Once again Callie is dragged along on her mom’s latest crusade. They head into ranch country to camp at a protest to save a rural school. Callie hates camping and wants nothing to do with the protest. To make matters worse, Callie’s only possible ally, her cousin Del, is obsessed with her own troubles. Del’s parents are selling her horse Radish. Callie wants to help, but she’s terrified of the horse. Del refuses to back down, and Callie is forced to admit that she can’t go home until both the horse and the school are saved.