List of Heartland episodes

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Heartland is a Canadian family drama television series which debuted on CBC on October 14, 2007. Heartland follows sisters Amy and Lou Fleming, their grandfather Jack Bartlett, and Ty Borden, through the highs and lows of life at the ranch.

Heartland airs in Canada on the regional CBC channels at 7 pm (7:30 pm in Newfoundland) on Sundays. Beginning April 23, 2017, the 10th season of Heartland airs in the United States on the Up TV network on Sunday evenings at 8:00 pm Eastern. From its first episode the plot focuses on Amy, who inherited her mother's gift of being able to heal abused and damaged horses, after a tragic accident that led to big changes in everyone's lives.

The show became the longest-running one-hour scripted drama in the history of Canadian television, when it surpassed the 124 episodes of Street Legal on October 19, 2014.[1][2] As of February 4, 2018, 189 episodes of Heartland have aired. Season 11 began on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at its usual time.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 13 October 14, 2007 (2007-10-14) February 24, 2008 (2008-02-24)
2 18 October 5, 2008 (2008-10-05) March 22, 2009 (2009-03-22)
3 18 October 4, 2009 (2009-10-04) March 28, 2010 (2010-03-28)
4 18 September 26, 2010 (2010-09-26) March 27, 2011 (2011-03-27)
Film December 12, 2010 (2010-12-12)
5 18 September 18, 2011 (2011-09-18) March 25, 2012 (2012-03-25)
6 18 September 16, 2012 (2012-09-16) April 7, 2013 (2013-04-07)
7 18 October 6, 2013 (2013-10-06) April 13, 2014 (2014-04-13)
8 18 September 28, 2014 (2014-09-28) March 29, 2015 (2015-03-29)
9 18 October 4, 2015 (2015-10-04) March 20, 2016 (2016-03-20)
10 18 October 2, 2016 (2016-10-02) March 26, 2017 (2017-03-26)
11 18 September 24, 2017 (2017-09-24) TBA


Season 1 (2007–08)[edit]

No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod.
1 1 "Coming Home" Ron My Leila Basen and David Preston October 14, 2007 (2007-10-14) 101
Amy is a 15-year-old girl growing up in Hudson, Alberta with a serious love of horses. She discovers that a horse named Spartan is being abused at Mallen's farm and convinces her mother, Marion, to rescue him. A storm on the way home sends their truck and trailer off the road and onto a steep hill, crashing into a tree. When Amy wakes up, she's in the hospital and discovers that her mother died in the accident. Amy's sister Lou comes home from New York City to help. Refusing to put Spartan down, Grandpa Jack brings the horse back to Heartland hoping that Amy can help him. Before Amy can help Spartan, she has to come to terms with what happened to her mom. A 17-year-old boy named Ty, who was hired by Marion before she died, comes to work at Heartland.
2 2 "After the Storm" Ron Murphy Heather Conkie October 21, 2007 (2007-10-21) 102
Lou accidentally sends home Mrs. Roach's horse despite the fact that his fear of vehicles has yet to be cured, after misinterpreting Amy's description of the horse as "fine." Val Stanton begins spreading rumors about Heartland and their inability to be successful without Marion. Ty's probation officer comes to the ranch while he is off showing Amy the jumping course he made for her in the woods. Jack agrees to be Ty's sponsor in place of Marion.
3 3 "Breaking Free" Ron Murphy Heather Conkie October 28, 2007 (2007-10-28) 103
Heartland has its first "Open House," and Lou invites her and Amy's estranged dad Tim, who accepts the invitation. Amy works with world-famous horse breeder Lisa Stillman's horse, Promise, who seems unusually aggressive when saddled. Val Stanton challenges Amy, saying that the horse is drugged to appear calmer. Amy proves her skills by fixing the problem that Val's expensive horse is having with jumping. Jack kicks Tim off of the property when he discovers him in the barn. Pegasus is depressed because of Marion's death.
4 4 "Taking Chances" Steve DiMarco Leila Basen and David Preston November 4, 2007 (2007-11-04) 104
When Amy and Lou empty their mother's room, they find a letter dated seven years previous, from their father. Ben Stillman is sent to live at Heartland by his aunt, Lisa, while she's in France. No one likes Ben, as he uses methods like whipping his horse, Red, to show him "who's boss", and he doesn't participate in ranch duties. Ty is especially angry, challenging Amy to prove that Heartland is different than the other stables (like Briar Ridge) that tolerate this treatment of horses. Amy gets knocked off her horse while trying to take Ben's horse across the river on a trail ride and sustains a minor head injury. Ty is offered a job at Briar Ridge even after Amy accidentally tells Ashley that Ty is on probation. When Amy hears that Ty might take the job, she snaps at him. Ty is eventually fired when Val discovers he has a record.
5 5 "The Best Laid Plans" Steve DiMarco Heather Conkie December 2, 2007 (2007-12-02) 105
Lou upsets her friends and family as she arranges to have a video made to promote Heartland and micromanages its filming. The video eventually airs on TV after the news and is popular with viewers, dramatically increasing the number of calls Heartland receives for help with troubled horses.
6 6 "One Trick Pony" Leila Basen and David Preston Don McBrearty December 9, 2007 (2007-12-09) 106
Lou's New York boyfriend Carl comes for a visit, but his big city attitudes clash with the ranch's more laid-back lifestyle. Lou discovers that she has been fired from her job in New York. Carl proposes to Lou, but she discovers he has been trying to force her to move with him to Chicago. Amy is puzzled why a new horse at Heartland called Pirate won't obey commands. Scott unearths the horse's unusual past.
7 7 "Come What May" Don McBrearty Leila Basen and David Preston January 6, 2008 (2008-01-06) 107
Heartland takes in a pregnant mare named Melody. Mallory gives Ty riding lessons. Ben competes in a horse show and refuses to talk to his aunt Lisa. Meanwhile, Jack and Ty go on a cattle round-up, and Tim is introduced as the trail boss. Jack and Tim fight each other that night, and Ty learns that Tim is Lou and Amy's father, and Jack's ex-son-in-law. Lisa shows up to talk to Ben, and Jack invites her to stay for pancakes.
8 8 "Out of the Darkness" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie January 13, 2008 (2008-01-13) 108
Amy tries to help a champion stallion and his depressed trainer, who were injured in a stable fire. In the process, she confronts her own unresolved feelings about her mother's accident. She is also able to clear the name of the trainer, who had been blamed for the stable fire and consequently lost his job. Meanwhile, Jack grows increasingly attracted to Lisa. She asks Jack to come look at a horse with her, and he agrees, but insists on driving his truck to the sale. Jack declares that it's not a date but it turns into one, especially as they share a picnic lunch when Jack's truck breaks down. Jack and Lisa enjoy themselves, until Dan Hartfield shows up at the sale and introduces himself as Lisa's husband. Jack leaves her behind, feeling foolish, until Lisa shows up later at Heartland, and explains that Dan is actually her ex-husband.
9 9 "Ghost from the Past" Dean Bennett Leila Basen and David Preston January 20, 2008 (2008-01-20) 109
After elderly Mrs. Bell has a heart attack, Amy takes in her Shetland pony Sugarfoot, to whom Lou grows surprisingly attached. Lou reminisces about learning to ride on Sugarfoot when she was young, and singing to him with Mrs. Bell. Ty's old girlfriend, Kerry Anne, from his past group home shows up looking for him, having taken a job in the kitchens at Briar Ridge. She manages to cause her fair share of trouble in the process, ripping off Soraya and stealing from Ashley, as well as creating friction with the Heartland family. Amy initially feels threatened by her, but Ty sends Kerry Anne on her way to BC, knowing that she is bad news.
10 10 "Born to Run" Ron Murphy Leila Basen and David Preston February 3, 2008 (2008-02-03) 110
Prize-winning show jumper Nick Harwell stops by Heartland to train the uncooperative Ben and flirt with the interested Lou, with whom he almost has a lunch date. Mallory takes steps to ensure that her favourite horse Copper won't be sold by Lou, discovering in the process that an unscrupulous ranch hand named Wes has plans to sell a herd of wild mustangs to a slaughterhouse. With everyone's help, Amy frees the mustangs and gets Wes fired.
11 11 "Thicker Than Water" Ron Murphy Leila Basen & David Preston February 10, 2008 (2008-02-10) 111
When Amy invites Tim up to the ranch, Lou tries to impress their estranged father, not wanting to admit to him her fear of horses. This fear stems from having witnessed his accident at the Calgary Stampede years before. Tim also brings Amy a roping horse with a fear of cattle for her to heal. Jack escapes from the family reunion by going on a second date with Lisa. Ty practises his cattle roping skills, but discovers he still has a lot to learn about cows. Lou blows up at Tim after he forces her to jump Spartan and pushes Amy working his horse until she gets hurt.
12 12 "Rising From Ashes" Don McBrearty Heather Conkie February 17, 2008 (2008-02-17) 112
A sudden, yet deliberate, barn fire puts Jack in hospital and Heartland in financial straits, just as Lou was preparing to return to her old life in New York. As a result of his injuries, Jack suffers some amnesia surrounding the cause of the fire. As he heals, Jack remembers that Wes was the one who set it, and he is arrested as a result. Looking to expand neighbouring ranch Briar Ridge, Val makes an offer to buy some of Jack's land, but Tim isn't so keen on the idea. Jack remembers a promise he made his grandfather long ago, and decides not to sell any land. The community pulls together to help the Heartland family.
13 13 "Coming Together" Don McBrearty Heather Conkie February 24, 2008 (2008-02-24) 113
It's time for Amy to compete with Spartan in the Fall Finale, with Ty as her coach. But she has to compete against Ashley and her prize horse Apollo. Mr. Mallen, Spartan's abusive previous owner, arrives to take Spartan "home" after receiving a tip from Val. When Ashley confronts her mother about it, Val explains that Mr. Mallen has every right to take Spartan back. Jack lets Tim in the house during Amy's post-competition party. Lou is thinking about taking the job she was offered in New York, and Scott tells Lou he loves her, fearing he won't have another chance to do so. Lou and Scott finally kiss. Amy and Ty kiss for the first time while talking in the stables. As Ty leaves for Calgary to "help his dad" -- whom he hasn't seen in five years -- he can't bring himself to tell Amy, instead he leaves her a note in the loft. Jack warns Ty not to expect his father to be the hero that he may be hoping for, and promises that he can return later, if need be.

Season 2 (2008–09)[edit]

