Caroline Akrill – Short Stories

A listing of Caroline Akrill’s short stories.

Caroline Akrill wrote for Pony Magazine, but also wrote several stories which are rather easier to find. If you like the Showing series, do seek these stories out. They are well up to the standard of the books.

The Lamentable Leading Rein, illus Elaine Roberts, Pony Magazine Annual, 1975
The family get a leading rein pony, but there is nobody to ride it.  (Showing story)

An International Incident, illus Elaine Roberts, Pony Magazine Annual, 1976
Mr Duffy finally has a good pony, and the family enter it in the Pairs. (Showing 
story)

The Difference, illus Elaine Roberts, Pony Magazine Annual, 1977
Lesley goes to visit Annie in France.

The Churl Who Loved Horses, illus Elaine Roberts, Pony Magazine Annual1978
An historical fantasy

The Celebration, illus Elaine Roberts, Pony Magazine Annual 1979
The refreshment lady at the show suffers… (Showing story)

Our Daisy’s Flag Dayillus Leslie Branton.  Pony  Magazine Annual, 1981
Thumper the milkman’s horse is going to be redundant.

 

Caroline Akrill