Meet Ze Carioca

Ze Carioca was bred by Rodrigo’s father Nelson Pessoa in Belgium. He is a lovely and talented stallion that is a real joy to work with. Nelson’s attention to detail and dedication have led to Ze’s incredible temperament. We look forward to see what the future holds for this talented young stallion. Ze had a great season in Wellington. He …

Quarantine Times

For the past seven weeks we have been living in quarantine much like the rest of the world. The enormity of the situation seemed to slowly dawn on the horse show community as cancellations and closures started flooding in. As a community that lives by a show calendar and a rhythm that has been in place for as long as …

World of Showjumping Covid Talk

Expert advice – with Rodrigo Pessoa: “Keep the horses in a good state of mind” Stuck at home – with no shows – due to the coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak, it can be challenging to stay motivated in the daily training of the horses. Over the next weeks, World of Showjumping will have the pleasure of sharing Rodrigo Pessoa’s expertise and …

Catching up with Magic

Eight year old My Jewel’s Magic Touch aka “Magic” came to us just over a year ago from the Jewel Court Stud in Wuustwezel, Belgium. His owner and breeder, Marijke Cordia identified a special quality in the youngster and thought that he would suit Rodrigo’s ride. His father is the famed Stakkato, his mother is A-Jewel’s Touch, a daughter of …

March Wrap Up

As you can imagine, March did not go as we expected. The arrival of the corona virus in the United States and more specifically in Florida brought on a series of cancellations across the equestrian world. The virus has continued to cause cancellations of events well into the Spring and Summer season. We are facing what looks to be the …

February Wrap Up

February was a very exciting month for our team! We had horses jumping at the Palm Beach Masters Nation’s Cup event as well as several successful developments over on the WEF show grounds. Coco Fath was part of the winning Young Rider US team during the Palm Beach Masters Nation’s cup riding Exotik Sitte. Coco and Scotty’s consistent rounds helped …

Summit Joint Performance

We are excited to announce a new partnership with Summit Joint Performance! Summit is simply chondroitin 4 sulfate (C4S), suspended in sterile water. Summit was originally developed to use in human ocular lens transplant surgeries. Summit is the purest form of C4S available. Unlike other products, it has had all heparins and other potentially damaging molecules removed from the single …

The Fenwick effect

You may have noticed that some of our horses wear a tight, black face mask when we ride them. One of our new sponsors as of 2020 is Fenwick Equestrian Products. Fenwick’s Liquid Titanium Far InfraRed Mask is our favorite product from the range. Through their extensive testing, Fenwick has discovered that the use of the high performance fabric has …

Meet Carlito’s Way 6

Carlos, Carlitos, Squeaky is a man of many names. Carlito’s Way 6 joined up with us at the very end of 2019. Previously ridden by Marcus Beerbaum and Rene Dittmer, Carlos has had consistent success through the 2 and 3 star ranks. We are very happy to have him in our stable and are looking forward to what the future …

January Show Wrap Up

The beginning of the season always seems to go by in a flash! We spent early January getting the staff, stable and horses all back into the swing of things. Between new horses and team members there was a lot to catch up on.