The story begins with Nanny, Grampy and their wonderful staff who run a busy country stables and riding school. One day Nanny ticed when she entered the Old Barn that something magical and mysterious happens. An owl she had named Katherine is the cause that triggers a chain of events. The animals are able to converse with Nanny and Katherine after the wise old owl scatters her veil of magic dust around. The effect of the owl's magic soon spreads. Hope Farm goes from strength to strength. It is only Nanny who realizes this magic is happening and who has caused the changes for the better for them all. Nanny, Grampy and their staff face many challenges along the way to make the stables successful. There are twists of fate and surprises galore for many at Hope Farm.