An everlasting bond is formed when a boy, Jean-François Pignon, receives a horse for his 12th birthday. He names the waifish yet powerful animal Gazelle, and the two become inseparable. As time goes by, the boy achieves great success in the equestrian world, though pride threatens to derail what once promised to be a wonderful future. With help from Gazelle and his deep faith in God, Jean-François searches for his path to fulfillment and peace.