The early pioneers faced a hard life while traveling in wagon trains into the frontier. Everyone experienced hardships, even the animals. Then difficulties of the wagon train were especially difficult for a young horse name Koda. Koda tell us of his journey with his family into the West. While on the trail there are threats from Indians, wolves and from Mother Nature. Jasmine is Koda’s human and she takes care Koda and his mother. Along the trail Jasmine gets to watch Koda grow become a valuable member of the wagon train. This is a wonderful firsthand account of Koda’s life in 1846.