Our Office Staff

Elysha Sargent

Operations & Accounts Manager

Elysha has been working in the equine industry for many years, from working in racing and competing to 2* eventing, she then worked for Equestrian NSW for 15 years where she was involved in all aspects of the organisation and running major events, such as State and National Interschools, Southern Cross and Horse of the Year Shows.

Elysha is also an FEI Eventing Steward, EA Medication Control Steward and Pony Club Preliminary Coach. Her family are members of Cobbity Pony Club in Zone 10.

Elysha is our NSW Office Manager and can be contacted on admin@ponyclubnsw.org.au

Renee Delicata

Marketing, Branding & Communications Manager

Renee is from the Central Coast. She has a daughter that is part of the Matcham Valley Pony Club in Zone 24. She has been working in the Creative Media Industry for the past 22 years, which includes Graphic Design, Photography, Magazine, Social Media, Marketing and Business Management.

Renee has had roles in Pony Club that include Zone President and Club Secretary. 

Renee works on our State Marketing Campaigns, Social Media Communications, the PonE News Magazine, the PonE Podcast, Advertising and Promotional Materials, Sponsorship, Awards and Competitions.

Please email any stories, photos, achievements, advertising requests or sponsorship enquiries to marketing@ponyclubnsw.org

Hayley May

Members & Events Manager

Hayley lives on a small farm in the NSW Snowy Mountains. Her children are part of Cooma Pony Club and Zone 18.

Hayley has a Sports Science degree and whilst she has spent many years in the fitness, sport and recreation fields, she also has extensive experience in the administration of a variety of different industries. She has event management experience in both the corporate and recreation sectors, including arranging Zone and Pony Club events and undertaking the role as Horse Steward for the local Ag Show.

Hayley has held various roles in Pony Club at both club and zone level, most extensively in the Secretary position at both levels. Hayley is our Members & Events Manager and organises all events, entries, member enquiries and can be contacted at members@ponyclubnsw.org

Jane Frankum

State Coaching Director

Jane Frankum is a long-time, permanent part time employee of Pony Club NSW as the State Coach & Coaching Manager.

Jane is an Equestrian Australia Level 2 Show jumping Specialist Coach and was a jumping competitor for many years.   She also competed in Show Riding, Dressage, Jumping Equitation and Eventing and started her riding career at age 7 as a member of Cobbitty Pony Club.

Jane also runs an Equestrian events business running many Show jumping events each year varying from International level World Cup qualifiers down to the grass roots and Jumping Equitation competitions.

Before working for Pony Club NSW she began working at The University of Sydney as a casual academic teaching Veterinary Students and still does to this day.

Her main roles for Pony Club NSW are:-

  • Training Instructors at State Instructors Schools
  • Coaching Riders at Regional Schools
  • Training assessors and examiners
  • Managing all instructional related matters
  • Preparing instructors workbooks, updating manuals and all instructional literature
  • Organising Instructors Schools, Regional schools, Specialist Schools and Instructor Assessments

Jane is our States Coach and organises all our States Coaches, Schools, & Events. Jane can be contacted at coach@ponyclubnsw.org


Pony Club NSW 2022 Executive

President: Marylou Hodges

Vice Presidents: Phillip Logue, Clare Martin

Treasurer: Belinda Tink

Chair of Zone Chief Instructors Committee: Sarah Woodhouse

Zone Chief Instructors Member to the Executive: Fiona Pennell

Council Representatives: Guy Thomas, Hillary Fletcher

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