Rodrigo Pessoa

An Olympic gold medalist in showjumping, he is an accomplished rider who followed in the footsteps of his father, Nelson Pessoa. Rodrigo has represented Brazil at seven Olympic Games.

At the start of 2017, Rodrigo was appointed Senior High Performance Director of the Irish Showjumping team. It was a successful start as Senior High Performance Director, with Ireland winning Team Gold at the European Championships in Gothenburg in August 2017.

Career Highlights
2004 Olympic Games Athens - Individual Gold
2000 FEI World Cup Final Las Vegas - Gold
1999 FEI World Cup Final Gothenburg - Gold
1998 World Cup Final Helsinki - Gold
1998 World Equestrian Games Rome - Individual Gold