Meet the Coaches 


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.

Kim Taylor

PCA Level 1

Kim has been involved in pony club at a club, zone and state level all her life, specializing in dressage, show riding and eventing.  Kim brings a lifetime of experience as a coach to our team



Clare Feeney

PCA Introductory 

Clare is our young coach who is out there doing it now!  Currently competing her lovely Irish Sport horse Oliver at PreNovice eventing and enjoys imparting her experience to younger riders.  Clare enjoys coaching jumping and games.

Christine Vincent

RDA Coach

Christine is a fully qualified RDA coach and enjoys finding ways for people to achieve their individual goals.  Christine has been a constant supporter and volunteer with ERDA since it began in 2015

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

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Treasurer

We desperately need a treasurer!

Someone who can keep our financial records up to date, monitor bank statements, issue invoices and receipts, make bill payments.  3-4 Hours per week.

Christine Vincent

Coach

Christine is a fully qualified RDA coach and enjoys finding ways for people to achieve their individual goals. Christine has been a constant supporter and volunteer with ERDA since it began in 2015



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Volunteer Coordinator

We need someone to cordinate volunteers who all have individual skills and areas of expertise.  You will need 2-3 hours per week to do this job.  No horse experience is needed.

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Fund Raising /Grants Manager

ERDA relies solely on the funds we get through grants and donations to exist.  Many grants are missed simply because of timing.  We need someone to manage our grants applications and make sure that ERDA is all that it can be.  You will need good computer and literary skills and about 4-5 hours a week.