Under the Rose

Bruce is the only one who can manage a dangerous stallion, and when it looks as if Bruce will be charged withmurder, he flees, taking the stallion with him.

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Unexpected Adventure

Fricka and the Frasers were planning to stay at a falling down old Manor House, but had to stay in the lodge after the Manor was declared unsafe.

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Untamed

Ann and Jim Henderson fly out to Australia to see where their young stock are being sold to.

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Veronica Heath: Short stories

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Vet Riding High

The horse content in this story is fairly minimal:  the vet fulfils his dream of starting a stud with a friend, and that’s about it, but it’s still a good read about life as a country vet.

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Vicky and the Pentires

The summer holiday soon livens up once the children find out that some crooks are using a local folly for dog rustling, and making free with the ponies to do it.

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Wait for Me Phantom Horse

Phantom Horse is stolen, and is used to bait a trap for Jean.

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War Horse

Albert’s father buys a horse, Joey, but when the call comes for horses to fight at the front, Albert’s father sends Joey. Albert enlists, hoping he might find Joey.

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Water Wagtail – The Story of a Piebald Pony

Jill has recently witnessed her mother being killed in a riding accident, and her father has gone abroad. She is sent to live with her aunt and cousins, and finds herself in a family that revolves around ponies, riding, and winning rosettes at gymkhanas. Jill is too frightened to learn to ride, and spends much of the time on her own. After many months she gradually decides to try to conquer her fears, and is encouraged by her cousins.

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Water Wagtail, the Story of a Piebald Pony

Jill has lost her nerve, but gets it back with a pony who seems just about the last animal you’d choose.

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