Thelwell's Pony Panorama

A Classic Collection Featuring Gymkhana, Thelwell Goes West & Penelope

Norman Thelwell



Following the 1953 publication of British artist Norman Thelwell’s first pony cartoon, his name became synonymous worldwide with images of little girls and fat hairy ponies. In 2017 Thelwell’s Pony Cavalcade, featuring many of the earliest Thelwell cartoons, was re-released in North America, reviving the artist’s fervent fandom and initiating calls for more. Now, in this second hilarious collection, readers are treated to three additional Thelwell classics: Gymkhana, Thelwell Goes West, and Penelope. Those new to Thelwell will fall in love with his uniquely irreverent-yet-informative view of the equestrian world, while long-time enthusiasts can indulge in a delightful dose of equine-friendly nostalgia. Sure to please anyone with a pony-littered past or a horse-crazy present.

Additional Information

Author: Norman Thelwell

Format: Paperback

Page Count: 306

Illustrations: 300 b/w illustrations

ISBN: 9781570769313

By Norman Thelwell

In 1952, Norman Thelwell penned his first cartoon for the satirical British magazine Punch, renowned internationally for its wit, irreverence, and for publishing the world's best comic writers and poets. This led to a relationship that lasted for 25 years and over 1,000 cartoons, including 60 front covers. Thelwell was a master of sharp social comment and sheer zany humor, and his 34 books have sold millions of copies worldwide and have been translated into numerous languages (

Sidelines Says:

“Make sure to share Thelwell’s Pony Panorama with
your young equestrians.”

Northeast Equestrian Life Says:

“Pick up an extra copy (or two) as you will find yourself
wanting to share the fun with your stable mates!”