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Top Riders make their predictions for this week’s World Cup Finals in Las Vegas…. 0

Georgina Bloomberg (USA) Jos Verlooy with Domino: “This is my wild card. Jos proved that he can ride in a tight indoor arena when he won the LA Masters last fall and he is quick so will have the advantage of that in the speed round. This is a great pair who are proving themselves(…)

Darragh Kenny and Quiz Triumph in $34,000 Suncast 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic…. 0

The $34,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic was held on Friday with a win for Darragh Kenny and Spruce Meadow’s Quiz. The class saw 23 entries with 5 clear rounds to advance to the jump-off and three double clears. Kenny and Quiz earned top honors in 41.05 seconds. McLain Ward (USA) and Kantunaro, owned by(…)

Chanel and Roberto Teran Jr. Win $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Speed at FTI WEF 4… 0

The 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) began its fourth week of competition on Wednesday with a win for Colombia’s Roberto Teran, Jr. and Chanel in the $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m speed class. The FTI WEF, held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, FL, features 12 weeks of world-class(…)

International Horse and Rider’s List for Longines World Cup in Stuttgart… 0

Longines FEI World Cup – Stuttgart, Germany International Entries AUS Australia TOPS-ALEXANDER, Edwina 339 Cevo Itot du Château, 340 Fair Light van T Heike, 341 Florette van het Lambroeck AUT Austria KAYSER, Julia 295 Sterrehof’s Cayetano Z, 296 Sterrehof’s Ushi AZE Azerbaijan RAHIMOV, Jamal 326 Excenel V, 327 Warrior BEL Belgium DEVOS, Pieter 275 Candy,(…)

Golden couple, Alexa and Rodrigo Pessoa, dominate in Arezzo… 0

One of show jumpings truly golden couples, Rodrigo and Alexa Pessoa, dominated the CSIO event in Arezzo this past week following an outstanding win for Brazil in the CSIO Furusiyya Nations Cup competition. Eduardo Menezes, Alvaro de Miranda, Marlon Zanotelli and Rodrigo Pessoa issued the best result against a solid collection of Nations Cup teams(…)

Alexa Pessoa takes CSI2* Grand Prix title in Fontainebleau… 0

American jockey Alexa Pessoa, wife of Brazil’s Rodrigo Pessoa, took home the Grand Prix Alvalle, held at the CSI4* in Fontainebleau, France today. Set at 1.45, with a total fifty rider, only nine riders qualified through to the jump off with only five combinations jumping clear in both rounds. It was Connecticut-born Alexa Pessoa who(…)

Rodrigo celebrates his birthday at the Gucci Masters in Paris… 0

It’s a big day today!! We want to wish Rodrigo a very happy birthday today, for the famous Brazilian Olympian turns 40 in the very city he was born. Alexa Pessoa, his wife, has been planning a big celebration in Paris for weeks. All their friends will be in attendance for the big event. Many(…)

Our sport's favorite couples… 4

Well we all know how this sport can be and how demanding the schedule can be at the international level. So imagine tackling successful careers let alone relationships, but I am happy to say that these top 5 not only represent the best of the sport, but they also are truly lovely couples. They are(…)

Alexa writes from Rio…. 0

What an amazing class! The first round of the Grand Prix ended up jumping a bit easier than many initially anticipated. Course designer Luc Musette ended up with thirteen clears, two time faulter’s and three 4 faulter’s that advanced to the second round. He definitely made sure that he wouldn’t get as many clear in(…)

Alexa writes from Rio…. 0

Last night we all got to enjoy a new form of Nation’s Cup jumping. The main event of the evening was the Schweppes Nation’s Cup. Each country had a two person team (with the exception of Brazil who was allowed to field two teams). The class was held over two rounds. The second round was(…)

Alexa Pessoa writes from Rio…. 2

It was Doda’s day here in Rio! He and Show Show held the early lead in the opening 1,45 class. They were eventually unseated by Hans-Dieter Dreher and Constantin B. Doda was second again in the 1,55 class with AD Bogeno (this time to Phillip Weisthaupt and Leoville). His moment of glory finally came in(…)

Alexa Pessoa writes from Rio…. 3

Today Sophia and I went to the show to visit Rodrigo’s horses and catch up with some friends over lunch. The show is as extraordinary as ever! There are more horses and riders than ever (only Bosty’s horses missed the flight oopps!) and everyone is excited to get started. With a grand prix purse of(…)

GCT Chantilly 2012… 0

Best Dressed… The Pessoa Girls do it again… Well the ladies of Chantilly were certainly the most stylish of the week, I can assure you. The Global Champions Tour hosted a super chic event in the cheval capital of the world and the atmosphere was one to inspire elegance and style. I was most impressed(…)

Aachen 2012…

Aachen 2012… 0

Best Dressed… Alexa and Sophia Pessoa   Hunter rain Boots and silk scarves seemed to be the choices of the day for the stylish spectators in Aachen last week. All those who came out to watch the famous Rolex Grand Prix of Aachen showed of some great style choices with some fabulous hats I might(…)

Show Style…… 0

Chantilly….. Well it was hot and it was sunny so the ladies of Chantilly, which is in the Oise département of the Picardie région of France, dressed for the temperatures with bold colors and light fabrics. Just 25 minutes outside Paris, this area is the epitome of French sophistication and all things chic. Alexa and(…)