Author Elizabeth Woolsey-Herbert offers a unique and touching story ofher life as an equine veterinarian in semirural Australia. As an Americanliving in a foreign country for fourteen years, she observes thedifferences in Australia compared to her native California.
The singlemother of an eleven-year-old daughter, she also combines work andfamily commitments.With wit and wisdom, Dr. Woolsey-Herbert faces an assortment ofdaily dilemmas:? Charlie needs to place well in an upcoming race, but he can’t put hisfoot to the ground.
Will he be able to race in three days in order toqualify for the most important race of his life?? Herbie has a severe toxicity. He can’t see, and he can’t walk straight.His owner has big plans for him, but will he survive the night?? Cooper needs costly, life-saving surgery.
His owner, Amanda, can’t afford it. What will become of Cooper? Dr. Woolsey-Herbert deftly intermingles descriptions of Australian life and the people she meets in her daily travels with her touching true stories. With humor and in-depth descriptions, Horse Doctor will captivate the horse lover in you.