The Young Black Stallion

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

The Young Black Stallion (2003 Movie)

“The Young Black Stallion” is a 2003 family adventure film produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a prequel to the 1979 film “The Black Stallion” and is based on the characters from Walter Farley’s “The Black Stallion” book series.

The story follows a young girl named Neera (played by Biana G. Tamimi) who lives in the Arabian desert during World War II. When her father is called away to war, she is left to care for their family’s farm. One day, Neera discovers a wild black Arabian stallion wandering in the desert. The horse is scared and mistrustful of humans due to past experiences, but Neera is determined to befriend and tame him.

With the help of a young Bedouin boy named Aden (played by Patrick Elyas), Neera slowly gains the horse’s trust and forms a deep bond with him. Together, they embark on a thrilling journey filled with challenges and adventures.

As Neera and the young black stallion train and prepare for a prestigious race, they face various obstacles and learn valuable life lessons along the way. The film highlights the beauty of the Arabian desert and the special connection between humans and horses.

“The Young Black Stallion” is a heartwarming and visually stunning film that celebrates the power of perseverance, friendship, and the magic of a unique bond between a young girl and a magnificent horse.

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  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $6.5 million
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  • Richard Romanus: Ben Ishak
  • Biana G. Tamimi: Neera
  • Patrick Elyas: Aden
  • Gérard Rudolf: Rhamon
  • Ali Al Ameri: Mansoor
  • Andries Rossouw: Kadir


  • Director: Simon Wincer
  • Producers: Fred Roos and Frank Marshall
  • Music: William Ross

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