Ponies in Clover
NoteThis is a USED book.
Georgie had forgotten to address Withershins in the only way he knew. "Whoa" was to him a command to canter. So he swung forward, and Georgie, still holding on to his mane, flung herself across his back..."Stop-stop-wait!" she gasped out thinking that if only he would stand still she might manage to mount him. But of course she should have said " Go on!"
As it was, he leapt forward - she lost her grip and fell heavily, striking her head on the exposed root of a tree...