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The Horses are Home but £1million still remains…

Everyone is home, safe and with their families this weekend recounting the whole 10 days over and over again. It seemed like a lifetime thinking of them in our waking hours, while they were still going through the sleepy ones, … Continue reading

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Celebration!

Tomorrow night at the Oliver Cromwell at 7pm we’re celebrating Jacks and the team’s unbelievable achievement. Bromham won’t wait!

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Wednesday 29 June 2011 – THEY’VE DONE IT!

At 4.58pm THEY MADE IT! They are exhausted! Euphoria, Relief and Pride is pouring through the team. They have done it against all odds, all weathers and against all unpredicatable set-backs. How did they do that? By team work. By … Continue reading

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Wednesday 29 June 2011 – UPDATE!

Message from Jacks 10.30am: “Delayed horses being taken very carefully. 12.30pm revised time. Here’s Hoping! Keep you posted…

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Wednesday 29 June 2011 – THE FINAL MORNING

At 7.30am Jacks sent me a text: ‘Just got up the Berriedale Braes with the magnificent shires! Words cannot describe how amazing that is!’ We are all on the edge of our seats… I will try to let you know … Continue reading

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Tuesday 28 June 2011 – The Penultimate Day

As the Ambulance approaches the last tens of miles rather than hundreds it is far from over. Still driving through tonight, the two incredible teams will meet near Wick tomorrow morning for the final change of horses to drive the … Continue reading

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We MUST remember this is a team effort

Now that we are well past the halfway mark we have realised that we have not mentioned some of the other key people who have enabled us to attempt the Horses Help Heroes challenge. I said that we would write … Continue reading

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Monday 27 June 2011 – DAY SEVEN

A HUGE THANK YOU TO ABSOLUTELY EVERY BODY, LITTLE OR BIG, WHO HAS DONATED MONEY! It is a very, very special moment to be handed a cheque in support. If HHH could thank everyone personally, they would. The team are … Continue reading

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Sunday 26 June 2011 – DAY SIX

They are well over half way now… and still the hard graft must go on. 24hours a day, change of horses every 10 miles (or less), alternating schedules for driving the ambulance, alternating schedules for driving the horses and crew. … Continue reading

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Saturday 25 June 2011 – DAY FIVE!

‘How’y’re doin’?’ asks Matt as the phone is passed to him so I can find out some news from the riders. A polite question, I think, considering I’ve had some sleep, eaten well and my bottom is sitting comfortably on … Continue reading

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