Against difficult odds, D.J. Randall has discovered God's plan in her life and started her quest for Olympic gold. A terrific role-model and inspiration if you ever wanted to tackle a dream, D.J. faces real-life issues that you'll recognize while remaining determined and faithful throughout. In Raising the Bar, she faced with an obstacle that seems to big for even her to overcome.
Summer has arrived and DJ is enjoying her vacation fully. Only it's not totally a vacation. Every day she's off to Briones Rising Academy to train with Herndon. That that he's her horse she struggling to learn his habits and tricks. After some early frustration she begins to miss her old horse Major and wonders if she and Herndon will ever have that same connection.
Two weeks at the U.S. Equestrian Team training camp, however, appears to answer her questions. The pair are making solid progress. When the return home, a mysterious fire threatens not only their growing bond but the safety of all the horses in the barn. DJ most overcome a deep, secret fear to be able to save her horse.