5000 Miles of Hope https://5000milesofhope.org more than just a horse adventure Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:49:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 https://5000milesofhope.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/500-miles-of-hope-icon-150x150.png 5000 Miles of Hope https://5000milesofhope.org 32 32 WEEK 15 | Mexico a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-15-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-15-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:15:10 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=217188 La Guada to Cañadas del Bosque, Veracruz. 6 days riding | 150 kms | Hot, then Fresh. DAY 101 | Flat walking away from the heat…#horsetravel #gratitude #onedayatatime#horseculture #5000milesofhope… Posted by 5000 Miles of Hope on Sunday, August 11, 2019 I started out from outside of Veracruz to make my way inland, away from the heat of the coast. It had been 60 days of riding in pure...

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Entrevista con Pedro Vega | Entrenador | Soledad de Doblado | DIA 103 https://5000milesofhope.org/pedro-veega-entrenador/ https://5000milesofhope.org/pedro-veega-entrenador/#respond Sat, 17 Aug 2019 23:47:46 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=217140 Entrevista con Pedro Vega, entrenador de caballos. Rancho la Palma | Soledad de Doblado, Veracruz, Mexico. Agosto 14, 2019. Aquí va conocer los métodos de entrenamiento de Pedro y como se maduró su punta de vista después los años. . . . . We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your...

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Entrevista con Angel Tenorio | Charro | DÍA 101 https://5000milesofhope.org/entrevista-con-angel-tenorio-charro-dia-101/ https://5000milesofhope.org/entrevista-con-angel-tenorio-charro-dia-101/#respond Tue, 13 Aug 2019 00:58:21 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=217119 Entrevista con Angel Tenorio, Jamapa, Veracruz, Agosto 11, 2019. Platicamos sobre su historia con caballos, charreria, y monte de toro. Y como los caballos ayudan a nosotros a nuestras vidas. – – We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!!

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WEEK 14 | Mexico a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-14-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-14-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Sun, 11 Aug 2019 02:01:37 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=217103 No riding DAY 101 | Flat walking away from the heat…#horsetravel #gratitude #onedayatatime#horseculture #5000milesofhope… Posted by 5000 Miles of Hope on Sunday, August 11, 2019 I was getting ready for a week of media and presentations that in the end, underwhelmed, big time. I had spent weeks riding in heat and traffic to arrive for these events and then whole week was just incredibly...

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WEEK 13 | Mexico a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-13-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-13-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Tue, 06 Aug 2019 10:00:10 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=217037 110kms. 4 days riding. STUPID hot. DAY 90 | The Caribbean, Veracruz. OH YEAH!!!#horsetravel #gratitude #onedayatatime#horseculture #5000milesofhope… Posted by 5000 Miles of Hope on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 The week started off with some final interviews with the great people at CI Monta y Equinoterapia Lerdo de Tejado. And a horse travel presentation that saw a few people show up...

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Easyboot Originals are my FAVOURITE https://5000milesofhope.org/easyboot-originals-are-my-favourite/ https://5000milesofhope.org/easyboot-originals-are-my-favourite/#respond Mon, 05 Aug 2019 12:29:58 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=217003 I’ve ridden over 5000 miles /8000 kms in the last 2 years with my trusty Morgan mare Roxy, mostly on pavement and hard ground, mostly very far away from home. I know what I like and what I need. No chafing No twisting sideways Lightweight Can fit a variety of hoof shapes Can fit the hoof throughout the trim cycle Can be retrofitted for both front and rear hooves MacGyvered parts available...

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PERFIL Marily Tiburio | Terapias Assistidos | DÍA 93 https://5000milesofhope.org/perfil-marily-tiburio/ https://5000milesofhope.org/perfil-marily-tiburio/#respond Sat, 03 Aug 2019 17:39:48 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216995 Entrevista con Marilyn Tiburio, sobre su trabajo de terapias asistidas, con caballo. Sabado, Agosto 3, 2019, La Guada, México. We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here HOME JOURNAL INSTAGRAM/ FB DONATIONS STORE ABOUT US CONTACT FollowFollowFollow...

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Centro Integral de Monta y Equinoterapia https://5000milesofhope.org/centro-integral-de-monta-y-equinoterapia/ https://5000milesofhope.org/centro-integral-de-monta-y-equinoterapia/#respond Sat, 03 Aug 2019 09:54:00 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216866 Centro Integral de Monta y Equinoterapia Lerdo deTejado I was invited to visit Xochiilt Sosa Delfín and her Equine Therapy Centre in May 2019. I had already planned to visit another center in Puerto Veracruz while riding my horse north through Mexico so I gladly accepted. Xochiilt, Roxy and Chris I showed up in late July 2019 and stayed for a few days before giving a horse travel presentation...

