Jonty and Art could become stars of the big screen if a film project currently in the early stages comes to fruition.
A film company is interested in the story of the Irish eventer and his crowd-funded Olympic horse Cooley Rorkes Drift, and those behind the project have set up a crowdfunding page to raise the initial budget.
The idea came about after a post in the Art’s Amazing Family Facebook group, members of which are those who contributed to Jonty’s securing Art in 2017, in April, suggesting a film be made.
Jan Birley, who has worked closely with a film company on an adaptation of a book she wrote about eventing, saw the post.
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Article written by: Eleanor Jones