Free Rein Season 4: Netflix Renewal Status & Release Date

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The third season of Free Rein has now been and gone and fans unsurprisingly have been asking if we can expect to see a fourth season. Let’s find out if Netflix has renewed Free Rein for a fourth season and when we can expect season 4 to arrive on Netflix.

Free Rein is a Netflix Original teen-drama series created by Vicki Lutas and Anna McCleery. The series is one of the most popular live-action series in the Netflix Kids line up. First debuting on June 2017, Free Rein is now the longest-running kids live action Original on the streaming service. Thanks to the Netflix release schedule, Free Rein has become a regular feature in the Summer. Many fans will be hoping season 4 arrives next Summer in 2020 as well.

Teenager Zoe Phillips from Los Angeles spends the Summer in England, on an island just off the coast. Zoe meets a mysterious horse named Raven and the pair soon form a close bond.

Free Rein Season 4 Netflix Renewal Status

Official Netflix Renewal Status: Pending (Last Updated: 10/07/2019)

Netflix is yet to announce what the future is for Free Rein. This isn’t surprising as the third season only just aired recently. We’re expecting news on renewal to arrive soon but it will likely be in the next month or two. Free Rein is one of the most popular teen-drama series on Netflix so the likelihood of renewal is high.

Does the story warrant another season?


Going by the finale alone Free Rein would definitely need another season. After Gaby submitted a video of Zoe riding to a school in Florida, they want her to audition. While this is a great achievement for the teenager, if she is to successfully audition then she would have to leave her friends behind.

Did subscribers enjoy Free Rein season 3?

Free Rein Season 4 Netflix Release Date

The past two seasons have both arrived on the 6th of July, whereas the first season aired on the 23rd of June, 2017. If we go by these past release dates then the Summer of 2020 is the likeliest release date.

Will there be another Christmas special?

There’s no confirmation on whether or not Free Rein will be receiving another Christmas special. As the series has already received a Christmas and Valentine’s special, the writing team may look to write episodes for a different holiday.

Even though the series is based in the United Kingdom, the character of Zoe Phillips is American. This could lead to a Thanksgiving special where Zoe introduces her English friends to the American holiday. Thanksgiving is a time for friends and families to be thankful, the writers could base the episode on Zoe being thankful for her new friends and the life she now leads in the UK.

One very beloved holiday that hasn’t been given a special yet is Halloween. To reiterate Zoe’s American heritage could spice up Halloween at the school as compared to America the English don’t take Halloween too seriously. While the holiday is acknowledged, the Americans do a far better job of it.

Would you like to see another season of Free Rein? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.

 Poster Netflix Synopsis: "Wild horses couldn't drag Zoe away from this summer's UK Under 18s team tryouts, even when the competition pits friend against friend."

Rating: TV-G
Language: English
Genre: Family
Cast: Jaylen Barron, Celine Buckens, Freddy Carter, Manpreet Bambra
Season Additions:
  • - Season 3 was added to Netflix on July 6th, 2019
  • - Season 2 was added to Netflix on July 6th, 2018