Wild Horse Ambush is a 1952 western film set along the United States-Mexican border. A bandit (Roy Barcroft) kidnaps an engraver, forcing him to make Mexican money. He then captures wild horses to sell their hides as a cover, but in reality he uses them to transport the money across the border to Mexico. A tip from two youngsters named Red (Michael Chapin) and Judy (Eilenne Janssen) leads Sheriff Tom White (James Bell) to investigate the situation. They youngsters try to protect the wild horses that the counterfeiters are using. When they spot the wild horses being harmed, they decide they must bring the culprit to justice. Sheriff White decides going undercover as a bandit is the best option to bust the gang. Will Sheriff White and the youngsters Red and Judy find the counterfeiters and their funny money? Directed by Fred Brannon, this black-and-white western thriller leaves the audience pleased.