Third Age 3018: Gandalf, on Shadowfax, crosses the River Isen while traveling north to the Shire.
Third Age 3018:
– Four Black Riders enter the Shire. The remaining riders pursue the Rangers to the east.
– One Rider comes to Hobbiton and questions the Gaffer about ‘Mr. Baggins.’
– Frodo, Sam and Pippin leave Bag End for Crickhollow.
– Gandalf tames Shadowfax and heads north from Rohan for the Shire.
Third Age 3018: Gandalf encounters the great horse Shadowfax for the first time. Shadowfax will not allow Gandalf to approach him. Gandalf follows the horse across the land of Rohan.
Third Age 3019: The Travellers return to Rivendell.
Third Age 3021: Frodo and Sam leave Hobbiton for the Grey Havens.