Mel enjoyed a variety of disciplines before venturing into the sport of dressage. In 2000 Mel completed her Level 1 Coaching accreditation and a few years later qualified as an RDA coach. Mel has continued to coach at Tall Timbers, Box Hill in their weekly program.
Mel and her husband, Brett currently coach riders of all levels and abilities, train and compete both our own and client dressage horses, based at our facility in Penrose, in the Southern Highlands of NSW. While also running an online training and mentorship program ‘The Parbery Program’ to help riders to develop their own structured training system to empower them to train confidently.