Ridgefield, CT – May 22, 2013 – Double H Farm and Rodrigo Pessoa announce that after a seven-year relationship, they will be going in different directions. Rodrigo Pessoa will no longer be the principal rider for Double H Farm. After an extremely successful partnership, Rodrigo will move on and Double H Farm will focus on other aspects of their business.


“We have had a great relationship and friendship with Rodrigo and have enjoyed being able to support him,” said Double H Farm owner Hunter Harrison.


Pessoa stated, “I have learned a lot and been lucky enough to work with Hunter through this time. His experience as a leader and as a partner is a unique and special situation, and I’m extremely appreciative for what he has done for me. We will remain good friends and look back fondly on the great success that we have had together.”


He continued, “Moving forward on good terms is really important to us. To that end, I will keep Let’s Fly in my own string. I think that shows the good will and respect that we have for each other.”


Pessoa and Double H Farm have had numerous major successes since 2006, including:

2007 Pan American Games Individual Silver and Team Gold Medals – Rufus

2009 $500,000 Grand Prix of Charlotte Victory – HH Let’s Fly

2009 Grand Prix of Rome Victory – HH Let’s Fly

2009 Rolex FEI World Cup Finals, fifth place – Rufus

2011 Pan American Games Team Silver Medal – HH Ashley

2012 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games – fourth place individually and team – HH Rebozo

Four World Cup Qualifier victories with three different horses at the Winter Equestrian Festival – Rufus, Night Train, HH Let’s Fly


“Hunter is not just a good boss, he’s a great boss,” Rodrigo concluded. “I know we will remain close and I will continue to consult with him.”


Harrison noted, “We were happy to be a part of Rodrigo’s success in the past seven years and we wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.”


About Double H Farm

Based in Ridgefield, CT, and Wellington, FL, Double H Farm focuses on show jumpers and hunters that are born to compete at the top level. With riders Quentin Judge and Cayce Harrison, the horses of Double H Farm show at the best competitions in North America and the world. Double H Farm has seven amazing stallions available for breeding, and there is always a selection of high quality hunters and jumpers available for purchase. For more information, please visit www.doublehfarm.org, visit their Facebook page, and follow them on Twitter at @Double_H_Farm.