Neil is angry that Christopher has failed his farrier assessment, and wants to know exactly how he plans to pass his resits. Christopher does his best to avoid Neil's questioning, but persistent Neil reminds Chris that he only has his best interests at heart.
David talks to Phil about the possibility of cross-breeding in the herd at Brookfield. Phil is clearly interested, so David invites him and Jill over for a meal to discuss the matter in greater depth.
Will has a pleasant surprise when he meets Nic, a single mum with two children, on the bus. As he helps her with her buggy and bags, they start chatting - and by the end of the bus journey have arranged to meet for a date with their children later in the week.