This endearing kid-flick's strong moral compass one the kind not usually associated with Disney fare helps it navigate through grave matters, including death of a relative and foreclosure. Young Connor Strong (Lucas Black) surprises his family by bonding with Flash, a farm horse that likes to race. When the horse's impoverished owners offer to sell Flash for $500 dollars, Connor begs his dad (Brian Kerwin) and grandma Laura (Ellen Burstyn) to purchase the animal. The determined Connor works part-time and exhibits a newfound maturity that impels his dad to give in, even though he's also financially strapped. Mr. Strong accepts a stint with the merchant ...