Ride a wild pony

Original title: Ride a Wild Pony
Director: Don Chaffey
Country and year: USA-Australia / 1975
Genre: Family, adventure

Cast: Michael Craig, John Meillon, Robert Bettles, Eva Griffiths, Graham Rouse, Alfred Bell, Neva Carr-Glynn, Les Foxcrof

A moving story filmed in Australia about a farm boy who is given a wild pony to ride to and from school. When the pony is found alone, he is mistaken for unclaimed and sheltered by a handicapped little girl. A contest of ownership arises between the two children that must be resolved publicly. Based on James Aldridge's novel, "A Sporting Proposition."