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PERFIL Xochiilt Sosa Delfin | Equinoterapia | DÍA 86 https://5000milesofhope.org/perfil-xochiilt-sosa-delfin-equinoterapia-dia-86/ https://5000milesofhope.org/perfil-xochiilt-sosa-delfin-equinoterapia-dia-86/#respond Fri, 02 Aug 2019 16:15:49 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216975 Entrevista de Julio 26, 2019 con Xochiilt Sosa Delfin, Directora de CI Monta y Equinoterapia Lerdo de Tejado. We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here HOME JOURNAL INSTAGRAM/ FB DONATIONS STORE ABOUT US CONTACT FollowFollowFollow Copyright ©...

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Testimonio con Brenda Cruz | Equinoterapia | DÍA 86 https://5000milesofhope.org/testimonio-con-brenda-cruz-equinoterapia-dia-86/ https://5000milesofhope.org/testimonio-con-brenda-cruz-equinoterapia-dia-86/#respond Fri, 02 Aug 2019 16:12:10 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216972 Entrevista de Julio 26, 2019 con Brenda Cruz, sobre su hijo Maximilian que tiene autismo. CI Monta y Equinoterapia de Lerdo de Tejado. We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here HOME JOURNAL INSTAGRAM/ FB DONATIONS STORE ABOUT US CONTACT...

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Testimonio con Yolanda Aguirre | Equinoterapia | DÍA 85 https://5000milesofhope.org/testimonio-con-yolanda-aguirre-equinoterapia-dia-85/ https://5000milesofhope.org/testimonio-con-yolanda-aguirre-equinoterapia-dia-85/#respond Fri, 02 Aug 2019 16:05:09 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216968 Entrevista de Julio 25, 2019 con Yolanda Aguirre sobre su nieto Milan, que tiene un descapacidad de lenguaje. CI Monta y Equinoterapia de Lerdo de Tejado. We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here HOME JOURNAL INSTAGRAM/ FB DONATIONS STORE ABOUT US...

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WEEK 12 | Mexico a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-12-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-12-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Thu, 01 Aug 2019 21:50:15 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216943 Catemaco to Lerdo de Tejado, Veracruz | 71 kms 3 days riding | VERY Dangerous roads Cabalgata en Santiago Tuxtla, Veracruz. Posted by 5000 Miles of Hope on Thursday, July 25, 2019 PERFIL Xochiilt Sosa Delfin | Equinoterapia | DÍA 86 So we stayed at a pretty cool ecoresort in Catemaco called Rancho Turístico Xococapan It’s run by Luis Gracia. He’s got a lot of horses and does natural...

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MONTH 3 | Takeaways https://5000milesofhope.org/month-3-takeaways/ https://5000milesofhope.org/month-3-takeaways/#respond Thu, 01 Aug 2019 15:39:59 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216829 > Heat and breaking down >> Chafing >> My new shirt >> Know it all horse people >> Resilience Month 3 was all about stupid hot riding thru low elevation areas of southern Mexico. There is no high elevation in this part of the country called the Isthmus, so it’s just […]]]> Month 3. Santo Domingo Ingenio, Oaxaca to La Guada, Veracruz. 470km >> Heat and breaking down >> Chafing >> My new shirt >> Know it all horse people >> Resilience The heat is a killer Month 3 was all about stupid hot riding thru low elevation areas of southern Mexico. There is no high elevation in this part of the country called the Isthmus, so it’.

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ESL English Classes | Cursos de Inglés https://5000milesofhope.org/esl-english-classes-cursos-de-ingles/ https://5000milesofhope.org/esl-english-classes-cursos-de-ingles/#respond Sat, 27 Jul 2019 20:00:01 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216370 Hi, my name is Chris MacLuckie. I offer custom English tutoring for native Spanish speakers. I am TEFL Certified. Chris MacLuckie TEFL Master Educator Certificate Chris MacLuckie TEFL Master Educator Certificate Chris MacLuckie TEFL Master Educator Certificate My students use a multi media learning program including: www.esllibrary.com Duolingo Pronunciation apps Customized real life conversations.

