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Wild Horse, Wild Ride (2011)

PG | | Documentary, Western | May 2011 (USA)
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The Extreme Mustang Makeover Challenge is an annual contest that dares 100 people to each tame a totally wild mustang in order to get it adopted into a better life beyond federal corrals.

Directors:

Alex Dawson, Greg Gricus

Star:

Carlos Chee
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A handful of unforgettable characters set out on a 100-day quest to tame a totally wild mustang for a Texas competition in this stunning and poignant documentary. Among them: Charles, a Navajo grandfather out to re-capture his youth; George, a grizzled cowboy with a stubborn streak; and Wylene, a blond beauty with a theatrical flare and a nerve of steel. In three months, man and horse must transform from scared strangers to close companions. It won't be an easy journey. Bones and egos will take a beating. Fear and frustration will weed many out. But those who prevail may find themselves desperately vying to keep their horses when they ultimately all go up for adoption at a public auction. Written by Anonymous

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100 Days. 100 People. 100 Mustangs.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some language
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Among the many westerns that can be watched for free on "Fawesome" (Forever Awesome TV & Movies) through Roku and other streaming services. See more »

Quotes

George Gregory: You get to take a wild horse and bond with him and get him to where you can ride him. It just doesn't get any better than that.
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How To Ride
Music and Lyrics by Amy McIntire
Performed by The Ahs
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Wonderful! Wonderful!! Wonderful!!!
26 October 2016 | by bikerhiker46See all my reviews

I misspent my younger years working as an assistant horse trainer and managed to work with two mustangs during that time. Thus I have a pretty good idea of how challenging the job can be. To say that I found the incredible accomplishments documented in this movie amazing would be to understate my reaction by more than a little. And for the results to be obtained in 100 days, more than amazing. Astounding would be the term I'd use. But the makers of this movie accomplished much more than a simple showcasing of competence on the part of the trainers portrayed. Although wild horses were the main focus the sensitive portrayal of human spirit is what I will never forget. In the future every time I get disillusioned with human misbehavior I will watch this movie again for a refresher course in the great things we are capable of achieving.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 2011 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,610, 26 August 2012

Gross USA:

$111,205

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$111,205
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