Meet the Staff 


Sue Feeney

PCA Level 1/ RDA/HSA

Sue has a lifetime of experience in the horse industry stemming from a beginning in pony club in Victoria as a child, working in the industry in both Australia and Europe, with a particular focus on dressage.

Michelle Nickson

PCA Level 1 MG

Michelle is a level 1 accredited PCA coach and Mounted Games Specialist, with many years experience particularly in the racing industry.  Michelle likes teaching active riding and the best way to learn well is to have fun.

Kimbalee Gibson


Kim has been involved horses and riding all her life at an elite level.  Specializing in show riding and having a passion for Arabian horses as well as enjoying the western and active riding components of the show circuit.  Kim brings a lifetime of experience as a coach to our team

Meet the ERDA Committee


Sue Feeney

President and Head Coach

Sue holds a Diploma in Horse Management and a Bachelor of Behavioral Studies, with a long association with the horse industry in many fields and a history in preschool teaching.  Sue is also a fully qualified coach with RDANSW, PCA and HSA

Amanda Cassidy

Secretary

Amanda is our awesome secretary and person who does everything!  

She is a friendly face at riding every week and coordinates most of our fund raising initiatves

Irene Berry

Treasurer

Irene handles all the financial aspects of ERDA

Michelle Nickson

Coach

Michelle is an RDA and PCA (L1) accredited coach and Mounted Games Specialist, with many years experience particularly in the racing industry. Michelle likes teaching active riding and the best way to learn well is to have fun.