Cocaine, one of the most popular stunt horses of his day, crashing through a window in the John Wayne movie Chisum (1970). Photo from the book Hollywood Hoofbeats. Read more about the book at http://ilovehorses.net/blog/history-2/the-humane-movement-goes-to-hollywood-to-protect-horses/

Cocaine, one of the most popular stunt horses of his day, crashing through a window in the John Wayne movie Chisum Photo from the book Hollywood Hoofbeats. <= which the movie is a remake and the book was written by William S.

Hightower, one of the busiest horses in movies, played Pilgrim in The Horse Whisperer, Ginger in Black Beauty, and Julia Roberts' mount in Runaway Bride. He died in 2008 at the age of 26.

Hightower, one of the busiest horses in movies, played Pilgrim in The Horse Whisperer, Ginger in Black Beauty, and Julia Roberts' mount in Runaway Bride. He died in 2008 at the age of So sad!

TC Bey Cedar, a black Arabian stallion who played Al Hattal in Hidalgo. I met him in person and he was a very sweet, calm horse!

"TC Bey Cedar, a black Arabian stallion who played Al Hattal in Hidalgo. I met him in person and he was a very sweet, calm horse!" - He's an absolutely beautiful horse.

Finders Key, the horse who played Joey in War Horse.

Finders Key - horse who played Joey in movie titled War Horse is an off the track Thoroughbred, or former racehorse

Towering Inferno, the horse who played Phar Lap in the biopic. He was actually a Thoroughbred-Waler cross and looked remarkably like the real Phar Lap.

Towering Inferno, the horse who played Phar Lap in the biopic. He was actually a Thoroughbred-Waler cross and looked remarkably like the real Phar Lap. One of my all time favorite movies!

Hollywood Extra, the colt who portrayed Joey as a newborn foal in War Horse. (The horse who played Joey in much of the film, Finders Key, played Joey's dam during the foaling scene.) Hollywood Extra is now a cute yearling colt in Oklahoma.

Hollywood Extra, a horse owned by Larry “Potts” Kettles and his wife, Nelda, appeared in the Oscar-nominated movie “War Horse.” The horse is shown Wednesday on their ranch in Guthrie. Photos by David McDaniel, The Oklahoman

Thee Cyclone, the Arabian stallion who played the mature Shetan in the IMAX film The Young Black Stallion.

Thee Cyclone, the Arabian stallion who played the mature Shetan in the IMAX film The Young Black Stallion. I SOOO loved the Black as a kid.

Docs Keepin Time, who played Black Beauty in the 1994 movie and the ill-fated Gulliver in The Horse Whisperer.

Docs Keepin Time, an AQHA stallion, starred in the 1994 film "Black Beauty", as well as "The Horse Whisperer".

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