Life is a rough ride for Moondance Alexander. But when a pony named Checkers trots into her life, the awkward 15-year-old pursues a dream she never knew she had! Convinced that her horse has championship potential, Moondance enters him in the Bow Valley Classic---and learns that only perseverance lands you in the winner's circle. Inspired by a true story, this family adventure is an uplifting story the whole family will enjoy. Rated G. Approx. 94 minutes.