Ellie's best friend Colt is going through a tough time with his parents' divorce and his actions are causing Ellie to question their friendship. Ellie wants to do something to make Colt feel better, and decides that maybe he'd like to get his own horse for his birthday. Colt's parents, competing over him, each get him a beautiful gaited horse, not realizing that's not what Colt wants at all. Will Ellie be able to find a horse that Colt will really like?
Fourth-grader Ellie James and her horse, Dream, are best friends forever. But when her human best friend, Colt, starts acting strange, Ellie determines to fix his problem. She tries to find the perfect horse for Colt. But how? Ellies brother is struggling to stay on his baseball team, her father is fighting to hold onto his job at the Jingle Bells Ad Agency, and her mother is volunteering at the cat farm and the worm ranch . . . so, Ellie is on her own. Or is she . . . ? Join Ellie and Colt in their exciting, horse-loving adventures.