The one constant in Suzanne’s life, is her camera. She snaps pictures of the horses, clouds, her kids, moments, and all of these memories spill out onto her Facebook Page, Twitter Account, or Snap Chat.
One day my students were having a hard time trying to get one of the horses to go into another field. That’s when Suzanne told the kids she would get the horse to move and she did not even need a halter or leadline.
The kids stood back, as she walked into the field, complete with purple hair, high heels, and spiky red fingernails. They smirked as she waded into the mud. She tiptoed, pirouetted, and hopped over the big puddles. My seasoned students wanted to see this and a small crowd gathered at the fence to watch this larger-than-life parent wrestle our 1500 pound Hershey into the other field.
Hershey eyed her, and that’s when she grabbed her ever ready phone camera out of her back pocket.
“What a handsome man!” she coyly cooed.
The horse stood at attention and she started snapping pictures. He turned from side to side, enjoying her accolades and the snapping of her camera.
She slowly walked into the other field and he followed her like a big dog.
“See kids, that’s how it is done!” she flipped her hands through her purple hair and smiled broadly.
This woman just “schooled” my kids in how to get a horse to become putty in her hands.