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The broadcaster turned children's author reveals her favourite fictional character, her love of Black Beauty and what inspired her to start writing for a younger audience.
The Folly Farm family are back in the latest book from Clare Balding, The Racehorse Who Learned To Dance. Read on for the first chapter!
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Do you wish you had a racehorse like Noble Warrior from The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop? Now you can pick your own racehorse name by following these fun instructions!
When she was young, Clare Balding thought she was a dog. Disappointed to discover she was only human, she did her best to spend every waking hour with dogs and ponies. She could ride before she could walk and, growing up surrounded by racehorses trained by her father, she dreamt of winning the Grand National or riding for Great Britain at the Olympics. Those dreams never came true but the consolation prize hasn't been bad. As a television and radio presenter, Clare has worked at six Olympic Games, the highlight being London 2012, as well as the Winter Olympics, Paralympics, Commonwealth Games, the Grand National, Royal Ascot, Wimbledon and the Ryder Cup. Clare lives in London with her wife, Alice, their dog Archie and their cat, Button.
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