The #1 horse issue I saw while travelling thru Canada, USA, Mexico and Guatemala was OVERRUN HOOVES, EITHER SHOD OR BAREFOOT. It was obvious wherever I went that most horse owners were not reshoeing their horses feet every 6 to 8 weeks. And I saw this at all kinds of...
Roxy and I made it to San Andres Itzapa, home of Maya Pedal, in September 2018. Over 375 days, we travelled 6700 kms by horse and 1100 kms in trailer. It was a blast. That’s the 4 word summary! If you like nature photos spend some time checking out this site....
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 […]
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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.