Pony Care is a practical guide about the ups and downs of choosing, buying and looking after your first pony. It offers advice to first time buyers and inexperienced pony parents, as well as riders taking equine exams in Pony Club or other organisations. This step by step guide offers advice to ensure that knowledgeable decisions are made about when and how to purchase a pony, followed by the information needed to care for it. The book will be illustrated throughout with photographs by Matt Roberts, as well as some specially commissioned line drawings. Chapters include: When is the right time to buy?/Where to keep the pony/Daily Routine/Pony Health. AUTHOR: Alison Bartle (Pocklington) started her career with horses at the Yorkshire Riding Centre in 1987. She trained for the British Horse Society (BHS) exams, gaining her BHS Instructor Stable Manager's Certificate. Alison then went on to groom internationally, preparing horses up to Olympic level. She has trained students for exams up to BHS Instructor level. Alison was awarded the Horse and Hound groom of the year award in 2000.