Ready to Run (television) A Disney Channel Original Movie, first airing on July 14, 2000. 14-year-old Corrie Ortiz discovers she has an ability to talk to horses, and Thunderjam, her thoroughbred race horse, becomes her best buddy. With a dream of standing proudly in the winner’s circle, she and Thunderjam team up. Directed by Duwayne Dunham. Stars Krissy Perez (Corrie), Nestor Serrano (Machado), Theresa Saldana (Sonja), Lillian Hurst (Lourdes), Cristian Guerrero (Gabby).