Cowboy Dan Somers and oilman Jim “Hunk” Gardner compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen.
Gabby doesn´t want to breed his horse the Golden Sovereign with Roy’s. When Sovereign and Roy’s horse escape, the Sovereign get shoot accidentally by Skoville but Roy is blamed and jailed. A year later Roy returns with Trigger, the son of the Sovereign. When Skoville reveals he was present when the horse was shot, Roy sees an opportunity to clear his name.