July, 25th 1989
Born in Ireland, in Knockmore, Alex Duffy belongs to a strong equestrian tradition family. His father Vinnie, an expert horseman, breeder and trainer of top level sport horses, and his brothers Martin and Michael, both international show jumping riders, manage the Duffy Sporthorses in Knockmore, while Alex has a permanent establishment in Germany, in Osnabruck, and it represents Ireland in international events. Grew up in the family under the guidance of his parents, Alex started to ride horses at twelve, showing suffered an innate talent, inherited from his father, and establishing himself in jumping to the point to be received in 2009 the title of Young Rider of the Year in Ireland. His passion and dedication to the horses make him a very popular rider in the international arena.
He took part in the 2007 European Junior Championships with Courtown and in the European Young Riders Championships in 2009 with Tampa.