everything from nation builders (Cobb & Co) to national heroes (Phar Lap, Charisma) to companions (Black Beauty) to heartland icons. Whether work horse, war horse, wild horse, or show pony, horses have become a key part of this (Kiwi) way of life.
Bestselling Pony Club Secrets author Stacy Gregg introduces the collection and recalls a horse-heavy East Coast upbringing. Read >
Te Ara looks at the history of the horse in Aotearoa, from when, where and why they came, to its place in our culture and identity.
We have agreed to share Phar Lap. Check out horse-tagged titles from our cobbers across the ditch, at Australian Screen.
Have we forgotten your favourite horse drama or doco (hold your horses, 90s teen series Riding High has been requested)? Let us know >