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How to Ride a Horse (1950)

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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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 »

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Die Reitschule 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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Trivia

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

Quotes

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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Edited into The Magical World of Disney: How to Relax (1957) See more »

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Not a Classic But It's Entertaining
8 January 2016 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

How to Ride a Horse (1950)

*** (out of 4)

There's no denying that Goofy is the "How to" guy at Disney. Throughout the decades he has appeared in a number of shorts centered around how to do certain things. As the title suggests, this one here has him teaching us what the proper way is for us to ride a horse. Not only do we learn the proper way to ride but we also learn what we should wear. Obviously this is a charming film that doesn't take itself too serious. I wouldn't say it was a classic Goofy short but there are enough laughs that make it worth sitting through. If you're a fan of the series or Goofy then you'll certainly enjoy the short for what it is.


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