EQUUS INTERNATIONAL Film Festival is the premier global venue for award-winning equine film, television and alt-media and presentations, panels and speakers, that bring awareness and understanding to the arena of the horse and the relationship and bond between horse and human. EIFF, an outreach and education project of the umbrella organization, Horse Haven Montana, a not-for-profit, strives to promote education and a greater understanding of the unique relationship between these two beings. As our mission statement conveys, our purpose is to enhance the equine/human bond & to improve the welfare and well-being of the horse. We welcome partners and friends from around the world to support these efforts and this cause and invite you to become a part of an important movement and international gathering of unique individuals – filmmakers, organizations, trainers, teachers, horse enthusiasts, animal advocates and many, many others.
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Healing, Hope and the Promise of
the Horse-Human Bond
EQUUS INTERNATIONAL Film Festival is the only international event of its kind, headquartered in the heart of the American West, the historic and charming city of Missoula, Montana. EIFF strives to spur international awareness, appreciation and knowledge of the world of the horse (and other equines) by recognizing and celebrating the talent, ideas and creativity of film, television and multi-media artists; to celebrate and highlight the significance of the equine/human bond; and to give a voice to worldwide efforts to improve the welfare and well-being of our equine partners.
*In order to continue to spread this message around the world, EIFF partners with organizations and other entities across the globe, helping them to bring these incredible equine films and issues to audiences worldwide. We accomplish this through the EIFF “On the Trail” Post-Festival Tours. Please contact us to learn more or to arrange a tour in your hometown.
The EQUUS INTERNATIONAL Film Festival features a wide range of media programming on stories, topics and issues that bring awareness and understanding to the equine world. EIFF celebrates the magnificence of the horse and the people who value and treasure the world of equus and devote their lives to giving a voice to horses and other equines on a global scale.