Tag Archives: Horse

A Horse for Hilda

Plot

Hilda Newman had discovered a love of horse riding, which her mother strongly objected to, because Hilda was blind and she was afraid she would get hurt. People were also against Hilda’s horse, Buccaneer, who worked well with Hilda but was good tempered around others due to mistreatment in the past.

horse for hilda

Notes

  • Text story

Appeared

  • A Horse for Hilda – #86 (05 October 1974) -#97 (21 December 1974)

Honey

Plot

As a result of a bad illness as a child Gail Newington had grown up spoilt and selfish. Then her welsh grandfather came to live with the family and bought Gail a very unusual pony called Honey. Honey’s actions seem to make Gail a better person.

Notes

  • Photo Story

Appeared

  • Honey – Suzy: #01(11 September 1982) – #07 (23 October 1982)

Dangerous Days for…Diana Evans

Plot

Diana Evans has been tricked into going to the small country of Lituanna with her pony, Bronwen, bought by King Remo, who wants Diane to teach his daughter, Zahra, to ride. Diana discovers that the people of Lituanna live in fear of their High Priest, whose temple she accidentally comes upon. Puzzled as to why she has been brought to Lituanna. Diana asks the crippled King Remo for an explanation.

dangerous days for dian evans

Notes

  • Text story

Appeared

  • Dangerous Days for…Diana Evans – Judy:  circa #144 (13 October 1962) – #152?

No-One Cares for Cara

Plot:

During the eighteenth century, times were hard for Cora Thatcher’s parents and they were forced to sell their fine horse, Starlight.  Charles Beaufort, a wealthy landowner, bought the horse for his spoilt daughter, Clarissa. Because no-one else could handle the horse, except Cora, she was “bought” too.  Although the valuable horse was well fed and tended, life was grim for Cora.

no-one cares for cora

Notes:

Appeared:

  • No-One Cares for Cara –  Bunty:  ? – #1380 (23 June 1984)

 

 

Penny’s Prize Pony

Plot

Penny Marsden entered a competition to win a pony, and a second entry in her sister, Cathy’s name, to double her chances of winning. When “Cathy’s” entry won, she claimed the pony as her own. Penny was shattered but had to make the best of things when her father insisted that the girls share the pony.

pennys-prize-pony

Notes

Appeared

  • Penny’s Prize Pony – Nikki: #138 (10 October 1987) – #147 (12 December 1987)

Dream Pony

Plot

Teenager Sheena Shore and her pony, Taffy, had rescued Dream, a beautiful pony, from the river. Mr Bolton, the pony’s gruff owner, offered Sheena a job working with Dream and Sheena was about to go to the posh stables to start work.

Notes

Appeared

  • Dream Pony – Judy: #1536 (17 June 1989) – (?)