Susannah Small, owner and operator of Laureleye Farms, lives on site so you can relax knowing that your horses will be cared for 24/7. You never need to worry in the event of bad weather or an emergency there is always someone on the farm to take care of the horses. Our barn has the latest in fire safety too.
Susannah grew up on a horse farm and has been riding all her life. Currently, Susannah enjoys riding with her children and fox hunting and eventing. Susannah also enjoys re-training off-track thoroughbreds for new careers in the show ring, as eventers or fox hunters. Susannah is very skilled at helping people overcome their fears and can help you get the most out of your ride.
Susannah's mother, Susan Cocks Small Jones, was also a trainer and ran the layup up operation at the farm where Susannah grew up. Susan also was instrumental in setting up the Fair Hill Training Center and ran the Fasig Tipton MidAtlantic division for 8 years.
Susannah's father, Doug Small, was a champion steeplechase jockey who also trained both flat horses and jumpers after ending his riding career.
Susannah is the grand daughter of horse racing hall of fame steeplechase trainer, Burling Cocks.
Burley Cocks and Sidney Watters
Susannah's Grandfather and Great Uncle Two Horse Racing Hall of Fame Greats!!