Javier Perez Rocha is the owner of Rancho Santa Marina, an organic sheep cheese farm, located just west of Atongo, Queretaro. When Javier was a boy his father bought the farm and since 1983 it had seen many iterations: cattle, hay, asparagus, mixed vegetables. Now, since 2009, it produces organic sheep cheese.
“Sometimes our power resides not in what we do, but in what we don’t do.” Paulo Coelho
WEEK 20 | Mexico a Caballo. Huichapan, Hidalgo to Colón, Queretaro | 3 days riding, 65 kms.
“We can move water easily with plastic pipes. We can move shade around with nursery cloth like a tinker toy for animals and plants. Yet we have developed this necessity to grow food with chemical fertiliser because we have forgotten the magic of manure.”
“Stand straight, walk proud, have a little faith.” Garth Brooks. Week 18 was a 5 day push retracing last year’s route from Apizaco to Pachuca.
“If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.” Mahatma Gandhi
Here you find an interview with Mexican horse trainer Carlos Mancera Esquivel. IN ENGLISH. Carlos is based out of Pachuca de Soto, Hidalgo, and combines Classical Equitation with Natural Horsemanship.
Here are my 5 takeaways from Month 4:
>Mistakes and Lessons
>The beginning of the end
>Integrity and values
MONTH 4 was a month of many lessons. It was a good one.
“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” Bruce Lee. WEEK 16 | 5001: Mexico a Caballo.
Here is my interview with Ricardo Romero, founder of Las Cañadas del Bosque, Huatusco, Veracruz, August 21st, 2019. We talk about his unique farm and learning center and how it has evolved over the years…
“Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don’t expect it from cheap people.” Warren Buffett. WEEK 15 | Mexico a Caballo.