Day 1 set off with a promising start -Yvonne had broken the day into 2 so was somewhere on the trail ahead of me. I’m not sure whether team Swogi knew this or were just full of beans as this was familiar territory, but they were setting a super fast pace. One big river crossing to do, and I was glad to get it behind us. I’d fretted about how high and fast it might be flowing due to the rainfall over the previous days and it was certainly well up Yogi’s legs at the deepest part. Luckily no snow melt was present to add to the mix and it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. Altogether a lovely ride in the sunshine with super keen horses and everyone full of high hopes for the trail ahead.