Sandra McBride

Business owner

Sandra McBride is the founder and owner of Outback Pony Rides which was established in 2014. Sandra has worked for the Department of Family and Community Services for many years together with her husband Chris McBride.

Sandra’s professional background for the past 20 years has been various roles across the community sector working with families and individuals and providing support to some of societies most vulnerable community members. Although Sandra has worked extensively within the community, Sandra has also worked with horses and ponies that have also come from vulnerable situations and have experienced neglect, abuse including nervous and unhandled ponies and horses which she has worked with to gain trust and re educate successfully.

Sandra first started riding at the age of 3 yrs until starting a family before returning to her love and passion for horses and ponies. Sandra’s vision for Outback Pony Rides is for children and parents to experience a fun, safe friendly and memorable experience and the unique experience of the riding these wonderful creatures. Sandra is currently undertaking studies in Horse Management and Level 1 Riding Instructor with Equestrian Australia.