The Bucking Chestnut

The story of a young girl who loses her jumping pony Larke so stops riding, until the local dairy converts to modern vans and ‘Happy’ the Milkman’s cob is to be sold.

Publishing history
Collins, London, 1950, jacket Marcia Lane Foster, internal illustrations Marjorie Christie

A pony is turned out to grass because no one seems able to control it. Three girls: Patsy, Charmian and Priscilla, all come to be interested in the pony, and he finds himself being passed from one owner to another.

















Joan Hallett