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Contacting me while I’m on the road

The best way to get in touch with me is on the road. Trying to contact me immediately online may be harder!. I have a smartphone, but without a data plan. I will be connecting on line via WiFi when it's available and I have time. If you want to meet up on the road and...

5000 Miles of Hope Trip Route

This is the 5000 mile, 18 month, horse RIDE route. Without the people I meet along the way, I won't be able to do this trip. God willing, I will be receiving roadside assistance from the good people of Canada, America, Mexico, and Guatemala. Pasture, hay, feed, food,...

Support Team and Suppliers

Many people have helped me behind the scenes with my tack and travel logistics. Their support has been invaluable. THANK YOU ALL VERY MUCH!!! To prepare for the trip I started packing gear and going on longer rides with more stops and tying out. I basically replaced...

Crockpot of Feelings

It's been said that the last few weeks before any major takeoff is the hardest. Right now I'm feeling happiness, excitement, impatience, anxiety, uncertainty and frustration. The positive feelings are coming from my legs turning into pistons, my horse becoming calm,...

4 weeks to go!

4 weeks to go! TOPICS: Tack and gear, shots for me and the horse, visiting an endurance horse racing event, the charity auction, getting my new saddle, getting camp ready.   Tack and gear: I got almost a all of my gear and tack ready and set. It's a major relief....

Adventure… or Expedition?

2 AUGUST , 2017 Buy The Book Support / Giving Back   ADVENTURE OR EXPEDITION??? As I prepare for my journey and I discuss it with friends and associates,  I'm reminded of how much preparation is actually needed to give a trip like this a fighting chance of success. In...

Riding to the Combermere Farmers Market

6 JULY, 2017 Buy The Book Support / Giving Back Here are some pics from the last few weeks at the farmers market in Combermere. The first week I rode in the barnsby with no added weight. Sierra, my neighbor, joined me with her fine pony Joe. The next two weeks I rode...

Maya Pedal – el BiciMolino

30 MAY, 2017 Buy The Book Support / Giving Back The Bici-molino is possibly the most used in the Maya Pedal collection of pedal powered machinery. It is a grain mill, which for many people in Guatemala use daily to grind corn for food and feed -by hand...   Maya Pedal...

100 days til takeoff

24 MAY, 2017 Buy The Book Support / Giving Back In the last couple months, I've been making a lot of headway.   I've been working on: Saddle mods Saddle bag set ups and modifications. Hennessy hammock set up Researching memory foam as a saddle pad   Jingles and my new...

Getting Roxy Tired

24 MAY, 2017 Buy The Book Support / Giving Back A couple weeks back I rode the snot out of Roxy to get her tired. 2 days, then 1 day off, then another 2 days. I loaded her with this set up- 50lbs saddle and gear, and myself to weigh in at 230lbs. We rode about 8 miles...

Book research topics while I’m on the road

11 MAY, 2017 Buy The Book Support / Giving Back I'm going on this long horse ride for several reasons. I hope to gather material for the 3rd edition of my book:   Here are some of the topics I will be researching along route. Most involve growing/ raising food in one...

Edible Gardening on a Small Property

24 APRIL, 2017 Buy The Book Support / Giving Back More and more people are giving their best trying to grow food in their backyard or balcony. Some people get it right the first time, most have some success but learn from the experience. Factors that influence success...