Mickey Rooney (National Velvet, The Black Stallion) plays Barney Ingram, a down on his luck gambler who has just discovered that his expensive white stallion has been stolen. When the stolen horse escapes his captors, a local teenager, Stephanie Ward, played by Isabel Lorca, gives him a new home and a new name: Lightning. She begins to train the horse for show-jumping competitions with the help of a no-nonsense stable owner, Susan George, and the chemistry between the powerful animal and young girl form an unbeatable team. When the horse thieves recapture Lightning, Stephanie and Barney must team up to get him back in time for the National Championships.
Capturing the excitement and suspense of real horse jumping action, Lightning, the White Stallion will make your pulse gallop and your heart soar! This uplifting saga will have you on the edge of your seat with a memorable and pulse-pounding finale.
Mickey Rooney plays a down-on-his-luck gambler whose expensive horse is stolen by a thug who wants the white stallion for himself. With the aid of two young friends, Rooney attempts to outwit the criminal and win back his beloved horse.