If you met a friendly horse, would you communicate by Morse? We may never find out the answer to that question, but as we approach the Year of the Wood Horse, let’s take a look at some of the most memorable fictional horses of all time.
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As long as you stay far, far away from any of the fan fiction involving Rainbow Dash, Twilight Sparkle, and Fluttershy, they can stay special in the good kind of way.
P.S. Yes, ponies are not horses, but look, they are so cute! Let’s include them in this list anyway.
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The loyal steed of the Lone Ranger, this white stallion carries our dashing hero from one conflict to the next as he fights his way against injustice in the old West. According to canon, Silver was actually the Lone Ranger’s second horse, as he originally rode a chestnut mare named Dusty.
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50 million copies, marking it as one of the most successful novels of all time. The lead character, Black Beauty, is anthropomorphic in this novel, and tells his story in autobiographical form. The book’s success enacted sweeping changes in how London’s horse-drawn carriages were treated.
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immortality to anyone who partakes of its blood—at least in Harry Potter lore.
“The unicorn effect” is a term coined, on the other hand, to denote how some people tend to fall in love with the people they can never have, and when they manage to win over what once was a pipe dream, they suddenly lose all interest.
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the classic PlayStation 2 game, “Shadow of the Colossus.” I’m assuming spoilers will be fine for a game this old, so let’s just say that in hopes of helping Wander succeed in his quest near the end of the game, Agro apparently sacrifices himself just to make this possible. Given that this game has next to no dialogue, it was a very emotional moment, to say the least.
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P.S. There is also another Pinoy mythical horse-creature called the tikbalang. Find out more about it here.
How do you feel about horses? These horses? Any other horses you feel should be part of the list? Post them in the Comments Section.