Emily’s Pick: Pony Power

Practical Horseman - - Book Excerpt -

Ev­ery­one’s fa­vorite naughty Shet­land ponies and their pint-sized rid­ers are back in the spot­light with the 60th an­niver­sary re­lease of Nor­man Thel­well’s pop­u­lar col­lec­tion of car­toon books, Pony Cav­al­cade. For years, the ad­ven­tures of the Thel­well ponies and the plucky Bri­tish chil­dren who love them have en­ter­tained read­ers world­wide. From groom­ing mishaps to horse-show woes and fox­hunt­ing em­bar­rass­ments, re­live all your fa­vorite Thel­well mo­ments. The books make a per­fect gift for a nos­tal­gic horse lover or a child who can re­late all too well to the es­capades of the young rid­ers in the sto­ries. Use the coupon code PRAC15 at check­out to re­ceive 15 per­cent off your en­tire or­der. Box set in­cludes all three clas­sics: An­gels on Horse­back, A Leg at Each Corner and Rid­ing Academy; 352 pages; $15.95; www.EquineNet­workS­tore.com.

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