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13 stuff you’ll keep in mind if you happen to have been pony-mad within the 80s


  • Do you keep in mind being a pony-mad baby within the 80s?

    1. You avidly adopted the exploits of Fred, the Horse & Pony pony. You could even have owned a share in him.

    2. You had posters of iconic gray racehorse Desert Orchid throughout your bed room.

    3. Your heroes have been Ginny Elliott (though she was Ginny Holgate or Leng within the 80s), pictured above, and Harvey Smith.

    4. You sneakily obtained maintain of your mum’s copy of Jilly Cooper’s Riders and fell head over heels in love with Rupert Campbell-Black, although you have been a bit embarrassed by all of the intercourse stuff.

    5. You had a jute rug for the secure, which you’d thatch (pack) with straw to maintain your pony heat on chilly, moist days, and a New Zealand rug to maintain him dry within the area.

    6. Your favorite books (that you simply have been truly allowed to learn, not like Jilly Cooper) have been by Josephine Pullein-Thompson, or the Ruby Ferguson ‘Jill’ sequence. You wished you owned Black Boy and Rapide.

    7. You had the unique My Little Ponies that really seem like horses (albeit multi-coloured ones), however went off them once they obtained wings and fish tails and foolish stuff like that.

    8. Your mum answered your plea for a pony by shopping for you a Sindy pony. Sadly, you couldn’t fairly disguise your disappointment.

    9. Your driving teacher spent a while every lesson instructing you find out how to do round-the-worlds and scissors.

    10. Your driving hat was principally a cardboard and velvet shell with a chinstrap.

    11. You used to hack out for hours along with your mate and her pony and a saddlebag filled with Disco crisps and Wagon Wheels.

    12. Hardly anybody had trailers, so that you used to hack to native gymkhanas.

    13. You bought a replica of the Pony Membership annual in your Christmas stocking yearly.

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