Gift Horse
Season 2, Episode 3
Written by Leila Basen

David Preston

Directed by Ron Murphy
Episode guide
Letting Go
Dancing in the Dark
Gift Horse is the third episode in season two of Heartland. It aired October 19, 2008.


Her father's gift forces Amy to make a difficult choice between a career in show jumping or her work at Heartland.


Amy tries unsuccessfully to balance school, chores, and her father's showjumping ambitions. With her school work struggling and joining a showjumping circuit which means shows every weekend, Amy can't do everything. Meanwhile, Lou is searching for dude ranch horses and going through disagreements with her father.


Main CastEdit

Recurring CastEdit

Guest CastEdit

  • Stephen Amell as Nick Harwell
  • Tammy Isbel as Jess Wells
  • Jennifer Wigmore as Ms. Adams
  • Stephen Hair as Harry Oaks
  • Kirk Heuser as Announcer


  • Dreamer - Jenn Grant (theme)
  • As the Sun Goes Down - Aaron Nazrul


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