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 …

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 …

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.

December Show Wrap Up

This December was an exciting one for us! Quality, Venice and Scotty flew over to Europe to take part in CSI 5* Paris and CHI 5* Geneva. It was a valuable trip for development, assessment as well as victories! Venice won a nice 1.50 class in Geneva and Coco and Scotty won the U25 Grand Prix! Such a great way …

October/November Show Wrap Up

October took us down to North Carolina for the 5* week in Tryon. We ended up staying for two weeks as the majority of our group was finishing up their season there. It ended up being a very productive stop for all of the horses. With Coco Fath in college (make us proud CF!) her young horses came with us …

Meet Quality FZ

Quality came into our stable in March of 2019. Previously under the saddle of Spencer Smith and the guidance of Olympic champion Eric Lamaze, Quality was already on his way to being a 5* contender. Through a new venture with Jim and Kristy Clark of Artemis Equestrian Farms we formed the partnership and got to work. Quality has evolved wonderfully …

Meet Venice Beach

Venice and Rodrigo had a few trial runs together before they decided to fully commit. In the Fall of 2018, Double H Farm owned Venice and were considering selling her. Rodrigo catch rode her at the Princeton Horse show and promptly won the Grand Prix. A few months later the mare met up with us again for our European tour …