Not just a royal baby… eventers become parents too

  • While the world goes royal baby crazy awaiting the name of the new arrival, horsey couples are also celebrating new arrivals

    Kate and William are not the only new parents — July has been a busy month for event riders too.

    Sam Watson and his wife Hannah welcomed their son Archie Thomas Watson into the world on 19 July at 10.17pm. He weighed 8lbs.

    “WE HAVE A SON!!! So proud of my beautiful wife,” he tweeted, along with this picture of Archie (top).

    And Francis Whittington and his wife Samantha had a daughter yesterday (Tuesday 23 July). She weighed 8lb4oz and has been named Amber.

    francis whittington's baby

    Francis also tweeted this picture of their new arrival, who is their second child. They also have a son called Max.

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