Rodrigo Pessoa’s World Champion Gandini Lianos Has Died

Brazilian show-jumper Rodrigo Pessoa has announced on Instagram that his Gandini Lianos has passed away at age 32. He had just laid down and did not wake up again. The Holsteiner gelding by Landlord became World Champion in Rome in 1998, and he won theĀ Grand Prix with the highest prize money, the Grand Prix of Calgary, twice in 2000 and 2001. Furthermore the pair was able to win the the Grand Prix of Geneva twice and the Grand Prix of Rotterdam, Falsterbo and Wiesbaden once. They also won the World Cup stages in Amsterdam and Verona.