Mary Squires’ husband dies tragically and unexpectedly, and she is left alone with two children, homeless. It looks as if she will have to leave her beloved Yorkshire, but then an Irish show jumper, Patrick Broan, suggests Mary move in lock, stock and barrel with him.
According to Wikipedia, Elizabeth Walker is one of the pseudonyms under which the American author Elizabeth Neff Walker writes. She writes romantic novels. It may well be that more of her books than I have here involve horses! She also writes historical romances set in the Regency period, under the name Laura Matthews.