Welsh Rareties

The Welsh Pony and Cob Society Museum has re-opened in Bronaeron, near Felinfach, according to the BBC. Artefacts on display include medals, paintings, books and copies of its Welsh Stud Book, published annually since 1901. This is a little fanciful though: King Henry VIII believed that the only horses of value were those capable of …

Can You Hold Out Till Christmas?

Jane Badger has a preview of her new stock of pony books here, with scans of covers, including Veronica Westlake’s Ten Pound Pony (price, not weight) and Dream Pony by J S Goodall. I’m intrigued by the latter, which has, Jane says, “a gypsy girl heroine, rather than a gypsy out to steal your pony.” …