No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod.
14 1 "Ghost Horse" TW Peacocke Heather Conkie October 5, 2008 (2008-10-05) 201
Ty has been gone for four months, and things have changed at Heartland. There is a new ranch hand, a cowboy named Caleb O'Dell, who came with his roping horse, Shorty. At the start of the episode, Amy watches as two wild stallions fight for control of a herd, and takes the losing wild stallion back to Heartland to treat his injuries and tame him. Lou has plans to create a "corporate equine retreat" at Heartland, which Jack rejects as being a "dude ranch". She makes an effort to talk him around. At Amy's surprise sweet-sixteen party, Jack gets a call from someone and leaves the party. George Canyon, the country singer, makes a cameo as Mallory's dad Charlie and sings his hit song "Just Like You" at Amy's party. The episode ends with Jack and Ty getting out of the truck, to a less-than-warm welcome from Amy.
15 2 "Letting Go" TW Peacocke Leila Basen and David Preston October 12, 2008 (2008-10-12) 202
After his return, Ty promptly clashes with Caleb, as the latter has stepped into most of Ty's former duties. Caleb begins to emerge as a romantic rival to Ty for Amy, although Ashley is clearly interested in Caleb as well. Having given permission for Lou to establish her corporate equine retreat, Jack balks at tearing down old bunkhouses built by his grandfather, to make way for the new facilities. Lou gets a job as a waitress to prove she has no opportunity to use her skills if Jack won't let anything change at the ranch. Jack agrees to Lou renovating, rather than replacing, the old cabins for her corporate equine retreat. As a birthday present, Tim gives Amy a show jumping horse named Storm, and she is elated to receive such a gift.
16 3 "Gift Horse" Ron Murphy Leila Basen and David Preston October 19, 2008 (2008-10-19) 203
Amy tries to balance school, chores, and training for show jumping. Her father helps to coach her and Ty offers to help with chores and training Spartan, but Amy is struggling. Her grades in Earth Science slip while she tries to keep up with a show circuit that has competitions every weekend. (It should be noted that Earth Sciences is not actually a course offered in Alberta - parts of geological science are included in various other science courses in the province.[3] This is one of a limited number of regional errors in this show.) Amy is forced to choose between her love of healing troubled horses and living up to her father's show jumping expectations. With no way to balance it all, Amy makes the hard decision to quit show jumping and sell Storm. This allows her to focus on her grades, chores, and work with horses. Meanwhile, Lou is searching for dude ranch horses and she is at odds with Tim over which horses to buy. He knows someone with Quarter Horses to sell, but Jack explains that they are hard for beginners to handle effectively. Amy suggests looking at rescue horses, and Scott helps Lou choose gentle, reliable horses for the dude ranch.
17 4 "Dancing in the Dark" Ron Murphy Heather Conkie October 26, 2008 (2008-10-26) 204
Most of the family go away on the spring cattle drive, as Ray Phillips, the owner of Big River Ranch, had just passed away and a herd of cattle was part of his estate. Lou pushes them out the door as fast as possible, as she has planned a romantic weekend at the ranch with Scott. Their plans change because Scott happens to be on call, and the dude ranch's first customers arrive a week early: an odd middle-aged couple who are travel bloggers, and Lou goes out of her way to please them, thinking that their reviews could make or break her new venture. Lucky for Lou, they don't hold a grudge; she backed into their car after having lunch with Marnie at Maggie's, before they got to the ranch. While on the cattle drive, Amy and Ty talk for the first time about his absence and clear the air between them. Ty comes close to telling Amy how he feels, and they kiss. Lisa tells Jack that she loves him, and they kiss too. Tim buys Big River Ranch and the infamous longhorns, and finds himself attracted to Ray's daughter Callie. Ty and Caleb get in a fight and accidentally release a group of cattle, who are easily returned to their pen with everyone's help. Mallory is still trying to convince Jake to stop pursuing her, but ends up dancing with him. Lou and Scott realize that their relationship isn't working due to conflicting schedules. Scott suggests a break, while Lou suggests marriage, leaving them on an unclear footing for the near future.
18 5 "Corporate Cowgirls" Tim Southam Heather Conkie November 2, 2008 (2008-11-02) 205
Lou puts a brave face on lingering insecurities when former coworkers from the high-powered career she gave up in New York become customers at her corporate equine retreat. Caleb bails on leading the trail ride because it would have meant Amy and Ty could have a romantic evening alone at the ranch. Amy helps Lou instead and takes Copper, who is a better trail horse, despite Mallory's protests. When Amy is gone, Mallory does a bit of jumping on Spartan, then takes him on a ride. While checking a log on the trail to make sure it's safe to jump, Mallory doesn't notice Spartan leave. She finds him grazing at the side of the road relatively quickly, but doesn't notice the signs indicating recent pesticide application. Once they return to the ranch, it becomes evident something is wrong, which Ty correctly guesses to be pesticide poisoning. Ty looks into Marion's notebooks, and gets Mallory's help to mix charcoal and water. Caleb and his friend Kit, who Ty met accidentally while she was bathing in the pond early that morning, show up. Ty explains the situation, and they get Spartan to drink all the jugs of charcoal water together. Meanwhile, Lou's friends work out their problems with each other, themselves, and their love lives, on the overnight trip that Lou, Tim, Amy, and Jack took them on. Lou's friend Lauren kisses Tim, who pushes her away, and Lou becomes upset with her friend. Lou admits Scott said no to her proposal because he wasn't sure, and that she doesn't know how they stand now. At the end of the trip, Lou feels bad for the fight that happened among the girls the previous night and tries to apologize, but the girls say it was therapeutic, and they will be sure to spread the word in New York about the Heartland Equestrian Connection.
19 6 "Holding Fast" Tim Southam Susin Nielsen November 9, 2008 (2008-11-09) 206
Out for a ride along the river, Amy comes across an RCMP officer trying to save a young boy from drowning. She tries to help his horse, Venture, who has developed a fear of water. She discovers the connection to the trauma of Constable Rodriguez's brother drowning six years earlier, for which he still feels responsible, and ends up helping both the horse and the officer. Lou goes to a polo match for Nick Harwell's polo team, as he gave her a number of free tickets, and upsets Scott when Nick talks about hiring him and Lou praises his work. Scott and Lou talk about the state of their relationship, and they break up for real. Lisa tries to convince Jack to go to the polo match with her, but he refuses. She even goes to the trouble of getting him a new suit so he won't stand out, but he still refuses. But he shows up just as the match starts and apologizes to Lisa for being so stubborn. Ashley takes Caleb to the polo club with her and shares her new pursuit of barrel racing (which Kit is teaching her) with her mother's friends, much to Val's chagrin. Ty asks Amy out on a date, but she already has plans with Caleb. Mallory tries to get rid of Jake, using lame excuses to avoid seeing him and ignoring his phone calls. Jack facilitates an honest conversation between the two, frustrated with their beating around the bush and hoping to get some peace. They walk off together, with Mallory reiterating that she is not a "buckle bunny".
20 7 "Sweetheart of the Rodeo" Steve DiMarco Leila Basen and David Preston November 16, 2008 (2008-11-16) 207
With the annual Hudson Heritage Rodeo looming, everyone at Heartland gets roped into the action and intrigue of broncs, bulls, beer, beauty queens, and belt buckles. Amy and Caleb compete in team roping and he also competes in bronc riding, earning him the all-around cowboy buckle at the rodeo. Soraya, Lou, Ashley, and Kit compete for the title Queen of the Rodeo. Kit wins, Soraya is runner-up, and Ashley is second runner-up. Ty competes in bull riding when someone who was entered doesn't show up, and Amy becomes upset, concerned for his safety, as bull riding seems to be perceived as the most dangerous event. Amy seems concerned over Ty and Kit's budding friendship. Ashley is noticeably upset at the party that follows the rodeo and is drinking quite heavily, and Amy learns from her that Apollo, Ashley's show jumping horse and the only horse that she had a bond with, has been sold. By the end of the night, Ashley is too intoxicated to take herself home, so Amy drives. She takes her eyes off the road and swerves, then Ashley yanks the wheel and they go off the road. Ty and Kit are headed home in his truck, and they help the girls. The next morning, Ty takes the blame for the accident, as Ashley was drunk and Amy has only a Class 7 license (learner's permit), as she hasn't taken the basic road test to earn her Class 5 Probationary license yet. Ashley goes home with her mother, who is angry over the $3700 in damages to Ashley's BMW.
21 8 "Summer's End" Don McBrearty Heather Conkie November 29, 2008 (2008-11-29) 208
It's the end of summer in Hudson, and the weather is sweltering. While most of the family are awake because of the heat, Brad Borden (Ty's father) comes to Heartland with six horses in a livestock trailer designed for cattle. One of the horses is down on the floor with a bad head wound, and Jack is forced to do the merciful thing, though Amy is desperate to prevent it. The other five horses are badly dehydrated and in rough shape, but able to wait until morning, when Scott can get to Heartland from Red Deer. Amy has a feeling that she knows one of the horses, and after cleaning his face, realizes that it is Ashley's former jumper, Apollo. When Amy calls Ashley, she is distraught thinking that her mother sold Apollo to a meat truck. In fairness, Val thought that the horse dealer she sold to was reputable. Ashley smashes the windows of Val's SUV with a golf club and runs away from home, despite Val's threats to cut her off financially. Ashley spends much of the episode working and living at the dude ranch, and considering dropping out of high school. Ty is upset with his father for leaving him alone in Calgary, resulting in the men Brad owed money to tracking Ty down and beating him up several times. Father and son spend some time talking and they make peace, even talking about taking a trip to the Grand Canyon together. Amy, Ty, Caleb, and Mallory care for the horses, and this heavy episode is lightened by Mallory's efforts to stay cool, standing in front of the open fridge and taking a cool bath with several bags of ice. There's even a lighthearted water fight while the four of them are washing down the horses one evening. Amy and Ty are getting closer to where they left things before Ty went to Calgary. When the rain finally comes and cools off the heat, they go outside and kiss, but Ty breaks it off, worrying he is like his dad and saying he doesn't want to hurt Amy. Once the horses are cared for, Lou deals with the logistics by making a deal with their owner (a horse dealer) to buy the five healthy horses for $2000. However, Brad takes the money and leaves abruptly in the middle of the night, after receiving a call from the men that are still expecting his to return their money. Constable Rodriguez comes to the rescue when it looks like the horses will have to go back to the dealer, and the family keep the horses to use on trail rides for the dude ranch.
22 9 "Showdown!" Sudz Sutherland Leila Basen and David Preston December 7, 2008 (2008-12-07) 209
Amy and Soraya return to school, and Amy makes a bunch of schedules so that Caleb and Ty will do most of the work, and she won't have to fall behind in her studies this year. However, there have been some mysterious cattle rustlers roaming about stealing many ranchers' cows and the ranchers are getting worried. Tim is one such rancher, and he hires both Caleb and Ty to watch his herd. This angers Amy, as she knows they won't have enough time to do most of the regular chores at the ranch as well. When she expresses this anger to Caleb, he kisses her and tells her that she thinks too much. The next day, Ty and Kit are having fun while working on schoolwork in the back of his truck, and they kiss. By this time, they had become close, and she had helped Ty apply to take online courses to complete his high-school diploma. Mallory discovered at the start of the episode that her parents had important news that could only be shared face-to-face. Her father has a gold record, and is going on tour to promote it. Since they can't be around to take care of her, Mallory is to be sent to Blessed Virgin Academy, an all-girls boarding school. There is a touching moment as she leaves the ranch. The tension continues to increase in this episode, as the ranchers become more and more concerned about their cattle. The police try to help track the rustlers, but they work swiftly, observing herds from a helicopter, then cutting fence lines and rounding up the cattle, driving them into a livestock trailer and escaping. Lou feels torn, as she has started seeing Mark Rodriguez, to whom her father is becoming increasingly hostile, feeling that the constable is inept at his job of preventing livestock theft. The episode reaches its climax when Ty and Caleb watch as the cattle rustlers turn up to steal Tim's herd of cattle. Amy rides off in search of the ranch hands when she finds no work completed in the barn, and comes across the same scene, but one of the rustlers causes Spartan to rear, dropping Amy to the ground. Ty and Caleb come to help her, and she manages to escape, but the rustler has a gun and they stop advancing towards the scene of the crime. Jack drives up with Tim in tow, tipped off by Ashley, and try to stop the rustlers, but they are outnumbered. Amy sees this, and comes running towards them, calling, "Dad!" The rustlers turn, guns in hand, and shoot towards her; Tim takes a bullet to protect Amy. The episode ends on a cliffhanger, with no indication of where the bullet got Tim or whether he will survive, and the cattle rustlers drive off with his entire herd (minus the two longhorns).
23 10 "True Enough" Sudz Sutherland Heather Conkie January 4, 2009 (2009-01-04) 210
The episode prolongs the cliffhanger as long as possible, not referring to what happened to Tim, showing an influx of food from friends of the family (which usually corresponds with a funeral) and a conversation between Lou and Jack about Amy, saying that it's good she went on a ride. She is even seen riding past the cemetery where her mom was buried in the first episode. Tim turns out to have been injured in his right shoulder, and he is wearing a sling. Tim becomes a source of tension in the household, constantly ringing a bell and expecting to be served. Amy is feeling guilty for being the cause of his bullet wound (although indirectly), and she heals while caring for another horse. Amy's teacher, Ruth Adams, is trying to sell her father's old chestnut, Boxer. Amy and Ty try to help him settle in while they work on rehoming him, by bringing Hank Adams to visit his horse. While he is there, Ruth shows up, very upset that her father was brought to the ranch, revealing that Hank has Alzheimer's. Despite being fuzzy about who his daughter is, Hank clearly remembers Boxer and even Jack. Jack eventually remembers that Hank was the lead guitarist for his wife, Lyndy, when she was a singer professionally. Jack had brought out an old record of hers to listen to, and they listen to it while talking with the Adams. Hank spontaneously picks up a guitar and starts playing the song in time with the record. In the end, Amy offers to keep Boxer so that Hank can visit him while he is able, and Ruth accepts this offer. While Tim is wearing out his welcome with Jack, Callie Phillips shows up and starts taking care of Tim. It seems they have been seeing each other since the cattle drive earlier in the season, and she stays at Big River whenever she is in town. This is quite a shock to the girls, who had no idea that Tim had a girlfriend. Amy is the least comfortable with it, and is fairly rude to Callie while she stays with them overnight. In the meantime, Lou is still seeing Mark, and enjoying it, even making him a mixed CD of police-related songs (whether by theme or artists' name). However, they were supposed to take a trip to the Banff Springs Hotel and have lunch there, but Mark says he is busy going to a provincial review meeting in Edmonton. This turns out to be a lie when Lou sees him kissing a blonde in Hudson, in his truck. He tries to explain that he didn't think they were exclusive, but Lou dumps him without a second thought. Ty is on a date with Kit, and Caleb tells Amy that Ty gave her up too easily. Caleb then shares a kiss with an enthusiastic Amy. Callie and Tim get in a fight, but get back together, and she takes him back to Big River, and finally out of Jack's hair.
