Welcome toFull ReinA documentary series

Hit the road with our team of Ph.D. experts in “Full Rein,” a new documentary series featuring unique jobs of horses across America, and the science that feeds some of the country's hardest working equines, from mountain guides to the Budweiser Clydesdales.

Every Horse is Extraordinary

Short Films

Swan Mountain
Guide Horses
(3:00 min)

Backstage with the
Budweiser Clydesdales
(2:45 min)


The World of Equine Vaulting
(22:39 min)

Gymnastics on a moving horse? Glimpse inside the world of equine vaulting and what’s required, physically and mentally, to compete among the best.

Purina Animal Nutrition Center
(32:16 min)

The Purina Animal Nutrition Center has been helping horses receive better nutrition since 1926. Join us as we learn about their world-renowned breeding program that delivers and raises foals that go on to do great things in the real world.

Medieval “Magic”
(23:45 min)

Our Full Rein Sweepstakes winner Elizabeth Kopras shares her passion recreating Medieval European culture and the role her horses play in the performances. As a member of the Society of Creative Anachronism, Elizabeth teaches her horses, including her rescue horse Magic, everything from jousting and armored combat to medieval equestrian games. This episode highlights all the training and the nutrition it takes for Magic and all her other horses to be successful.

Jerry Diaz — Charro Horsemanship
(25:41 min)

Keeping tradition alive. Get a peek at the training behind one of the oldest equine performances today with Purina Ambassador Jerry Diaz.

Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center — An Olympian At Work
(26:01 min)

At Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center, Paralympians get a chance to heal — and maybe win a medal or two. Find out what it takes to fuel horses who are both world-class therapists and athletes.

Supporting Horses and Veterans
(32:09 min)

Learn how BraveHearts therapy horses are helping veterans get back on their feet.

Search and Rescue Horses
(31:44 min)

The horses of Maine Mounted Search and Rescue will walk through fire to complete their mission. Literally. Find out what it takes to train and qualify for one of the country’s most elite mounted search and rescue squads.

(27:37 min)

Ever wonder who supplies and trains the horses you see in the movies? Get behind-the-screen insights about the life of a movie wrangler and what it takes to prepare and nourish horses for long days on Hollywood sets.

Backstage with the Budweiser Clydesdales
(28:04 min)

Hit the road with a backstage pass. In this episode, we’re heading down to Grant’s Farm in St. Louis to find out what it takes to make the cut as one of the Budweiser Clydesdales, the rock stars of the horse world.

Purina Animal Nutrition Center — Meet A Rising Star
(39:21 min)

Want to learn more about the science that fuels the world’s hardest working horses? We’ll hit the ground running with Lou, a three-year-old grey quarter horse gelding and a rising star in research and innovation at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center, often called “The Farm.”

Swan Mountain Outfitters —
Off Grid In Big Sky Country
(27:47 min)

Meet Smoky, the horse who guides riders through mountain passes, dizzying heights, and even grizzly bears. Join us as we travel to Big Sky Country to explore the science that fuels Mountain Guide Horses in Glacier National Park.

Extraordinary Innovation

Innovation doesn't happen in silos. Some of our biggest breakthroughs occurred when our researchers applied learnings from cattle to deer and horses to pigs.

Anna Pesta
Purina Horse Feed Bags

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