Head of Riding School
Marcel trained under classical trainer Ralph Berendth in Hamburg, Germany, having completed a three-year Bereiter before moving to Australia and making Melbourne home. He has worked with some of the top FEI dressage riders both in Australia and throughout Europe. He has an incredibly classical approach to working with horse and rider with a keen aptitude for the mechanics of movements through to Grand Prix. He has an amazing ability to work with riders to produce correct, balanced and sympathetic riders is his greatest asset.
David Boyle has a solid reputation as an excellent dressage coach and rider.
Over the past 10 years, David has worked under many of Australia's top dressage rider as well as in the overseas barn of Hasse Hoffmann. David has a passionate understanding of equine and rider biomechanics which enables him to give his pupils insight into their riding and position on the horse allowing them to not only ride the movement though understand what it is to train the horse correctly and thoroughly.
Tina is a fantastic allrounder with an impressive competition history in eventing having won the overall champion ribbon in the 2017 Tintern Grammar Interschool horse trials in EVA 80 official class. Tina competes regularly on weekends at Boneo Park in Dressage and Show jumping events. She is part of the training team at The Park as well as coach. Tina is currently completing her NCAS level 1 coaching certificate and later this year will also undertake her Horse Safety Australia trainers' certificate.
Pony Club Instructor
Emma has been a Pony Club member for over 15 years. She has competed in Dressage, Show jumping, Eventing, Showing and Mounted Games. For the last 8 years Emma has concentrated on mounted games, representing Victoria at Pony Club Nationals and with AMGA competed at State, National and International events in Australia, New Zealand and Denmark. She has been coaching riders, schooling horses and instructing at pony club rallies for many years and is looking forward to teaching at The Equine Club.