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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 ... See full summary »

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Jack Kinney
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Pinto Colvig ... Goofy (voice) (uncredited)
John McLeish John McLeish ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Reitschule See more »

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Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Mono (RCA Sound System)

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Color (Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Debuted as part of 1941's 'The Reluctant Dragon' but was not shown as a standalone short until 1950. See more »

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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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Featured in DTV: Golden Oldies (1984) See more »

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"The most magnificent of all dumb animals..."
30 December 2014 | by utgard14See all my reviews

Despite being released as a short in 1950, this was actually the very first in the Goofy 'How to' series. This was originally part of the movie The Reluctant Dragon, released in 1941. In that movie, this short is previewed for Robert Benchley by Disney animators. The cartoon features Goofy showing us the basics of horse riding. This includes mounting, trotting, and jumping. Amusingly, both Goofy and the horse are bored by the narrator's monotonous instructions. It's a nice short with lovely and colorful animation. The horse is a hoot. He has a great time messing with Goofy. Not the best of the 'How to' series but enjoyable.


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