Maggie is living on a farm in the backwoods of Alabama raising her horses and trying to survive when she is approached by a man looking for a horse act, she and her horses go on the road with the circus meeting new people and having new experiences including meeting the beautiful Ariana. What would a hick have in common with the sophisticated woman she meets? Is it possible they have a future?
Ariana is everything a woman in depression era America would want to be, sophisticated, worldly, and beautiful. What could she possibly see in the hard working Maggie whose whole world revolves around her ‘babies’ the magical horses she has trained?