ENT Board


Name & term of appointment Position for 2021 calendar year (or until next AGM)
Anne-Marie Cruickshank to AGM 2023 Chair
Martin Evans to AGM 2022 Vice Chair
Christine Edgoose to AGM 2023 Treasurer
Paige Richter to AGM 2024 Secretary
Michael Duckenfield to AGM 2024 Director

Contact with the Board can be made via email to:  [email protected]

Anne-Marie Cruickshank
   Position: Chair
Equestrian Interests: Competes in Dressage and Show Horse and on occasion in Jumping.  Anne-Marie is a dedicated equestrian, sharing her knowledge with her students as a EA Level 1 Dressage Coach.
Non-Equestrian Interests: Swimmng and socialsing.
What do you bring to the ENT Board? "I moved from Katherine to Darwin approximately 7 years ago, I have hands on experience with the tyranny of distance our members have to travel to reach events on a regular basis.  Also being a current competitor and coach I'm able to identify with our members needs, understanding the services they want from their branch, as they are the services I want too.  I am a long term Board Director providing knowledge and stability to the Board"
Location: Darwin
Martin Evans  
     Position: Vice Chair
Equestrian Interests: Jumping, Course Designing and the development of current NT coaches and officials.
Non-Equestrian Interests: Flying (my own plane), dining out and travel (pre COVID).
What do I bring to the ENT Board? "I became involved in the sport of equestrian when one of my daughters caught the bug many years ago now!  I'm from a business background starting and running my own businesses from the ground up, with this I bring to the board good business acumen ensuring sound considered decisions are made from all aspects.  Also being the only male, I bring a key ingredient - testosterone"
Location: Darwin
Christine Edgoose
Position: Treasurer
Equestrian Interests: Dressage, Jumping and trail rides along the Todd River.
Non-Equestrian Interests: Family, reading good quality crime fiction, landscapes and native flora.
What do you bring to the ENT Board? "I'm a long term Territorian in both Top End and Central Australia, strong involvement and interest in developing equestrian sports at club level, experience in good governance and also recognition of the importance of being flexible and creative to grow equestrian sport in the NT for all riders"
Location: Alice Springs


Pagie Richter
Position: Secretary
Equestrian Interests: Jumping, Dressage, Trail Riding and Horsemanship.
Non-Equestrian Interests: AFL, Hockey, Camping, Fishing and my doggies.
What do you bring to the ENT Board? "I've only gotten back into equestrian in the last couple of years after a 10 year hiatus.  I am now keen to immerse myself in the entire sport as much as possible.  I have diverse interests which will bring a fresh perspective to the Board"
Location: Darwin
Michael Duckenfield
Position: Director
Equestrian Interests: Jumping, Show Horse, Dressage and Coaching
Non-Equestrian Interests: Poultry, Landscaping and my doggies.
What do you bring to the ENT Board?

"Growing up and competing in Europe I hope to be able to impart my knowledge and experience what I learnt from different barn's and different competition environments.  Show Horse is a new equestrian sport for me and I'm enjoying learning and being a part of the scene in the Top End"

Location: Darwin