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    • The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop

    • By: Clare Balding
    • Narrated by: Clare Balding
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Puffin presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop, written and read by 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice 👍

    • By Karyn on 11-03-2019

    Non-member price: $20.96

    • Walking Home

    • My Family and Other Rambles
    • By: Clare Balding
    • Narrated by: Clare Balding
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In Clare Balding's family, walking just took too long - she galloped through the countryside and she galloped through life. Then, in 1999, Clare took a call from a BBC producer looking for a presenter for a new radio series. "Do you walk?" she asked. "Well, I walk the dog...." That series, Ramblings, is still going strong - and Clare's caught the walking bug. Now she wants her family to share some of that pleasure. Her and her brother Andrew are determined to conquer the Wayfarer's Walk, a 71-mile route. What could possibly go wrong?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ramble on Clare

    • By stephen on 17-12-2017

    Non-member price: $29.97

    • The Racehorse Who Disappeared

    • By: Clare Balding
    • Narrated by: Clare Balding
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Life is slowly getting back to normal for Charlie after her reluctant racehorse, Noble Warrior, won the Derby and saved her family from financial ruin. But drama soon returns to Folly Farm when thieves break into the farmyard in the dead of night and kidnap Noble Warrior! With the police baffled and no trace of the prizewinning thoroughbred to be found, Charlie launches her own investigation but is soon distracted by trouble closer to home.

    Non-member price: $21.84

    • My Animals and Other Family

    • By: Clare Balding
    • Narrated by: Clare Balding
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Clare Balding grew up in a rather unusual household. As her father is a champion trainer, she shared her life with more than 100 thoroughbred racehorses, mares, foals, and ponies, as well as an ever-present pack of boxers and lurchers. As a toddler she would happily ride the legendary Mill Reef and take breakfast with the Queen. She and her younger brother came very low down the pecking order. Left to their own devices, they had to learn life’s toughest lessons through the animals, and through their adventures in the stables.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious

    • By stephen on 30-04-2017

    Non-member price: $29.97