24 11 "Starstruck!" Dean Bennett Leila Basen and David Preston January 11, 2009 (2009-01-11) 211
Hollywood starlet and gossip-rag fodder Mindy Fanshaw arrives at Heartland under the pretext of honing her riding skills, which turn out to be non-existent. Mallory is found hiding in one of the dude ranch cabins, having been aided in her 'escape' from the boarding school by Jake. Mallory collects items Mindy has used around Heartland, planning to sell them on eBay so she can repay Jake for the money he spent helping her. Mindy digs into the Ty/Amy/Caleb 'triangle', lying to all three about what the others had said and attempts to pit the three against each other. She attacks Amy in particular for being unable to choose between Ty and Caleb or express how she feels about either guy. When Mindy ropes Caleb into taking her on a trail ride, she insists on riding an ailing Pegasus, ignoring Amy's warning that the horse should not be used. This results in a calculated photo-op for Mindy with paparazzi tipped off by her agent. The photographers get too close and spook Pegasus, dropping Mindy off his back, but causing stone bruises and a chipped bone for Pegasus. Lou eventually kicks Mindy out for behaving as a spoiled rich girl and disrupting the peace at Heartland, and she drives off into the sunset. She does leave Amy a parting gift, in the form of a very flashy, one of a kind belt, which was for sale at Maggie's for $995. Amy promptly gives this to Soraya, with whom she was fighting over Amy's not sharing that Mindy was taking riding lessons at Heartland.
25 12 "Divorce Horse" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie January 18, 2009 (2009-01-18) 212
Mackenzie Hutton returns to Heartland with a fiancé, Ian, who she met after dumping her real estate agent boyfriend in New York. Mackenzie has changed quite a bit from her last visit to Heartland. She has given up the pretense of allergies to gluten, dairy, sugar, food that is not certified organic, and caffeine. She is also much more relaxed and happy with her easygoing husband-to-be in the picture. She has also taken a page from Lou's book and quit her job to be her own boss, running a little art gallery in the Village. When Mackenzie arrives at Heartland, she is talking about a small wedding (under 50 guests) held outside near the dude ranch, with a BBQ cookout reception. Lisa (with the best of intentions) meddles with Lou's plans for Mackenzie, since she knows the Huttons and their high-society lifestyle. Lisa and Mackenzie's mom convince her that she would be happier with a sit-down reception dinner and a tent and roses and peonies for table settings, rather than what she and Ian had been hoping for. Lisa also meddles in Lou's personal life, giving her email to a friend, who passed it on to another friend's single son. Peter, the young man, emails Lou, but she has to decide if she wants to respond. In the meantime, Amy has been treating another horse for Lisa, an Andalusian beauty named Diva. Lisa claims the horse is cursed, calling her "Diva girl, the divorce horse", as everyone who has owned the horse has become divorced. She is moody and temperamental, and Lisa asks Amy to figure her out, since Diva has been returned three times after being rehomed. With Ty and Caleb's help, Amy determines that Diva just needs to be a horse, and hates to be kept in a stall. Unfortunately, this means that Lisa cannot sell her as a show horse. She ultimately decides to give Diva to Mackenzie, who had taken a real shine to her, and would be able to keep her at her inlaws' ranch in Montana. While Mackenzie and Ian had been fighting during the episode over whether to even get married after their plans were hijacked, they resolve their differences and remember how much they love one another. The episode ends with Mackenzie and Ian saying their vows in the company of the Heartland family, at sunset in front of the dude ranch cabins and overlooking the pond.
26 13 "Seismic Shifts" TW Peacocke Susin Nielsen February 8, 2009 (2009-02-08) 213
Bedford Oil comes to Hudson and begins to conduct oil exploration on Jack's property, using seismic testing and exploratory oil wells. Mallory tells Lou that there is little to be done, as the oil companies can do as they please. Feeling shocked by the injustice of it, Lou mobilizes the community against Bedford. She holds a town hall meeting where she invites local community members, their MLA, and a representative from Bedford Oil, who shows up and turns out to be PW (Peter Walter) Morris, the company owner. Tim shares a contrasting perspective with Lou privately, saying that he would be glad to have a well installed on his property, for the royalties he would be paid. Mallory is reading Wuthering Heights and becomes convinced that Amy and Ty are Catherine and Heathcliff, meant to be together but thwarted by circumstance. Amy is working on desensitizing a horse named Acorn to noise and struggles to make progress with the oil company blasting at the edge of Jack's land. Ashley and Caleb become roommates, as Ashley leaves Briar Ridge again after fighting with her mother. Mallory discovers that the two fishermen staying at the dude ranch are actually working for the oil company, when she is cleaning their cabin and discovers their fishing gear left behind. Lou kicks them out, though they protest that they had paid for several days more. Lou continues to hold a grudge against Lisa and avoid her company, though she continues to instant message with the man that Lisa gave Lou's email to. By the end of the episode, Lisa apologizes to Lou and they have an honest conversation, making up in the process. Lou meets PW in town twice, spilling coffee on his shirt both times. He seems somewhat interested in her, but she shuts him down. Lou agrees to meet "Internet guy" as Mallory has dubbed him, who turns out to be none other than PW. Neither one of them were able to make the connection, though, as both used their first names - Peter and Samantha. Lou lets practical considerations (the fact that Peter is "an oil guy") get in the way of having a relationship (or even a date) with Peter. Nonetheless, they wind up kissing on the street in front of Maggie's. Lou starts to leave, returns to kiss him again, and then says that their attraction cannot go anywhere, ending the episode on a small cliffhanger.
27 14 "Do or Die" TW Peacocke Mark Haroun February 15, 2009 (2009-02-15) 214
Ty's former probation officer, Clint, brings two troubled kids to the ranch, hoping that they can learn something from Ty and the ranch where he sorted out his problems. The two kids, Tara and Badger, seem to be at the far end of the spectrum relative to Ty, starting off their stay by burning an Adirondack chair at the dude ranch and putting peanut butter in the muffin Clint was eating -- knowing he was allergic to peanuts. Tara is a goth, and Badger is a boy who never talks. They clash with most of the family, and especially Mallory. Tara teases her by calling her a cheerleader, Hilary Duff, and similar names that reflect her perception of Mallory as a peppy "nice girl". Ty and Badger fight from the beginning, when he refuses to put out his cigarette and later lets all of the horses in the barn out. Tara follows Ty around a bit, making reference to them being alike, thinking she knows his experiences. Mallory eventually makes peace with Tara by sharing her own story about her parents leaving her at Heartland to go on the road. Tara responds dismissively, but Mallory says she should realize that other people have problems too. After this, Tara comes around. Mallory even persuades her to take a riding lesson, making a deal with Tara that Mallory will try out the goth look and attitude in exchange. Amy takes them back to the dude ranch so that she can watch them and there will be enough room for everyone, then sits outside with Ty by the fire as Mallory and Tara have a pillow fight. Ty confides that he didn't want the other foster kids at Heartland because he doesn't want to be a poster boy for the rehabilitation program. Ty reveals that his mother remarried a man who was horrible to them both. He made a vow to pay him back for the pain he inflicted, and when he did, the neighbours called the cops. At this point, Ty met Clint, who was supposed to deal with the hopeless cases. Amy is happy that Ty finally shared his story, and tells him that she's happy Clint brought him to Heartland.
28 15 "Dark Horse" Dean Bennett Leila Basen and David Preston March 1, 2009 (2009-03-01) 215
When a county by-law threatens to separate elderly Mrs. Bell from her beloved pony Sugarfoot, Lou revives the Hudson Charity Derby to raise money for a legal defense fund. This reawakens an old rivalry between Tim and Jack, who were the reason the derby became defunct many years previously. Both dispute who won, because Tim won by going off-course during the race. Both sign up for this derby to settle their score. Kit drops off her horse Money (short for You're so Money), whom she thought was a chuckwagon horse, to Heartland for rehoming. Scott looks at the horse and determines that he has a tattoo, meaning he was a racehorse. Ty looks up Money's records and discovers that he was a success when racing. Amy helps get Tim's palomino horse in shape for the race, as Tim is still having difficulty riding due to his shoulder. Ty helps Jack train on their "secret weapon" because Jack's horse, Paint, is too old to race in the derby. Tim and Jack are doing well in the race, until Tim falls off his horse and Jack stops to help him. Scott wins the race and Tim and Jack tie for second (although Tim's horse was ahead by a little bit, if you watch closely). Amy and Ty are recruited to be spotters at the halfway point, which doesn't work out, as the walkie talkies that Amy and Lou communicate on are unable to connect properly over such a distance. Ty and Amy start play-fighting and almost kiss. Ashley's mom offers to sponsor Caleb so he can join the professional rodeo circuit and leave Hudson. This episode features some comic relief between Jack and Tim - Tim offers Jack hay, and Jack thinks it will be free. They haggle over price, and Jack plans to take the hay. They disagree later, and he comes back to return the hay. In all, the hay is lifted onto and taken off of the bed of Jack's truck no less than four times.
29 16 "The Ties That Bind" Dean Bennett Penny Gummerson March 8, 2009 (2009-03-08) 216
The episode opens with Amy and Spartan out on a ride as dusk is falling. For no clear reason, Spartan is acting a bit uneasy. This part of the episode is filmed as if through the eyes of someone watching Amy and her horse, always with trees between the scene and the audience. When they return to the barn, Amy also seems uneasy, and decides not to let Ty turn Spartan out with the other horses overnight. That night, Amy tosses and turns, seeing the night her mom died in her dreams, while Wes breaks into the barn and escapes with Spartan. When Amy wakes up in the middle of the night and goes to check on him, she discovers that Spartan is gone. The family speaks to the police to track Spartan, but Ty and Amy also spend the next couple weeks checking horse auctions to see if Spartan turns up. They visit the Highwood Auction, and Ty buys a two-year-old bay gelding named Harley. Amy is angry that he spent the money he'd been saving for a motorcycle on a horse, but he says that he's almost a motorcycle, due to the name. Amy starts to storm out, but Ty stops her when he sees Spartan turn up. Spartan is there and Wes buys him "legally". Amy tries to prove that Spartan is her horse, but she doesn't possess a bill of sale, and current registration papers don't prove it without one. Wes is unable to leave with Spartan right away because Ty slashed his tires to ensure he couldn't leave before they talked to the brand inspector. Ty chases down Wes later, hoping to buy Spartan back, but Wes refuses to sell him for any price. Amy later plans to return and steal Spartan from the auction house, and Ty tries to talk her out of it, saying it's a felony. (This is actually untrue in Alberta, as indictable offences are applied in Canada. This is one of a limited number of regional errors in this show.) In the end, Ty reluctantly agrees to help her that evening. Ty gets caught and taken to jail, where Jack bails him out, but he may still be convicted. Jack and Tim track down Wes and force him to sign a bill of sale, returning Spartan and preventing similar problems for Amy in the future. Jack also talks to Constable Rodriguez, who promises to destroy the file on Ty's theft attempt. Ty instead has to do 200 hours of community service, and Amy is grounded until further notice. Mallory's horse, Copper, is scared of her because of her "goth" look, so she returns to her normal style by the end of the episode. Lou is apprehensive of revealing to her family that she is dating an oil guy, and goes to extreme measures to avoid them seeing her with Peter. Caleb gets his rodeo card, and Val offers him a sponsorship to go on the road and stay away from Ashley. Caleb debates whether to take it, and talks to both Ty and Kit about it. In the end, he decides to go, and does so at the end of the episode.
30 17 "Full Circle" Don McBrearty Penny Gummerson March 15, 2009 (2009-03-15) 217
Spartan refuses to jump for Amy and she is suffering from the trauma of having him stolen, so Amy takes him to Marion's Aboriginal Canadian friend Victor Whitetail who helps people connect with their horses. He helps Amy process her feelings and heal, using traditional Aboriginal methods. Victor was more than friends with Marion after Tim left. Peter books the entire dude ranch in order to spend time with Lou, who continues to keep him a secret from her family. Peter is forced to tell Lou he has an ex-wife when he has to take care of their dog, Max. Lou promises to let him meet her family, now that she knows more about his. Ty breaks Harley while Amy stays at Victor's, but gets into a fight with Kit when she tries to show him her methods. Later, Ty breaks up with Kit, realizing he has feelings for Amy; when she returns, he tells her he can't continue being only friends. Ashley mopes around because Caleb hasn't spoken to her since leaving for the rodeo circuit.
31 18 "Step By Step" Don McBrearty Heather Conkie March 22, 2009 (2009-03-22) 218
Ty tells Jack and Amy that this winter is very hard on the mustangs in the mountains, and Amy wants to go feed them. Jack says it will make them dependent on people. At dinner, Mallory reveals that Ty has earned his high school diploma and later tells Amy that he's at a crossroads, and asks if Amy has any plans. She replies that she's working on it. Her method is revealed when we see Amy talking about sneaking up to the fishing cabin with Ty to feed the horses, which will also give them a great opportunity to talk. Jack comes into the barn to tell them that it's now necessary to feed the horses, and the three of them can go up that weekend. However, Lou has weekend plans and Mallory and Jake have nowhere to stay, so Jack winds up looking after them. This leaves Amy and Ty free to follow through with their plans, in the open. When they arrive, Amy and Ty spread out the hay for the horses, and Ty collapses after thinking he sees Ghost. (This is the second time that Ghost shows up when Ty is in danger.) Ty develops a high fever, but no one else can reach the fishing cabin because the highway is closed. Lou was heading to a spa with Peter along one of the mountain highways, but they were forced to turn back due to the closures. Lou made an attempt to tell Jack about Peter, but Mallory and Jake spilled something in the other room, and Jack took them to Maggie's. When they return, Lou introduces Peter to Jack, who is incredibly unhappy that Lou is dating an oil guy, even calling him the enemy. However, after Amy contacts Jack via the cabin's shortwave radio, Peter organizes snowplows to clear the highway in the morning, and Jack grudgingly accepts him. Amy cares for Ty overnight, and his fever eventually breaks. It turns out that Ghost really was there, not a hallucination of Ty's brought on by illness. Upon seeing Ghost outside, the pair go out to greet him, and Amy begins to talk about what Ty said. She agrees they can't just be friends, admitting that she loves him. Ty finally tells Amy his feelings for her. Meanwhile, Val gets her test results back, and they are negative. Val tells Ashley that she sponsored Caleb, which causes Ashley to become upset with her mom and Caleb. When he returns to his trailer, Ashley kicks him out. Later, Val is driving along, and pulls over to answer her phone and discover that she needs further tests. Jack gives Tim a loan, since Tim was thinking of selling land to Val to be able to afford to continue after losing his herd of cattle, which would turn Val into Jack's neighbour on both sides. Once they return to Heartland, Amy and Ty get cozy on the couch. He makes Amy say she loves him again, and they kiss.

