Sue Lawley's guest this week is Martin Pipe. He has turned horse training into a science. His animals have the choice of a swimming pool, indoor canter and walking machine, while the on-site laboratory monitors their temperature, blood and weight throughout the day. Yet he retains his love for the horses themselves - a passion which has made him one of the most successful trainers in Britain.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Favourite track: Oh Carol by Neil Sedaka
Book: Horse Management by R S Timmis
Luxury: Winning post from Cheltenham race course