Jealousy and greed form a deadly alliance in the highly charged world of international showjumping. Ross Wakelin, a talented American rider with a chequered past, has come to England hoping for a fresh start.
But soon after he arrives at Oakley Manor yard he learns that all is not as it seems.
Bellboy, a winner of the Hickstead Derby, was recently found in his stable with a cut throat - his violent death marked the beginning of a cruel vendetta against one of the owners at the yard.
Unwittingly, Ross is drawn into a deadly spiral of threatening events and finds himself at the heart of the terrifying campaign.
Now, with more than just his career at stake, he must uncover the secrets of Oakley Manor.
But as he begins to close in on the truth, he finds that someone is prepared to go to any lengths to destroy him, and knows exactly where to strike...