Katie Price's Pony Club: an equine reality show to silence neighsayers

On the surface it’s a fluffy fly-on-the-wall series but between the horse jumps, could “The Pricey” be taking a swipe at celebrity? There is no figure more overlooked than Katie “The Pricey” Price. True, the phrase most readily associated with the artist formerly known as Jordan, the Juicy Couture Nero, the Kim K prototype, might be “extreme overexposure of all kinds”. But this is a woman who’s forged a long, lucrative career from calling 73 nonsensical press events per annum, turning up to each in a tutu, and then waiting as the book deals, reality TV offers and Loose Women guest appearances roll in. And yet, where are the Forbes profiles? The Katie Price LSE modules? Where is the respect? Clearly this is a gross injustice. You might not want to be stuck in an enclosed space with her but – hear me – you will recognise the Price-brand genius. It’s been several months now since some solid Pricey exposure . Like a viral pandemic, we’re well overdue something big. So, with a probably pricy divorce bill to pay off, there’s no better time for Katie Price’s Pony Club. In it, Katie introduces to TV the exciting concept of an equestrian reality competition. Over the next six weeks, the children of four of Katie’s mates, as well as a couple of her own imaginatively named kids, will train in hunting, dressage, show jumping and racing, all in preparation for the big event: a high-society polo match. Continue reading...