Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse. In the late 19th century rural England, he is adopted into the household of James Gordon, a local doctor and widower. Black Beauty is befriended by the doctor's children, Vicky and Kevin. The children get involved in adventures that brings them into contact with all sorts of colourful characters and villians. You can always be assured, however, that Beauty is on hand to help save the day.