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Author : Chris MacLuckie

Chris MacLuckies’ professional career began with a decade-long stint as an organic vegetable grower in Ontario Canada. His career is prolific in breadth and scope. He has farmed organics commercially, volunteered in Guatemala, ran a gardening business, raised and raced sled dogs, tended his livestock, and ridden his horse on a multi-country expedition.
Chris is a certified TEFL ESL English Teacher, author of seven books, freelance content creator, and outdoor travel gear designer.

Harness on Morgan mare Roxy

  Trialing the new to us work harness in preparation for logging season. Chris MacLuckie Chris MacLuckies’ professional career began with a decade-long stint as an organic vegetable grower in Ontario Canada. His career is prolific in breadth and scope. He has farmed organics commercially, volunteered in Guatemala, ran a gardening business, raised and raced […]

Custom-fitted flex panel saddle pads

Let’s enter the world of custom-fitted flex panel saddles pads, updated for 2022. We all want the best for our horses, yet we know that finding the right fitting saddle isn’t as easy as snapping our fingers. And, often we have a saddle that used to fit right or fit another horse, or we just […]

1986 Wesco Highliners | Resole by Botines San Juan

Today I share a story about my old Wesco Highliner boots, the resole job done in San Juan del Rio, MX, as well as an interview and profile of the man who did the fine work, Ponce Moreno Cayetano.

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