Clare Balding on Animals and Other Family

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Clare Balding talks about growing up in an unusual household—with more than 100 thoroughbred racehorses, mares, foals, and ponies, as well as an ever-present pack of dogs. As the child of a renowned horse trainer, Clare rode legendary racehorses and received her first pony as a gift from Her Majesty the Queen of England. In her memoir My Animals and Other Family, she writes of her struggles growing up and tells her own coming-of-age story through portraits of her beloved horses and dogs.