Pidgy's Surprise by Jeanne Mellin
Pidgy’s Surprise is the story of Cindy Sawyer and her plucky little Shetland pony named Pidgy. Cindy’s friends all ride full-size horses and so the young girl is always dreaming of the beautiful horse she hopes to own. After a summer full of fun and riding, a morning comes when Pidgy goes missing. Not until she looks into the empty stall does Cindy realize how much she really loves her pony. Over 80 detailed drawings by famed equine author/illustrator Jeanne Mellin.