The Long Riders' Guild

Dreams do come True

After being inspired by the legendary Swiss Long Rider, Aimé Tschiffely, Filipe Leite set off in 2012 to make a historic journey from Calgary, Canada to Espírito Santo do Pinhal, Brazil.
Filipe was joined by his father, Luis, during the Mexican portion of the ride. He then went on to ride solo through all of Central America before his journey was temporarily halted at the border of Panama by unreasonable governmental restrictions. Filipe flew his horses to Peru and then rode on across Bolivia. After having ridden 12,000 kilometres, he entered Brazil in 2014 to a storm of publicity. A special report recounts this inspiring story.

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