Amy is devastated by her mother Marion's death but soon discovers she shares her mother's gift in helping injured horses. She is determined to gain Spartan's trust, and see his promise fulfilled as a jumper. They've both gone through a trauma and they're both healing. Amy reluctantly lets Ty into her life and they grow to like and trust each other. When Ty and Amy kiss, Amy believes that their relationship is moving to the next level, only to find an empty room and a note from Ty, who has left Heartland.
Born and raised in London, Ontario, Amber Marshall is one of Canada's rising young talented actresses. She trained as part of The Original Kids Theatre Company in London for four years and has appeared in numerous film and television productions for her age, displaying a remarkable range and vulnerability.
Marshall was nominated for a Los Angeles based 'Young Artist Award,' for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special for 'Leading Young Actress,' for 'The Elizabeth Smart Story,' a movie-of-the-week based on the true story of the 2002 kidnapping of Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart.
A strong actress, she has had regular roles in two television series, 'The Power Strikers' and 'Dark Oracle,' and has guest appeared on different series, including 'Doc' and 'Monk.'
A former veterinary assistant who is passionate about all animals, Marshall has been around horses as long as she can remember. She has been riding since a very young age and says that the two things she loves the most ' acting and horses ' have come together to create this dream role of Amy on the 'Heartland ' series.
In between wrapping Season One and the start of production of Season Two Amber returned to work at the veterinary clinic near her home. She also took raptor classes, where she learned to work with falcons and hawks.