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Brazil’s living legend, Rodrigo Pessoa, and up-and-coming Irish phenom, Richard Howley, had little in common before Horse Sport Ireland appointed Pessoa as the Senior High Performance Director of the Irish Show Jumping team. After failing to qualify for a team spot at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, Ireland reevaluated their strategy moving forward. […]
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After a long and successful career under several champion riders, Double H Farm’s great campaigner HH Ashley will is being retired to Van Overis Stud in Belgium. From 2010 through 2012, the 16-year-old, German bred Hannoverian mare (Acorado I x Chasseur I) was ridden by Brazil’s Rodrigo Pessoa. Together, Pessoa and HH Ashley jumped to […]
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The Confederacao Brasileira De Hipismo has confirmed its selection of show jumping riders and horses to represent the home country at the upcoming Rio De Janeiro Summer Olympic Games, August 5th – 20th, 2016. The complete show jumping team for Brazil is as follows: Alvaro Alfonso de Miranda with the 10-year-old Hannoverian gelding AD Cornetto […]
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The first significant Olympic deadline of the year, January 15th, 2016, was marked by a flurry of horse sales, purchases and ownership transfers. Per the FEI Sports Forum in April 2013, a horse entered for the equestrian events at the Rio Olympic Games must have been registered with the FEI as property of the owners […]
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Citizenguard Cadjanine Z is back with rider Rodrigo Pessoa, nearly two years after the horse was pulled from his stable after a memorable parting of ways with owner Alain Van Campenhoudt. Pessoa described the 13-year-old Zangersheide mare (Canabis Z x Feinschnitt I Z) as “special” when he campaigned her to successful placings and a notable CSI4*-W win […]
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