When Filipe Leite leaves his adoptive home of Canada, the aspiring journalist sets out on an epic quest to ride from Calgary to his family''s home in Brazil - and later beyond - entirely on horseback. Inspired by Aimé Tschiffely''s 1925 equestrian journey, Filipe''s 8 year odyssey of over 25,000 kms across 12 international borders, sees the young immigrant battle intense heat, drought, speeding transport trucks, nature''s wrath and corrupt border guards on his history-making long ride home.
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