When Amy's dog, Lobo, is injured by a trigger-happy rancher, it's up to Ty to save his life. Meanwhile, Jack goes to Moose Jaw to persuade Miranda to come back to heartland to help sort out Tim's struggle and Mallory tries to raise money to help her get an apartment so she will not have to move to Nashville.
Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?