Born to Run
Season 1, Episode 10
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Written by Leila Basen

David Preston

Directed by Ron Murphy
Episode guide
Ghost from the Past
Thicker Than Water
Born to Run is the tenth episode in season one of Heartland. It aired February 3, 2008.


Nick Harwell arrives to train Ben but becomes interested in buying Spartan. Mallory thinks Lou plans to re-home Copper and runs away with him, only to discover a plot to sell wild mustangs.


Prize-winning rider Nick Harwell stops by Heartland to train the uncooperative Ben and flirt with the interested Lou. Mallory takes steps to ensure that her favorite horse Copper won't be sold, discovering in the process that an unscrupulous ranch hand has plans to sell a herd of wild mustangs to a slaughterhouse.


Main CastEdit

Recurring CastEdit

Guest CastEdit

  • Stephen Amell as Nick Harwell
  • Jacqueline Pillon as Mrs. Wiley
  • James Baker as Rae Phillips
  • Chris Ippolito as Grady


  • Dreamer - Jenn Grant (theme)
  • Photographs - Kensington Prairie

International TitlesEdit

  • French: Né pour courir (Born to run)