Equestrian Northern Territory Board


Name & term of appointment Position for 2023 calendar year (or until next AGM)
Christine Edgoose to AGM 2023 Chair
Anne-Marie Cruickshank to AGM 2023 Vice-Chair
Melanie Cobbin to AGM 2023 Secretary
Michael Duckenfield to AGM 2024 Treasurer
Vicki Martin to AGM 2025 Director
Miya Fleming to AGM 2025 Director

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

Christine Edgoose
  Position: Chair
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
Anne-Marie Cruickshank
   Position: Vice 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
Melanie Cobbin
     Position: Secretary
Equestrian Interests: Dressage, Show Horse and all things equestrain.
Non-Equestrian Interests: Socialising and travel.
What do I bring to the ENT Board? "As a hardworking and committed professional, I bring extensive leadership and management experience in complex, sensitive and demanding environment. I am confident that my broad experience and in-depth knowledge of standards, legislation, principles, and best practices in addition to my strong planning and analytical skills will support the Boards funcationality"
Location: Darwin
Michael Duckenfield
Position: Treasurer
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


Vicki Martin
Position: Director
Equestrian Interests: Horsemanship, Jumping, Dressage, Trail Riding.
Non-Equestrian Interests:  Family, Photography, Animals.
What do you bring to the ENT Board?  "I am a long term Territory resident with a lifetime love of horses.  I care strongly about horses welfare and believe the horses needs are paramount in any of the equestrian sports rider/animal partnerships.  With 30 years’ experience working in law enforcement and government I bring strong analytical and problem solving skills; excellent communication and technological skills; investigation skills; leadership, supervision and management skills; the ability to develop, interpret and implement policy and legislation."
Location: Darwin
Miya Fleming
Position: Director
Equestrian Interests: Jumping, Eventing and Dressage.
Non-Equestrian Interests: AFL Football.
What do you bring to the ENT Board?


Location: Darwin