Shergar is based on the true story of a champion race horse, allegedly abducted by the I.R.A., then rescued by an orphaned boy.
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This is very roughly based on the true story of the studhorse, Shergar, which was stolen from an Irish stable. See more
Early in the film, when the helicopter has just scared everyone on the farm and Kevin is in the barn preparing to clean the horse, a crew member can be seen sitting in the corner. See more