Fun With Ponies

Debby Sly

276mm x 216mm / 128 pages / Paperback / 300 full-colour illustrations / 35,000 words

Rights sold: UK

Fun with ponies


Debby Sly firmly believes that building confidence and having fun are the surest ways to improve your riding skills and Fun with Ponies is quite simply the most original, practical and enjoyable guide to riding and pony care available. Its pages are packed with fun ideas, including novelty plaiting techniques and hot grooming tips to pamper your pony and make him the star of any show. Great ideas for pony parties and games are illustrated with specially commissioned photography, including step-by-step sequences. Debby Sly’s lively personality and fun approach to pony care shines through in a book that is sure to have all young pony owners clamouring for their own copies.


A Guide To Horse Riding

Jo Weeks

276mm x 216mm / 128 pages / Hardback / 200 full-colour illustrations / 35,000 words

Rights sold: UK


Guide To Horse Riding


Guide to Riding

An inspirational book that shows just how much fun riding is and helps demystify horsey terminology. Straightforward riding techniques for all ages: how to get on and off a horse, how to do walk, trot and canter, and how to progress beyond the basics. All the necessary skills are covered clearly and simply to create a solid learning aid. Packed with information and advice on additional skills, equipment, ‘off-the-horse’ help, and general horse know-how.


Complete Horse Riding Manual

Author William Micklem / Hardback / 400 pages / ISBN 0 7513 6444 4

Produced by Studio Cactus for Dorling Kindersley.

Design / Editorial / Commissioned photography / Commissioned illustrations / Index

From getting started to advanced competition, this is an essential reference for horse riders of all ages and expertise. We undertook the entire process from concept to final disk. We organized and art directed specially commissioned photographic sequences, shot in the UK, the States, and William’s home country of Ireland, to explain key techniques with outstanding clarity and ensure a truly international feel.


The Complete Guide to the World of Horse Racing

Author Elwyn Hartley Edwards / Hardback / 160 pages / ISBN 978-0-7495-5890-1

Produced by Studio Cactus for AA Publishing.
Concept / Design / Editorial / Picture research / Commissioned illustrations / Index

The extraordinary history of racing is brought to life with stories and images of the world’s greatest racehorses and covers everything from the three foundation sires that led to the development of the British Thoroughbred to our modern horse heroes as Nijinsky, Man o’ War, and Desert Orchid. It explores the contributions of the great jockeys and celebrates the world’s most spectacular racecourses and the classic races that make them household names around the world