She started riding at an early age and was successful in both eventing and showjumping.
She travelled to Germany in the early 80´s where she still lives today with her family, her dogs and horses.
She has two sons. The eldest is studying veterinary science and his brother is training to be a farrier.
The pictures in this book have been painted by Susan´s sister, Sarah Livingston. Sarah lives in Western Australia where she works part time as a palliative community nurse. In her free time she enjoys painting and she has a small art gallery in `Dwelling Up´ where she display her pictures.