Season 3 (2009-10)[edit]

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod.
32 1 "Miracle" Steve DiMarco Heather Conkie October 4, 2009 (2009-10-04) 301
When a coach bus and a horse trailer collide on Highway 95, they block the route for Amy's school bus to get to her high school. Ignoring a command to stay on the bus, Amy goes to help Caesar, a grey gelding with Olympic prospects, stuck in a barbed wire fence. Amy calms him down while his trainer, Stuart Forrest, cuts the barbed wire to free him. When Amy turns around, a crowd has gathered to watch, with several individuals filming her. One of these recordings is presented on the news, causing Heartland to become famous overnight. Amy struggles to keep up with the pressure while trying to heal Caesar, who is spooked by loud noises, cars, and horse trailers after the accident. Amy earns the nickname "Miracle Girl", which she likes even less than the comments of "horse whispering" when people talked about Marion's and her gift previously. Ty applied for a vet program, and accepted an offer from Scott to apprentice/intern with him in the meantime. Ty begins to question his decision after his first job with Scott was to help at the scene of the accident, which included the euthanasia of a few severely injured horses. Caleb punches Ty for hurting Kit, saying that he had warned him not to. Jack lets Caleb stay in the loft with Ty, as Caleb is living in his truck, unable to get his trailer back from Ashley. She starts working at Maggie's to afford to live on her own. Amy and Ty make plans to get Ashley and Caleb back together, so Ty doesn't have to listen to his snoring. Lisa comes back from France and asks Jack if he misses her when she is away. Jack explains that he misses her, but there's a lot going on at the ranch to occupy his time. Tim buys a new herd of cows with some of the money that Jack lent him. Jack gets upset, but Lisa tells him that he can't tell Tim how to use the loan. Jack asks Val about her deal with Tim, and she says there isn't one. He also asks her how she's feeling, and she says that her doctor says she is in remission, but "this blood thing's a tricky customer". This seems to imply that Val had one of the blood cancers (leukemia, lymphoma, or myeloma) which was treated successfully in the time between seasons. Val hasn't told Ashley, not wanting to worry her, and she thanks Jack for taking her to her appointments, saying he is a true friend.
33 2 "Little Secrets" Steve DiMarco Leila Basen and David Preston October 11, 2009 (2009-10-11) 302
Amy finds herself caught in a family crisis when she tries to help a 10-year-old girl, Taylor Kennedy, and her horse Trooper recover from what appears to be a freak accident. Taylor was in a full-body cast after Trooper started galloping apparently out of the blue, and she fell off. Trooper also lunges at Taylor when they first arrive, and Amy notes that she has only seen this with abused horses. Ty thinks it is unlikely that a young girl would abuse her horse, but Mallory cautions that they shouldn't underestimate Taylor. After Amy has been working with Trooper and Taylor together for a while, getting her to spend time with her horse and then grooming him together, she assesses that the horse is fine, and that perhaps the problem lies with Taylor. Amy also finds out that the Kennedys are getting divorced, and that Taylor will go to any lengths to get them to stay together. Taylor also almost hurts Trooper one night while he's in Heartland's care, advancing on him with a large branch in hand, while Mallory looks on. She also gets on and hits him with a riding crop to make him gallop like he did during the accident. Amy stops them before they reach a cliff, but then Taylor starts running. Amy catches her and reveals that she's pieced together the mystery. When they return to the ranch, Amy takes Kate Kennedy aside and tells her that her daughter needs some professional help (Amy says she can help Trooper, but she can't help Taylor). Amy offers to take care of Trooper while Taylor's problems are sorted out, however long that takes. In the meantime, Heartland continues to be very busy thanks to Amy's reputation as the "Miracle Girl", meaning that Jack is making extra pens behind the barn to deal with more horses, and Lou and Tim are thinking about expansion plans for the dude ranch. Amy is also treating Roxy, a horse that is barn sour (meaning she is reluctant to leave her stall). Ashley and Caleb continue to be at odds, and Amy brings Soraya into her and Ty's plans to get them back together. The two girls talk to Ashley, but she has figured out what they are up to (and why), and asks them to stay out of it. Lou continues to try to keep Amy's schedule manageable, but Tim continues to interfere, promising service to people that Lou says will have to wait.
34 3 "Man's Best Friend" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie October 18, 2009 (2009-10-18) 303
Jack's truck breaks down more and more often, causing Lisa and him to miss a wedding they were supposed to go to. Lisa and the rest of the family try to convince him to upgrade. They persuade him to visit the Chevy dealership, and he comes home with a new grey Silverado, after trading in his old truck for $1000. However, he continues to complain about the truck, its seat settings, its lack of comfort, etc. He becomes upset, and takes the truck up to the fishing cabin. The family can't understand why Jack is so attached to his old truck, but the audience learns through a flashback sequence that Jack's late wife, Amy and Lou's grandmother, Lyndy bought him the 1972 Chevrolet Cheyenne 10[4] as an anniversary gift early in their marriage. In the meantime, Amy is trying to help a horse named Duke, whose stable-mate died recently, by trying to get him to bond with Pegasus. Mallory and Jake stop by, looking for Kramer, Jake's black-and-white paint cow pony, who has a habit of escaping from pens by jumping the fences. When they find him, they ask Amy to solve his problem. Amy recognizes that the horse actually jumps fences without provocation, simply because he loves to jump. Amy's solution is for Mallory to take Kramer around a jumping course regularly, to keep his extra energy in check and make him behave for Jake's family. Kramer also helps Amy with Duke, because the two horses become fast friends. She is then able to get Duke to socialize with the other horses and to get over his grief. The end-of-school dance is also coming up fast, and Amy and Ty are supposed to go together. Amy was going to use one of Lou's old dresses, but Lisa gives her a beautiful turquoise gown from Paris. Ty is worried because he doesn't know how to dance, so he takes lessons from Lou (and Peter, who's back from a business trip to Dubai). Amy and Ty head out to their dance, but Ty's truck breaks down. Instead, they wind up dancing in the bed of the truck, and Ty presents Amy with a promise ring. Ashley asks a rich boy from a private school to go with her as a date to the dance to make Caleb jealous. Caleb hitches his trailer to his truck, and tries to pull it away, but he and Ashley wind up laughing about it before she drives off with the other boy. Jack's problems with the new truck are solved when he finds a used truck, much like his old one, but in much better shape. Old Goldie (the old truck) is brought back to the farm as a "lawn ornament" and sits beside another old, dead truck.
35 4 "The Haunting of Hanley Barn" Dean Bennett Mark Haroun October 25, 2009 (2009-10-25) 304
Something is scaring the horses at night in the Hanley Barn and Amy is called in to investigate. At first, Amy thinks it might be the feed, but Mr. Hanley rejects this suggestion as he'd already talked about it with the vet. Amy agrees to come back that night to investigate further, and Ty comes with her at Jack's request. Meanwhile, Badger returns to Heartland, having run away from his foster home to see his birth parents, but they had moved without leaving him any contact information. He talks to Ty about it, saying that he needs somewhere to stay overnight. Ty lets him stay temporarily, and Mallory finds Badger sketching by the lake. Both seem interested in each other, as Badger almost tells Mallory she looks more grown-up than before, and Mallory asks about Tara, who Badger seemed to be dating when they first showed up in Season 2. Clint stops by looking for Badger, and Ty pretends he hasn't seen him, to give Badger some time to cool off before having to return to his foster home. Mallory steals food for Badger, and the story returns to Amy. She and Ty are at Maggie's, and Ty asks why everyone thinks the barn is haunted. Soraya, Amy, Ashley, and Mallory recount the tale: A young man was working at the Hanley place, and fell in love with the farmer's daughter. One night, the barn erupted into flame and all the horses, as well as the young man, died in the fire. Shortly thereafter, Mr. Hanley's parents bought the farm from the previous owners and they built a new barn on top of the original's location. Now it is believed that The Drifter, the young man, haunts the barn, and he is portrayed as wearing a black cloak, with a hook for a hand, and no face under his hood. Just then, Caleb bangs in, wearing a heavy black cloak because the weather's turning. Amy and Ty go to the Hanley place, and spend several hours just playing cards. While they are there, Caleb, Soraya, and Ashley show up to scare them (in which they succeed). Noises come from upstairs, which Amy had noticed earlier in the day. Amy and Ty investigate, despite Mr. Hanley's previous warning that the loft is strictly off-limits. They discover Mallory and Badger upstairs, and tell them to go home. At this point, Mr. Hanley appears and explains that the loft has dry rot, which is why he told Amy not to go upstairs. In the end, Amy discovers that Mr. Hanley's neighbour, Brett, has been spiking the horses' feed with a glycogen loader, meant to give horses energy, which is the reason they are so worked up in the morning. He wants to force Mr. Hanley into foreclosure, so he can buy the land. Once that problem's solved, Ty decides to help Badger by coaching him through how to apologize to Clint, which Badger does. Ty also tells Badger to come back to Heartland if he runs away again, so that he'll be safe. Later, Mallory flips through Badger's sketchpad while he's not around and sees a drawing of her. She asks him about it, and they wind up kissing. Lou is planning on visiting Peter in Denver, Colorado, for a single day while he has a layover on his way back to Dubai. Jack disapproves, and says it's an awful long distance to travel for a single day together. Lou can't understand why he's so easy on Amy and hard on her, but Jack eventually reveals it's because Amy reminds him so much of Marion, and Lou reminds him of himself. He also says that he worries about when she'll leave again, possibly for New York, or worse (in his eyes), Toronto. Mrs. Bell comes over to use the kitchen to make strawberry jam with Lou's help. While she's there, Mrs. Bell reminisces, and tells Mallory, about Thomas Ritter (aka The Drifter), her first boyfriend. She gave him a jar of jam, and he returned the empty jar with a butterfly in it. Towards the end of the episode, Mrs. Bell brings a butterfly in a jar to the grave at the Hanley farm where he was buried, and releases it in his memory.
36 5 "Glory Days" Don McBrearty Leila Basen and David Preston November 1, 2009 (2009-11-01) 305
In the hopes of impressing Ashley, Caleb takes lessons in bulldogging from former rodeo champion Tim, who considers getting back into competition, and refuses to acknowledge that he may no longer have what it takes. Amy helps them with this. Tim pays Jack back for his loan in cows, and Jack relives his glory days as well, working with the cattle herd. He realizes he can't do it alone, and gets Tim's help, for a price. Tim wants a paycheque and grazing fees, meaning the herd of cattle might not be much of a return of the loan. Kit's barrel horse is foaling, and Ty helps Scott check on the mare while waiting for her time to come. They talk, and Kit congratulates him on getting accepted to two pre-vet university programs (at the University of Manitoba, and Grasslands Agricultural College). Kit says she knew he could do it, though he struggled with Grade 12 Algebra. (This is another regional error: she means Math 30 Pure, as Alberta's high school maths are broken down only into Pure (university prep)/Applied (college prep) and Math 31 (calculus), not into algebra, geometry, etc., like some other provinces.) Ty assists Scott with the delivery, which is complicated by the fact that the foal is upside down. Its head and right foreleg get stuck while Scott tries to turn it, and the foal is stillborn. Kit and Ty sort out their lingering break-up issues while Ty comforts Kit, who is visibly upset. After the birth, the mare refuses to leave the dead foal alone, so they try to get her to bond with an orphaned foal, Merlin, instead. It's hard going at first, but Amy comes over to help and rubs the foal with the blanket that was on the dead foal, making him smell like the mare's foal. At that point, the mare accepts Merlin and he's able to nurse, which seems to be a success. Lou invites Peter to manage his business from the Heartland facilities while his office in Calgary undergoes renovation, which soon turns out to be a mistake. Peter also interferes with Lou and Mallory's agreement for Copper, telling Mallory that she has actually completely paid off her share of Copper's ownership, and then some. Caleb repays Val for her sponsorship, and he talks about his reasons for trying bulldogging. He thinks it will be safer, but Tim later tells him that it's even more dangerous than bronc riding, because there are more variables with more animals. Val tells Ashley that Caleb's a good guy, and tells her that the money was repaid. Val asks Ashley to forgive her and give her a second chance and Ashley moves back to Briar Ridge. While she's leaving, she seems to make her peace with Caleb.
37 6 "Growing Pains" Don McBrearty Susin Nielsen November 8, 2009 (2009-11-08) 306
Ty and Amy clash over how best to raise Merlin, the orphaned foal from before. Lou must defuse a potential lawsuit after fending off unwanted advances from an unscrupulous business client. Meanwhile, Val tries to connect with her newly reconciled daughter Ashley. A cougar stalks the Heartland area.
38 7 "The Starting Gate" Grant Harvey David Moses November 15, 2009 (2009-11-15) 307
Ty's mom comes to reconnect with him. When Tim buys a racehorse from Lisa that she has given up on, he puts everything on the line, including Amy, to win big. But Lisa is angry when she finds out that Tim has convinced Amy to work with him after she said she couldn't help Lisa. Amy suggests foul play by Lisa's jockey and makes Lisa even more angry. Jack is stuck in the middle of Lisa and Amy's disagreement.
39 8 "The Fix" Grant Harvey Penny Gummerson November 22, 2009 (2009-11-22) 308
Tim has entered the horse he bought from Lisa in a local race and hires Ty to keep an eye on it at the track. Tim's rivalry with Lisa continues as she has another horse in the race, and Jack is caught in the middle. Ty's stepfather Wade tries to work things out with Lily and creates problems for Ty at the track. Wade puts salt in Tim's horse's hay, causing him to lose the race.
40 9 "Broken Arrow" Ron Murphy Leila Basen and David Preston December 6, 2009 (2009-12-06) 309
Ty is about to spend his last day at Heartland before leaving for vet school, and Amy wants quality time with her boyfriend. But when a wounded horse has Scott flying his plane to British Columbia to tend to the animal, Ty tags along. Caleb plans on getting a pay raise from Jack, who has a different idea, while Val hires Amy to help get Apollo back on the show jumping circuit. Lou struggles to find her maternal instincts when Marnie leaves her to look after Jerry Junior. Lou is also concerned that Jerry Junior might not be the only baby in her immediate future.
41 10 "Eye of the Wolf" Ron Murphy Heather Conkie January 3, 2010 (2010-01-03) 310
The search begins to find Scott and Ty. With Amy feeling helpless back at Heartland, she decides to lead a search on horseback. With Scott near death, Ty must help him survive.
42 11 "Catch and Release" TW Peacocke Mark Haroun January 10, 2010 (2010-01-10) 311
While the boys head off on a fishing trip, the girls are left at Heartland to deal with the havoc caused by a dog, a porcupine, and a herd of escaped cows. Ty is struggling with dreams about the wolf from his recent plane accident. Jack and Tim have "words" because of something Peter says.
43 12 "The Reckoning" TW Peacocke Penny Gummerson January 17, 2010 (2010-01-17) 312
Victor Whitetail visits Heartland, leaving Tim to wonder if Victor was more than just friends with his ex-wife. Ty convinces Kit to give her star barrel horse to Amy to fix, but when Amy brings Kit into the healing process, Kit puts Ty between them. Meanwhile, Lou gets invited to Paris by Peter and is overjoyed until she learns that the trip is not exactly what she envisioned. Peter must change his "big plans". Peter proposes to Lou. Amy has a memorial ceremony for her mom.
44 13 "Quarantine" Grant Harvey Ken Craw January 24, 2010 (2010-01-24) 313
When Kit's horse, Daisy, comes down with strangles while at Heartland, the stables are put under quarantine. Amy is furious when she finds out that Kit brought Daisy to Heartland almost straight from a rodeo where many other horses had contracted Strangles. When Pegasus catches the disease, it brings mixed feelings for Amy and Tim. Meanwhile, Mallory is trying to convince Jack to drive her to an Art Museum event where she hopes to bump into her former friend, Badger. Pegasus dies.
45 14 "The Happy List" Chris Potter Heather Conkie January 31, 2010 (2010-01-31) 314
While Amy is upset with Ty for buying a rundown motorcycle, Caleb and Ashley clash over him leaving for a rodeo. Amy is asked by Val to help her get back on her horse and start show jumping again. Lou starts to plan her wedding and Peter is second guessing their marriage. Caleb gets hurt in the rodeo. Jake comes back with a new girlfriend, Chelsea. Mallory continues to text and call Badger.
46 15 "Second Chances" Dean Bennett Susin Nielsen March 7, 2010 (2010-03-07) 315
Amy and Ty discover that Mr. Hanley has abandoned his horses and is on the brink of losing his farm. Lisa comes back from Europe and feels that there may be something between Jack and Val. Lou is in the middle of wedding plans. Mallory is being extra nice to Lou because she wants to be asked to be one of her brides maids. Jack proposes to Lisa. Caleb is back and depressed.
47 16 "Spin Out" Dean Bennett Leila Basen and David Preston March 14, 2010 (2010-03-14) 316
Caleb becomes addicted to his pain medicine, he steals Ty's bike and wrecks it. Lisa wants to tell Lou and Amy that she and Jack are engaged, but Jack doesn't want to overshadow Lou and Peter's wedding plans. The Hudson townspeople gossip over Jack and Lisa. After a visit with Val, Lisa has second thoughts. Jack and Lisa decide not to get married. Caleb gets back on his horse.
48 17 "Ring of Fire" Steve DiMarco Leila Basen and David Preston March 21, 2010 (2010-03-21) 317
When Amy follows in her mother's footsteps and enters into a professional colt starting competition, her gift with horses and her self-confidence are put to the test. At first, Garrett seems to be the best and Amy is struggling. But Garrett encourages her and helps her win. Tim wants to take his racehorse to California. Ashley tells Caleb she loves him, but breaks up with him because he's going on the rodeo circuit.
49 18 "In The Cards" Steve DiMarco Heather Conkie March 28, 2010 (2010-03-28) 318
A surprise announcement by Peter throws Lou's wedding plans into disarray while Amy and Ty make difficult decisions about their futures. Amy then gives back their "Promise" ring that Ty gave her, then asks for it back. Caleb wants Ashley to come to some rodeos in the states with him. Lisa is being careful not to interfere with Lou's wedding even when Lou needs her help, making Lou feel responsible for Lisa and Jack changing their minds on the engagement. Amy treats one of the horses of a ring of fire contestant, which causes mixed feelings.

