Sam Watson

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Paddy Barnes leads Team Ireland out at the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With the golfers to be added, the boxing team to resume their qualification process, judo and badminton to ratify names, swimmers to swim and the rugb(...)

Ireland’s Sam Watson tops the individual leaderboard at the Sema Lease Camphire international horse trials. Photograph:  Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images)

Ireland has moved into second place in the four-star eventing Nations’ Cup taking place at the Sema Lease Camphire international horse trials in Co Wa(...)

Captain Brian Cournane of Ireland on Armik in action during The Longines FEI Jumping Nations’ Cup of Great Britain on in Hickstead, West Sussex. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

It’s another very busy weekend for equestrian sports with an international event taking place in Cappoquin, Co Waterford while some of Ireland’s senio(...)

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(...)

EquiRatings managing director Diarmuid Byrne and product director Sam Watson. Photograph: Pam Cunningham

EquiRatings is proving quite the hit within the equestrian world as a sports data and technology company. Initially concentrating on the world of even(...)

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(...)

Sam Watson of Ireland rides Horseware Ardagh Highlight. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

Ireland won team silver, and Tipperary native Padraig McCarthy individual silver, at the showjumping phase of the eventing competition at the World Eq(...)

Eventing rider Donatien Schauly of France dashes in the driving rain with his horse Pivoine des Touches during horse inspections for show jumping at the FEI World Equestrian Games 2018. Photo: Erik S Lesser/EPA

Two of the second-placed Irish eventing team horses were sent to the holding box during Sunday afternoon’s second horse inspection at the World Equest(...)

Sarah Ennis lies in the individual bronze medal position in North Carolina. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland are lying in the silver medal position and Co Meath’s Sarah Ennis in individual bronze following Saturday’s cross-country phase of the eventin(...)

Jonty Evans and Cooley Rorkes Drift took the Grantham Cup. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Gloucestershire-based Jonty Evans became the first Irish rider to win the Grantham Cup when landing the featured CIC3* class at Belton Park in Lincoln(...)

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