Thirteen-year-old Katie and her best friend, Angela, find a beautiful Gypsy pony. Unfortunately, her owners have neglected her and she is terribly lame. Katie is horrified by the pony’s predicament. No matter what the cost, she knows she must rescue the pony!
A Pony for the Fair is a novel about friendship, hope, family, and, of course, ponies.
Suggested ages – 9 and up
Targeted Age Group: 9 and up
Book Price: $2.99
Inge has been writing since she was in grade school. Her short stories have been published in numerous literary and other magazines and have been broadcast on radio. She received First Prize in the 1986 Annual Writers’ Digest Short Fiction Competition, out of thousands of entrants.
The University of Alberta is where she received her undergraduate and graduate training in creative writing, working with such writers as Governor General’s Award Winner, Rudy Wiebe.
On a more personal note, Inge has lived in Austria, England, and in several areas of Canada including the Northwest Territories. Currently she resides in Fort Erie, Ontario. She enjoys nature, horses, art, reading, and, of course, writing.
Inge has a Bachelor degree in Zoology. She loves all animals (even snakes and toads), but especially horses. Although she admires all horse breeds, her favorite breed is the Gypsy Vanner.
Her first job was walking horses at a race track in Canada. She has also worked with horses at a polo stable in England. She’s been a biologist, an economic development officer, an insurance agent and an immigration officer, among other jobs. Her favorite jobs have all involved horses.