When Alice moves into her new home, a farm high up in the moors, she dreams of having a pony of her very own. Then she discovers a little stable, and Bella - a very unusual pony. For Bella is a ghost - a phantom pony... This is a lovely warm-hearted tale of the love between a little girl and very special pony. Meanwhile Heather lives by the sea, and every day her grandfather signals to her from his home in the old lighthouse. But when a wild storm strikes, and there is no signal, Heather knows something must be wrong. She rides like the wind, on her fiery pony, Caspar through the storm, across the wet sand to the lighthouse. Heather trusts Caspar with her life, but can her storm pony possibly out-gallop the incoming tide?
Do you love horses and ponies? Do you like exciting stories and fascinating facts? Then you´ll enjoy this collection of short stories and information. As you read, you´ll race across the prairie with the Pony Express, discover the secret of taming an unrideable horse, share the rescue of white stallions from war-torn Europe and gallop to the aid of drowning sailors.In between, you´ll discover interesting facts about the Grand National, long distance rides, horse sayings, the Spanish Riding School, famous horses and the last wild horse.This collection of horse facts and horse stories based on real events is suitable for readers of 7+. (14000 words)
Join all the gang at the Pony Palace and find your new PFF. The Pony Palace is the best riding school ever, but new boy Oskar is finding it hard to fit in. He´s trying his best to make friends with Hannah and Claire and to learn how to ride. It doesn´t help that his pony, Tonto, is the naughtiest in the stables - and Gizmo and Daisy aren´t behaving either... More than anything, Oskar wants to celebrate his birthday at the Pony Palace. Will his wish come true? Join them and maybe, just maybe, you´ll find your new PFF - Pony Friends Forever!
When a runaway pony gallops into Sandy Lane, Jess doesn´t flinch. Thanks to her quick reactions, the beautiful palomino pony is caught. But the man chasing her isn´t all he seems. Soon, Jess is bitterly regretting her moment of heroism.
Jess Adams has always dreamed of owning her own pony, but of course it´s just a dream. She knows her parents could never afford to buy her a horse and so she is content spending every waking moment at Sandy Lane Stables. But one day, the unthinkable happens and it looks as if her dream will come true. Then Jess has to make a terrible decision...which will she choose? Her dream pony or Sandy Lane?
Ginny has always dreamed of having her very own pony, so when her parents agree to rent her a pony for the summer, Ginny is thrilled! But when Mokey arrives, she is shaggy, dirty, and half-starved-not at all what Ginny had in mind. Can Ginny still have the summer of her dreams? From the Trade Paperback edition.
The only thing twins Fran and Kiera have ever agreed on is thatit would be wonderful to own a pony -- a pony they could gallop and leap over jumps.One day their father brings them Jigsaw, a Shetland pony who needs a new family. Jigsaw is the perfect pony. He can do anything -- even fit himself into Dad´s station wagon for the ride home.But with Jigsaw comes trouble. The more Fran and Kiera like something, the harder it is for them to share. And they love Jigsaw. Worse, Jigsaw won´t gallop far and he won´t leap more than a couple of jumps. Is something wrong with the way the twins ride? Or is something wrong with Jigsaw?
The Pony Palace is the best riding school ever, and Sophie, Ben and Jamie are never happier than when they are practicing showjumping or trotting through the countryside with their favourite ponies Skippy, Parsley and Rupert. Preparations are underway at the stables for a very special event that will bring the riders and their families together in celebration, but people, just like ponies, can be naughty and unpredictable sometimes... will they manage to pull everything together for the big day?Join them and maybe, just maybe, you´ll find your new PFF - Pony Friends Forever!
This pony knows quite a few tricks! A new petting zoo has opened in River Heights. Nancy, George, and Bess can´t wait to check it out -- the zoo has the cutest shetland pony named Buttons. And it looks like the Clue Crew won´t have to wait very long to get a glimpse of Buttons -- he keeps escaping from his pen and showing up all over town! He´s getting pretty famous for eating the flowers in everyone´s front lawns. As much as Nancy secretly wishes Buttons would turn up on her lawn, she knows it´s important to make sure he stays put. The only trouble is, no one knows how he´s getting out. Sounds like it´s time for the Clue Crew to saddle up and settle this pony problem!