Meet the Horses Who Star in Hallmark’s ‘Taking the Reins’

Hallmark’s “Taking the Reins” was filmed at a horse farm in Connecticut, however the horses who star within the film are precise stunt horses. The film stars Nikki DeLoach, Scott Porter, Janine Turner, and Corbin Bernsen. But it additionally options some wonderful horses, together with Patrick “The Wonder Horse” and Jay “The Magnificent.”

Patrick ‘The Wonder Horse’ & Jay ‘The Magnificent’ Starred within the Movie

The Instagram account representing the horse stars posted a narrative speaking about what a good time Jay the Magnificent and Patrick the Wonder Horse had filming the film with Porter and DeLoach. (Patrick starred as “Rascal.”) According to their Instagram account, Christine Pitcairn and Ryan Peterson prepare the horses within the film.

Renee Dupuis and her husband Ed Bennett III personal Meadowbrook Farm the place the film was filmed, Hartford Courant reported. Dupuis revealed that the horses who star within the movie aren’t their farm’s horses. Rather, they’re particular stunt horses educated for motion pictures.

DeLoach shared a thanks to their trainers on Instagram.

She wrote: “Patrick is the most effective horse I’ve ever recognized and I miss him on a regular basis. And I miss you and Ryan!”

After the film completed filming, they tagged DeLoach in a photograph.

DeLoach wrote: “My babe!!! Such a angel. Tell him his buddy Nikki loves him very a lot.”

The horses have been a giant hit with the cast. Janine Turner, who additionally stars within the film, shared a photograph she took with one of many horses on set. “I like horses!” she wrote.

She simply cherished the horses.

DeLoach additionally shared a photograph with a horse on set.

Patrick & Jay Starred in ‘Concrete Cowboy’ with Idris Elba

Patrick and Jay each starred in “Concrete Cowboy” with Idris Elba. The film was launched on Netflix in April.

The description of the film reads: “Sent to dwell together with his estranged father for the summer season, a rebellious teen finds kinship in a tight-knit Philadelphia group of Black cowboys.”

The filmmakers behind the film — together with the group of cowboys at Fletcher Street — established Philadelphia Urban Riding Academy to “protect the life, legacy, and tradition of Black city cowboys within the metropolis of Philadelphia,” a GoFundMe shared. The GoFundMe is elevating cash for a brand new facility in downtown Philadelphia that may “present an area not like every other for kids, teenagers and adults to expertise horses up shut and private.” The GoFundMe remains to be energetic and you’ll donate to it right here.

Patrick the Wonder Horse’s trainers shared some nice photographs of him on set. Here he’s sporting a masks.

And listed here are Patrick and Jay filming “Concrete Cowboy.”

Here’s a ravishing photograph of Patrick:

Here’s Patrick’s final shot with Elba.

The account wrote: “This was the final shot [email protected] on Concrete Cowboy and though Patrick does an excellent job taking part in the half as wild baby ‘Boo’, he is really the kindest, most light soul, with a contact of sass that makes him the most effective trick horse and equine actor ❤️🐎.”

And yet one more photograph:

The two horses star in “Taking the Reins,” which is a part of Hallmark’s Fall Harvest film lineup.


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