In their blood: horses of South Africa

In the saddle of dreams.


South Africans and their horses have a rich and storied history. From Mitchell’s Plain to the Wilgersbosdrif, people have relationships with these incredible animals that are mesmerising and beautiful, and an intrinsic knowledge that is fascinating. 

IN THEIR BLOOD tells the stories of South Africa’s highly prized horses, their breeders, owners, trainers and stable-hands, and the dreams and ambitions they nurture. In a series of visually captivating and highly personal stories, we get an understanding of the intimate and complex world of horses, their bloodstock and the people who love and work with them. We also get to witness their dramatic journeys from local competition to international glory.


In Negotiation; TBASA sanctioned




South Africa / Dubai

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8 Part Documentary Series