Dark Horse

Dark Horse is a 1992 American drama film directed by David Hemmings. The screenplay by Janet Maclean was adapted from an original story by Tab Hunter, who also co-produced and played a supporting role.


The plot focuses on new-girl-in-town Allison Mills, a teenager whose mother recently died. When she hangs out with the wrong crowd, she gets into trouble and is sentenced to community service at a local stable. There she comes to love spending time with the animals until an automobile accident disables her and her favorite horse Jet. The wheelchair-using girl learns to overcome her handicap through the indomitable spirit of the horse, who overcomes the odds and runs again.

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    director David Hemmings
    genre drama
    keywords community service horse stable wheelchair
    musicBy Roger Bellon
    producer Allan Glaser Tab Hunter