Planning started in early 2015 and my New Forest mare promptly went lame. So the good news is she has now had a filly foal.
Maps, maps and more maps are needed,
and gradually at the beginning of this year a route was planned.
That was the easy bit. B&B for horses is virtually non-existent. As my son said, the travellers of 150 years ago would not believe it.
I have called this ride the Ride of Rivers, Roads and Railways.
So we’re off today across the Moor. It will be an antidote to the very aggressive public inquiry I was at all last week.
The Journey begins …