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We've compiled a list of the Famous Horses in Film and
Television & Famous Horses in Songs for your pleasure.

Famous Horses in Film and Television

Black Beauty in Black Beauty
ButtermilkDale Evans' horse
Khartoum, the horse in The Godfather
Velvet Brown's horse Pie in National Velvet, and a bunch of other
TriggerRoy Rogers'  Golden Palomino horse
Various horses in The Man From Snowy River

Famous Horses in Television

Black Beauty from The Adventures of Black Beauty, loosely based
on the novel (see above)
Champion the Wonder Horse, eponymous hero of a 1950s series
the Clydesdales of the Budweiser beer commercials
Edmund, Aunt Manya's imaginary pony, from Seinfeld
Mister. Ed, from the TV show of that name
Esquilax, in The Simpsons
Fury, the black stallion of the 1950s TV series of the same name
Hercules, Steptoe and Son's horse
Pokey, of The Gumby Show
Pony Puff Princess, Dee Dee's idol in Dexter's Laboratory
Princess, Lisa's horse in The Simpsons
Quick Draw McGraw, of Hanna-Barbera's cartoon series
Scout, Tonto's horse
Silver, the Lone Ranger's horse
Tornado, Zorro's horse
Eponymous White Horses in the Yugoslav childen's series, seen in
an English dubbed version in the late 1960s/early 1970s.

Famous Horses in Animation

characters in Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
Horace Horsecollar
Khan in Disney's Mulan
Philip, in Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Barbie's horse
Noble Heart Horse - a Care Bears cousin

Famous Horses in Song

Eponymous Chestnut Mare in the song by The Byrds
Eponymous Horse with No Name (assuming a nameless horse can be
eponymous) in the song by America
Feitlebaum the racehorse who always finishes first (even in a car
race) in songs by Doodles Weaver (performed with Spike Jones and
his City Slickers)
The Horse - title of instrumental 1968 rock song by Cliff Nobles
and Co.
"Horses" by Patti Smith
Mac, in the Mason Profitt song "Two Hangmen"
"My Lovely Horse", a fictional Eurovision Song Contest entry sung
by Father Ted Crilly and Father Dougal McGuire on Father Ted
"On Horseback", coda to Ommadawn by Mike Oldfield
Trigger, pulled the fastest milkcart in the West in the Benny
Hill song "Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)"
"Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses?" by U2
"Wild Horses" by The Rolling Stones
"Wildfire" by Michael Murphy
The "Old Gray Mare" in the song of that name
The waltzing Henry the Horse from The Beatles' Being for the
Benefit of Mr. Kite (based on a real horse called Zanthus)

Famous Horses in Video Games

Epona became Link's horse in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
and again in The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

Horses in Mythology & Literature

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