Alex Atock’s book ‘My Friend the Horse’ Reviewed by Equestrian Journalist
‘My Friend the Horse’ by Alex Atock received a very positive review from an equestrian journalist on EquiManagement website. Author appreciated the detailed account of developments in equine health and welfare, over the period of 35 years and acknowledged Alex’s efforts towards the betterment of advocacy for the welfare of horses worldwide.
‘My Friend the Horse’ is an autobiography of an Irish veterinarian who lost his father at the tender age of eight and had no siblings for companionship but horses that he loved to ride. As he grew, his love for horses grew with him, leading him to the career that allowed him to care for horses professionally. He has shared some very compelling views and experiences in the nursing and control of an equine disease. Throughout his professional life as he matured he learned to take risks for his patients that no one else would. Through this book, the author has shared a very in-depth account of his professional and personal life with all the lows and highs. His humorous but compact writing skills have delivered a very easy to read a book.
Alex Atock is a skilled vet, a loving husband to wife Sherley and a very responsible father of three children. He travelled to and from Ireland, England, Switzerland, and the UAE. His work has benefited the horse community around the world.