Freed of the weight of both girl and lion the pony raced ahead toward safety.
The man lay flat upon his pony's back hugging the animal's neck tightly with both arms and digging the spurs into his sides.
And then the lion came into view behind the girl's pony. Hanson could not understand.
He explained that his pony had bolted and that he had had hard work stopping him at all.
"Let us go back!" he shouted, and began turning the pony round.
"We must go that way," he said, and led the pony round again.
To force their way into the torrent of people, my brother plunged into the traffic and held back a cab horse, while she drove the pony across its head.
'My child!' said he briefly, and strove to rein the pony's neck to a fitting arch.
The old man was off his pony in an instant, and they embraced as do father and son in the East.
"Here we are again," the Queen told the pony
while covering her nose.
A girl responded to a plea on an online free ads site where a lady said she didn't want the pony