Day 8 The Great Adventure

June 17, 2018

 

24.7km

Nice easy, light day today which started off on small roads with a nice detour on a beautiful forestry track that gave Flix and Amadeus a chance for a gallop and a jump! The A team forged ahead, through the gorse as our path finders!

We then ended up on a slightly bigger road than we had expected so we used the cycle path that meandered alongside which no one seemed to mind as it was an absolute godsend for keeping us safe of the road!

Thank you to all of the cars and lorries who slowed for us without us asking and even though we were a way from the road including the many Travis Perkins and Pat Munro ones we passed today who all gave us a wide birth!

We are now staying with the lovely Suzanne and Ken who have let us camp and pen the horses in their field! We’ve had a great chat with them both and met Lindsay who keeps her horse here! We just love how many amazing people we have got to know on this trip! We are so grateful to everyone for their amazing generosity!

Pictured is Phoenix having a cuddle at The Shandwick Inn this morning!

Thanks to Your Horse Magazine for their write up on the trip, check it out here!

https://www.yourhorse.co.uk/news/articles/iuct40o83lrt5qe5czanddn92m6q4c

Please feel free to share or donate at www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/Hesteyri-Horses

The Great Adventure is supporting:
Andrew Simpson Foundation : The Sailing Charity;
Dogs Trust;
The Racehorse Sanctuary;
Hesteyri Horses’ work with rescue cases.

Any donations over £20 will be entered into the raffle, with some amazing prizes already up for grabs!

The Great Adventure is sponsored by:
A.P.Equine & Canine McTimoney Chiropractor;
Ancol Pet Products;
Brook Hi Vis;
Bling In The Show Ring;
Burns Pet Nutrition,
Cavallo Hoof Boots;
EQU StreamZ;
Farm & Stable Supplies;
Gatehouse Hats;
horsehealth.co.uk;
NAF;
Ordnance Survey;
Prolite;
Protexin Equine Premium;
Rentokil Initial;
Robinson Animal Healthcare;
Roeckl Equestrian;
Silverfeet;
Spillers;
Tom Quirk;
VioVet;
Wye Valley Country Store! 

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