Meet Our Team
Owner, Senior Facilitator, APAC Instructor
Jane is an expert in authentic leadership development, combining her lifelong passion for, understanding of and extensive training in everything horses with her long history of corporate leadership experience both in Australia and internationally. Over the past several years, Jane has immersed herself in the world of equine assisted learning and all that she can learn from horses about herself and others. Applying this in her leadership training brings a whole new depth and dimension to professional development.
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Senior Facilitator & Assistant APAC Instructor
Alice’s expertise lies in Corporate Human Resources with a focus on Learning & Development and Leadership. She completed the Equine Connection Inc Facilitator course in 2017, enabling her to combine her past business experience with her life long passion for horses. Shortly after Alice joined the Leading Edge team as the Director of Business Development. In 2018 she undertook further training to fulfil the role of Assistant Instructor with the Equine Connection Sydney campus.
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Marine has been an educator for nearly 20 years and became an Equine Assisted Learning facilitator in 2019. She is now focused on combining her educational competenices, her love for horses and her dedication to adolescents’ development to assist young clients in their endeavour to build skills for life in an exciting, safe and supportive environment. She is committed to bringing together School curriculums and EAL principles to promote a holistic educational approach that enhances the learning experiences of each student while fostering essential social aptitudes.
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Business Development Manager, Facilitator
After a 20-year career in finance, Kate has found a way to combine her true passion for horses and people, with Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) and Professional Development. She is a qualified EAL Facilitator with Equine Connection and has completed the EAL Foundation Training at the Equine Psychotherapy Institute in Daylesford, Victoria. Kate also spent time with Monty Roberts at his ranch in Solvang, California, completing the ‘Monty Roberts Special Training’ course. She continues to study Natural Horsemanship as she has done for many years.
Facilitator and Manager, Willow Wood Stables
Natalie is an integral part of the Leading Edge team, combining her vast experience in the equestrian world with her business savvy. Natalie wears many hats. She is the manager of Willow Wood Stables where Leading Edge is based, looking after the daily running of the business, managing staff and, most importantly, the welfare of our horses. She is also a junior manager at a hospitality venue owned by Merivale, and is completing her Bachelor of Commerce degree at Macquarie University.