Season 4 (2010–11)[edit]

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod.
50 1 "Homecoming" Grant Harvey Heather Conkie September 26, 2010 (2010-09-26) 401
Ty returns home after an absence of three months but brings a young woman, Blair, whom he says is a friend. Amy is not happy, and Ty is oblivious to why she is mad. Blair kisses Ty, but he doesn't reciprocate her feelings. In the end, Blair leaves with her boyfriend.
51 2 "What Dreams May Become" Grant Harvey Ken Craw October 3, 2010 (2010-10-03) 402
Amy scratches the surface to discover Nick Harwell's problems with his polo horse, Dusty. All of the polo horses get sick, so it is up to Ty and Scott to find the problem. Lou hates Dubai, and Tim is dating his jockey.
52 3 "Road Curves" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie October 10, 2010 (2010-10-10) 403
Amy is angry when Chase comes back and insists on her putting on a show with him. When Amy refuses Chase puts flyers up all over the place advertising their show, and she cannot back out. When the show is over, Chase kisses Amy, who kisses him back but does not reciprocate his feelings. Lisa offers to buy the dude ranch.
53 4 "Graduation" Dean Bennett Mark Haroun October 17, 2010 (2010-10-17) 404
Amy is offered a full scholarship for a equine program. With Lou thinking she is stupid not to take it, Amy has problems choosing, and with the fact she is graduating without her mom there. Badger is back and tries to fight for Mallory. Spartan colicks. Tim and Lisa clash over the price for the dude ranch. Amy decides to take a year off of school.
54 5 "Where The Truth Lies" John Fawcett Susin Nielsen October 24, 2010 (2010-10-24) 405
Amy and Ty convince Sarah, the town hermit, to let them treat her sick horse at Heartland. Badger and Mallory go on an adventure neither of them will soon forget. They get trapped in a mine and Jake saves them. On the Dude Ranch front, Lisa and Lou are not seeing eye to eye, and Peter returns to Heartland.
55 6 "Win, Place or Show" John Fawcett Leila Basen and David Preston November 7, 2010 (2010-11-07) 406
Tim gets Amy to ride Lightning Dexter in a stakes race when he finds out his girlfriend Janice has taken a jockeying position with another owner, Dan, who is also Lisa's ex. Badger rolls into Heartland driving a sweet used car. Ty discovers that the car is stolen. Jake gets help from Jack with driving. Mallory is torn between Jake and Badger. Peter tries to buy his way out of the doghouse with Lou while Caleb buys his way into the poorhouse for Ashley.
56 7 "Jackpot!" TW Peacocke Leila Basen and David Preston November 14, 2010 (2010-11-14) 407
Caleb turns to Kit to partner with him so they can win a team roping jackpot. This sets in motion a series of strange events, which results in some unusual team pairings. Kit and Amy pair up and win. Tim is concerned that Lightning Dexter is starting to cost him a lot of money but is not able to race. When the opportunity comes up to possibly sell the horse, he plots to get the maximum amount of cash. Jack finds himself in a bidding 'war' with Lisa against her ex-husband Dan. Mallory and Badger's relationship starts to heat up again, but Mallory wonders if she's picked the right guy when she watches Jake and Jamie. She decides she wants Jake. Ashley's mom buys the land Ashley and Caleb live on.
57 8 "One Day" TW Peacocke Mark Haroun November 21, 2010 (2010-11-21) 408
Amy is hired to do a horse clinic with a group of prisoners. One of them is Joe, an old friend of Ty's. Ashley and Caleb attempt to deal with the new landlord/tenant relationship they now have with Ashley's mom, Val. Meanwhile, Mallory, Jamie, Jake, and Badger go berry picking for Mrs. Bell. Mallory and Badger come to terms with their relationship after an incident where everyone finds out that Jake and Badger are both allergic to bees. Badger leaves.
58 9 "Local Hero" Grant Harvey Leila Basen and David Preston December 5, 2010 (2010-12-05) 409
Ty and Amy find a calf in the woods which leads them to Tim's stolen cattle. Tim convinces the family that they need to take the law into their own hands. But the cattle rescue and subsequent drive has to maneuver a dangerous course when they come face to face with the rustlers who shot Tim two years ago, and Mallory's attempt to be part of the adventure puts her in harm's way. Val's efforts to convince Ashley and Caleb to sign a marriage contract leads to a shocking revelation. They are not legally married. Lou returns home from Dubai, in no mood to answer questions about her marriage or why she isn't with her husband.
59 10 "Mood Swings" Grant Harvey Heather Conkie January 2, 2011 (2011-01-02) 410
Grant and Blair – Ty's travel buddies – return to Heartland. The issue of Blair kissing Ty and deciding not to tell Amy is resolved with Ty and Amy breaking up and Ty leaving Heartland to move in with Caleb and Ashley.Also, Caleb and Ashley have difficulty adjusting to the reality that they aren't legally married. Caleb receives advice from Tim. Mallory's adventure of being locked in the horse trailer and being returned to Heartland by the police is still reverberating. Meanwhile, Lou gets news that will have a huge impact on her and Peter's lives.
60 11 "Family Business" Francis Damberger Ken Craw January 9, 2011 (2011-01-09) 411
Amy fights to keep Lightning Dexter in the family when she learns Tim is putting his horse up for sale in a claiming race. Ty neglects his schoolwork to help Caleb hustle money at a pool hall. Chase Powers gets involved in the Dexter claiming race ordeal and makes things awkward between Amy and Ty. Meanwhile, a pregnant Lou has a great idea for the baby's nursery that doesn't sit well with Jack. Peter has problems of his own as he tries to conduct his company's business from Heartland. Mallory quits her job at Heartland and comes to work at Maggie's.
61 12 "Lost Song" Francis Damberger Heather Conkie January 16, 2011 (2011-01-16) 412
While Lou is having the troops clean out the closet in Marion's old room, preparing to transform it into a nursery, some interesting items are found. A guitar which used to belong to Lyndy – Jack's late wife and Marion's mother – is found and Jack finds something interesting in its case. A trophy for "all-round cowboy" won by Tim in Ponoka two decades ago also gets uncovered. Repairs needed to the trophy prompt Caleb to offer to get it fixed. Jack says the most romantic thing he has ever muttered. And Caleb and Ashley get married again, for real.
62 13 "The Road Home" Eleanore Lindo Mark Haroun January 23, 2011 (2011-01-23) 413
Ty continues down his road of recent confusion, so Jack offers advice. To make a point, Jack does something quite dramatic and it puts Ty in a situation which causes his true nature to step up. Lisa and Lou have words deciding how the Dude Ranch will be run once Lou has her baby, and Lou has some words of wisdom for Amy as well.
63 14 "Leap of Faith" Eleanore Lindo Andrew Wreggitt February 13, 2011 (2011-02-13) 414
Amy helps Stuart Forest, the trainer of the horse that got Amy a ton of hits on Youtube for being a "Miracle Girl". His daughter Rihanna's horse is too much for Rihanna to handle but he won't accept that. Chase tries to help by giving Rihanna a new bit, but she is too eager to make her dad proud and has an accident. Stuart then decides to sue Heartland for negligence. Peter is being sued and is bankrupt. Meanwhile, Jack is trying to persuade Mallory to come back to Heartland and care for Copper. Caleb returns without Ashley.
64 15 "The River" Chris Potter Leila Basen and David Preston February 27, 2011 (2011-02-27) 415
There is a bear hanging around Heartland and getting into things on the farm. Amy is doing her best to put the whole lawsuit thing behind her. When Ty comes to talk to Amy about it, she kisses him and Ty kisses back. While Amy is out for a trail ride, she runs into the bear. Lou is feeling that it is the worst possible time to have a baby. Stuart has a revelation when his daughter tells him that it is his fault that she doesn't want to ride anymore and that she hates him. He decides not to go through with the law suit. Soraya and Chase argue and have disagreements.
65 16 "Never Surrender" Chris Potter Story by : Will Pascoe
Teleplay by : Leila Basen, Ken Craw,
Mark Haroun and David Preston
March 6, 2011 (2011-03-06) 416
Caleb's friend Bryce, a paralyzed military vet and ex-rodeo star, hires Amy to help sell his roping horse. However, Amy sees an opportunity to re-train both horse and rider, though she needs help to convince this cowboy that he can recapture his love for riding despite his injury. Tim shares a misunderstanding with Jack through a lack of communication. Lou agrees to be Marnie's labour coach, but being around Marnie's rambunctious toddler makes her wonder if she's really cut out for motherhood.
66 17 "Burning Down the House" Dean Bennett Leila Basen and David Preston March 13, 2011 (2011-03-13) 417
Tim and his girlfriend announce that they are selling the ranch and moving to California. But one of Tim's old girlfriends comes back and claims that Tim is the father of her son, Shane, and a paternity test says that he is. Ashley finally comes home. Ty is still having trouble just being friends with Amy. Ashley decides to go to school in British Columbia and Caleb is not sure if to go or to stay.
67 18 "Passages" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie March 27, 2011 (2011-03-27) 418
Amy and Ty work through their trust issues as they train a pair of Clydesdales. Tim is still reeling from the knowledge that Shane is in fact his son but he finds himself bonding with the boy despite himself. Bad feelings resurface between Caleb and Val when he accuses her of manipulating Ashley and her decision to go away to the university. Meanwhile, Lou's due date is still three weeks away. Lou goes into labor at home, and Ty and Amy deliver a girl.

Television film (2010)[edit]

Title Directed by Written by Original air date Viewers
"A Heartland Christmas" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie December 12, 2010 (2010-12-12) 1.40[5]
Amy and Ty race to save starving horses trapped in the avalanching-mountains during Christmas. Jack and Tim decide to go with them. Lou starts stressing about how Peter and the rest of the family wont make it back in time for Christmas, while she is stuck looking after Christmas-obsessed-Mallory. Everybody makes it home for Christmas and Mallory's parents make the flight through the storm.

Season 5 (2011–12)[edit]

