Owner, Coach & Trainer
Susan has been showing hunters and jumpers at the provincial and national levels since the age of 11, working with horses and their humans ever since. Susan is a graduate of Sheridan college in Early Childhood Education. She holds a diploma in Autism Intervention Training (K-12) from the University of New Brunswick, as well as an honours graduate in photography from Humber College.
Susan has been an approved Equestrian Canada judge since 2000 in the equitation, hunter, jumper and hack rings. She is a licensed coach with Equestrian Canada. She credits her ability to educate young horses to the many wonderful trainers she has been fortunate to work with over the years.
Susan is proud to be a part of introducing and managing the Carrot & Stick Horse Show series, an Ontario Equestrian Skills Development series, intended to provide quality shows at the grassroots level.
Her horse, 'Blue by You' was inducted into the Jump Canada Hall of Fame in November 2008.
Watch the Jump Canada Hall of Fame: Blue by You video
Emma is an Integrated Business and Humanities graduate and longtime member of the SJD Show Team and staff. Starting her horse show career with SJD, she has shown a variety of horses across divisions at the provincial level.
Emma is an owner and manager of Carrot & Stick Horse Show, an Ontario Equestrian Skills Development series hosted at the Essa Agriplex. While away at university, Emma completed on the intercollegiate catch riding circuit and is the current President of the Ontario Collegiate Equestrian Association.
Barn Manager & Coach