A Rider’s Year

Polly has outgrown her earlier rides, but Miss T takes a gamble at the local sale and buys the skinny and terrified Jack the Lad.

Publishing history
Hodder, 1996, illus Linda Boddy

Polly has outgrown her earlier rides, but Miss T takes a gamble at the local sale and buys the skinny and terrified Jack the Lad. Jack turns out to be a bolter, but Polly conceals this from Miss T, as she is desperate to prove that Jack can do well. The inevitable happens, and Polly is careered off with down the High Street and ends up in hospital. Everyone says Jack must be sold, but Polly is given a few weeks’ grace to work with him. She works hard at giving Jack experience with nasty traffic, and
it pays off.

The Pony Club series
The Newcomer
Tough Going
Pony on Loan
A Rider’s Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diane Redmond