Alex Farleigh BHSA1 reg (Propieter / Head Instructor)

Alex has been the Owner / proprietor of DEC since the early 90's when she established the school in the South Hams, a beautiful part of the Devon countryside.. Alex previously competed at British Eventing but now regularly competes British Dressage at Prix St George level with her horse 'Arun-RA' and at Elementary / Medium level with 'Fifty Shades of Bay'.

Alex still enjoys teaching all levels of rider and schooling horses.


Emily Farleigh BHS II SC SE reg (Yard Manager / Senior Instructor)

Emily is DEC's senior instructor teaching advanced riding and jumping classes. She also teaches many South west Riding clubs and private clients in her role as a freelance instructor.

Emily is currently competing at British Eventing Novice/Intermediate level and competes at British Dressage, She has qualified for Novice regionals for 2016 and with her horse 'Casmire' will be riding in British Eventing Novice / Intermediate in 2016


Ellen Tucker BHSA 1 (Instructor)

Ellen is one of DEC's excellent instructors, Ellen always strives to make her lessons fun and informative using her own bubbly personality to bring the best out of her students who are regularly surprised at what they can achieve in their riding.
Ellen competes with her own horse 'Prelude' at British Eventing and is having an excellent year.


Training Students

All of our training students have their own horses/ ponies and regularly compete in Pony Club, Ridding Club or BS, BE and BD events

Harriet Parker (Student)

Harriet is currently at Stage 2 and is working towards her Stage 3 and Preliminary Teacher Test which she hopes to achieve in 2016. Harriet currently competes at British Eventing 100/100

Agather Child (Student)

Aggie is currently at Stage 1 and is working towards her Stage 2 and Preliminary Teacher Test Aggie currently competes in Show Jumping, Dressage and Eventing

Rhiannon (Annie) Tewson (Student)

Annie is currently at Pony Club 'B' test and is working towards her Stage 2 .Annie currently competes in BD, BS and BE