Under the Spell of Horses

Narrator Silvio Rivier global, village

A beautifully shot, visually stunning 4-part series that explores the ancient and traditional relationship between horses and man around the world. Read More

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  • DVD
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  • 1
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  • 208 mins
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  • 16:9 Widescreen
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  • All
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  • PAL
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  • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
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  • 5th May 2010
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  • $29.99
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Overview

In Morocco, once a year the royal city of Meknes is transformed into an oriental military style camp. More than 500 riders are expected to take part in this major Fantasia, a warlike display of horsemanship.

Argentina breeds and exports the most horses in the world, and nowhere else in the world has such a rich and diverse horse culture. Here, we’re given an insight into three very different scenes where horses are integral; the gauchos in the Pampa, the exclusive polo scene and the Cartoneros rubbish collectors of Buenos Aires.

Each year in November the small, barren desert oasis of Pushkar is transformed into a place of pilgrimage for millions of Indians. Everybody who is anybody on the horse scene in Rajasthan - Maharajas, breeders and horse masters - meets at the Pushkar Mela, the turbulent market for over 50,000 horses and camels.

On the edge of the Arctic Circle in Iceland we meet the family Goroarsson and see their work with horses. In summer, when the days neither begin nor end because it never gets dark, they drive most of the horses up to the highland pastures where the animals have complete freedom.

Language: English
Barcode: 9322225082083

Product Reviews (1)

15 Aug 2012 19:42 AEST
C Richey
from: Galston
Rating:

Fantastic a wonderful experience - This dvd is a must see. Even if you are not horse crazy this documentary is extremely enjoyable to watch. Seeing how people live in various countries and there wonderful beliefs. Make this a definite for your dvd collection.

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