Ginger introduces Cloud's life and describes the social behavior of the horses.
Two young colts, Flint and Bolder, reach adulthood. New foals are born.
BLM policies affect the wild horses in a number of unexpected ways.
The following spring finds the horses adapting to new family structures.
Kathrens goes to great lengths following the horses during a particular harsh winter.
In the spring, Cloud's granddaughter is born, initiating a new generation of wild horses.