Ricky and Sandy persuade a railroad line to bypass the range where Champion and his remuda live, but removing prospectors who try to claim the same valley after stumbling onto what they think is gold-bearing rock proves a tougher nut to crack.
THE ADVENTURES OF CHAMPION is an American children's Western series that aired from September 23, 1955 to March 3, 1956 for 26 episodes on CBS. In the United Kingdom, the series was re-broadcast under the title Champion the Wonder Horse.
Set in the 1880s in the Southwest, the series starred Barry Curtis as 12-year-old Ricky North, who lived on his uncle's ranch in the American Southwest. Ricky's uncle, Sandy North, was played by Jim Bannon. Ricky's companions were a wild Mustang stallion, Champion, and a German Shepherd, Rebel, played by Blaze.
Directed by Western Veterans George Archainbaud, John English and Ford Beebe.
Starring Champion, Barry Curtis, Jim Bannon
Champion as Champion, the Wonder Horse
Barry Curtis as Ricky North
Jim Bannon as Sandy North
Blaze as Rebel, the Dog
Ewing Mitchell as Sheriff