Albert's father bought a horse called joey. When Albert first met him he knew they were going to be friends for life. Albert has to train Joey to be a farm horse because Albert's father will shoot Joey otherwise.
Albert's mother tries to convince Albert that his father is a good man. Albert's father has to sell joey because he needs the money. He sells Joey to the army . Albert tries to stop him but he cant.
Joey is getting used to life in the army. He has a new rider. During war captain Nicholls died while he was riding Joey. Captain Stewart said Nicholls would be proud of him.
After Captain Nicholls died joey got a new rider. Nicholls wasn't graceful and was like a sack of potatoes. Warren and Joey start to bond. They have to go through no mans land.
Topthorn and joey are take as prisoners by the Germans. Warren says goodbye to Joey.