Rodrigo Pessoa’s Tomboy deceased aged 31

14 October - Yesterday, Rodrigo Pessoa tweeted that his former Olympic horse Loro Piana Tomboy II (by Coevers xx) deceased at the age of 31.

Rodrigo Pessoa made history when he and Tomboy won the first Olympic medal for Brasil in 1996. They earnd the team Bronze when they rode an clear round.

Rodrigo wrote on Twitter:


Today my great friend TOMBOY left us he was 31 years of age, here is a video of him:

Our thoughts go out to Rodrigo and his team on the loss of Tomboy.