Title: Horse Doctor / The Horse Healer / Veterinarian
Genre: Historical, Romance
Director: Lee Byung Hoon
Writer: Kim Yi Young
Broadcast network: MBC, Mondays & Tuesdays 21:55
Broadcast period: 2012-Oct-01 to 2013-Mar-25
A Medical drama about the life of a low-class veterinarian of that era who was a horse doctor then becoming a high official as a court physician in charge of the king’s health in the late period of the Joseon Dynasty.
Baek Kwang Hyun
The first Korean surgeon who became a royal physician from his initial job as a horse doctor
He’s a pleasant man. He came from common people who has a talent to be a doctor. He studied new medical method which was unusual at that time. He then saved many lives.
Kang Ji Ryung
She was an orphan and grew up as a slave in the government office.
She then run away from the office, lived with the beggar group and dressed like a man.
She met Kwang Hyun and fell in love.
She learned to be a nurse.
Lee Myung Hwan
He was a concubine’s son. He became a doctor only to be part of noble family.
With his smart brain and political ability, he became a member of royal doctor’s group.
He wanted to keep power by dominate palace’s doctor position.
Jang In Joo
She has a genius skill in acupuncture but because nurse’s status was lower than royal doctor, she hid her ability.
She taught Ji Ryung in medical practice and recommended Kwang Hyun to be student in the royal doctor’s group
Lee Sung Ha
Lee Myung Hwan’s son.
He passed entrance exam for government office in young age and later became the control man in royal doctor team.
He’s easy going and sweet.
He loved Ji Ryung’s free spirit as they grew up together since childhood
King Hyun Jong
The 18th King of Chosun. Son of Hyo Jong
During his reign, he continuously attacked by nobleman group.
He struggled to establish his king power as well as save poor people in his kingdom from poverty and illness.
Seo Eun Soo
Daughter-in-law of left minister Jung Sung Oh as well as the daughter of National Academy Chancellor, Seo Jong Soo.
She’s beauty and smart.
After a year of marriage, her husband died of sudden disease. When she’s saved from the same disease by Baek Kwang Hyun , she started to fell in love with him
Go Jo Man
Medicine maker in Hyeminseo (royal doctor team). Actually he was a high ranking government official but as he’s good at medicine, he worked for Hyeminseo as well.
When Kwang Hyun entered Hyeminseo, he recognized his talent and helped him so much
Princess Sook Hee
Fourth daughter of King Hyo Jong and younger sister of King Hyun Jong.
She grew up with a lot of love from her father and her older brother.
When she met Kwang Hyun, she started to like Kwang Hyun’s humorous and warm personality, so that she helped him so much
Jo Seung Woo as Baek Gwang Hyun
Ahn Do Gyu as young Baek Gwang Hyun
Lee Yo Won as Kang Ji Nyeong
No Jung Ui as young Kang Ji Nyeong
Son Chang Min as Lee Myung Hwan
Yoo Sun as Jang In Joo
Lee Sang Woo as Lee Sung Ha
Lee Soon Jae as Ko Joo Man
Han Sang Jin ad King Hyunjong
Kim So Eun as Princess Sook Hee
Jo Bo Ah as Seo Eun Seo
Jung Gyu Woon as Prince Sohyun