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Spirit: Riding Free

Spirit: Riding Free

  • Premiered: 
    May 5, 2017
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  • Network: Netflix
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Dramedy
  • Type: Animated
  • Concept: 
    Based on the 2002 movie (Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron) 
  • Subject Matter: Western
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  • Seasons 1-4
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  • Seasons 5-8
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    Season 1
    Season 2
    Season 3
    Season 4
    Season 5
    Season 6
    Season 7
    Season 8
    Special: Ride Along Adventure

Plot Synopsis

Inspired by the Oscar nominated film SPIRIT: STALLION OF THE CIMARRON, SPIRIT RIDING FREE is a half-hour animated series that follows the heartfelt journey of a wild mustang who could not be tamed. In a small Western town, spunky ex-city girl Lucky forms a tight bond with wild horse Spirit while having adventures with best pals Pru and Abigail. Together they push limits, harness the power of friendship and discover what it means to be free. With their best friends by their side, they explore a world filled with endless rides, magnificent horses and never-ending fun. In the season opener, newly arrived in the town of Miradero, city girl Lucky struggles to fit in at school but befriends a wild stallion after he is wrangled for taming. On Friday, May 5, 2017 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, Netflix released the six-episode first season of SPIRIT: RIDING FREE.

Season 2 of SPIRIT: RIDING FREE debuted on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, as Netflix released the entire seven-episode season. In the second season, Lucky and her pals enjoy new friends and fresh challenges, from lessons in trick riding and selfless giving to daring snowy rescues.

Netflix released the seven-episode third season of SPIRIT: RIDING FREE at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT on Friday, November 17, 2017. In the season opener, "Lucky and the Long Way Home," Spirit's a wild stallion, but he can't bear the thought of being away from Lucky -- which means he'll do anything to find his way back home.

Season 4 debuted on Friday, March 16, 2018 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, as Netflix released the entire six-episode new season. Big changes are right around the bend in an all-new season of adventure that brings fresh faces -- and a family Lucky never knew she had. The fourth season opens with Spirit healing from an injury, and Lucky assisting a sidelined Winthrop at his store by dishing up ice cream -- and advice -- with mixed results.

On Friday, May 11, 2018 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, Netflix released the seven-episode fifth season of SPIRIT: RIDING FREE. From circus life to the open range, there's no problem the PALs can't solve this season when they put their minds to it and work together. In the season opener, "Lucky and La Voltereta Feroz," Pru and Abigail set out to find Lucky and bring her back home after learning she's run off to join the circus.

Season 6 of SPIRIT: RIDING FREE premiered on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, as Netflix released the six-episode sixth season. Fearless Lucky and her friends ride full speed ahead into a new season of adventure packed with excitement, danger -- and even a little romance. In the season opener, "Lucky and the Doubtful Drought, every well in town dries up -- except for Grayson's -- when hot times hit Miradero. So where's he getting his water? The PALs hatch a plan to find out.

Netflix released the seven-episode seventh season of SPIRIT: RIDING FREE on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT. As the seasons change, so do Lucky's adventures -- whether she's racing through the snow, outsmarting villains or soaring high in the sky! In the season opener, "Lucky and the Railroad Ransom," a patient Kate waits at the altar, while Spirit and the PALs spring into action to stop a speeding train -- with support from a surprising ally.

The six-episode eighth season of SPIRIT: RIDING FREE premiered on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT. Big changes lie ahead for Lucky and her friends in an eventful season -- from new babies at home to a faraway boarding school. In the season opener, "Lucky and the Warm Welcome," when a huge storm sparks danger for a wild herd, Jim and Spirit ride off to the rescue, leaving a very pregnant Kate in Lucky's care.
On Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, Netflix released "Ride Along Adventure," a 22-minute SPIRIT: RIDING FREE special. Join Lucky and her friends on an interactive mission to save Maricela's beloved mare from greedy horse thieves who've taken her captive with a wild herd. Voice cast: Amber Frank, Bailey Gambertoglio, Sydney Park, Katey Sagal, Rachel Kimsey, Darcy Rose Byrnes, Duncan Joiner, Bella Aboulhosn, and Kai Scott.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by DreamWorks Animation