Desperate to leave the dull life on his Texas farm behind, teenager Ben Mockridge (Gary Grimes) begs trail boss Frank Culpepper (Billy Green Bush) for a job on his next cattle drive to Colorado. As the grim realities of the cowboy life quickly dispel his romantic notions, the young man realizes he'll have to grow up in a hurry. Coming-of-age western co-stars Bo Hopkins, Luke Askew, Geoffrey Lewis, Charles Martin Smith. 92 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.