Meet the Team!

Our Experience and what we can offer you!

Geoff Fearon

Accredited by Horse Safety Australia, Australian Horse Riding Centres- level one trail ride leader certification, certificate 2 Trail Ride Leader, certificate 3 Trail Ride Centre Manager, current first aid and cpr certification, sixty six years experience riding, sixteen years training horses, sixteen years full time trail leader, riding centre manager and operator. Training and accreditation units meet industry requirements for an instructor/trail guide conducting horse related activities as per Outdoor Recreation Training Package (SRO03)

Regular attendance at Risk Manager workshops run by horse riding professional bodies and NSW government

Dr. Ethlyn Gail Trapp PhD

Doctorate in Exercise Physiology Phd University of NSW, Master of Sports Science (hons) University of NSW, Bachelor of Sports Science University of NSW, Associate Diploma Applied Science (Exercise Science) Awarded with distinction St George Institute of Education, Certificate of Teaching NSW Department of Education

30 +years teaching physical activity,30 years full and part time lecturing at the University of NSW, University of Wollongong, University of Sydney, University of Western Sydney, SGCAE, FIA.

Accredited by Horse Safety Australia, Current first aid and cpr certification,

Sixty five years experience riding, 16 years full time training and caring for horses

Tibby Barbour
Equestrian Federation of Australia, National Coaching Scheme Accreditation, EFANCAS , Train the Trainer 1,2 and 3, Level 1 General Coach, NSW “H” Level Judge, Over Fifteen years Coaching Experience, Full time coach in the Shoalhaven district, Guest coach for Cambewarra Pony Club, Committee member of South Coast Equestrian Club, Competition Rider in Dressage and Show Jumping
Previously:
Full time employee for the Emergency Management Response Team for the Department of Primary Industries (DPI). Implementation of management strategies for the Equine Influenza outbreak. Full time Manager and Head Coach for Centennial Stables situated in Centennial Parklands Equestrian Centre (CPEC) Sydney (10 years).

Frank Calleja
Frank studied for 15 years under the tutelage of a vast array of classical masters within various countries, including the Spanish Riding School Austria, the French Military School, Germany, Spain, England and Ireland. Frank’s programs cover everything from breaking in and long reining to the highest levels of dressage and jumping

Tom Skinner Trainer
Level 1 Australian Stock Horse coach (EFA)
Accredited Stock Horse judge
20 years training horses

Dee Webb
Past Clerk of the Course Shoalhaven Turf Club, Nowra Paceway, Illawarra Turf Club. Track work rider, groom, strapper, race horse trainer both thoroughbreds and harness racers. 25 years as a horse educator, early education, remedial behaviour, training for saddle and harness, competent farrier
Competes in eventing and showing, experienced in horse security for major races and horse events such as Equitana

Olivia Corletto
Graduate Tocal Agricultural College Paterson- Cert 3 Horse Husbandry
Experienced trail hand and class teacher operating in Australia and Pennsylvania USA teaching children and adults horse care, training, safe riding

Megan Goldie

Certificate II in Animal Studies 2011 – Nowra Tafe

Statement of Attainment in Advanced Medical Terminology 2013 – Nowra Tafe

Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing 2013 – Yallah Tafe

Certificate III in Horse Breeding 2014 – Tocal Agricultural College

Bachelor of Veterinary Technology, 2016-2019 – Charles Sturt University

Horse/Animal Experience:

  • 16 years riding experience, horse handling and horse care
  • 3 years working as a stable hand/strapper at Turpentine Park Thoroughbreds – 2009-2011
  • 1 year working as a veterinary nurse at Shoalhaven Heads Veterinary Clinic – 2012
  • Current trail leader/stable hand at KVHR