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By The Numbers : 10 Hollywood Horses

December 14, 1987| Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press

1--Michael Landon rode Cochise on "Bonanza."

2--Gene Autry rode Champion.

3--Smiley Burnette (Autry's sidekick) rode Nellie.

4--Roy Rogers rode "The Smartest Horse in the World," Trigger, now dead and mounted in Roger's Victorville museum.

5--Dale Evans rode Buttermilk.

6--Bill "Hopalong Cassidy" Boyd rode Topper.

7--Clayton Moore rode Silver; the same horse was Thomas Mitchell's (Gerald O'Hara) steed in "Gone With the Wind."

8--Tom Mix rode Tony.

9--Tonto rode White Feller, Paint and then Scout.

10--Marshall Matt Dillon's horse didn't have a name on "Gunsmoke" because Westerners rarely were sentimental enough to give their horses names.

Source: L.A. Book of Lists.

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