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Crisis in the Backcountry

The call was from the sheriff’s office. Knowing that it probably wasn’t going to be a quick or easy task, I mentally ran through my appointments for the day. Requests from the sheriff were usually interesting, and after deciding I could fit this unknown call into my schedule, I answered the phone. An injured horse had been discovered by some hikers. They’d tried to lead the horse to safety, but the hurt animal refused to move. The best description I could get was “some sort of leg injury.” He was way, way back in the high country, deep in an area where I wasn’t even sure I could get my vet truck. Fortunately, a deputy who knew the area volunteered to drive me in as close as he could. We’d have to hike the rest of the way to the horse.


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