A lad with a penchant for trouble is sent to live with his aunt and uncle in Indiana. Though he’s not happy at first, his love of horses and his affection for a young filly that he plans to race make life bearable. He also finds romance with tomboyish Char who shares his love for horses.
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Ford-like lyricism abounds in this magical, and dramatic tale amongst harness-horse riders and their beautiful beasts set in the lush countryside of Indiana, with a cast of youthful characters that charm, and exquisite direction by Hathaway, always letting the drama unfold in simple yet emotional ways. A treasure to re-discover.