Slaughter and Hogan own a thoroughbred stallion they have abused and challenge riders to win $10 by staying on it ten seconds. He breaks loose at Medicine Bow killing Hogan. Randy finds the horse tangled in a tree and takes the sick horse to Charlie Orwell who is a vet and drunk. Charlie heals the horse but warns everyone he is dangerous including Jody Wingate who visits Charlie and is attracted to him. He returns the horse to Randy at Shiloh where Slaughter arrives to claim the horse. When Judge Garth sees how Slaughter mistreats the horse, he forces Slaughter to sell him the horse. Garth asks Randy to kill the horse but Randy returns him to Charlie who in a drunken stupor frees the horse. When the horse raids the local ranches for mares, Randy, Jody, and Charlie track down the stallion and recapture the mares. Charlie gentles the stallion but Slaughter releases their mounts and shoots Charlie. Randy is forced to ride the stallion for help and Charlie comes to realize his feelings ... Written by
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Before starring in The Virginian, James Durey guest starred in as episode of Robert Culp's TV series western, Trackdown, which preceded, The Virginian tv series by a few years. See more
Randy's horse continually switches back and forth from a buckskin to a sorrel. See more
You wouldn't be wanting to sell him, would you? I'd go as high as ten dollars.
Sonny, that horse is worth ten or fifteen dollars a day.
What does he do, print money?
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