Alex Parrish started riding at the Equestrian Reserve when she was 12 years old. In 2014, she participated in the joint-partnership program and enjoyed the privileges of co-owning Rita. In 2015, Alex and Rita were awarded RHSC Junior Horse Western Pleasure Champion. Alex started instructing 3 years ago. While in high school, Alex earned both the Girl Scouts Bronze and Silver Award, and was awarded the Presidential Service Award in 2011.

Alex is working towards a degree from Georgia State University. As she pursues her college plans, she continues to teach students and coach the show team at the Equestrian Reserve. Alex is always working hard to help students grow and motivate them to progress with their skills.