Tag Archives: Pony

A Ticket for Taffy

Plot

Aileen Shaw’s family had to emmigrate to Canada after her father’s business failed. Mr Shaw’s brother offered pay for tickets for family, but couldn’t afford a ticket for Taffy, Aileen’s adored pony, so she was determined to earn money herself.

Notes

  • Has a similar plot to A Ticket for Timmy written by Maureen Hartley, though in that story the animal was a sheepdog.

Appeared

  • A Ticket for Taffy – Tracy: #120 (16 January 1982) – #129 (20 March 1982)

A Pony Called Punch

Plot:

Punch, the sturdy little Welsh mountain pony, was owned by the kindly Mike Watson. In one story Punch, Mike were trapped in the depths of a mine, along with three other miners. This included Seth Millar, a brute that held a grudge against Punch and his master.

pony called punch

Notes:

Appeared:

  • A Pony Called Punch –  Bunty:   circa 069 (09 May 1959) – ?

 

A Pony to Share

Plot

When their grandmother gave Sally Taylor and her cousin, Pat, a pony, Sally was delighted. Pat, however, wasn’t so pleased, and was determined that the pony, Sherry, would belong to her, and her alone …

a-pony-to-share

Notes

Appeared

  • A Pony to Share -Debbie: circa #514 (18 December 1982) – (?)

Star of the Team

Plot

When Apple Heath Village decided to enter a team for the National Village Pony Competition, it could only get together three ponies and riders. But Mandrake the mule, the unlikely fourth member was soon to prove his worth.

star-of-the-team

Notes

Appeared

  • Star of the Team – Debbie: circa #227 (18 June 1977) – (?)

The Pony Press

Plot

Jill Stevens was a trainee  reporter on the Mudpuddle Gazette and had been given a pony called Rube as an advertising gimmick. She had to cover the area around Mudpuddle in search of news stories and features. But Rube was a bit of a character and often gave Jill trouble.

pony-press

Notes

Appeared

  • The Pony Press – Debbie: #315 (24 February 1979) – #324 (28 April 1979)