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Tagoureit: A Standardbred ex-harness racer story

A touching docu-short about the miraculous rehabilitation of a wounded racehorse.
5/5

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Directed Matt Urquist, ‘Tagoureit: A Standardbred ex-harness racer story’ is a short documentary that chronicles the extraordinary story of Tagoureit (Tag) – a promising racehorse whose life on the track was cut short after sustaining a career-ending injury. The new owners, Stewart & Lisa Goldberg, took the wounded horse under their wing, and with support from Dr. Maria Katsamanis (Friends For Pegasus), Tag is miraculously rehabilitated. A triumphant story of unwavering endurance and compassion.

Throughout the 4-minute film, the Goldberg’s, Dr. Katsamanis, and farrier Kris Smalley, document Tag’s poignant road to recovery. His transformation wouldn’t be possible without the life-changing support from Friends For Pegasus – a New Jersey based non-profit with a mission to “promote better understanding of equine wellness through the rehabilitation”. Horse and/or animal lovers will be overwhelmingly heart-warmed by Tag’s story – his beauty, stamina and congeniality is enticing to watch.

Matt Urquist has crafted a stellar docu-short that is crafted to perfection. Visually, the film is beautifully captured with quality cinematography and natural lighting. Sound, audio, music and post-production is equally impeccable – setting the tone perfectly – which in turn will keep viewers engaged with the narrative. The undying passion from the participants makes for endearing viewing. Highly recommended.

Brief Synopsis

This short film summarizes the inspiring story between a horse, a man and some help along their way.
Tagoureit: A Standardbred ex-harnesss racer story

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Director(s): Matt Urquist
Writer(s): Maria Katsamanis
Cast: Kris Smalley, Lisa Goldberg, Maria Katsamanis, Stewart Goldberg
Producer(s): Matt Urquist
Director of Photography: Matt Urquist
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Runtime: 4 min

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Tagoureit: A Standardbred ex-harness racer story

A touching docu-short about the miraculous rehabilitation of a wounded racehorse.
5/5

Review

Directed Matt Urquist, ‘Tagoureit: A Standardbred ex-harness racer story’ is a short documentary that chronicles the extraordinary story of Tagoureit (Tag) – a promising racehorse whose life on the track was cut short after sustaining a career-ending injury. The new owners, Stewart & Lisa Goldberg, took the wounded horse under their wing, and with support from Dr. Maria Katsamanis (Friends For Pegasus), Tag is miraculously rehabilitated. A triumphant story of unwavering endurance and compassion.

Throughout the 4-minute film, the Goldberg’s, Dr. Katsamanis, and farrier Kris Smalley, document Tag’s poignant road to recovery. His transformation wouldn’t be possible without the life-changing support from Friends For Pegasus – a New Jersey based non-profit with a mission to “promote better understanding of equine wellness through the rehabilitation”. Horse and/or animal lovers will be overwhelmingly heart-warmed by Tag’s story – his beauty, stamina and congeniality is enticing to watch.

Matt Urquist has crafted a stellar docu-short that is crafted to perfection. Visually, the film is beautifully captured with quality cinematography and natural lighting. Sound, audio, music and post-production is equally impeccable – setting the tone perfectly – which in turn will keep viewers engaged with the narrative. The undying passion from the participants makes for endearing viewing. Highly recommended.

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No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Brief Synopsis

This short film summarizes the inspiring story between a horse, a man and some help along their way.
Tagoureit: A Standardbred ex-harnesss racer story

Credits

Director(s): Matt Urquist
Writer(s): Maria Katsamanis
Cast: Kris Smalley, Lisa Goldberg, Maria Katsamanis, Stewart Goldberg
Producer(s): Matt Urquist
Director of Photography: Matt Urquist
Animation:

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Runtime: 4 min
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