Movie Horse Care and Welfare

“Running Wild,” about rehabbing wild horses features, animals purchased at auction. Sharon Stone and Dorian Brown star.

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Did you ever wonder what movie horses’ lives are like and how they are protected? With the release of “Running Wild,” we went behind-the-scenes to get the story.

The film centers on Stella Davis, played by Dorian Brown, a California socialite saddled with an in-debt ranch after her husband is killed in a vehicle accident. A herd of wild horses on the ranch inspire her to start a prison rehabilitation program pairing the horses with inmates.

However, little did she know her struggle would be more than just working with wild horses and convicts when anti-activist Meredith Parish (played by Sharon Stone) enters the picture. The film opens on Feb. 10.

Caring for the Horses

This is the gist of the movie that viewers will see in theaters beginning February 10, 2017, as well as on video on demand for six months. We see them as part of the movie, but how are these horses cared for and their safety ensured? The answer is the American Humane Association (AHA), an organization that has representatives on any set where animals are involved in production

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