Janet Ashton

Australian author. Born in 1913. She appears to have written just the one book, a story set in the Australian bush in the aftermath of the Second World War which has some pony content. There is another Janet Ashton who is a historian and author, but this is a different person.

Horse & Pony Books:

SUMMARY: Historical story set in Australia just after the Second World War. Margaret, Christopher and Jane Barton live on a large sheep station in New South Wales. They are looking forward to a summer riding their ponies when they are joined by two English children and a refugee called Pieter. All six have a number of adventures together.

Collector's Info:
Reasonably easy to find in Australia, hard to find in the UK and USA. Prices tend to vary a lot.