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WEEK 11 | México a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-11-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-11-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Thu, 25 Jul 2019 12:38:35 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216794 5 days riding. Very hot, then sort of hot. DAY 80 | Strong COFFEE!!!#horsetravel #gratitude #onedayatatime#horseculture #5000milesofhope… Posted by 5000 Miles of Hope on Sunday, July 21, 2019 We left the mega cow farm Rancho el Rebozo and carried on further into Veracruz. At this point, what with chafing being an issue on Roxy’s face, neck, back and feet, and me continuing to deal with...

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WEEK 10 | Mexico a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-10-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-10-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:05:56 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216782 La Ventosa, Oaxaca to Rancho el Rebozo, Veracruz | 125km DÍA 69. Veterinaria la Galera, Boca de Monte, con la Familia Rivera. Buena gente que van ayudarte…#5001mexicoacaballo #redterapiasecuestresmexico#fedmexcaballo Posted by 5000 Miles of Hope on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 I don’t like the heat much. You can hear about it in my audio post above. It’s hard on me it’.

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WEEK 9 | México a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-9-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-9-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Tue, 09 Jul 2019 14:59:39 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216735 Chahuites to Ventosa | 110km DAY 63 | La Ventosa, Oaxaca.#longhike #roxy #morgan #barefoot #madbarn #easyboot… Posted by 5000 Miles of Hope on Thursday, July 4, 2019 DAY 65 | La Ventosa, Oaxaca.#horsetravel #gratitude #onedayatatime#horseculture #5000milesofhope… Posted by 5000 Miles of Hope on Sunday, July 7, 2019 I started on Saturday in Chahuites, about 10km from the Pacific Ocean...

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Month 2 | Takeaways https://5000milesofhope.org/month-2-takeaways/ https://5000milesofhope.org/month-2-takeaways/#respond Mon, 01 Jul 2019 23:24:22 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216708 Comitan to Santo Domingo Ingenio | 458 kms. 》Roxy coming around. 》Presentations can be fun – if people show up. 》Everyone’s expectations are different. 》Starting to retrace last year’s route 》Equinotherapy in Mexico. Roxy DAY 55 In Week 6 I did 3 group rides and Roxy really came around in terms of effort, gait and attitude. She hammered it those days. Since then, I feel she’.

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Entrevista con Leticia Coutiño Penagos | Equinoterapia | DIA 43. https://5000milesofhope.org/entrevista-con-leticia-coutino-penagos-equinoterapia-dia-43/ https://5000milesofhope.org/entrevista-con-leticia-coutino-penagos-equinoterapia-dia-43/#respond Mon, 01 Jul 2019 17:23:53 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216680 Platicamos sobre su hijo Angel y como los tratamientos de Equinoterapia ayuda con su sacualas de meningitis. Centro de Equinoterapia en Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico. We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here HOME JOURNAL INSTAGRAM/

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WEEK 8 | Mexico a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-8-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-8-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Mon, 01 Jul 2019 14:16:27 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216670 Jiquipilas, Chiapas a Chahuites, Oaxaca | 124km I’m retracing my route thru southern México for a while, before forging on to new trails in Veracruz. It’s REALLY, REALLY neat seeing my friends and hosts from last time, and going over the route in reverse. I feel the spirit of the semi nomad and what it meant to actually LIVE in many places. Not adventuring and not travel to cross items...

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Week 7 | Mexico a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-7-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-7-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Sun, 23 Jun 2019 21:37:48 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216630 Tuxtla to Jiquipilas | 78km | 4 days riding. But in ended up great! It turned around with a little help from my friends from close and afar. I closed out the week visiting with some good friends from last year’s journey south! The issue I’m having is that 2/3rd of my 6 months worth of Easycare hoofboots and Mad Barn supplements are currently being held by a Mexican “shipper”.

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5001 : Mexico a Caballo | SPONSORS https://5000milesofhope.org/5001-mexico-a-caballo-sponsors/ https://5000milesofhope.org/5001-mexico-a-caballo-sponsors/#respond Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:00:48 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216566 https://5000milesofhope.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/THANK-YOU-SPONSORS.mp3 Easy Care Inc. | The Ultimate in Hoof Care Mad Barn | Nutrition and Supplements for your horse Miller Custom Saddle | Custom Comfort Saddles Federación de Cabalgantes México a Caballo Rosalia Dolores Esquivel Centro Ecuestre San Antonio Equinoterapia Aguascalientes...

