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Pippa Funnell - Author

Pippa Funnell is the first woman to become eventing's world number one. She was born Pippa Nolan in 1968 and, with her first horse, Sir Barnaby, went from pony-club level to Badminton, en route winning the European Young Rider title in 1987. Her numerous victories include back-to-back European Championships in 1991 and 2001, and back-to-back Olympic silver medals in 2000 and 2004. She is the first winner of the Rolex Grand Slam, in 2003, and has won Badminton three times, in 2002, 2003 and 2005. In 2003 she was awarded the Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year. In 2005 she was awarded an MBE in the Birthday Honours List. In 2010 she was back representing Britain at the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky on a young horse with a fabulous future. Pippa and Redesigned did not disappoint finishing a superb 5th. A partnership surely with a very exciting next few years ahead. Pippa is married to the international show jumper William Funnell and lives in Surrey.

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Tilly's Pony Tails 18 : Free Spirit The Mustang
Pippa Funnell - illustrated by Jennifer Miles
Packed-full of the high pressure drama of competing at the very top level in the world, Free Spirit captures the pressure and excitement of the Kentucky Horse Trials as Tilly accompanies her teacher Angela to the famous three day event....
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Format: Paperback | Released 22/03/2012
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Tilly's Pony Tails 17: Stripy the Zebra Foal
Pippa Funnell - illustrated by Jennifer Miles
On safari Tilly helps rescue an abandoned zebra foal in Pippa Funnell's seventeenth pony tale. For every girl who has ever longed for a pony of her own, these delightful, warm and engaging stories are packed with Pippa Funnell's expert...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/01/2012
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Tilly's Pony Tails 16 : Royal Flame The Police Horse
Pippa Funnell - illustrated by Jennifer Miles
A special horse arrives at the stables. It's a police horse and Tilly has heard amazing things about what they can do. When a party at the stables goes horribly wrong, Tilly gets a chance to see for herself just...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/11/2011
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Tilly's Pony Tails 15 : Rusty The Trustworthy Pony
Pippa Funnell - illustrated by Jennifer Miles
How a gentle pony makes a real different to one of the young people at Silver Shoe Farm is a touching story founded on fact. Rusty comes to the riding stables after his elderly owner dies. He is an exceptionally...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2011
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Ask Pippa (Questions and Answers)
Pippa Funnell
An essential, informative and fun guide to all things horse and pony related. Whether you own a horse, or are just mad about ponies, Pippa Funnell, the eventing world's number one rider, answers all your questions about horse and pony...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/08/2011
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Tilly's Pony Tails 12 : Autumn Glory The New Horse
Pippa Funnell
The search for a perfect new horse is a hard one. Mia is so desperate to find a horse of her own that she is likely to fall in love with almost any horse she sees! Tilly wants to help...
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Format: Paperback | Released 17/03/2011
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Tilly's Pony Tails Books 1-3
Pippa Funnell
If you've not yet been introduced to this brilliant pony-mad series then this book is the perfect one to begin with. It contains the first three Tilly's Pony Tails stories. Pony mad youngsters aged 6 or 7 upwards will love...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/02/2011
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Tilly's Pony Tails 11: Moonshadow The Derby Winner
Pippa Funnell
Pony-mad friends Tilly, Cally and Mia courageously tackle greedy horse thieves in this thrilling pony story. Packed full of top tips on riding as Tilly puts her horse Magic Spirit through its paces , this is also a fast-paced adventure...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/01/2011
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Tilly's Pony Tails 10: Nimrod The Circus Pony
Pippa Funnell
This is a fantastic series for pony-mad 7+ year olds from one of the best known riders competing today. Each book is not just a great story, but also full of expert advice that readers will pick up along the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/11/2010
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Tilly's Pony Tails 9: Parkview Pickle The Naughty Show Pony
Pippa Funnell
This is a very special new series for pony-mad 7+ year olds from one of the best known riders competing today. Each book is not just a great story, but also full of expert advice that readers will pick up...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/09/2010
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Tilly's Pony Tails 8: Neptune the Heroic Horse
Pippa Funnell
This is a very special series for pony-mad 7+ year olds from one of the best known riders competing today. Each book is not just a great story, but also full of expert advice that readers will pick up along...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/07/2010
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Tilly's Pony Tails 7: Pride and Joy The Event Horse
Pippa Funnell
This is a very special series for pony-mad 7+ year olds from one of the best known riders competing today. Each book is not just a great story, but also full of expert advice that readers will pick up along...
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Format: Paperback | Released 29/04/2010
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Tilly's Pony Tails No. 6: Solo the Super Star
Pippa Funnell
This is a very special new series for pony-mad 7+ year olds from one of the best known riders competing today. Each book is not just a great story, but also full of expert advice that readers will pick up...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/01/2010
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Tilly's Pony Tails No. 5: Lucky Chance - The New Foal
Pippa Funnell
This is a very special new series for pony-mad 7+ year olds from one of the best known riders competing today. Each book is not just a great story, but also full of expert advice that readers will pick up...
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Format: Paperback | Released 12/11/2009
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Tilly's Pony Tails No. 4: Samson the Stallion
Pippa Funnell
This is a very special new series for pony-mad 7+ year olds from one of the best known riders competing today. Each book is not just a great story, but also full of expert advice that readers will pick up...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2009
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Tilly's Pony Tails No. 3: Rosie the Perfect Pony
Pippa Funnell
This is a very special new series for pony-mad 7+ year olds from one of the best known riders competing today. Each book is not just a great story, but also full of expert advice that readers will pick up...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/07/2009
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Tilly's Pony Tails No. 2: Red Admiral
Pippa Funnell
This is a very special new series for pony-mad 7+ year olds from one of the best known riders competing today. Each book is not just a great story, but also full of expert advice that readers will pick up...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/05/2009
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Tilly's Pony Tails No. 1: Magic Spirit
Pippa Funnell
This is a very special new series for pony-mad 7+ year olds from one of the best known riders competing today. Each book is not just a great story, but also full of expert advice that readers will pick up...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/05/2009
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