Before the Steven Spielberg film, before the National Theatre production, there was the classic children's novel . . .
In the deadly chaos of the First World War, one horse witnesses the reality of battle from both sides of the trenches.
Bombarded by artillery, with bullets knocking riders from his back, Joey tells a powerful story of the truest friendships surviving in terrible times.
One horse has the seen the best and the worst of humanity.
The power of war and the beauty of peace. This is his story.