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Horse and Pony Stories

Reader ReviewedThe Glory
Lauren St. John
March 2015 Book of the Month For a businessman Jonas B. Ellington is a romantic. That's why, inspired by tales of the Old West, he comes up with the idea of The Glory, an endurance race for rider and horse... Featured in: 13+ readers | Books of the Month | 11+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Hardback | Released 05/03/2015
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Dear Fred
K. M. Peyton
Set in the racing world of Newmarket in the 1880s, this title tells the story of Laura and her intense feelings for Fred Archer - the tall, slender young jockey who became one of the most famous men in Britain.... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 13/04/2014
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Reader ReviewedRace the Wind
Lauren St.John
A thrilling new horse adventure story from award-winning Lauren St John. In this sequel to The One Dollar Horse, Casey Blue is now the proud and race-winning owner of Storm, the horse she saved from death. Her brilliant riding of... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 30/08/2013
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Kentucky Thriller
Lauren St.John
The thrills of the Kentucky Derby are at the heart of this exciting new Laura Marlin Mystery. When Laura saves the life of a stolen race horse, the reward for her and her best friend Tariq is a once in... Featured in: 11+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 04/07/2013
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Joe and the Lightning Pony A Boy and His Horses
Victoria Eveleigh
The second in this new trilogy from the author of the successful Katy's Ponies book. Perfect for pony mad boys and girls. Featured in: 9+ readers | Summer Reading | 7+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 04/07/2013
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Joe and the Hidden Horseshoe A Boy and His Horses
Victoria Eveleigh
Here at Lovereading4kids we're very excited to see Joe and the Hidden Horseshoe, the first in a new series from Victoria Eveleigh whose Katy's Ponies trilogy continues to be a huge hit with pony fans. We're excited, not just because... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 02/05/2013
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A Stallion Called Midnight
Victoria Eveleigh
A perfect story for pony-lovers in which Jenny secretly befriends a wild stallion on the island of Lundy. It is heart-rending but ultimately uplifting and it will bring you close to tears at times. It takes its inspiration from a... Featured in: 9+ readers | Summer Reading 2012 | 2012 Great Reads | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 21/06/2012
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Princess Ellie to the Rescue
Diana Kimpton
This 10th anniversary edition of the very first in the Pony-Mad Princess series is full of authentic pony facts and sparkly princessy detail and is sure to set the mind of any pony mad or aspiring pony mad child alight... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2014
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The Princess and the Foal
Stacy Gregg
A heartbroken little princess finds love, happiness and an amazing destiny when she is given a foal for her sixth birthday in this touching story based on the true life story of HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein. When Princess... Featured in: 9+ readers | Pony Mad | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 08/05/2014
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Star Horse
Jane Smiley
Prize-winning Jane Smiley adds a new story which, like all the others, captures the special magic that exists between horses and their owners. Abby loves horses and loves helping her father to train the ones in his stable. But everything... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | Pony Mad | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 03/04/2014
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Runaway
Marie-Louise Jensen
Dark secrets and forbidden love are a treacherous combination, in this page-turning adventure. Charlotte must escape from her old life. Disguising herself as a stable boy, she seeks refuge at a grand country estate. There, she meets Belle, a horse... Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers | Pony Mad | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2014
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Joe and the Race to Rescue A Boy and His Horses
Victoria Eveleigh
Horses of all kinds and their amazing and very different characteristics have always excited Joe. He has already had much excitement with pony club champion Lightening and Fortune in stories set in the Hidden Horseshoe Sanctuary. Now, at a visit... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 06/03/2014
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Reader ReviewedFire Storm
Lauren St.John
March 2014 Book of the Month Award winning Lauren St John brings her The One Dollar Horse Trilogy to a brilliant conclusion with a gripping thriller capturing the excitement, courage, romance and danger that surround Casey Blue. Casey is now... Featured in: 9+ readers | Books of the Month | 11+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Hardback | Released 06/03/2014
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There Must be Horses
Diana Kimpton
Sasha knows what it's like to be unloved for she has been pushed from foster home to foster home too many times to remember. Her one true love is horses but it's too much to hope for that the latest... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 30/11/2012
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Wildfire
Sable Hamilton
Welcome to Stardust Stables - the stunt horseriding school where only daredevil riders need apply!Alisa struggles to deal with her co-rider Sophie, who seems hell-bent on ruining everything for her. This is the second in the series which has already... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 06/05/2013
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A Horse for Angel
Sarah Lean
February 2013 Book of the Month When lonely Nell is sent to stay with her relatives on a farm she takes with her an extra suitcase packed with a secret. Even before she has unpacked it, the suitcase is stolen... Featured in: 9+ readers | Books of the Month | 11+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 31/01/2013
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A Star is Born
Sable Hamilton
A fantastic new series set in the US, featuring horses galore, gorgeous boys and cool Hollywood action. Welcome to Stardust Stables - only daredevil riders need apply! Stardust is a stables with a difference...Set in the Colorado mountains, it's home... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2013
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Puzzle, the Runaway Pony
Belinda Rapley
We return to Blackberry Farm for another fun filled adventure with Rosie, Alice, Mia and Charlie. Will the girls find the runaway pony in time? Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2012
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Phantom, One Last Chance
Belinda Rapley
The fourth adventure with the Pony Detectives' and there's more mayhem with the girls. The Pony Detectives; suspect that someone might be meddling with the horse, will they find out who? Includes illustrated pony tips. Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2012
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Indigo the Magic Rainbow Pony (Princess Evie's Ponies)
Sarah KilBride
Join Princess Evie as she is whisked away on a magical adventure on the back of Indigo the Magic Rainbow Pony. This is Book 6 in the magical Princess Evie series. In this sixth book in the series, Princess... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2012
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Neptune the Magic Sea Pony (Princess Evie's Ponies)
