Memory foam as a saddle pad

Memory foam as a saddle pad

Here’s my findings on using a single layer of memory foam under an orthoflex saddle with booties. I am currently 2500 miles into a 5000 mile solo unassisted horse ride. At the 1000 mile mark I switched from using my big horn endurance saddle with thin wool...
200 days – 2450 miles.

200 days – 2450 miles.

Rockingham, Ontario to Boerne, Texas. Here are Roxy’s hooves after 200 days. Going barefoot is possible. Here’s a couple pics from the last couple of days…Notice the weight gain as the weather is warming up and our Mad Barn supplements are kicking...
How I narrate this trip

How I narrate this trip

Many people have gone on long trips by horse over the ages. Some of these people wrote accounts of their trips. For a comprehensive list of old horse travel journals please follow this link to the long riders guild. https://thelongridersguild.com/Books/books-list1.htm...
Maya Pedal Thanks You!

Maya Pedal Thanks You!

Maya Pedal, the Guatemalan builders of bicycle machines, thank you. I as well. We thank you, one of the thousands of people who have heard about them and our solo horse ride fundraiser. You, the reader. You, the trip host. You, the sponsor. You, the donor. You, the...
3 saddles for sale

3 saddles for sale

I have 3 saddles for sale. I need them sold to help me continue my trip and fundraiser. Make me an offer or share with your friends. THANKS!!! English 16” medium-wide tree. $350. Excellent condition. Stubben siegfried replica Japanese made. Aussie 17” medium tree....
Preparing for Mexico

Preparing for Mexico

We are taking a few days off near Austin and getting ready for our transition into Mexico. We started planning this trip almost 4 years ago. At first I was going to take my Tacoma down to Guatemala, but then after reflection decided it would be better to have horses...
Half a year and 2242 miles later

Half a year and 2242 miles later

We have just completed ½ a year on the road. We started in Rockingham Ontario, Canada 6 months ago are now in Caldwell Texas, USA. We have travelled 2242 miles averaging 12 miles per day including rest days. About 20 miles per day on the road. What a weird wonderful...