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Team #566 Susie Simon-Visser and Sam I Am

Team #566: Susie Simon-Visser and Sam I Am
From: Rockford, Michigan
Ages: 72 & 33
Combined Age: 105
Test: Introductory Level Test A
Date: June 10, 2022

Ellen (Susie) Simon received a BS in Education from Central Michigan University and a MA in Education from Michigan State University.  She is a teacher, homeschool mom of two children and widow of 15 years.  Around 1997, her riding career began as her daughter, Suzannah Wise, (six years old at the time) started riding lessons.  After her husband passed away in 2007, weekly dressage lessons became welcomed therapy towards reestablishing confidence, motivation and moving forward in life with two teenagers.  She has ridden in several schooling shows and rode the Century Club Ride, Introductory Level in 2022, scoring 60.9%.  All her riding has been with partner Sam I Am, a 33-year-old Hanoverian Warmblood.