27 April 2014
Posted in Articles
Blanco, a striking Andalusian, played the majestic stallion in the Lord of the Rings movies. Blanco, one of the horses that played the role of Shadowfax in the Lord of the Rings movies was euthanized at age 25 after several months battling illness.
Shadowfax is one of the most beloved equine characters in literature, noted for his bravery, intelligence, and unwillingness to be tamed. He never wore a saddle or bridle and only allowed the wizard Gandalf to ride him.