Brumby: Horse Run Wild

Australia, 1990

TV show
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Horses were brought to Australia 200 years ago as servants and loyal friends. Having served faithfully in work and war, they were turned loose. They ran wild, were named “Brumby” and branded outlaws. This wild, beautiful and noble animal is a threat to the natural environment. Brumbies are mustered and shot from helicopters, and this film contains scenes of shootings. However, the greatest killer of brumbies is drought - but they are as wild as the land in which they live, and they have a strong instinct to survive. Narrated by Bryan Brown.

Credits

producer/director

Gary Steer

production company

Discovery Channel

ABC-TV (Australia)

Australian Screen Associates

Sky Visuals

Duration

00:54:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36999

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Horses

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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