02 4885 2406 or 0417 664 151 info@wallabyhill.com.au

Our Team

These are the faces behind Wallaby Hill Farm. Please feel free to get in contact with the, if you have any questions.

ALEX TOWNSEND

OWNER | MANAGER | EVENTER | COACH

Alex Townsend is owner and manager of Wallaby Hill.  She is a 4* Eventer, a Level II Eventing Instructor and a Coach Educator. Alex is Event Director of Wallaby Hill International Horse Trials.
E alex@wallabyhill.com.au
P 02 4885 2406 or 0417 411 729

DEREK PASCOE

OWNER | CAMERMAN | FILM PRODUCTION

Derek is owner of Wallaby Hill Farm with his wife Alex. Derek has had an illustrious career as a Director of Photography and Television cameraman, working in the television industry for over 25 years as a cameraman, producer, director and editor – his desire for constant creative challenges has taken him everywhere from war zones to underwater, making corporate films,  advertising & features. In his spare time he can often be found filming the horses and events at Wallaby Hill or competing his horse Myrtle. 
P 02 4885 2406 or 0407 988 339

SOPHIE EVANS

TRAINER | EVENTS | OPERATIONS MANAGER

Sophie has been back and forth to Wallaby Hill over the last 7 years but has finally managed to join us for good. Accompanying her are her horse Luna and her two dogs, Bear and Scout. Having previously worked in Banking and Project Management, she has a wealth of business knowledge but her passion has always been with the horses. As such Sophie will be training young horses and developing our successful breeding programme – she will also be involved with the running of the events and clinics at Wallaby Hill.

E sophie@wallabyhill.com.au
P 02 4885 2406 or 0473 080 578

JAMES McGOVERN

PROPERTY | GROUNDS MANGER| BUILDER

James joined the Wallaby Hill Team back in 2016, when he was over here travelling around Australia, taking a break from work back in the UK. James hasn’t really left and is now responsible for the maintenance and care of the Wallaby Hill & Ridgeview Grounds and all the building projects that go on. An excellent builder and great craftsman James is always busy putting his skills to work.
E jamesamcgovern@mail.com
P 02 4885 2406 or 0412 214 015

MICHELLE ROBSON

YARD MANAGER | COMPETITION GROOM

 Michelle joined the team at Wallaby Hill after a long and very successful career at Bimbadeen Park, working for Olympic Silver Medalist Shane Rose. With numerous awards and accolades to her name including FEI Grooms Award in 2009, Michelle has a wealth of experience. She is looking to make her mark on the Australian scene with her very talented gelding Eastern Star Capone. 

E michelle@wallabyhill.com.au
P 02 4885 2225 or 0427 848 231

MADDY COTTRILL

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE | YARD ASSISTANT  

Maddy is a full-time member of the team here at Wallaby Hill Farm, maintaining the grounds, the arenas, cross-country area and doing preparations for the events. She is responsible Wallaby Hill looking as beautiful as it does. Having competed to CCI 1* Maddy also is a great extra pair of hands on the yard.

E maddy@wallabyhill.com.au
P 02 4885 2225 or 0427 259 817