If Wishes were Horses

Prue dreams of having a pony of her own.

Publishing history
Blackie, London, 1961, 192 pp, illus Constance Marshall

Prue Bellamy and her disabled father live in the village of Magpie. Prue dreams of having a pony ofher own, and then a riding school is opened in the village by Lady Sapphire Jordan. She comes to lodge with the Bellamys. Prue’s cousin, Olivia, owns the beautiful show pony Leprechaun, but then she has a terrible accident and it seems that Leprechaun will be ruined for the show ring forever. Prue, however, has other ideas, and Leprechaun starts a new career as a show jumper.















Catherine Harris