Champion The Wonder Horse
"The Adventures of Champion" ran for one season on CBS from 1955 to 1956. A total of 26 half-hour episodes were produced by Armand Schaefer for Gene Autry's Flying A Productions and directed by serial and western veterans George Archainbaud, Ford Beebe and John English. Familiar cowboy faces abound including Roy Barcroft, Glenn Strange, George J. Lewis and Francis McDonald.
Inspired by the popular Gene Autry radio show of the 1940s, "The Adventures of Champion" television series takes its name from the famous singing cowboy's beautiful horse, Champion, a mustang running with a wild herd in the American Southwest of the 1880s. Autry's Flying A Studios and Gene Autry himself produced the series. Ricky North (Barry Curtis), who like anybody, has a nose for trouble and adventure, lives on a ranch with his Uncle Sandy (Jim Bannon) and his faithful German Shepherd, Rebel.
A wonderful and adventures story about a young horse and the unforeseen challenges he faces to reach his dream of becoming one of the most sought out dressage horses in the world.