Suzanne was one of the most influential trainers, breeders, and judges in the equestrian world. The daughter of an army cavalryman, she began showing horses at four. Her career saw her win virtually every major horse show in North America and become one of the top quarter horse breeders. Suzanne acquired judging cards in several breed associations and served on the AQHA International Committee. She was also an author and columnist for a major horse journal.