Rodrigo Pessoa

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Rodrigo Pessoa has stepped down as  Team Ireland’s senior high-performance jumping director in a bid to represent Brazil at next year’s Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: James Crombie

Rodrigo Pessoa, who only recently expressed his desire to manage the Irish show jumping team through to next year’s Olympic Games, has announced that (...)

Bertram Allen is part of the Ireland Nations’ Cup team in Poland. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ireland has been drawn first of the eight teams competing in Sunday’s Longines FEI Nations’ Cup at Sopot in Poland. The quartet selected by Horse Spo(...)

The victorious Irish team of Ger O’Neill, Susan Fitzpatrick, Shane Carey (ehef d’equipe), Jenny Rankin and Aidan Killeen stand on the podium following the Drammen Nations’ Cup in Norway. Photograph: Margie McLoone

There were mixed results on the Nations’ Cup scene for Ireland’s show jumpers on Friday with a win for a relatively young team in Drammen, Norway in t(...)

Mark McAuley moved from 70th to 56th in the Longines rankings. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ireland’s Conor Swail and Mark McAuley were among the biggest climbers in the top 100 of the Longines rankings of show jumpers published this week by (...)

Darragh Kenny’s Paris Panthers are among six teams who will take part in the final of final of the lucrative FEI Global Champions League Super Cup. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Darragh Kenny’s Paris Panthers and Bertram Allen’s Valkenswaard United are among the six teams which will compete in Sunday afternoon’s final of the l(...)

Irish show jumping team manager, Rodrigo Pessoa has named his team for the weekend’s FEI Nations’ Cup world final in Catalonia. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Irish show jumping team manager, Rodrigo Pessoa, has named his squad for this weekend’s Longines FEI Nations’ Cup world final at the Real Club de Polo(...)

Bertram Allen will represent Ireland in Sweden on Tuesday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Irish show jumping has another European champion in its ranks following the Gold medal win in the children on horses individual competition at Fontain(...)

Daniel Coyle in action in Florida. Photograph: Sportfot

Ireland’s Daniel Coyle recorded the only double clear to land Saturday night’s $384,000 five-star Grand Prix in Wellington, Florida on Ariel Grange an(...)

Cian O’Connor lies third heading into the individual final in Gothenburg. Photograph: Pontus Lundhal/EPA

Ireland, who won team gold when competing under lights in the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, on Friday night, have three riders qualified for Sunday’s in(...)

Cian O’Connor celebrates after riding a clear round on his horse Good Luck to help Ireland win the team show jumping event at the Longines FEI European Championships at Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden on Friday night. Photograph: Pontus Lundahl/EPA

Ireland has won team gold at the European show jumping championships in Gothenburg, Sweden following Friday night’s second team competition. With the(...)

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