Joe is a minor character in the Dreamworks animated-film: Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.
While sleeping with a gang of wranglers, Joe is awakened by Spirit who accidentally throws a boot in his face. Angry, he thinks it's Pete and throws the boot at him before he notices the stallion. Then, Joe chases the latter with the cowboys and captures him. The wranglers take Spirit to a US cavarly fort and Joe is finally seen in the background when Spirit is taken into the fort.