Club Team

The committee is forever grateful to our volunteers that donate their time to support GGPC events. 

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Alex DeValentin

Vice President

Alex is GGPC Vice President and Senior Instructor. Alex has been around horses all her life, breeding and showing Australian Stock Horses for many years. Alex has been a member of GGPC for over 10 years, but still trains and competes her 6 horses, mainly in dressage. She also volunteers as a show judge regularly.

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Kate O'Connor

President

Kate has years of horse experience since riding at a young age on a small farm in SE QLD. Her experience covers Show Riding, Dressage, Western, and Eventing which she shares with her clients as full time horse-riding coach. GGPC is now lucky enough to have Kate, and her helpful son Harry, on the team bringing her knowledge from previous club committees

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Committee

Helping hands!

There are many members on our committee that donate their time to the running and volunteer work needed to keep the club going. These include:​

Helene Dawson - Member Protection Officer

Fiona Evans - Club Corporate Member

Ken Steinman - Grounds Manager

Lindsay Melville - Safety Officer

Anita Bryant - Uniform Coordinator

Alana Scicluna - First Aid Officer

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Kylie Melville

Secretary

Kylie has been involved with Pony Club Australia for many years across three different states as a young rider and now as a Pony Club qualified instructor. Kylie is a show jumping enthusiast, and this is her favourite discipline to coach. Kylie is married to Lachy and has three children Callum, Hannah and Olivia. Hannah and Oliva are keen riders at GGPC.

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Instructors and Riders

The whole team

Not only do we have generous instructors that donate their time for free we have our awesome 'Gapper' riders. Our generous instructors include life members Keith Churchill and Kerry Cox as well as Robyn Arney and our Executive Committee. We often get guest instructors and we cannot thank them enough! 

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Louise Steinman

Treasurer

Louise is a qualified horse expert! Louise is a physiotherapist that works on horses as well as people. Louise is married to Ken and has three daughters Lauren, Lilly and Isabelle. Lauren and Lilly are keen riders across many disciplines. Louise is also a qualified vaulting coach and enthusiast! Louise has been involved with Pony Club for many years and has experience with our Zone representation