La Duquesa wanted her "one and only human" for as long as she could remember. Maryann Wilcox dreamed about riding a silvery mare bareback across a meadow in the moonlight since she could remember. A tragedy introduced them to each other but circumstances kept them apart. Maryann's riding instructor, Ginny Hartley, could see the connection between the rescued horse and the young girl who lived in poverty. Ginny began pulling strings trying to unite a broken family so she could unite that special horse with her special girl.