And Then Came Hera by Dana G. Diricco

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How the humanitarian act of saving one foal, a by-product of a Premarin producing Pregnant Mare Urine Line (PMU), from slaughter evolves into a life changing odyssey. The unforeseen trail leads a woman from the California Wine Country through the PMU farms in Canada to the National Champion Draft Horse Driving Shows of two countries. Along the way, while learning to drive and show her Percheron Draft Horses, many emotional experiences, from comical to tear-producing are encountered. Her amusing thought-provoking story is brilliantly delivered, as she candidly reveals behind-the-scene secrets about driving, training and showing horses, with the turn of every page. Embark upon the spirited adventure of this inspiring literary work that will intrigue all. Those who have read this uplifting book find it impossible to put down, cover to cover.

About Dana G. Diricco

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Dana DiRicco has woven together this colorful, exciting story about saving a draft horse from slaughter and developing her into a winner. She is an internationally published author and lives with her veterinarian husband on a ranch in Northern California. She spends her days working with her herd of Percheron Draft Horses and in her Sauvignon Blanc wine grape vineyard. She has owned horses all her life and is an avid animal lover. As a former television producer and on-air personality, instructor at the local college, and project manager of engineering and construction for the County of Sonoma, she will keep you entertained with many exciting and unusual adventures. She now enjoys her time driving and showing her magnificent horses in the United States and Canada.
Published March 26, 2013 by AuthorHouse. 315 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Young Adult, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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