HEATH, Veronica. (Veronica Heath Blackett). British, b. 1927. Genres: Animals/Pets, Food and Wine, Natural history. Career: Freelance journalist and Northumberland Country Diarist for The Guardian newspaper, London; regular freelance contributor to many publications. Publications: Susan's Riding School, 1956; Ponies in the Heather, 1959; Come Riding with Me, 1964; Come Show Jumping with Me, 1966; Ponies and Pony Management, 1966; Come Pony Trekking with Me, 1966; Ponies, 1969; Beginner's Guide to Riding, 1971; The Family Dog, 1972; So You Want to Be a Showjumper, 1974; So You Want to Own a Pony, 1974; Riding for Beginners, 1978; Perfect Cooking with Game, 1983; A Dog at Heel, 1987, rev. ed., 1999; Geordie Cook Book, 1995; A Gundog Handler's Guide to Picking Up, 1999; Taste of Northumberland, 2001. Address: Seven Stars House, Whalton, Morpeth, Northd. NE61 3XA, England.