Happy Days and Winning Ways : Training for the top by the International Junior and Young Rider Team coach

Learning never stops. It still surprises me that I can discover new and effective ways to train Gill Watson’s lifelong dedication to training and mentoring young riders has taken her on a journey that has spanned decades. Many of today’s most renowned British eventers began their international careers under Gill’s watchful eye. Full of insight, humour and occasional spills, Gill has drawn together memories from over forty former pupils and colleagues. This is an extraordinary record of life as an international team coach, and a fascinating look at the skills and techniques which forge young talent into future stars. With guest contributors including Olympic Gold Medal winner Laura Collett and a foreword by Pippa Funnell.