A sick, abused horse has been rescued and brought to Pine Hollow Stables. The local veterinarian is doing everything she can to save its life, but this horse has more than a broken body. Its spirit is broken too. The girls in The Saddle Club know that it needs more than medicine, food and a comfortable stall. It needs a reason to live. Lisa remembers the heartbreaking story of Sal, another abused horse that eventually died. She swears things will be different this time. But what will save this horse from sad, lonely end?