top of page

Our Latest News


New to Dressage, returning to the saddle after a break, or would like to improve your current knowledge and scores?


Nicole is available for private Dressage lessons at her property in Advancetown (Gold Coast Hinterland).

Beginners to experienced riders welcome.  Sorry we do not have school horses at this time (must have own horse).

More information on lessons and clinics can be found HERE.

You can also use the Contact Form below to express interest.

Thanks for submitting!

Welcome to Nicole Tough Dressage

Nicole Tough is an accredited Level 2 Dressage Specialist Coach, Level A National Grand Prix and Young Horse Judge and Judge Educator.  She is currently completing qualifications for Level 3 High Performance Coaching accreditation and is studying Sports Psychology.


She is a highly successful competitor, having trained 10 horses to FEI level, with 9 Australian titles, over 39 State Championship titles to her credit, and has held 35 spots on State and National Squads since 1994.


She has been awarded Equestrian QLD Coach of the Year, Sports Star of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.


Nicole has helped many of her students train their horses from the breaking in stage through to FEI level, with many on State and National Squads and onto International representation. Nicole loves coaching, making a difference to riders and their horses.

Nicole is situated in the Gold Coast hinterland where she offers full livery agistment, private dressage coaching, dressage training and specialised "boot camps". In 2024, Nicole was appointed Dressage Convenor of Equestrian Gold Coast Club, where she enjoys working in a team to host wonderful dressage competitions at the local Southport Pony Club.

"Success is being better than you were yesterday"
bottom of page