September 14, 2007
Studio: The Bigger Picture
Director: Michael Damian
MPAA Rating: N/A
Screenwriters: Michael Damian, Janeen Damian
Starring: Kay Panabaker, Don Johnson, Lori Loughlin, James Best
Official website: MoondanceAlexander.com
Inspired by a true story - "Moondance Alexander" is a spirited teen living with her eccentric mother. She is faced with another uneventful summer until she discovers a lost pinto pony named Checkers who has jumped out of his paddock. Although Moondance returns the horse to his rightful owner, the gruff and mysterious Dante Longpre, she is convinced that Checkers is a champion jumper in disguise and is determined to help him realize his full potential. Moondance manages to talk Dante into training her and Checkers for the Bow Valley Classic and despite the criticism of her piers; discovers that perseverance, loyalty and individuality can land you in the winner's circle.