Patches is a good old horse, the best friend of cowboy Tex. When Tex goes away on a trip Patches is lonely and wanders away from home. Soon he is lost and afraid. But he remembers to follow the rules Tex taught him so that he can stay safe. Soon a deputy finds Patches and he is reunited with Tex. A heart-warming story that reminds children of the importance of knowing what to do if they are lost.