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.

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.

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).

Prue Spurrett - Prue is a passionate and highly experienced dressage administrator, judge and selector. She was President of Dressage NSW from 2005-2015, Event Director for the NSW Dressage Championships in 2003, 2006 and 2008, had three terms as a NSW Dressage Selector and judged at FEI 4* events in NZ, Thailand, the UK and Ireland.

David Cameron - David Cameron is an elite showjumping athlete, an Australian Showjumping Champion, holds degrees in Human Movement and Education, served on the Equestrian Australia Jumping Committee for two years, is a Coach and former school teacher.

Katie Robertson - Katie Robertson represented Scotland in Junior Eventing, supports a number of high level eventers, is a chartered accountant, has a strong background in strategy, governance and risk management and is currently the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Performance and Reporting of the Financial Services Division at Macquarie Bank.

Rachel Salz - Rachel Salz is a rider, equine veterinarian, an FEI permitted treating vet, has the highest qualification available in the field of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and is with the highly regarded Randwick Equine Centre.

 

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