Born and raised a Kentuckian, Helen DePrima grew up on horseback. After visiting a dude ranch, she fell in love with the West, attending the University of Colorado where she married a Jersey boy headed for vet school. She worked as a Visiting Nurse in Colorado while her husband completed his training. After graduation, they moved to New Hampshire where she rehabilitated injured and orphaned wildlife.
Helen is an avid gardener, quilter, and Professional Bull Riding fan.