18 January 2002

Horse laughs at the gallop

The Head Girl in the riding school yard was furious as one of the working pupils arrived late again. Angela, she yelled, you should have been here at half-past seven!

Why? asked the pupil. What happened?

If you have horsy friends or relatives, a perfect gift is this book*. Full of gags ranging from riddles to stories and poems, this book is a guaranteed laugh for anyone who has ever ridden, owned, bred, loved or even hated horses.

*The Horse Lovers Joke Book, by Suzan St Maur, published by Kenilworth Press, £7.95.