June 26, 2017

Whether we’re on the ranch on a quick ride of a multi-day pack trip, I always have a small emergency kit for myself, Darcie, and the horses. I found mine as well as Darcie’s with Adventure Medical Kits who caters specially to animal and people in the outdoors and backc...

June 11, 2017


The gaucho is a nomadic breed, roaming the lands as he wishes, and priding himself in the act of living simply. He travels light, carrying only the necessities, often sleeping in the open.

Here in Patagonia a facon (knife) is more than just a blade used to cut. Strapp...

May 4, 2017

While I grew up riding western, I’ve ridded in many parts of the world on various types of saddles ranging from Australian stock saddles, to racing, endurance, dressage, and gaucho saddles.

In this day and age us riders typically ride for a few hours at a time and handl...

March 8, 2017

Like my two horses, I’ve always been a grazer. Big meals aren’t too much my thing (asado being the exception), but am a constant eater. Whether I'm out on a trail or heading to work, I always have a secret stash of energy bars at arms length to avoid any 'hanger' that...

February 22, 2017

4 months ago I was camped out at 14,500 feet up in the Himalayas with my trail mates on The Vertical Nepal Expedition. Unlike some of the other popular trails in Nepal, The Manaslu Circuit took us through tiny villages in a more remote area of Nepal, sharing the crooke...

January 26, 2017

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I couldn’t be more excited to announce that the Patagone team is now complete as Darcie, Sundance, and I welcomed Bandido to the crew last week. Bandido did excellent on our first day together as I rode him across Bariloche nearly 30 m...

January 5, 2017

“Sometimes you will never know the value of something,
until it becomes a memory.” - Dr. Seuss

It's been a year and a half since I moved to South America. I remember the first time I ever traveled this way. I was so desperate to cram every photo and video in possible s...

December 5, 2016

It was a decision I struggled with for nearly a year… how on earth do I get my dog Darcie all the way down to Patagonia from The States safely?

The idea of her flying in the bottom of an airplane, being carried nearly half way across the world killed me. Would she be ok...

November 15, 2016

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Image by Javier Castillo

It was nearly 9 months ago that I said it out loud, though it was much longer that the idea was lingering in the back of my mind. I would cross Patagonia with Darcie my dog and two horses.

It all began with my mo...

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I grew up in the woods of Oregon, the deserts of Texas and ended up in the heart of the wilderness of Patagonia.

Join me in my crossing of Patagonia with my dog & horses. #Patagone


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