Absolutely brilliant Disney movie. A young girl, Sonora Webster with her sisters become orphans and move in with a relative. However after causing much trouble her aunt has decided to take her to an orphanage but still keep her sisters. Knowing this, she decides to run away and join a circus act. She eventually does join a horse high diving act. Starting out as a stable hand her goal is to become a real diving girl. Her dream eventually becomes true when Marie (the existing diving girl) leaves, however Sonora then has an accident in the dive that leaves her permanently blind. As a result she is not allowed to continue and they bring back Marie. Sonora does not want to sit on the sidelines anymore and takes matters into her own hands. Practicing all day to finally make it back up the ladder. She has Marie locked in her trailer while she takes the jump and proves to everyone and herself that she can do it; all the while the audience does not know that she is blind. A romantic plot line is also included within the storyline.