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Week 6 | Mexico a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-6-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-6-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:18:27 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216494 Flores Magon to Tuxtla, Chiapas | 79 kms. 3 days riding | 1 day trailer | Big Rest With Adelin and Gerardo, America Libre. I have a love/ hate relationship with group rides, at least while riding Roxy. It always ends up being a fast ride because she always wants to ride hard. Also I prefer mixing up my riding with walking, and that doesn’t happen on most group rides. Roxy is also a bitch to...

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Week 5 | 5001: México a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-5-5001-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-5-5001-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Fri, 07 Jun 2019 20:43:37 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216453 Comitan to Flores Magon, Chiapas | 95 kms. 5 days riding: 3 days very flat | 1 all downhill | 1 little hills. My daily mileage goal for this year’s long ride is 25km per day ridden. Roxy isn’t as strong as last time, in the back anyway, so I’ll settle for 20-25 km average. Week 5 was pretty easy as far as hills, but the roads were narrow and it started getting hot.

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Month 1 | Takeaways https://5000milesofhope.org/month-1-takeaways/ https://5000milesofhope.org/month-1-takeaways/#comments Sat, 01 Jun 2019 21:56:54 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216440 San Andres Itzapa, Guatemala to Comitan, Mexico | 366 kms. 》We finally made it out of San Andres Itzapa! 》I met tons of wonderful people! 》We got into our rhythm after about 21 days. 》I have a newfound appreciation for how important daily turnout is for overall horse health. 》With proper pacing, I look forward to another year of travel through horse friendly México! Roxy eating her grass while I...

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WEEK 4 | 5001: México a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-4-5001-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-4-5001-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Fri, 31 May 2019 01:39:24 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216412 La Mesilla, Guatemala to Comitan, Chiapas, Mexico 85km | 5 days riding 1 of the 5 days was hard the other 4 were easy. Mexican riding in general is way easier than in Guatemala. The roads are wider and flatter, there’s way less garbage on the side of the road, less dogs and people, and the drivers way less nuts. We rode at 650m elevation until the 4th day when we rose upwards to 1500m.

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WEEK 3 | 5001: México a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-3-5001-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-3-5001-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 21:07:44 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216359 Huehuetenango to La Mesilla, Guatemala. Easy week downhill into the heat… I’ve only ever done one long ride before and this one is radically different from the first one. Roxy and I both started the first trip in stellar shape mentally and physically. This time I started tired and stressed and Roxy wasn’t in as good shape as I would have liked either, no fault of her own.

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WEEK 2 | 5001: Mexico a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-2/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-2/#respond Sat, 18 May 2019 22:31:38 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216248 Chiche to Huehuetenango, Guatemala Week 2 was HARD! As I write this 15 days into our journey north to Mexico, l lie in my hammock wondering if the guard dog where I am staying is going to bite my ass from below if he hears me coughing. I continue writing… In the last week we rode into beautiful Santa Cruz del Quiche. Then northwest into Huehuetenango, courtesy of a new highway that in...

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Entrevista con Francisco Roca | Entrenador | DIA 3 https://5000milesofhope.org/entrevista-con-francisco-roca-entrenador-dia-3/ https://5000milesofhope.org/entrevista-con-francisco-roca-entrenador-dia-3/#respond Sat, 11 May 2019 22:13:24 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=217112 Entrevista con entrenador Francisco Roca, San Martin Jilotepeque, Guatemala, Mayo 5, 2019. Francisco habla sobre sus experiencias con caballos y su manera de entrenamiento. We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here We ride, we write, we share our stories because of your contributions. THANK YOU!!! Donate Here HOME JOURNAL INSTAGRAM/

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WEEK 1 | 5001: Mexico a Caballo https://5000milesofhope.org/week-1-5001-mexico-a-caballo/ https://5000milesofhope.org/week-1-5001-mexico-a-caballo/#respond Sat, 11 May 2019 18:37:52 +0000 https://5000milesofhope.org/?p=216182 San Andres Itzapa, Chimaltenango TO Santa Cruz del Quiché, Quiché GUATEMALA. 5 days riding: 113kms. 3 days off. Very hilly | Quite hard start. WEEK 1. DAY 1. DAY 5. DAY 6. DAY 7. DAY 8. I relaxed in San Martin, attended a wedding and went on a little ride with my friend and host David Alburez. Leaving San Martin after the wedding I had some doubts about whether this second trip was actually a good...

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