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68 1 "Finding Freedom" Heather Conkie John Fawcett September 18, 2011 (2011-09-18) 501
Amy is inspired to take her horsemanship to a new level when she works with a professional liberty horse trainer. She realizes she has to return to her roots when it comes to her work with horses and her relationship with Ty. Meanwhile, a leaky roof causes Ty to make a big decision that he thinks will help them grow as a couple by moving into Ashley and Caleb's trailer.
69 2 "Something In The Night" David Preston John Fawcett September 25, 2011 (2011-09-25) 502
When Tim is coerced to go with Jack on a secret mission to find Shane and Miranda, Amy is left at Heartland with Janice to get a young race horse ready for his maiden run. Meanwhile, Ty has planned Amy a dinner but there's been an animal hiding in the trailer, so they make a slight change of arrangements.
70 3 "What's In a Name?" Leila Basen Grant Harvey October 2, 2011 (2011-10-02) 503
When Tim accidentally reveals to the family that Shane is his son, it threatens to ruin the traditional Bartlett-Fleming naming ceremony for Lou's baby girl. Lou names her baby Catherine Marion Minnie, or Katie, for short. Amy and Lou accept Shane into the family.
71 4 "Beyond Hell's Half Mile" Ken Craw Grant Harvey October 16, 2011 (2011-10-16) 504
When Amy works with a chuck wagon horse, she discovers an impediment that could put the team in danger and change the dynamics of a prominent chuck wagon family. Caleb returns without Ashley. The whole family is sleep deprived from the new baby. Lou and Peter try to get Katie to sleep.
72 5 "Never Let Go" Mark Haroun Dean Bennett October 23, 2011 (2011-10-23) 505
Amy helps to restore the confidence of a troubled trick-rider so that she can get back on her horse and perform again. With the house being overcrowded, Jack builds an outhouse to accommodate. Caleb continues to pine over Ashley, gets drunk, and meets a girl. Caleb says he and Ashley are separated. Lou and Peter decide to build a house at Heartland.
73 6 "The Slippery Slope" Heather Conkie Dean Bennett October 30, 2011 (2011-10-30) 506
A friend from Jack's past shows up at Heartland when one of their old band mates passes away. Lou & Lisa secretly try to gather the other remaining members for a reunion performance to celebrate Jack's birthday. Caleb's 'bar girl' shows up at Heartland asking Amy for help with her horse. Caleb tries to teach her to bronc ride. Amy wonders if she worries too much and decides to ride a mechanical bull.
74 7 "Over the Rise" Ken Craw Tina Grewal November 13, 2011 (2011-11-13) 507
When Shane arrives to stay for the summer, Tim tries to impress all three of his kids with a Western day trip and ends up stuck at an old western movie set. Caleb tries bull riding after he and Ty make a bathtub fly. Mallory finds out something about Lou that upsets her. Mallory found a nanny cam and thought Lou was spying, but Lou never turned it on.
75 8 "Nothing for Granted" Mark Haroun Tina Grewal November 20, 2011 (2011-11-20) 508
When Ty visits Mrs. Bell to thank her for paying his school fees, he and Amy are surprised to learn that she's moved out of her home and away from Sugarfoot. When Ty and Amy find Mrs. Bell in a retirement home, they break her out and bring her home. Ty finds out Mrs. Bell wasn't paying his school fees. Janice and Tim argue over Shane going to the races with them. Lou gets a job... that Peter interviewed for. Soraya moves to London to be with her boyfriend. Ty's stepdad paid his tuition.
76 9 "Cover Me" Leila Basen & David Preston Grant Harvey December 4, 2011 (2011-12-04) 509
When Tim's young racehorse, Cisco, is stolen on the way to his maiden race, Amy and Ty get help tracking him down from Ty's step-father, Wade.
77 10 "Trust" Heather Conkie Grant Harvey January 8, 2012 (2012-01-08) 510
When Amy tries to heal an abused and extremely violent racehorse, Ty and Jack think she's taken on more than she can handle, but can Amy prove them wrong?
78 11 "Fool's Gold" Mark Haroun Dean Bennett January 15, 2012 (2012-01-15) 511
Ty's mother, Lily, returns to Heartland with shocking news about his father and a secret that threatens her relationship with her son; she and Wade are back together. Meanwhile, Amy continues to work with Alcatraz, revealing anything is possible if you give it a chance.
79 12 "Road to Nowhere" Ken Craw Dean Bennett January 22, 2012 (2012-01-22) 512
When Jack learns that Ty is riding his bike solo to a remote lake to spread his father's ashes, he decides to join him. Still hurt that Ty decided to go his own way, Amy puts her mind back into working with Alcatraz. When Bryce – the paralyzed war veteran- returns, Alcatraz is given another chance and finds a new purpose.
80 13 "Aftermath" Leila Basen Chris Potter February 12, 2012 (2012-02-12) 513
To avoid hitting a wolf, Ty crashes his bike on a remote road and is badly injured, leaving Jack to search for help in the middle of nowhere. Meanwhile, Amy sees the mustang, Ghost, which she believes shows that something has befallen Ty and Jack. Ty and Jack are rescued. Peter and Lou both get a promotion. Tim begins his custody battle with Miranda over Shane.
81 14 "Working On A Dream" David Preston Chris Potter February 26, 2012 (2012-02-26) 514
Amy is roped into helping Tim project a positive image to the community, in hopes it will further his custody battle for Shane. Lou and Peter's house is starting to be built, but they decide to buy a house instead. Ty gets back on his bike and Caleb returns.
82 15 "Breaking Down and Building Up" Heather Conkie Grant Harvey March 4, 2012 (2012-03-04) 515
When tragedy strikes, Amy must find a way to save Mr. Hanley's rescue horses from kill buyers, and Mallory tries to convince Mrs. Bell to save her childhood home. Peter and Lou are looking for a new home and find the perfect place, but things don't go according to plan. Tim proposes to Janice to help him with the custody battle, and she accepts. When she finds out his real reason for proposing, she breaks up with him. Mrs. Bell buys the Hanley house, then sells it to Lou and Peter.
83 16 "Wild Horses" Jessalyn Coombe & Andrew Wreggitt Grant Harvey March 11, 2012 (2012-03-11) 516
Amy and Ty join Scott on a trip back to his old reservation to save a herd of wild horses from the dangerous EHV-1 virus. Tim is having trouble coping with his recent break up and the stress of his custody battle and starts to drink again. Mallory is having a big sweet sixteen party until she finds out heartbreaking news.
84 17 "True Calling" Mark Haroun Dean Bennett March 18, 2012 (2012-03-18) 517
When Amy's dog Lobo is injured by a trigger-happy rancher, it's up to Ty to save his life, meanwhile good old Jack has gone to Moosejaw to persuade Miranda to come back to Heartland to help sort out Tim's struggle. Mallory tries to raise money to help her get an apartment so she will not have to move to Nashville. Jake saves Mallory from a lot of trouble with her dad. Mallory moves away. Tim gives up drinking.
85 18 "Candles in the Wind" Heather Conkie Dean Bennett March 25, 2012 (2012-03-25) 518
When a mystery horse arrives at Heartland, Amy and Ty are sent down a path that will alter their lives. Ty plans on proposing to Amy and is struggling to find the right moment to propose. Amy decides to stay at Heartland, and Jack goes to Paris. Shane shows up at Heartland, and Tim and Miranda realize they have to take into consideration what he wants. Miranda kisses Tim and decides to let Shane visit him anytime he wants. Amy finds the ring.

Season 6 (2012–13)[edit]

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86 1 "Running Against the Wind" Stefan Scaini Heather Conkie September 16, 2012 (2012-09-16) 601
Amy is bursting to ask Ty about the engagement ring, and why he hasn't proposed yet, but a couple of "runaways" throw everything at Heartland into turmoil. One of the "runaways" is a horse that likes to jump fences; Amy is trying to find the owner but she grows attached and gives the horse a name: Phoenix Rising. The other "runaway" is an eleven-year-old girl whose name is Georgina, but who wants to be called Georgie. Lou and Peter's house is nothing but trouble.
87 2 "Crossed Signals" Stefan Scaini Heather Conkie September 23, 2012 (2012-09-23) 602
Ty struggles to deal with the fact that Amy has found the engagement ring and has to decide how and whether he is going to propose to her. Kendra, Phoenix's owner, comes to Heartland to take him home. Amy discovers that Kendra, although she loves her horses, has problems taking proper care of them. Meanwhile Georgie, the 11-year-old runaway, is proving to be quite a handful. Ty and Amy decide to wait.
88 3 "Keeping Up Appearances" Dean Bennett Ken Craw September 30, 2012 (2012-09-30) 603
Tim hopes for a big commission when he helps a wealthy weekend cowboy look for his dream ranch, while Amy's stuck teaching the client's trophy wife how to ride. Mallory comes home. Ty is distracted by Amy's decision to wait on getting engaged.
89 4 "The Natural" Dean Bennett Leila Basen October 7, 2012 (2012-10-07) 604
Amy tries to fulfill Mallory's dream of being a show jumper but discovers that Georgie has the natural talent. Lou leaves for New York. Miranda and Tim hook up. Ty studies for his finals. Jack and Tim buy a buffalo.
90 5 "Trial Run" Grant Harvey David Preston October 28, 2012 (2012-10-28) 605
Janice brings Cisco Kid (and her emotional baggage over Tim) to Heartland for Amy to figure out why Cisco's lost that winning feeling. Georgie and Mallory try to rescue a stray dog from a well. Tim gives Cisco to Janice. Ty gets into vet school and a scholarship.
91 6 "Helping Hands" Grant Harvey Mark Haroun November 4, 2012 (2012-11-04) 606
Amy seeks out an up-and-coming show jumper, Jeremy Hughes, to learn why he's refusing Scott and Ty's suggested treatment for his horse Buckingham. Mallory and Georgie finally get along. Lisa decides she and Jack need to take a break.
92 7 "Life is a Highway" Jim Donovan Leila Basen November 11, 2012 (2012-11-11) 607
Chase Powers returns to Heartland with his wife, Hayley, who is an aspiring liberty horse rider. She wants Amy to be her coach. Lou comes home and quits her job.
93 8 "Do The Right Thing" Jim Donovan Mark Haroun December 2, 2012 (2012-12-02) 608
When Ty needs some engine parts for his broken down truck he's forced to turn to the last person on earth he wants help from- his stepfather Wade. In the meantime Lou tries to win Dan (Lisa's ex-husband) over as a client and Georgie has to work with Mallory in order to prepare a party for Ty. Ty and Wade end up bonding. Lisa's ex-husband says that him and Lisa are back together. Ty and Amy each begin to wonder what they are waiting for to get engaged.
94 9 "Great Expectations" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie December 9, 2012 (2012-12-09) 609
Jack has applied to become Georgie's long-term foster parent, so Clint interviews them, but things don't look good. Ty and Amy have a life-changing weekend when they get engaged. Georgie runs away from Heartland to Lou and Peter's house, and it catches on fire.
95 10 "The Road Ahead" Dean Bennett Heather Cookie January 6, 2013 (2013-01-06) 610
A fire caused by electrical wiring destroys Lou and Peter's home and puts the lives of Georgie and Phoenix at risk. Ty and Amy end up putting their good news about their engagement on hold. Amy helps Georgie when she has problems with a still spooked Phoenix. Clint turned down Jack for Georgie's long-term foster parent, so both Tim and Lou try to help. Lou and Peter become Georgie's long-term foster parents.
96 11 "Blowing Smoke" T.W. Peacocke Ken Craw January 13, 2013 (2013-01-13) 611
Amy must make a hard decision about Phoenix when Jeremy's horse Buckingham gets hurt, which puts his jumping career in jeopardy. Caleb seems to like Lou, which leads him to punching Peter. Jeremy gets Amy drunk in an attempt to get Phoenix.
97 12 "Playing With Fire" TW Peacocke David Preston January 20, 2013 (2013-01-20) 612
Lou hosts a horse show at Heartland while dealing with her problems with Peter. Both Mallory and Georgie are training for the showjumping. Mallory's coach is Jeremy and she will ride Spartan, while Georgie will ride Phoenix and is being coached by Amy. Mallory discovers Jeremy kissing Cassandra just before her turn to jump. She rides distracted, leading to her and Spartan falling after a jump.
98 13 "Waiting For Tomorrow" Chris Potter Leila Basen February 10, 2013 (2013-02-10) 613
One of Spartan's back legs is broken, and Amy faces a tough decision. Tim and Jack focus on how they are going to get the money for the vet bill. Mallory and Georgie are suffering from the events at the horse show, in very different ways.
99 14 "Lost and Gone Forever" Chris Potter David Preston February 17, 2013 (2013-02-17) 614
Ty's future as a vet is in jeopardy when there's a fatality at Scott's clinic. Lou has to deal with an overeager Caleb while she has to convince Georgie to play her new recorder for her music class.
100 15 "After All We've Been Through" Stephen Reynolds Mark Haroun March 3, 2013 (2013-03-03) 615
To prove Jeremy was responsible for Buckingham's death, Ty searches for evidence. Jeremy is guilty of killing his horse, and Ty is rehired. Amy works with Spartan now that has finally come back home, but he refuses to leave the barn. Lou and Peter's romantic weekend is interrupted by Eden, Peter's ex-wife. Mallory tries to find Jack a date, since Lisa is in France and they have decided to put their relationship on hold. Spartan faces his fear.
101 16 "Born to Buck" Stephen Reynolds Ken Craw March 24, 2013 (2013-03-24) 616
Amy is having trouble dealing with a roping horse that only wants to buck and Caleb, who isn't sure he wants to ride broncs anymore. Shane and Miranda are back in Hudson. Lou and Amy find out that Miranda and Tim have been in a relationship for months. Miranda and Tim break up. Jack is offered a career opportunity and takes the job.
102 17 "Breaking Point" Dean Bennett Mark Haroun March 31, 2013 (2013-03-31) 617
Amy and Lou help Georgie regain her confidence as a showjumper when classmate Olivia makes her question her place in the family. Eric Williams (who has bought the farm where Phoenix used to live and its livestock) sees his natural potential as a jumper. Amy doesn't have the papers to prove she's Phoenix's new owner. Jack and Tim fight over their business partnership when they learn that their cattle may have been exposed to BSE (Bovine spongiform encephalopathy). Jack wants to buy out Tim, and their cattle are fine. Lou tells Georgie that everyone is behind her adoption.
103 18 "Under Pressure" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie April 7, 2013 (2013-04-07) 618
With the threat of losing Phoenix to Eric looming over their heads, things become even more complicated at Heartland when Georgie gets a surprise visit from her brother Jeff. When Jeff reveals he wants to raise Georgie, the family is faced with the possibility of losing her. Amy has second thoughts about going on a road trip to Las Vegas with Ty. Meanwhile, Peter's idea of moving to Vancouver is impossible for Lou to wrap her head around, and Jack ends his partnership with Tim - for good. Georgie's brother buys back Phoenix for her and tells her to stay at Heartland. In the end of the episode, Jack has a heart attack.

Season 7 (2013–14)[edit]

