Suzy isn’t a regular horse woman and didn’t grew up riding horses. It was only at a later age that she was introduced to them. This is uncommon in the horse world, but gives her a different look at the way things are done. She is a trailblazer in the field of choice and control for horses in training. She works with positive reinforcement and targets, and tries to stay away from aversives when possible. After all, emotional welfare is at least as important as physical welfare.
Her background as an animal scientist makes her curious and critical at the same time. For Suzy, all training should be welfare centred and enjoyable for both human and horse.