Ponies, ponies, ponies
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1996,
Coronet, London, 1997, pb, 698 pp.
A Jilly Cooper-
fiancé. This is fine, because she is not still in love with eventing legend Hugo. Niall isn’t in love
with anyone else either. Of course not. Everything’s going to work out just fine.
Fiona Walker (1969 -
Several of her books are set in the horse world, including the only one I’ve read: Well Groomed. It’s an eventing story, and is a fun read, though the characters vacillate maybe a hundred or so pages too long for comfort.
Finding the books: easy. All are still in print.
Sources and links
Fiona Walker’s website
Tongue in Cheek
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2006,
Teacher Mo Stillitoe, socialite Diana Lampeter and retired dressage diva Anke Brakespear all
move to the Oddlode Valley. It’s a fraught move for them all, with furniture, and horses, delivered
to the wrong houses.
Kiss and Tell
Sphere, London, 2011
Rory Midwinter is very at home in the eventing world, where “flirtation is compulsory sport; love is
a professional hazard.” Tash and Hugo Beauchamp -
challenge with the arrival of difficult Kiwi rider, Lough Strachan. Lough holds the key to Hugo’s
darkest secret, and he intends to use it to access his greatest rival’s beautiful wife.
Sphere, London, 2014
Eardisford has just been sold for the first time in its history. Kat Mason has been left the estate’s
lakeside sanctuary, Lake Farm, until she dies or marries. But the new owners want her out now . . .
Charming playboy Dougie Everett is the man hired to sweep Kat off her feet and off the property.
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1995
Tash isn’t at all keen on the idea of a family holiday in France -
chateau. But what she gets is “a summer of lust, bed-
horses, dogs, bolshy kids and lots of bad behaviour. And in the midst of bedlam, at least two
people fall in love …”