History Main / HorsebackHeroism

3rd Jul '16 6:11:23 PM nombretomado
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* The boxart of ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'''s special-edition Toa Lhikan & Kikanalo set depicts the hero Lhikan riding the rearing beast, despite the fact that in the story, he never shares a scene with any Kikanalo.

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* The boxart of ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'''s ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'''s special-edition Toa Lhikan & Kikanalo set depicts the hero Lhikan riding the rearing beast, despite the fact that in the story, he never shares a scene with any Kikanalo.
12th Jun '16 10:23:53 AM HeroGal2347
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* ''Series/TheATeam'', "[[Recap/TheATeamS3E9Showdown Showdown]]". [[LegendaryImpostor The fake A-Team]] rig a van so it will drive down and hit one of Winnetka's tents. Hannibal, grabbing one of the horses from the show, catches up to the truck, jumps into its cab, and manages to stop it {{just in time}} to prevent it from hitting the tent and two people.
23rd May '16 11:29:19 PM AurumCalendula
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* Root in the ''Series/PersonOfInterest'' episode "A More Perfect Union"
5th May '16 11:38:37 AM ChaoticNovelist
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Combine a RearingHorse, a BigDamnHeroes rescue, some CoolGuns or a sword, a pinch of DramaticWind, and you get Horseback Heroism. The sight of "Lightning" rising up on his hind legs while [[DramaticThunder thunder cracks]] in the background is enough to tell everyone involved that the Day is well and truly Saved. And your potential LoveInterest... well, let's just say there's nothing "potential" about that any more...

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Combine a RearingHorse, a BigDamnHeroes rescue, some CoolGuns or a sword, a pinch of DramaticWind, and you get Horseback Heroism. The sight of "Lightning" rising up on his hind legs while [[DramaticThunder thunder cracks]] in the background is enough to tell everyone involved that the Day is well and truly Saved. And your potential LoveInterest... well, let's just say there's nothing "potential" about that any more...
Saved.



Updated versions may substitute a CoolBike or CoolCar for the horse.

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Updated versions may substitute a CoolBike or CoolCar for the horse.
horse. In which case you can expect MyHorseIsAMotorbike.


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*''Literature/JourneyToChaos'': [[spoiler: After Nolien mana mutates into a unicorn]], Tiza rides into battle like a mounted knight.
8th Jul '15 10:36:20 AM JoieDeCombat
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* In ''VisualNovel/SevenKingdomsThePrincessProblem'', two of the several possible results of the disastrous riding excursion in the second week has the PlayerCharacter saved from certain death by Hamin, or Hamin and Zarad together, riding to her rescue.
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18th Jun '15 8:37:53 PM HeraldAlberich
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Combine a RearingHorse, a BigDamnHeroes rescue, some CoolGuns or a sword, a pinch of DramaticWind, and you get Horseback Heroism. The sight of "Lightning" [[RearingHorse rising up on his hind legs]] while [[DramaticThunder thunder cracks]] in the background is enough to tell everyone involved that the Day is well and truly Saved. And your potential LoveInterest... well, let's just say there's nothing "potential" about that any more...

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Combine a RearingHorse, a BigDamnHeroes rescue, some CoolGuns or a sword, a pinch of DramaticWind, and you get Horseback Heroism. The sight of "Lightning" [[RearingHorse rising up on his hind legs]] legs while [[DramaticThunder thunder cracks]] in the background is enough to tell everyone involved that the Day is well and truly Saved. And your potential LoveInterest... well, let's just say there's nothing "potential" about that any more...
18th Jun '15 8:36:44 PM HeraldAlberich
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Combine a RearingHorse, a BigDamnHeroes rescue, some CoolGuns or a sword, a pinch of DramaticWind, and you get Horseback Heroism. The sight of "Lightning" rising up on his hind legs while [[DramaticThunder thunder cracks]] in the background is enough to tell everyone involved that the Day is well and truly Saved. And your potential LoveInterest... well, let's just say there's nothing "potential" about that any more...

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Combine a RearingHorse, a BigDamnHeroes rescue, some CoolGuns or a sword, a pinch of DramaticWind, and you get Horseback Heroism. The sight of "Lightning" [[RearingHorse rising up on his hind legs legs]] while [[DramaticThunder thunder cracks]] in the background is enough to tell everyone involved that the Day is well and truly Saved. And your potential LoveInterest... well, let's just say there's nothing "potential" about that any more...
15th Jun '15 4:23:14 PM DeisTheAlcano
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* A frequent occurrence for Literature/{{Zorro}}.

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* A frequent occurrence for Literature/{{Zorro}}.''Literature/{{Zorro}}''.



* Out of the night, when the full moon is bright, comes a horseman known as Series/{{Zorro}}...

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* Out of the night, when the full moon is bright, comes a horseman known as Series/{{Zorro}}...''Series/{{Zorro}}''...



* In the music video for Music/ShaniaTwain's "That Don't Impress Me Much", one of the hunky gents she encounters while hitchhiking in the desert is something like an Arabian adventurer on the back of a charger. She waves him on, the ice princess.

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* In the music video for Music/ShaniaTwain's ''Music/ShaniaTwain'''s "That Don't Impress Me Much", one of the hunky gents she encounters while hitchhiking in the desert is something like an Arabian adventurer on the back of a charger. She waves him on, the ice princess.



** Pushing the 'jump' button while your horse is stationary in VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption also does so, and it triggers automatically when you successfully break in a wild horse.

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** * Pushing the 'jump' button while your horse is stationary in VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption'' also does so, and it triggers automatically when you successfully break in a wild horse.



* In the WesternAnimation/CartoonNetworkGroovies short ''El Kabong Rides Again'', the title character rides in wielding ''a guitar'' to smite the villain.

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* In the WesternAnimation/CartoonNetworkGroovies ''WesternAnimation/CartoonNetworkGroovies'' short ''El Kabong Rides Again'', the title character rides in wielding ''a guitar'' to smite the villain.
9th Jun '15 9:59:53 PM foxley
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* In ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'', most characters with ability-based charmsets like the Solars and Sidereals can do this to one extent or another. The Solars invoke the trope the hardest though, particularly [[RidingIntoTheSunset Hero Rides Away]].


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* In ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'', most characters with ability-based charmsets like the Solars and Sidereals can do this to one extent or another. The Solars invoke the trope the hardest though, particularly [[RidingIntoTheSunset Hero Rides Away]].
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9th Jun '15 9:59:25 PM foxley
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* "A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty Hi-Yo Silver! ''Radio/TheLoneRanger!'' ... With his faithful Indian companion Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains led the fight for law and order in the early western United States! Nowhere in the pages of history can one find a greater champion of justice! Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear! From out of the past come the thundering hoofbeats of the great horse Silver! The Lone Ranger rides again!"
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