Harrap 1968, illus Robert Hodgson
As A Horse for Her, Hastings House, New York, 1969
Diana Lynch has saved and saved for a horse. She buys Jade, a mare who has been raced too early and who is ill, to the horror of stable owner Felix de Vries. Jade is “a proper sick little horse”, but she does recover. Then Diana discovers the mare is in foal, and Jason is born. Diana wants to be a librarian, and has to decide whether to go for a horsy career with Felix de Vries, or train as a librarian.