After the first days ride, I left Gracie with Katy and Sheena. Corralled, safely with the other three horses, she spent the night recovering.
Thats her! In the middle, as I said I went home, taking Fiona and her horse, “Tig” minus one shoe!! So her riding was finished for the time being.
This morning, I collected Annette, pictured below.
So after a quick Sausage butty! Several cups of Tea, courtesy of Sheena! We left the comfort of her warm waggon, for the increasing wind of the Northern Cheviot Hills.
This is Schillgreen, a small steading, below our route to The Schill, one of the high hills around here. If you look closely, our route follows the track across the middle hill, from the trees on the right, to the cleft of the hills on the left.
The wind was increasing by the hour, and by the time we were 200 feet below the summit, and finding it difficult to stay in the saddle! We called it a day, and headed to shelter behind a stone wall for a bite to eat!
This wall , is what I had to lean against to stop the camera shaking in the wind! Here we are at 1600 feet. It was so strong, Sheena was almost blown away!
A windswept Annette, and her horse Kara. It was blowing an absolute hooley!
Back down!………Fantastic day!
On the way home, a bit calmer here, and time for a graze! A really good ride, horses behaved impeccably. Everyone happy!