Ex-Pats

A listing of horse and pony books that are either set abroad and reflect Britain’s colonial past, or that feature children sent to Britain from their parents’ overseas postings.

 

Ex-Pats

M E Buckingham: Phari, Zong  pony adventures set in Tibet
Major C M Enriquez: Khyberie, Khyberie in Burma – Raj period adventures
Brian Fairfax-Lucy: The Horse from India – Richard’s parents are in India; he is in Leamington Spa and wants to be a jockey
Shirley Faulkner-Horne: Pat and Her Polo Pony – Pat is sent to England from her Indian home
Rudyard Kipling: The Maltese Cat  polo during the Raj
Jeri Kroll: Blues series – an American girl moves to Australia
Decie Merwin: Holiday Summer/Somerhaze Farm  an American girl stays in England
Christine Pullein-Thompson: Phantom Horse – Jean and Angus move to Virginia from the UK and find a wild horse
Christine Pullein-Thompson: Riders from Afar – an American family come to take over a British family’s castle for a holiday
Lady Kitty Ritson: Tessa in South Africa  Tessa and her father move to South Africa
Naomi Wainwright: The Island Pony Club – Bermudian Pony Club adventures