Zong, a Hill Pony Country Life, 1934, illus K F Barker
The Boreland family are contacted by the man who sold them Phari, with news of a splendid three year old pony, a son of Phari. What the family were not told is that the pony is known as The Imp of Darkness, with good reason.
Phari, the Adventures of a Tibetan Pony
Country Life, 1933, illus K F Barker
Phari is “the highest village in the world”, and it is where Phari the pony
Lives. He is a Bhutia (Bhutan) pony, and he and his mother are bought by Ta-lung. He turns out to be extremely fast, but he will not be parted from Thunder the mule, and Mr Martin, who buys him, has to buy Thunder too. Mr Martin’s daughter, Mary, falls for Phari, and Phari becomes an excellent polo pony. He is then stolen by Mirzah Khan’s men, and is sold to the British Army to fight on the frontier. He does bravely and well, and eventually finds his way back to Mary.
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The Great Carlos Country Life, 1945, illus H Radcliffe Wilson, 160 pp.
Carlos is an Indian boy who has run away from home and who survives on his wits. He discovers that he has a remarkable way with animals, and trains a pony and four dogs to perform all sorts of tricks. This attracts the attention an English planter, who enables Carlos to come to England and achieve his great ambition of appearing in a circus.
Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1940, illus H Radclyffe Wilson