The Horses of Follyfoot - Episode by Episode

Information taken from Jane Royston's book Follyfoot Remembered  


Episode 1 Dora


His real name was Flash



Episode 2 Steve


Two different foals were used as Folly during the series



The horse Steve was accused of laming was called Kip in real life

and owned by Horse Girl Janet Harrison



Affectionately known as "big fella" by the Horse Girls

He was ridden by the Colonel and another rider in this episode




Episode 3 Gypsy

The Gypsy's gorgeous Fell pony was kept at the farm 

where filming took place 



Episode 4 Shadow


His real name was Billy Bland and he competed

in Three Day Events 



Episode 5 One White-Foot Charley


In real life he had never been down a pit



Episode 6 The Charity Horse


He was tragically killed by a lorry


Marty was his replacement



Episode 7 Know All's Nag

A horse from Mary Chipperfield's Circus was used

instead of Marty in the colic scene



Episode 8 Moonstone

Moonstone was a real Circus horse


Alex, Steve's horse, was used instead of Moonstone

in the night-time rescue scenes



Episode 9 Stryker's Good Deed

Jon Jon

A real Rag and Bone pony






Episode 10 Mr She-Knows

Glory (Gloria)

Apparently Gloria enjoyed drinking Orange Juice!



Episode 11 The Standstill Horse


He came from a riding school for the disabled


Clipper's replacement



Episode 12 Birthday at Follyfoot

Copper Prince is Dora's birthday present from the Colonel

Lucky girl!



Episode 13 A Day In the Sun

The mistreated horse Steve rescued was a stunt horse



Series two


Episode 1 Someone, Somewhere


Her real name was Travelling Lady



Episode 2 The Debt







Episode 3 Family of Strangers


The Colonel riding Forrester



His real name was Warpaint and owned by

famous show jumper Harvey Smith



Episode 4 A Present for Sandy


In real life she was a county show hack called Arden Tints

owned by Jackie Stone, one of the Horse Girls



Episode 5 The Innocents


An ex-pit pony called Paddy




Episode 6 The Hundred Pound Horse


He was a very safe horse and a bit lazy!



Episode 7 Poor Bald Head

Tammany was actually Steve's horse Alex


Shire Horse Ranger



Episode 8 The Prize



Sirocco was used in the race instead of Copper

Leg bandages disguised his lack of white legs



Episode 9 Treasure Hunt

Delilah (left) and Samson



Episode 10 Debt of Honour


In real life he was a retired show hunter


Callie's pony Magic (also Sultan in Stryker's Good Deed)



Episode 11 Out-of-the-Blue Horse


Her real name was Tiffany



Episode 12 The Awakening

Champion Beck was Jane Royston's horse Austrian Sky.

Here we can see Jane doubling for Anthony Andrews!



Episode 13 Fly Away Home


An Ex-pit pony who, along with Ron, did a good job of

annoying Dora's mother


Series Three


Episode 1 The Distant Voice

The Twins actually were twins in real life






Episode 2 The Four-Legged Hat


His real name was Black Beauty and he

was a cheeky character!



Episode 3 Barney



Dolly, a stunt horse, was Barney's double 




Episode 4 Miss Him When He's Gone


He was bought from Pannal Auction


Dark Song



Episode 5 The Dream

Dodgy dealer Mr Lockward and his horses



Episode 6 The Challenge

Murphy's Bar was Jane Royston's horse Austrian Sky





Episode 7 The Letter




Episode 8 The Bridge Builder



Hercules doubled for Dado in the lake scenes



Episode 9 Uncle Joe


Jackie and Angela's pony



Episode 10 The Helping Hand






Episode 11 Rain On Friday

More punch-ups than ponies in this episode!



Episode 12 Hazel

The Shire horses belonged to Tetley's brewery



Episode 13 Walk In The Woods

Farmer, an ex-pit pony, was used instead of Lancelot in this episode


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