Out of the Darkness
Season 1, Episode 8
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Written by Heather Conkie
Directed by Dean Bennett
Episode guide
Come What May
Ghost from the Past
Out of the Darkness is the eighth episode in season one of Heartland. It aired January 13, 2008.


The pressure is on when a famous race horse, Gallant Prince, is sent to Heartland to see if it can be rehabilitated.


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. Meanwhile, Jack grows increasingly attracted to Lisa. She asks him to come look at a horse with him. Jack declares that it's not a date but it turns into one, until Lisa's huband Dan shows up. Mallory dispenses relationship advice. Lisa explains that Dan is her ex-husband.


Main CastEdit

Recurring CastEdit

Guest CastEdit

  • Corey Sevier as Ryan Bailey
  • Mandie Vredegoor as Bev Bailey
  • Matt Cooke as Dan Hartfield
  • Suzanne Coy as Maggie Duval
  • Ben Hollingsworth as Sam
  • Shelley Kinaschuk as Interviewer
  • Ryan Barron as Cowboy


  • Dreamer - Jenn Grant
  • One Day - David Myles

International TitlesEdit

  • French: Au delà de l'obscurité (Pass the darkness)