It's been a hard few years for Helen (Nicole Kidman) and her family. Their ranch, located in the Australian Bush, has struggled in times of drought, and paying the bills this holiday season might be tough. Their only hope for a merry Christmas is Prince,a talented horse with potential to win the payout at the New Year's race. But when someone steals Prince, Helen must lead her siblings on a daring journey to bring him home. They face inclement weather, hunger and the possibility of missing their family Christmas, but together they can do anythingincluding saving their ranch.