Sophie Tilley
Join Princess Evie and her lovable companion, Sparkles the kitten, as they have a whole host of wonderful adventures on Princess Evie's magic ponies. This is Book 1 in the magical Princess Evie series. In this adventure, Princess Evie... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2009
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My Friend Flicka
Mary O'Hara
This is a classic tale of the American plains and one boy's belief in a horse. He watches, entranced by Flicka - the speed of her, the power, the wildness. But can Ken tame Flicka, the proud and spirited foal,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 05/11/2007
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Katy's Champion Pony (Katy's Ponies)
Victoria Eveleigh
Pony mad Katy is growing in confidence and ambition. Despite changes at Barton Farm and losing both her best-friend and her knowledgeable aunt, Katy is determined to train her pony Trifle to be a champion. It's a much harder task... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2012
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Night of the Red Horse (Jinny at Finmory)
Patricia Leitch
The Jinny books were first published in the 1970s and were enormously popular.They have been out of print for many years – to the consternation of Leitch's many fans! Thankfully at long last a small publisher has seen sense... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2011
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Katy's Wild Foal (Katy's Ponies)
Victoria Eveleigh
How Katy discovers a newborn Exmoor foal on her birthday and persuades her family that she can look after it launches a tender and convincing story of one girl's passion for ponies. Victoria Eveleigh gives enough details of pony care... Featured in: 7+ readers | 2012 Great Reads | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2012
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Secret Horse
Jane Smiley
A passion for horses propels this enthralling adventure but you don't have to be horse-mad to enjoy it! Abby's life revolves around the horses that she helps her Dad to train but out of all of them there is one,... Featured in: 9+ readers | Pony Mad | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 02/06/2011
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Reader ReviewedCoco Caramel
Cathy Cassidy
February 2014 Book of the Month Horse-mad Coco is the youngest of the sisters in the family. Different from all the others, she is a tomboy at heart and passionate about saving the endangered species of the world. Coco's main... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 06/02/2014
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A Horse Called Hero
Sam Angus
A beautifully written, heart-rending story of the very special importance of a horse in the lives of two children during Second World War. Dodo and Wolfie are evacuated to Devon when their father, a war hero from the First World... Featured in: 9+ readers | Pony Mad | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 29/08/2013
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The Horses of Follyfoot
Monica Dickens
A classic story which has been loved and prized by horse lovers everywhere as Monica Dickens brilliantly captures the intensity of looking after horses and keeping them safe. Dora loves everything about horses and she is brilliant with them. That's... Featured in: 9+ readers | Pony Mad | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 05/07/2012
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The Little White Horse
Elizabeth Goudge
'The Little White Horse was my favourite childhood book. I absolutely adored it' - J K Rowling. The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge is a timeless classic, a novel that has been a favourite of many a child... Featured in: 7+ readers | Author Favourites | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Audio Books | eBooks
Format: Hardback | Released 21/10/2011
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The Silver Brumby
Elyne Mitchell
November 2009 Guest Editor Geraldine McCaughrean on a favourite book, The Silver Brumby: "Any book with a horse on the cover was irresistible to me as a child. So I read countless pony books set in a toffy-nosed world... Featured in: 7+ readers | Author Favourites | 9+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2009
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Black Beauty
Anna Sewell
A classic for all horse lovers. From his simple beginnings as a foal in a meadow through the ups and downs of his life including being a riding horse on a country estate and a cab horse on the busy... Featured in: 9+ readers | Audio Books | 7+ readers | Pony Mad | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 02/08/2012
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Katy's Pony Surprise (Katy's Ponies)
Victoria Eveleigh
All the magic of owning a pony is brilliantly captured in this last delightful story about Katy and her Exmoor pony Trifle. Together, Katy and her pony overcome challenges and achieve great success before Trifle comes up with a very... Featured in: 7+ readers | Summer Reading 2012 | 9+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 07/06/2012
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National Velvet
Enid Bagnold
This is the most famous horse racing story ever put into print. A real exhilarating ride that features Velvet, a girl whose belief in a horse's ability to win the greatest race – the Grand National – in spite of... Featured in: 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Best Books Guide
Format: Paperback | Released 05/11/2007
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The Pony Detectives : Moonlight Star of the Show
Belinda Rapley
The first in the series of the fantastic pony detective adventures. When Moonlight the pony goes missing right before the Fratton Cup competition the girls leap in to action to find out what has happened, following clues and getting themselves... Featured in: 7+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 01/04/2012
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The Pony Detectives : Scout and the Mystery of the Marsh Ponies
Belinda Rapley
The Pony Detectives are on their second horsey whodunit adventure to solve the mystery of the marsh ponies. Written by Belinda Rapley, a British Horse Society Instructor, the adventures revolve around four horse-mad friends who stable their ponies at the same... Featured in: 7+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 01/04/2012
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Murray the Horse
Gavin Puckett
Murray comes from a family of champion racehorses and dreams of winning trophies. But there's a problem: he's just not fast. The other horses laugh at him until one amazing day his dreams come true, though in a totally unexpected... Featured in: 7+ readers | Summer Reading/Activity | 9+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 04/06/2015
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War Horse Film tie-in Edition
Michael Morpurgo
Best-selling War Horse, a magnificent First World War story of human and animal courage on the battle field in the face of deadly danger will shortly be a film following its sell-out adaptation as a play. This film tie-in edition... Featured in: 11+ readers | Books vs Films | Audio Books | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 07/11/2011
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Flambards
K. M. Peyton
Christina is sent to stay with her terrifying uncle and her cousins at Flambards, a rambling house in the country where riding and hunting are the most prized activities. Everything about the countryside - and her relatives - is new... Featured in: 9+ readers | Bookshelf Essentials | 11+ readers | Oxford Centenary | Pony Mad | Schools
Format: Hardback | Released 02/08/2007
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Tilly's Pony Tails

