A rebellious girl is sent to stay on her grandmothers horse ranch for Christmas. She falls into friendship with her grandmothers pony and and becomes determined to help save the ranch from foreclosure. Lizzie got into some trouble and has been suspended from school. Her parents decide to send her to her grandmother's ranch during Christmas so she can stay out of trouble, but Lizzie doesn't want to be there. That is, until she meets Hope, her grandmother's pony. Lizzie starts to relax and show her grandmother more respect, but then she finds out that her her grandmother's ranch is about to be foreclosed.