Equestrian NSW Board

Peter Dingwall - Chair - Peter is a Magistrate at the ACT Magistrates Court and was Registrar of the ACT Supreme Court from 1985-1990. He has been President of ACT Show Jumping Club since 2003, was Chef D’Equipe for the Australian Show Jumping Team in Korea in 2008 and has served on the ACT Rugby Union Judiciary. Peter is well versed in show jumping circles having been involved in running events in the ACT for a number of years.

Dr Derek Major - Board member since Aug 2007. Initially seconded to board as veterinarian adviser during EI, Derek is now an elected member of the board. He is a partner in Agnes Banks Equine Clinic and is a competitor in eventing and jumping as well as a breeder of performance horses. Derek is a Chartered Member of the Australian Veterinary Association, former board member of the AVA and past president of Equine Veterinarians Australia. He is currently the Australian FEI Contact Veterinarian.

Alex Townsend - Board member since Oct 2007. Alex comes from a PR/media background. She is director of The Animal Company and is the owner and manager of Wallaby Hill Farm. Alex actively competes at two star level eventing and is an NCAS Level 1 instructor. Alex also sits on the Eventing NSW committee, Berrima Horse Trials Committee and Wallaby Hill Horse Trials Committee.

Prue Spurrett - Prue has been the President of Dressage NSW for ten years.  She is a C Level Judge, Judge Mentor, Young Horse Judge and FEI4* Eventing Judge.  Prue has been involved with sports administration through Dressage for over 25 years.

Vicki Roycroft - Vicki runs her own equestrian business at Mt White in NSW.  She has represented Australia at 3 Olympic and 3 World Equestrian Games. She is a NCAS Level 3 coach.  Vicki previously served on the EA Jumping Committee and also Chair of the Australian Jumping Riders Association.

Suzanne Doyle - Currently the Treasurer of Dressage NSW, Suzanne has over 20 years of commercial experience having worked for the Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics and AMP now State Super.  Sue competes in dressage up to Inter I level and resides in Arcadia.

Fiona Macleod - Fiona is the Strategic Business Manager for Visy Industries and has Bachelorof Business (Marketing Major), Diploma of Quality Auditin,  Post Graduate Certificate in OHS & Risk Management.  She was a previous member of the NSW Board having previously filled a casual vacancy.  Fiona has extensive skills in Risk Management and Strategic Planning and is actively involved in equestrian activities throughout NSW supporting Eventing and Showjumping. She is a current  EA Level 3 Showjumping Judge,  EA Steward,  and an EA Level 1 Technical Delegate (Eventing).

 

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