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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series
Format: Paperback | Released 03/02/2011
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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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series
Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2009
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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... Featured in: 7+ readers | Audio Books | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series | Summer Reads 2009
Format: Paperback | Released 07/05/2009
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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... Featured in: 7+ readers | Audio Books | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series | Summer Reads 2009
Format: Paperback | Released 07/05/2009
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Reader ReviewedThe One Dollar Horse
Lauren St.John
Blue Peter prize-winner Lauren St John tells a thrilling rags-to-riches story in this gripping story of one girl and her dream. Horse-mad Casey has only one dream: to ride a winner in the Badminton Horse trials. But Casey lives in... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 31/01/2013
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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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series
Format: Paperback | Released 12/11/2009
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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... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series | Summer Reads 2009
Format: Paperback | Released 02/07/2009
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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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series
Format: Paperback | Released 07/01/2010
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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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series
Format: Paperback | Released 29/04/2010
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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... Featured in: 7+ readers | Books of the Month | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series | eBooks
Format: Paperback | Released 01/07/2010
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My Friend Flicka
Mary O'Hara
Set amidst the tough Wyoming ranchlands, this coming of age novel is the perfect gift for horse lovers of all ages. When Ken is given a horse of his own, he thinks his dreams have come true. But Flicka is... Featured in: 9+ readers | The Classics | Egmont Heritage | 11+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Hardback | Released 26/09/2013
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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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series
Format: Paperback | Released 02/09/2010
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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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series
Format: Paperback | Released 04/11/2010
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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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series
Format: Paperback | Released 06/01/2011
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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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series
Format: Paperback | Released 17/03/2011
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Tilly's Pony Tails 15 : Rusty The Trustworthy Pony
Pippa Funnell
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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series
Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2011
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Tilly's Pony Tails 16 : Royal Flame The Police Horse
Pippa Funnell
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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad | Tilly's Pony Tails Series
Format: Paperback | Released 03/11/2011
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Tilly's Pony Tails 17: Stripy the Zebra Foal
Pippa Funnell
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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 05/01/2012
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Tilly's Pony Tails 18 : Free Spirit The Mustang
Pippa Funnell
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.... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback | Released 22/03/2012
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We know some of our members have children who dream about having a pony whilst others live and breathe ponies because they have one, but they want more! This special category should help satisfy their demand by providing warm and engaging stories featuring four legged heroes or heroines of the equine variety.

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You’ll find favourite classics and contemporary greats to satisfy their demand. Classics include, Black Beauty, The Silver Brumby, National Velvet, My Friend Flicka and of course War Horse.

Whilst some contemporary greats featured include, The One Dollar Horse, Katy’s Foal, Tilly’s Pony Tails and Princess Evie.

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