The first children's book from national treasure Clare Balding.
Charlie Bass is a horse-mad nine-year-old who dreams of owning her own pony. So when her eccentric parents announce that they are going to buy a racehorse, Charlie is thrilled.
The horse they buy, Noble Warrior, looks the part: strong, fit and healthy. There's just one problem - he won't gallop. In fact, he won't even trot round the field without his best friend, Percy, a naughty palomino pony, at his side.
But Charlie is convinced that Noble Warrior has what it takes to be a champion - he just needs the right motivation...
A classic, funny animal story perfect for fans of Dick King-Smith and My Family and Other Animals.