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That master of all activities, Goofy, shows us the basics of riding a horse, from selecting the proper clothes, to mounting, the basic gaits, jumping, and walking the horse back to the stable (until the horse hears the word "stable", that is). Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Narrator: No truer has ever been uttered than those of Confucius, or some other philosopher, who said, "The outside of a horse is good for the inside of a man."
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Not nearly among Goofy's best...but still pretty good and worth seeing.
3 March 2010 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

From the 1940s even up to recent years, Disney Studios made a ton of the "How To" films starring Goofy. Most are pretty good (especially the last one, "How to Hook Up Your Home Theater"), though a few (such as the drivers ed ones) are a bit on the preachy and annoying side.

"How to Ride a Horse" is certainly not among the better Goofy "How To" films, though it is good enough to merit watching it. In this installment, you find Goofy as a horseman--trying to demonstrate the correct way to ride a horse. Getting on the horse and riding it consist of almost all the film--and frankly there isn't enough material. I mean, just how funny can you possibly make such a relatively mundane subject?! Still, the animation quality is nice and it's not a preachy film--once again, like the drivers ed films.

Worth seeing--especially for kids. Not great but will provide a few chuckles.


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