Sam Watson

Sam Watson

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We like to call cross country jumping the ‘reliability’ attribute. If you don’t avoid jumping penalties, you don’t win....

The Simple Metrics

Followers of EquiRatings know our ‘why’ pretty well at this stage. In fact, almost everyone in every...

Learning in Sport

by Sam Watson on 22 March 2020

In the first phase of the 2019 Badminton Horse Trials, one of the largest sporting events on the planet (200,000...

The Sub 28 Finish

by Sam Watson on 03 June 2019

The newly-crowned FEI world number one, Tim Price, capitalised on optimal scoring conditions at Tattersalls to register...

Show Jumping Influence

by Sam Watson on 25 February 2019

Let’s qualify this quote. From 2014 to 2017 there were 2,650 international events and 69% of them were won with a clear...

Test the Best

by Sam Watson on 17 February 2019

Sam Watson looks at some objectives, strategies and tactics to keep the sport of eventing growing in the future. 

Leaving the house for a three-day event means saying goodbye to two young boys aged four and five. They ask the question...