Dartmoor, 1914: To his wife's farmers dismay Narracott buys a thoroughbred, not an animal to plow, but when the teenage son of Mr. Albert trained horse and calls him Joey, the two become inseparable fall. When his harvest failed, farmers have to sell Joey British cavalry and he was transferred to France, where, after a catastrophic attack the Germans, he was captured and changed hands twice more before being found, caught in barbed wire in No Man's Land and freed four years later. He returned after the British battle line, where Albert, now a private, was temporarily blinded by gas, but still recognizes his beloved Joey. However, when the Armistice was declared Joey is set to be auctioned. After all they've been through will Albert and Joey return home together?