Our Instructors

Trish Boys

(Proprietor / HSA Senior Instructor)

Trish is the owner of Valley Park Riding School. Trish has many years of experience in teaching people of all ages and abilities.

Trish is an accredited Horse Safety Australia Senior Instructor and also a Pony Club qualified instructor.

 

 

Bree Stroszynski

(HSA Instructor)

Bree has been involved with horses since she was a very little girl, with riding being her number one passion.  Dressage has always been Bree's main focus however since purchasing her own horse, Minnie Mouse, she has concentrated more on jumping and hopes to take Minnie out to local events during 2017. 

 

Bree has been teaching for around five years, and has experience teaching riders with disabilities through the RDA program.  She takes lessons at VPRS 5 days per week and gets a real thrill from bringing out the best in her students.

Dany West

(PCAV Level 2 Instructor)

Dany is a level 2 Pony Club Instructor, with experience teaching over a wide range of ages and ability levels. Dany has also volunteered with Riding for the Disabled for a number of years, and believes that riding is a sport that everyone can embrace. 

 

Having ridden herself since she was small, Dany has a showjumping background, and regularly competed before moving to Melbourne to study biomechanics.

Allison Dyson

(NCAS & RDA Level 1 Instructor)

Alison joins Valley Park with over 10 years coaching experience and more than 20 years experience as a rider and owner of horses.

Allison regularly coaches at pony clubs, RDA and other establishments, and is involved in equestrian positions including President at Bundoora Park RDA, Chief Instructor at Hurstbridge pony club and District commissioner at her local pony club where her two girls ride their ponies. 

 

Allison is a qualified NCAS Level 1 Pony Club coach, NCAS Level 1 RDA coach, and a working Equitation Level B judge. Allison has completed her EA Intro Riding and Horsemastership certificates, and currently trains and competes her mare in HRCAV dressage.

Allison encourages students to pursue their personal goals and take away new knowledge from each lesson, while keeping a sharp focus on building and maintaining a quality partnership between rider and horse.

Trinda Foster

(Facility Manager / HSA Instructor)

Trinda is our Stable Manager and holds Certificate 2 in Equine Studies alongside her Coaching Certificate from Horse Safety Australia.  From the daily care of our horses to managing lesson timetables and staff rosters, Trinda ensures Valley Park runs like a well oiled machine.

Tarryn Proctor

(EA Level 1 Coach)

Tarryn is an EA Level 1 instructor and is currently working toward her Level 2 Specialist Eventing Certification.

 

Tarryn has many years  of coaching experience at Pony Club, various clinics, riding schools and private students. She is a successful 4* eventer and has ridden at the top levels of the sport including international events with several wins to her name.  

 

Tarryn has a team of horses she regularly competes on all across the country and one day she would like to represent AUS at the Olympics. 
 

Tarryn love teaching all ages and disciplines, it a big passion of hers to see rider learning, and achieve there riding goal however big or small.

Kirsty Harrison

(BHS Instructor)

Kirsty grew up in the UK and successfully competed in competitions, enjoying eventing and show Jumping. She is a qualified BHSII instructor and also a qualified Pony Club instructor. Kirsty enjoys working with riders of all levels to help them to achieve their goals.

Shaiful Azwan

(EA Level 1 Coach & FEI Level 2 Coach)

Shaiful Azwan is an EA Level 1 Coach General & Dressage Specialist and FEI Level 2 Coach is currently working toward his EA Level 2 Specialist and FEI Level 3 Specialist certification.

 

Shaiful has many years of coaching experience as state head coach, and private students. He is a Show Jumper & Dressage rider and he also a Dressage Bronze medalist in South East Asian Games and at the top levels of the sport.

Judith Kidson

(EA Qualified Coach)

Judy has been riding since she was a child and has been heavily involved in Pony Club and HRCAV her entire life. Judy is an active Equestrian Australia and Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) member and coach. 

Judy is a passionate dressage rider and has competed successfully with many wins to her name, including 2015 individual, state and national and team para-dressage Champion.

A lover of heavier horses, Judy has begun breeding her Gypsy Cob x Clydesdales and hopes to continue competing and showing across both dressage and breed classes.

Judys coaching philosophy is one based on mutual respect, and the drive to succeed across all areas of riding, at every level. 

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LESSONS RUN

MONDAY to SUNDAY

8.00am - 8.30pm


OFFICE HOURS
MONDAY to FRIDAY - general inquiries

9.00am - 5.00pm

 

SATURDAY & SUNDAY - inquiries relating to weekend bookings

 

You can also CONTACT US online

ADDRESS

 86 O'Briens Lane,Templestowe, Vic, Australia

E:  info@valleyparkriding.com.au

 

 

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Call Valley Park Riding School on
0475 00 00 88

  

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