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Things That Always Fascinated Me About The Saddle Club Books

 

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Crazy Lady Mrs Reg

This old lady seemed to live out her days waiting for students to wander into the tack room. She was especially attracted to those wrestling with their conscience, going through an emotional time or struggling to make a decision. Rather than just getting to the point or giving advice she always had a long drawn out vague fable that was someone how meant to point them in the right direction. Get to the frickin point Mrs R.

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10 Horses We All Wanted To Own In The 80’s & 90’s

 

Milton mini book - Hosre & Pony Magazine 1992. Photo by Lorna Keogh

Milton mini book – Horse & Pony Magazine 1992. Photo by Lorna Keogh

Milton

If you read Horse & Pony magazine as a child you could not avoid being under the spell of British show jumping legend Milton aka Everest Milton., Milton, owned by the Bradley family and competed by John Whitaker, wowed the crowds in a career that spanned twelve years. The grey horse that could had a huge personality that won him an army of fans who stuck posters all over their walls, collected memorabilia and cheered him on over every fence.

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You Rode Horses Growing Up in the 90’s When….

The bible in the 90's

The bible in the 90’s

* The gospel was ‘Horse and Pony’ magazine and Freddie the chestnut pony was god. The posters covered every inch of your wall, the free stickers ended up on every school book and some of you might even remember the day the magazine went from black and white to colour!

* You wanted to ride and own Downlands Cancara the black stallion who was the Lloyd’s Bank mascot and Milton the ultimate show jumping gelding

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