A former thoroughbred racehorse trainer in California, Susan Bump broke and trained horses for over 30 years.
Susan eventually became a human and animal rights activist. A member of San Diego Animal Defense team, Susan successfully protested inhumane pet stores in San Diego leading to criminal charges against the owners.
She was arrested for trespassing in the small town of Valley Center, Ca. when she gave water to dying animals on a hot summer day. Her story made front page news in the local paper. So many animal lovers supported her in court that the newspapers called them her 'entourage.'
She currently lives with her 8 wonderful dogs on a 47,000 acre, Arizona ranch in a 100-year-old adobe house in the magical town of Arivaca.
Susan Bump was the daughter of an alcoholic and bipolar mother, and an alcoholic abusive father, and consequently, she grew up hating life.
After realizing that she was indeed special, and worthy, her life has changed for the better. Her first book is entitled "My Wild Ride."
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My Wild Ride: The Untamed Life of a Girl with No Self-esteem
by Susan Bump
"I am the daughter of the town drunks in a small town in upstate New York and this is my story.
Life started off well enough. In the beginning there wasn’t even a hint of the chaos that would eventually swallow us all."
My Wild Ride is the life story of Susan Bump, which is ultimately a story of triumph. The former California trainer overcame a severely dysfunctional family to...
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