The Empty Field

Three horses are condemned to death, and so nine boys and girls struggle to save them, organising a gymkhana to raise funds.

Publishing history
Burke, London, 1961, illus Anne Bullen
Dragon pb 1967
Goodchild, Aylesbury, hb, 1986

Three horses are condemned to death, and so nine boys and girls struggle to save them, organising a gymkhana to raise funds. However, it looks as if all their effort has been for nothing when one day they discover the horses gone and an empty field….

Riding School Trilogy
The Empty Field
The Open Gate
The Doping Affair (later published as The Pony Dopers)

Other editions

Christine Pullein-Thompson