Tag Archives: Pony

Pat among the Ponies [1958]

Plot

The senior girls of Moordown Riding School are completing the last stage of their cross-country initiative test and must return by a certain time. Pat Farley is among them, but things go wrong and they go off course.

Notes

Appeared

  • Pat among the Ponies Bunty: #22 (14 June 1958) – #37 (27 September 1958)
  • Reprinted – Bunty: #469 (7 January 1967) – #484 (22 April 1967)

A Pony Called Punch [1959]

Plot 

Punch is the leader of a pack of Welsh Mountain ponies. The local people are conducting their annual roundup of the ponies and keep trying to round up Punch and his herd. Punch is constantly eluding them, but eventually they capture him and intend to sell him as a pit pony.

Notes

Appeared

  • A Pony Called Punch – Bunty:  #65 (11 April 1959) – (?)

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 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)