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104 1 "Picking Up the Pieces" David Frazee Heather Conkie October 6, 2013 (2013-10-06) 701
Jack returns from his trip to Arizona to find that Tim has made drastic changes to Heartland. Amy works with a horse whose owner turns out to be a prince, and Georgie struggles to ask Peter if he will take her to a father-daughter dance at her school. Tim brings sheep to Heartland.
105 2 "Living in the Moment" David Frazee Heather Conkie October 13, 2013 (2013-10-13) 702
Lou pressures Jack into going to the doctor after a scary accident, and Amy and Ty discuss buying a ranch together. Georgie gets fed up with Olivia picking on her and throws a punch, leading to her to be grounded by Peter, and almost missing the Spring Classic. Georgie wins the Spring Classic. Lou and Peter have officially adopted Georgie.
106 3 "Wrecking Ball" Stefan Scaini Leila Basen October 20, 2013 (2013-10-20) 703
Amy and Georgie find a dead horse, which leads Scott and Ty on a mission to discover why it died and to learn if other horses could be in peril. At the same time, Lou and Tim find themselves on opposite ends of a fight when Tim attempts to rebrand Maggie's into a soulless fast food franchise. Lou buys Maggie's. Ty and Amy keep losing her engagement ring.
107 4 "The Penny Drops" Stefan Scaini David Preston October 27, 2013 (2013-10-27) 704
As Amy and Ty help a mare and foal through a difficult weaning process, Jake and Mallory share an emotional goodbye as he leaves for Paris, and she struggles to decide if she will stay working as a manager at Maggie's or join Jake in Paris. She finally decides to move to Paris.
108 5 "Thread the Needle" Jim Donovan Ken Craw November 3, 2013 (2013-11-03) 705
Amy attempts to help a young Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) constable overcome a personal challenge to fulfill his lifelong dream of performing in the RCMP Musical Ride. Georgie's brother comes to visit. Scott hires back Cassandra.
109 6 "Now or Never" Jim Donovan Mark Haroun November 10, 2013 (2013-11-10) 706
Georgie is enthralled when she sees one of Amy's clients trick riding, and she's determined to pursue it despite Lou's misgivings. Georgie tries trick riding. Georgie's brother bonds with her. Tim tells Lou he paid for Maggie's.
110 7 "Best Man" Chris Potter Mark Haroun November 17, 2013 (2013-11-17) 707
When an old friend turns to him for help, Ty is torn between his ties to the past and his loyalties to his family at Heartland. Caleb returns and so does Nicole. Ty asks Caleb to be his best man.
111 8 "Hotshot" Chris Potter David Preston December 1, 2013 (2013-12-01) 708
Lou is determined to have a perfect family vacation, but it doesn't go as planned when Peter's job interferes. Lou and Peter go away for his job. Meanwhile, Jack and Georgie visit the fishing cabin to find Tim and his new 'friend' and her trouble making daughter staying there. Amy and Ty babysit Katie back at the ranch.
112 9 "There but for Fortune" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie December 8, 2013 (2013-12-08) 709
Amy's success working with a high-end show jumper puts her life in jeopardy. Lou gets a book offer for her blog. Ashley returns, and she and Caleb kiss. Amy gets kicked in the head by Prince Ahmed's horse.
113 10 "Darkness and Light" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie January 12, 2014 (2014-01-12) 710
Family members are pitted against each other over Amy's medical treatment as she struggles to come to terms with her injuries and uncertain future. Amy lost her sight due to her head injury. Ashley tries to get back together with Caleb, but he finds out she was using him to tell whether or not she should marry her new boyfriend. Amy regains her vision.
114 11 "Better Days" Stephen Reynolds Leila Basen January 19, 2014 (2014-01-19) 711
Ty forces Amy to confront her fear and work with the horse that injured her in order to save its life. Lou leaves for her book tour and Peter takes things over. She is still afraid to ride horses.
115 12 "Walking Tall" Stephen Reynolds Katherine Schlemmer January 26, 2014 (2014-01-26) 712
When Ty brings a maltreated Tennessee Walker to Heartland to convalesce, Amy goes undercover to bring its abusers to justice. Georgie gets her own room. Lou is still away. Amy faces her fear and rides a horse again.
116 13 "Lost Highway" Eleanore Lindo David Preston March 9, 2014 (2014-03-09) 713
Amy works with a horse to help it overcome its fear of water, but sparks fly when Jack learns the horse is owned by a former flame. Jack and Lisa take a road trip together. Peter and Katie go join Lou on her book tour.
117 14 "Things We Lost" Eleanore Lindo Mark Haroun March 16, 2014 (2014-03-16) 714
When a road trip goes awry, Jack and Lisa find themselves lost in the woods, but a trip down memory lane may help them find their way together. It's Ty's birthday. Jack and Lisa get back together.
118 15 "Smoke 'n' Mirrors" Grant Harvey Leila Basen March 23, 2014 (2014-03-23) 715
When Tim goes through a mid-life crisis and buys a hot horse instead of the more traditional hot car, Amy does some dad whispering to help him come to his senses. Georgie gets better and better at trick riding.
119 16 "The Comeback Kid" Grant Harvey Pamela Pinch March 30, 2014 (2014-03-30) 716
Lou returns home after her book tour was a failure. Amy's client list has dwindled since her accident, so Lou convinces her to hold a "comeback" clinic. Ty and Caleb invest in a barrel racing horse.
120 17 "On the Line" Dean Bennett Mark Haroun April 6, 2014 (2014-04-06) 717
Amy and Ty are at odds over Ty's risky investment in a barrel racing horse, and Amy starts working closely with Prince Ahmed. Ty and Amy fight about his investment, because the horse has troubles. Georgie gets a new friend. Tim made improvements to the diner, but Lou is reluctant.
121 18 "Be Careful What You Wish For" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie April 13, 2014 (2014-04-13) 718
Amy works with Ty and Caleb's barrel racing horse and rides him in a high-stakes Futurity. They win with Amy riding. Jack proposes to Lisa, and they elope at the dude ranch, Tim attends. Amy accepts the prince's offer to travel to Europe with his team for the World Equestrian Games. The season ends with Amy getting in a helicopter with the family and Ty watching her leave.

Season 8 (2014–15)[edit]

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122 1 "There and Back Again" Stefan Scaini Heather Conkie September 28, 2014 (2014-09-28) 801
Amy's return to Heartland goes wrong when she finds herself questioning her place at the ranch and her relationship with Ty. Jack and Lisa struggle to tell the family about their marriage. After following Amy's whereabouts on tour, Georgie becomes Amy's biggest fan. When an online blog reveals a secret about Amy almost kissing Ahmed. Amy and Ty lost their dream ranch.
123 2 "The Big Red Wall" Stefan Scaini David Preston October 5, 2014 (2014-10-05) 802
Ty becomes the middleman when Amy and Caleb butt heads over horse training. Reeling from her recent discovery, Georgie pulls away from Amy and focuses on donating money to an online animal sanctuary. She also learns that you can't always believe what you read online. Lou finds about the kiss. Jack and Lisa have a wedding reception. Val comes back and her cancer has returned.
124 3 "Severed Ties" Bruce McDonald Ken Craw October 12, 2014 (2014-10-12) 803
Amy's attempts to reunite with Georgie are thwarted by the arrival of lavish gifts from afar. When Tim is captivated by an old acquaintance, he and Jack team up for a charity event. Meanwhile, Lou and Peter disagree about potential pre-schools and Lou takes Katie for an assessment. And an unexpected revelation forces Ty to question his career prospects. Ty takes a job at an animal reserve. Amy keeps getting lavish gifts from the Prince; at the end of the episode she quits her job with the Prince.
125 4 "Secrets and Lies" David Preston Heather Conkie October 19, 2014 (2014-10-19) 804
The Prince arrives at Heartland and takes Amy to an auction. They detour to a house that the Prince would like to buy, and he declares his love for her. Lou and Peter take Katie to a special child's doctor to get her evaluated and are told that there is nothing wrong with her. Georgie finds out that Olivia is taking trick riding lessons and asks Ty to get her a trick riding horse so that she can practice more. At a family dinner that the Prince was invited to, Georgie tells everyone that the Prince told Amy that he loved her. This leads to Ty and the Prince getting in a fight. Amy and Ty then get into an argument, which leads to them having a 'break.'
126 5 "Endings And Beginnings" Anne Wheeler Leila Basen October 26, 2014 (2014-10-26) 805
Amy struggles to turn a pair of horses into a team and goes head-to-head with a rival trainer. Ty discovers a dead bear with its gallbladder missing but when he begins asking too many questions, poachers threaten his life. When Ty asks Georgie to care for an orphan wolf pup, she sees it as an opportunity to reunite Amy and Ty. Lou hires Jade to work at the Dude Ranch but regrets her decision when she proves to be a problem employee who takes advantage of the situation.
127 6 "Steal Away" Anne Wheeler Pamela Pinch November 2, 2014 (2014-11-02) 806
Amy blames Georgie and Jade when a client horse repeatedly escapes from his stall, but she is forced to reevaluate when she discovers that the horse has hidden skills. When his boss at the Reserve refuses to help him bring down a dangerous poaching ring, Ty turns to Scott for assistance. Jack enlists Georgie's help to turn Jade into a ranch hand. Ty returns to Scott's clinic after finding out his boss was involved in the poaching ring.
128 7 "Walk a Mile" Chris Potter Mark Haroun November 9, 2014 (2014-11-09) 807
Amy struggles to help a Hutterite family whose team of Percherons ran amok hayride. But Georgie forms a strong bond with the young Hutterite daughter who turns out to be the key to unraveling the mystery. While Tim had a fantastic time traveling the rodeo circuit with Casey, he returns to Heartland and second-guesses their relationship. Back at the clinic, a vet victory for Ty proves bittersweet when he realizes that all he wants to do is share the experience with Amy. Jack confronts his traditional ideals when Lisa informs him that she has no intention of taking his name.
129 8 "The Family Tree" Chris Potter David Preston November 23, 2014 (2014-11-23) 808
A school project opens a door to Georgie's past that could change her life at Heartland. Casey expresses interest in buying one of Ty and Caleb's bulldogging horses, and Caleb enlists Amy's help to train it in order to secure the deal. Then, while celebrating their first big sale, Ty tells Caleb that he wants to pull out of their business partnership, which results in Caleb forging an unlikely alliance. And Tim is forced to come clean about his senior rodeo circuit dreams when he learns that Casey is buying a bulldogging horse for him.
130 9 "The Pike River Cull" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie December 7, 2014 (2014-12-07) 809
When a threat of a cull looms over a herd of wild horses, Jack and Amy aid an old friend in Pike River. Tim takes Ty to Pike River to force Amy and Ty to talk. Ty and Amy kiss and then get arrested. Lou and Peter are having major marriage problems and to top it off social services show up.
131 10 "The Heart of a River" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie January 11, 2015 (2015-01-11) 810
With the fate of the wild horses in the balance, Amy and Ty make a desperate bid to save them. Lou and Peter form a united front against trumped-up child endangerment charges. Georgie is shattered when her aunt threatens her future at Heartland. Amy and Ty get back together.
132 11 "The Silent Partner" Gail Harvey David Preston January 18, 2015 (2015-01-18) 811
A client reveals that Peter turned down a lucrative job offer in Calgary. With increasing demands on her time and two horses to care for, Georgie struggles to accept a friend's help with Phoenix. Then, when Ty receives an unexpected windfall, he discovers that Caleb took Jesse up on his offer and forged a partnership with him. When a disagreement sends Jack back to Heartland early from his overnighter with Lisa, Lou struggles to accept their chosen form of communication: not talking.
133 12 "Broken Heartland" Gail Harvey Mark Haroun February 1, 2015 (2015-02-01) 812
When Amy is invited to do a horse clinic in Montana, she and Ty take a road trip together. Meanwhile, at Heartland, Jack and Lisa feel caught in the middle when Lou confronts Peter over his decision to choose his career in Vancouver over a job offer in Calgary, which would allow him to spend more time with his family. Georgie and Jade volunteer at the vet clinic.
134 13 "Cowgirls Don't Cry" Stefan Scaini Mark Haroun February 15, 2015 (2015-02-15) 813
Tim opens a rodeo school but is confronted with a problem student. Ty jumps to conclusions when he learns Lily has entered rehab again. Wade is working two jobs to pay for Lily's rehab. And with Lou out of town, Georgie prepares to attend her first Sadie Hawkins dance. Georgie gets the chicken poxes and can't go to the dance. Then, despite Jack's protestations that she not get involved, Lisa spearheads wedding preparations with a reluctant Amy.
135 14 "Riders on the Storm" Stefan Scaini Ken Craw March 1, 2015 (2015-03-01) 814
Amy and Ty help Scott's nephew realize he is worthy of continuing his family tradition of relay racing. Meanwhile, Georgie is caught in the middle when her brother Jeff and her friend Jade exchange half-truths and lies in order to impress each other. Tim refuses Jack's offer to help with the rodeo school but is forced to swallow his pride and accept the offer.
136 15 "Eclipse of the Heart" Norma Bailey Ken Craw March 8, 2015 (2015-03-08) 815
Lou returns from Vancouver with an admission that threatens to change the Heartland family forever; her and Peter are separating. Meanwhile, Jack intervenes when he discovers that Tim intends to crash Miranda's wedding in Moose Jaw. Then, when Amy helps Caleb source a horse for Tim's rodeo school, she learns just how precarious Caleb's business partnership is with Jesse. And Georgie fights disappointment when it looks like Peter won't make it home to take in the lunar eclipse with her.
137 16 "Faking it" Norma Bailey Pamela Pinch March 15, 2015 (2015-03-15) 816
The family strives to support Georgie when Lou and Peter tell her about their separation, and Amy helps Georgie find the strength to deal with the news while training for a trick riding competition. Meanwhile, Ty jumps to Caleb's defense when Jesse calls in Caleb's loan, effectively ruining him. And when Tim enlists Casey to help him cover for Lou at the diner, he discovers that they still have a lot to learn about each other. Georgie makes the trick riding team.
138 17 "All I need is You" Dean Bennett Mark Haroun March 22, 2015 (2015-03-22) 817
Lou spearheads preparations for the big day while Amy throws herself into gentling a rescue horse in order to avoid wedding craziness. But Amy and Ty's future is jeopardized when Ty is arrested for assault. Meanwhile, Georgie observes an intimate moment between Lou and Peter and nurtures hope that they are getting back together. Tim risks telling Casey how he feels about her, then obsesses over her response. Ty and Amy decide to elope after Val gets Jesse to drop the charges.
139 18 "Written in Stone" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie March 29, 2015 (2015-03-29) 818
To give Amy and Ty the wedding they really want, Lou struggles to deal with a slew of hurdles. Ty and Amy get married at Heartland. Val gives Caleb money for his debt with Jesse. Georgie is able to get through to a troubled horse following in Amy's footsteps with Spartan.

Season 9 (2015–16)[edit]

