Horses: The Story of Equus follows the lives of three horses, all born on the same night. One becomes a racehorse and her story takes us into that extraordinary world where the ancestry of every horse can be traced back to 1791 and where their overwhelming instinct to run is highly valued. The second is trained as an equestrian horse, but becomes a stunt horse in the movies. The third horse escapes from people and joins the feral herds in the wild. There, undisturbed by human contact, the horses revert to natural, herd behavior, much as they may have been like before being domesticated.

Length: 40:00

Film Details

  • Year Released: 2002
  • Date Released:
    June 2002
  • Alternate Titles:
  • Status: Inactive
  • 3D: No
  • Run Time: 31-50
  • Formats: 15/70
  • Distributor:

    MAX Corporation

  • Produced By:
    Equus Films
  • Executive Producer: Mikael Borglund, Rainer Mockert
  • Producer: Liz Butler, Michael Caulfield
  • Director:  Michael Caulfield
  • Associate Producer: 
  • Writer:  Michael Caulfield
  • Cinematography: Tom Cowan
  • Sound Editor: 
  • Visual Effects:
  • Music/Score:  Roger Mason
  • Editor: Melanie Sandford
  • Narrator: Gabriel Byrne
  • Other Credits:
  • Sponsors: A presentation of the Australian Film Finance Corporation, MBP, and Mullion Creek & Beyond


  • Animals
  • Documentary
  • Nature


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