Does a horse die?

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TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
201
No
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Jennifer Stark
Specifically, I think one gets beheaded. It's considered in poor taste by the onlookers, but it happens.
TV Show • 2010 Report
Yes
146
No
2
10
user18530
In the very first episode of The Walking Dead, the horse that Rick rides to Atlanta is eaten by walkers. Then, in season 5, Daryl and Aaron are outside of Alexandria and a horse named Buttons is also eaten.
TV Show • 2014 Report
Yes
140
No
0
14
Kara Gheldof
A horse commits suicide by jumping off a bridge onscreen. Multiple members of Bojack's family (father, uncle, grandparents) have died offscreen before the series starts.
Book Report
Yes
136
No
3
14
avivasageek
A horse is killed by the impact of a meteor, and her flank is used to make a bib for a baby (For whatever reason)
Video Game • 2009 Report
Yes
126
No
0
27
Nebulacat
Horses feature, and like dogs and cats, they *can* die, but they can be prevented from dying.
TV Show • 2013 Report
Yes
124
No
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11
lepetitmonstresr
Season 2 - Episode 8
Anime • 2009 Report
Yes
108
No
0
8
itsnattyps
Also in the second season a horse is thrown and sadly squished
Video Game Report
Yes
101
No
0
7
spice_n_sugar
Some horses get killed in action.
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
80
No
0
10
Rockobster
Season 2 - Episode 6 - 4:00 - Roach is critically injured and Gerald mercy kills him. Very sad, such a good horse
Yes
78
No
2
6
Hein van den Ouweland
2 horses are decapitated two-thirds into episode 4
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
76
No
3
9
allisonkrutz
In the newest season, AHS: Apocalypse, a horse dies in the first episode. It was shot in the head.
Video Game • 2011 Report
Yes
74
No
1
6
starlyaj
Horses are common in Skyrim and are almost always killable. (You can kill Shadowmere but she respawns at her death place after a while) and in Helgen, a dragon is shown to kill a horse in the middle of the town.
TV Show • 2014 Report
Yes
69
No
0
Video Game • 2020 Report
Yes
67
No
1
5
CourtneyMcGaha
Characters are ambushed and their horse is shot in the head
Video Game • 2013 Report
Yes
66
No
0
7
hopethishelps
When Ellie runs out to distract people from where Joel is, the horse gets shot in the head.
TV Show • 2009 Report
Yes
66
No
13
5
Bambi House
In the tunnel created by Sloth at Fort Briggs, horses are killed.
Anime • 2009 Report
Yes
65
No
0
14
CameronWallace
A man jumps out of the body of an exploding horse. I believe the horse dies in the process.
Video Game • 2017 Report
Yes
64
No
1
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Parker McCalip
If you're not super careful you can end up getting the horse you ride one killed(though at one of the fairy fountains your horse can be revived).
Video Game Report
Yes
63
No
0
8
megwilton3556
SPOILER: at the end of the game when running from the Pinkertons with John, Your horse will get shot and subsequently die.
Movie • 2002 Report
Yes
63
No
1
4
LaurenEmilyTownsend
A horse gets spooked on a ship and runs off and drowns
TV Show • 2009 Report
Yes
62
No
2
13
theanonymouswhisperer
A horse dies off screen
Movie • 2017 Report
Yes
59
No
13
8
RinasaurusRex
The Valkyries' winged horses are seen falling from the sky under Hela's attack.
Movie • 2021 Report
Yes
58
No
0
6
spleenhurfer
a few...
Movie • 2021 Report
Yes
54
No
9
10
Ollyarts
There is a line that says “We have resorted to eating our horses”, but the presumed eating of those horses is not shown.
Video Game Report
Yes
52
No
0
5
James Palmer
during the dream sequence at the start of episode 2, a pony dies; it's a dream but could still be confronting
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
48
No
8
4
Pajuka
Presumably if there were horses in the area, they were executed along with every other animal - wild or domesticated. There are no horse deaths, or even horses, on screen however. There is a deer or similar creature briefly shown as dead by radiation poisoning.
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
47
No
1
5
CLPPRBRD
While the 2 protagnists of the story climb up to see the battleground early in the movie, there are a couple of dead horses. The camera get’s quite close on the horses and you can see flies fly away from the horses.
Movie • 1972 Report
Yes
45
No
1
4
Jesse Newton
The act of decapitating the horse is not seen, but it's aftermath is.
TV Show • 2013 Report
Yes
44
No
3
8
Thomas Veil
One of the main characters is a horse veterinarian.
Movie • 1984 Report
Yes
43
No
2
11
JWood
Seriously, Artax’s death was the saddest thing I had ever seen as a child. He comes back in the end, but it does not negate the death scene.