Month 6 | THE LAST MONTH of 5001: Mexico a Caballo I’m putting the 4 weeks of Month 6 together because they are the final four weeks of our second solo journey. 4 weeks spent resting Roxy and getting set up with an English teaching job. I rode very little for...
“Stretch your mind |Adapt |Hang loose and be ready…Otherwise get left behind…” Chris MacLuckie This was the first day of my first journey by horse. But it was 3 years after dedicating myself completely to learning what I needed to endure a year...
Here are my 5 takeaways from Month 5: *Mexican Horse culture *Cities and Towns *Hoof care *Teaching English *Team Mexican Horse culture The horse culture in Mexico is pretty substantial. As I reached the Mexican altiplano, the ranch horses of the coast were...
Hi guys. Welcome to 5000 Miles of Hope! 5000 Miles of Hope is pretty simple. It’s one unshod horse and her guide and rider. Morgan mare Roxy and Canadian Chris MacLuckie. We travel solo with no vehicle support. We find our places to stay, and our food and feed – as they come… Our first […]
Centro Ecuestre San Antonio
Rosalia Dolores Esquivel
Federación de Cabalgantes México a Caballo
Miller Custom Saddle | Custom Comfort Saddles
Easy Care Inc. | The Ultimate in Hoof Care
Mad Barn | Nutrition and Supplements for your horse
Author and organic grower Chris MacLuckies’ journey into commercial agri-culture began through a government sponsored, Canadian Organic Growers (COG) endorsed apprenticeship, outside of Hamilton, Ontario.
Since then he has farmed organics commercially, volunteered in Guatemala, ran a gardening business, raised and raced sled dogs, tended his livestock, and ridden his horses. Over the last 20 years he has worked on over a hundred gardens and farms. Chris is a certified TEFL ESL English Teacher and author of several books.
As of September 2017 he is on horseback exploring food, farms and horses across North America.