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140 1 "Brave New World" Bruce McDonald Heather Conkie October 4, 2015 (2015-10-04) 901
A dangerous bear lurks near Heartland, Amy and Georgie rescue an injured horse from the woods. Lou and Peter try to pretend they are working out okay, but fight over custody arrangements and end up getting lawyers involved
141 2 "Begin Again" Bruce McDonald Mark Haroun October 11, 2015 (2015-10-11) 902
Ty prepares to graduate, as he and Amy treat an abandoned horse together.
142 3 "Riding For a Fall" Dean Bennett Ken Craw October 18, 2015 (2015-10-18) 903
Georgie gets help from Amy on a trick for the rodeo, but gets pulled away by Lou and Peter who insist she focuses on her schoolwork
143 4 "Ties of the Earth" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie October 25, 2015 (2015-10-25) 904
Jack struggles with the imminent loss of a friend. Georgie is struggling with math and gets a tutor. She and Jade try to get Lou to fire the new tutor.
144 5 "Back in the Saddle" Chris Potter Bonnie Fairweather November 1, 2015 (2015-11-01) 905
Amy and Georgie prepare to compete in a cowboy competition, Casey and Lisa disagree about how to plan the event. Georgie guilts Jack into helping her train on a new horse in the hopes he will fall in love with the animal. Tim and Peter work on the loft together and Tim gives Peter advice to mend his relationship with Lou. Ty asks Bob to take in an injured coyote.
145 6 "Over and Out" Chris Potter Pamela Pinch November 8, 2015 (2015-11-08) 906
Ty and Amy's attempt to rescue an injured eagle in the mountains takes a dangerous turn when Ty falls off of a cliff. Amy gets Bear to help her pull Ty back up to safety. Amy thinks Bear will make a good police horse. Jade, Georgie and Adam volunteer at the animal reserve. Adam and Georgie take a four wheeler and wrecks it.
146 7 "Fearless" Dawn Wilkinson Mark Haroun November 15, 2015 (2015-11-15) 907
Amy helps a Medieval jouster who was badly injured during a competition regain his confidence so he can compete again. Caleb helps Amy practice jousting. Amy and Ty host a dinner party in their new loft. Caleb and Cass fight at dinner and breakup. But later they reconcile and make a commitment to each other. Katy starts kindergarten and pretends that she got married and divorced from a boy in her class. Lou worries what she might be teaching her. Tim feels like he missed out on his kids lives so he gives Georgie driving lessons, but it goes very badly and she later asks Ty for help.
147 8 "Reckless Abandon" Dawn Wilkinson Ken Craw November 22, 2015 (2015-11-22) 908
Lisa encourages Lou to go on a date with the insurance inspector. Lou goes to coffee with him discovers she is not ready to date so she turns down a second date. He fails the inspection and she thinks it is because she turned him down, but there are just a few minor things that need to be fixed. Tim tries to fix Casey's trailer, but Jack thinks it is a hint for Tim to ask her to move in with him. Tim and Casey have a misunderstanding when she buys a house. Amy's applied Bear to become a police horse and attempts to help Georgie deal with the impending departure. Georgie gives Bear and Buddy the goodbye they need. Georgie and Stephen finally have their lunch together and Stephen breaks the news that he is moving away for good. Olivia brings her attitude and horse to Amy to look at, Georgie thinks the problem is all Olivia and rides him to prove her wrong, but the horse gets injured.
148 9 "A Matter of Trust" Bruce McDonald Heather Conkie December 6, 2015 (2015-12-06) 909
Ty finds some abandoned possums and Georgie accidentally releases them. Caleb brings a horse to Heartland for Ty and Amy to fix. But he gets sick Amy lets him drink from the contaminated river. Tim and Jack fix the wiring in the loft and find the missing possums. Georgie doesn't have time to exercise Phoenix so Jack takes him out and lets him drink from the river. Lou surprises the girls with a vacation to the Dominican Republic. Georgie has the opportunity to become closer with her extreme team by going on a road trip but lies to Lou about it, argues with Lou and runs away from Heartland to Vancouver.
149 10 "Darkness Before Dawn" Bruce McDonald Heather Conkie January 10, 2016 (2016-01-10) 910
Georgie begins to second-guess her decision to run away from Heartland, while the family bands together to find her. Meanwhile, Amy and Ty work frantically to save Phoenix from pesticide poisoning. And Jack, Tim and Caleb team up to trace the pesticide's origins.
150 11 "Making the Grade" Gail Harvey Pamela Pinch January 17, 2016 (2016-01-17) 911
Ty gets roped into helping Jack and Tim on a cattle drive but an unforeseen accident jeopardizes their plans.
151 12 "The Real Deal" Gail Harvey Ken Craw January 24, 2016 (2016-01-24) 912
Tim wants to discourage Jade from taking a suspicious sponsorship deal and seeks help from Amy and Georgie.
152 13 "Risky Business" Eleanore Lindo Bonnie Fairweather February 7, 2016 (2016-02-07) 913
Amy and Cass team to save a racehorse with a career-threatening condition, while Tim's former girlfriend visits and casts his current relationship in a new light.
153 14 "No Regrets" Eleanore Lindo Bonnie Fairweather February 14, 2016 (2016-02-14) 914
Georgie's school project on Val Stanton inspires her to take a risk with Adam.
154 15 "Making A Move" Stefan Scaini Pamela Pinch February 21, 2016 (2016-02-21) 915
When Lou returns from New York she is forced to confront two interlopers: Heartland's new ranch hand, and a trendy food truck that is threatening Maggie's business.
155 16 "Pandora's Box" Stefan Scaini Ken Craw March 6, 2016 (2016-03-06) 916
Lou finds herself trapped at the Dude Ranch with Mitch, the new ranch hand, and they both reveal the circumstances of their recent pasts. Ty is feeling conflicted about opening a package he received from his Dad.
156 17 "Love is Just a Word" Dean Bennett Mark Haroun March 13, 2016 (2016-03-13) 917
While trying to help Cass learn to handle a spirited horse, Amy discovers there is more riding on their success than she initially realized. Tim insists the entire Heartland family attend a Hudson holiday party where Lou is forced to deal with a series of unexpected events.
157 18 "Resolutions" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie March 20, 2016 (2016-03-20) 918
When their plans to get away are thwarted, Amy and Ty celebrate their first anniversary closer to home and Amy reveals that she is pregnant.

Season 10 (2016-17)[edit]

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158 1 "There Will Be Changes" Bruce McDonald Heather Conkie October 2, 2016 (2016-10-02) 1001
Amy and Ty work together to resolve a dangerous pregnancy issue, that involves a horse who is pregnant with twins. Georgie's Extreme Team practices start back up with a new, stricter coach. Tim confronts Mitch. Lou makes a decision about a new business venture that involves going to new york. She decides to go to New York to open a new franchise of Maggie's. Georgie almost quits Extreme Team because of the new coach, but she decides to stay.
159 2 "You Just Know" Bruce McDonald Mark Haroun October 9, 2016 (2016-10-09) 1002
Ty has to perform surgery. Amy and Georgie take care of the new foals. Lou and Mitch deal with their attraction towards each other. Sam, the girl who wanted to go on a road trip to Jasper in Season 9 at the end before Georgie ran away, becomes Georgie's friend but then loosens Olivia's saddle so she falls off her horse. Georgie confronts Sam and the coach, Natalie, overhears and puts Sam on a temporary suspension from Extreme Team.
160 3 "New Kid in Town" Eleanore Lindo Ken Craw October 16, 2016 (2016-10-16) 1003
Tim is caught in the middle of Jade’s showdown with a new hotshot bronc rider. Meanwhile, Georgie is feeling trapped in a rivalry of her own with Adam. Amy and Jack work with a top-flight bronc that has lost his mojo, while Ty faces a dilemma when a new professional passion project threatens to upend his life with Amy. And old feelings are rekindled when Casey enlists Tim’s help with a new rodeo school student.
161 4 "New Horizons" Eleanore Lindo Heather Conkie October 23, 2016 (2016-10-23) 1004
The Heartland family must deal with Amy and Ty's decision about their future. Georgie and Jade finally convince Tim to let them work at Maggie's Diner. Casey has a barrel racing horse that has developed a reluctance to eat and Ty and Amy work together to find out what the problem is.
162 5 "Something To Prove" Ken Filewych Mark Haroun October 30, 2016 (2016-10-30) 1005
When one of Tim’s team-building events turns competitive, Georgie gets stuck partnering with Jade’s cocky rival. Meanwhile, Amy and Cass have a falling out over Ty’s partnership at the vet clinic until a close call forces them to reconcile. And Jack offers to help Tim with mounted orienteering in order to avoid lunch with Lisa’s uppity aunt.
163 6 "The Green-Eyed Monster" Pierre Tremblay Bonnie Fairweather November 6, 2016 (2016-11-06) 1006
When Amy helps a mounted archer reconnect with her horse, she also unravels the mystery behind Spartan’s recent behavior. Meanwhile, Georgie is keen to tackle an exciting new challenge but her relationship with Adam is tested when he finds her spending time with another guy. Hoping they will finally have a chance to talk, Lou is surprised by Mitch’s reaction when she unexpectedly descends on his solo fishing trip. And when Lisa accidentally throws out the key to his famous stew, Jack grows increasingly frustrated trying to recreate the recipe.
164 7 "Riding Shotgun" Chris Potter Pamela Pinch November 13, 2016 (2016-11-13) 1007
Georgie and Adam have a falling out after he found her spending time with another boy. Mitch buys Lou a horse and she thinks that it is a sign about their relationship. Peter comes home to spend time with the girls and Lou reveals her new business venture with Maggie's to him. Jack and Mitch find wolves killing cattle while checking on the herd. Mitch explains his past to Jack. Scott needs help at the Reserve and Georgie finds a way to get back together with Adam. Together they save the life of a pig from the reserve. Lou finds out that Mitch wants her to pay him back for the horse he got supposedly for her but actually it was for the Dude Ranch, making Lou realise that it may not have been a sign for their relationship. Mitch apologizes for being rude and explains why he was when she went to see him during his solo fishing trip.
165 8 "Here and Now" Chris Potter Ken Craw November 20, 2016 (2016-11-20) 1008
Georgie is picked as the new Extreme Team headliner, but being the headliner comes with a demanding coach with dangerous expectations that threaten to break the team up. Jade gets a new sponsor and moves back into Caleb's trailer with the sudden amount of money. But her choices may jeopardize her place with her sponsor. Jack's old friend Will Vernon comes back to Heartland with a big surprise for Jack that will have a lasting impact on everyone.
166 9 "A Horse With No Rider" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie December 4, 2016 (2016-12-04) 1009
An out-of-town horse clinic takes a dangerous turn for Amy, Tim and Georgie. Meanwhile, Lou’s flight home is delayed and Jack is caught in the middle when Mitch’s elevated status at Heartland begins to make Peter feel like an outsider. And when an endangered bear is shot by poachers Ty and Bob fight to save its life.
167 10 "Together and Apart" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie January 15, 2017 (2017-01-15) 1010
While Amy deals with a panicked horse trapped in a trailer, Georgie heads off on a desperate search for Tim.
168 11 "Change of Course" Norma Bailey Pamela Pinch January 22, 2017 (2017-01-22) 1011
Tim offers to accompany Amy to her prenatal class while also teaching a Barrel Racing course with Casey. Amy steps in to help Georgie with the course. Jack steps in to get Katie ready for the 1st Grade.
169 12 "Sound of Silence" Norma Bailey Ken Craw February 5, 2017 (2017-02-05) 1012
The Barn Tim had Casey board out of town horses for a Rodeo Event is destroyed by a fire, with the fate of the horses unknown. Tim insists the Rodeo continue for moral. Jade and Clay receive their Pro Rodeo cards but will the other contestants prove too much for Jade?
170 13 "Home Sweet Home" Gail Harvey Bonnie Fairweather February 12, 2017 (2017-02-12) 1013
Lisa and Lou are throwing Amy a surprise Baby Shower when an old friend expectantly shows up hiding the real reason for her visit. Adam is suspicious of Georgie which causes problems in their relationship.
171 14 "Written in the Stars" Gail Harvey Mark Haroun February 19, 2017 (2017-02-19) 1014
Jake’s unexpected arrival at Heartland forces Mallory to admit to Amy and Jack the real reason she came back to Heartland. Meanwhile, Georgie tries to move on after her break up with Adam by throwing herself into helping Amy with an underperforming cutting horse which Scott brings to Heartland. And Lou and Mitch struggle to find the right time to tell the family about their relationship.
172 15 "Forest for the Trees" Eleanore Lindo Ken Craw March 5, 2017 (2017-03-05) 1015
Amy struggles with the feeling that something is not right with Ty when she and Jack strive to help Ghost, a wild horse linked with Ty's past. Georgie goes on a fun date with Clay's cousin. Tim steps up when Jade's plans fall through.
173 16 "A Long Shot" Eleanore Lindo Pamela Pinch March 12, 2017 (2017-03-12) 1016
A secret from Jack’s past threatens to change his relationship with the family forever. Georgie comes clean about her true feelings for Adam. Forced to work together for the afternoon, Tim gives Mitch the gears when he learns of Lou and Mitch’s relationship. Ty grows increasingly ill as he attempts to get back to Amy.
174 17 "Dreamer" Alison Reid Mark Haroun March 19, 2017 (2017-03-19) 1017
When Ty is admitted to the hospital, Amy and the family come together.
175 18 "Greater Expectations" Dean Bennett Heather Conkie March 26, 2017 (2017-03-26) 1018
Caleb and Cassandra get married. Amy goes into labor and the Heartland family welcomes a baby girl.

Season 11 (2017-18)[edit]

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176 1 "Baby on Board" Grant Harvey Heather Conkie September 24, 2017 (2017-09-24) 1101
Heartland gets used to having a new baby around.
177 2 "Highs and Lows" Grant Harvey Mark Haroun October 1, 2017 (2017-10-01) 1102
The family supports Georgie as she decides whether or not to face a ghost from her past.
178 3 "Decision Time" Eleanore Lindo Ken Craw October 8, 2017 (2017-10-08) 1103
Georgie has to decide between show jumping Flame or continuing with the Extreme Team.Tim steps up Jade's training regimen when a new competitor shows up.
179 4 "Hard to Say Goodbye" Eleanore Lindo Heather Conkie October 15, 2017 (2017-10-15) 1104
Amy helps a Mongolian horse get ready to travel, leaving his mare and foal behind in Canada.
180 5 "Measuring Up" Ken Filewych Bonnie Fairweather October 22, 2017 (2017-10-22) 1105
Upon her return from New York, Lou discovers that things aren't running smoothly.
181 6 "Strange Bedfellows" Pierre Tremblay Pamela Pinch November 5, 2017 (2017-11-05) 1106
Amy is asked to work with Lisa's racehorse, but when information is brought to light about the horse's breeding, conflict arises.
182 7 "Our Sons and Daughters" Chris Potter Mark Haroun November 12, 2017 (2017-11-12) 1107
Amy tries to teach some old friends about the power of connecting to a horse.
183 8 "Truth be Told" Chris Potter Ken Craw November 19, 2017 (2017-11-19) 1108
When Tim’s erratic behavior sparks concern from his loved ones, Jack suspects something else is going on.
184 9 "Challenges" Bruce McDonald Heather Conkie December 3, 2017 (2017-12-03) 1109
Amy tries to get everything at Heartland organized before joining Ty on a work-related journey.
185 10 "A Fine Balance" Bruce McDonald Alexandra Clarke & Heather Conkie January 7, 2018 (2018-01-07) 1110
Ty finds himself in a dangerous situation, and Amy must turn to an unexpected source for guidance in order to save him.
186 11 "Somewhere in Between" Rachel Leiterman Mark Haroun January 14, 2018 (2018-01-14) 1111
Tim is forced to open up when an emergency traps him with an unexpected visitor.
187 12 "Out of the Shadow" Rachel Leiterman Ken Craw January 21, 2018 (2018-01-21) 1112
Struggling with personal issues, Tim rallies the family to go on another memorial ride for Marion so he can face his deepest regret.
188 13 "Reunion" TBA TBA January 28, 2018 (2018-01-28) 1113
189 14 "Past Imperfect" TBA TBA February 4, 2018 (2018-02-04) 1114
190 15 "Strength of Bonds" TBA TBA March 11, 2018 (2018-03-11) 1115
191 16 "A Place to Call Home" TBA TBA March 18, 2018 (2018-03-18) 1116


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