Compassion Rides for 2020

2nd Annual Compassion Ride for All Animals

May 16th POSTPONED AND COMBINED ON OCT 24TH

Benefiting the Deming-Luna County Humane Society/Animal Shelter … More details coming soon!

NM Women’s Ride to the SW Quest (Women’s Ride Only)

June 4th-June 9th CANCELLED DUE TO COVID

A ride with some SW Riding Sisters to Durango, CO for the Southwest Quest 2 (Women Only) on June 5th-Jun 7th (Camping). We are in process of reserving a Cabin for all us… (gratitude to a fellow SW Riding Sister) Details on the way!!

Marine Core Toys for Tots

July 1-8, 2020 ALTERED/SWITCHED W/AUG RIDE) DUE TO COVID

This is a benefit ride up to the Gila National Forest where we bring truck loads of toys (we brought monies instead! and had a camp out and fishing tournament (no fishing) in honor & benefiting the Marine Core Toys for Tots. We took a country route to Tombstone, AZ and return to Deming, NM

Sons (and Daughters) of Veterans

August 1st-18th, 2020 ALTEREDDATE SWITCH W/ABOVE RIDE DUE TO COVID

This is a benefit ride for the Sons of the Legion and their support/service Animals throughout the state of New Mexico. (4 Veterans road to Carlsbad Caverns & donation was given to Veteran’s Assistance, Deming, NM) We will be riding throughout NM and stopping at various American Legions to offer our support, blessings and awareness to our Sons of the Legion and their support/service Animals.

Family Animal Compassion Ride for Peace

Sept 1st-Oct 7th, 2020 ALTERED HOWEVER COMPLETED!

This ride, the AHOWAN Sanctuary will be pulling out of Deming, NM on the 1st of Sept. Every stop along the way will be meeting, visiting, honoring, and celebrating “Soul Family” with ‘spontaneous ceremony’ of heart-calling intentions in preparation for fully initiating the upcoming groundbreaking for the Golden Sanctuary! The finale swing from Rapid City, ND begins the next Ride,,, see further below (cancelled due to weather conditions and a heart-felt request from Family)

Itinerary: Reflects actual route after several reroutes during Ride.

Family Animal Compassion Ride

  1. 1 Sept 20 – Leave Deming, NM travel to Santa Rosa, NM @ 310 miles
  2. 2 Sept 20 – Leave leave Santa Rosa, NM travel to Felt, OK @ 193 miles to stay @ Felt Picnic site! Went to Guymon instead at OYO hotel 
  3. 3 Sept 20 – Leave left Guymon to travel to Attica, KS @ 284 miles
  4. 4 Sept 20 Leave Attica to Fort Riley @ 185 miles
  5. 6 Sept 20 – Leave Fort Riley, KS travel to Joplin, MO @ 267 miles  
  6. 7 Sept 20 – Leave Joplin, MO travel to Royal, AK @ 257 miles   
  7. 10 Sept 20 – Leave Royal, AK travel to Jackson/Brandon, MS @ 309 miles
  8. 11 Sept 20 – Leave Jackson, MS travel to Eutaw, MS @ 125 miles
  9. 12 Sept 20 – Leave Eutaw, MS travel to Winterville, GA @ 301 miles
  10. 13 Sept 20 – Leave Winterville, GA travel to Grovetown, GA @  332 miles
  11. 15 Sept 20 – Leave Grovetown, GA trip travel to Hendersonville, NC @ 170 miles
  12. 19 Sept 20 – Leave Hendersonville travel to Reevesville, SC @ 204 miles
  13. 20 Sept 20 – Leave Reevesville, SC to travel to Grovetown, GA @ 104 miles 
  14. 26 Sept 20 – Leave Grovetown, GA to travel to Oxford, AL @ 225 miles
  15. 27 Sept 20 – Leave Oxford, AL travel to Meridian, MS @ 207 miles
  16. 29 Sept 20 – Leave Meridian, MS travel to El Dorado @ 287 miles
  17. 30 Sept 20 – Leave El Dorado, AR travel to Royal, AK to stay @ 137 miles 
  18. 3 Oct 20 – to Ada, OK @ 237 miles  
  19. 4 Oct 20 – Ada, OK to Sayre, OK @ 218 miles
  20. 5 Oct 20 – Leave Sayre, OK travel to Santa Rosa, NM @ 304 miles 
  21. 6 Oct 20 – Leave Santa Rosa, NM travel to TrC, NM @ 285 miles 
  22. 7 Oct 20 – Leave TrC, NM travel to Deming, NM @ 86 miles 

5,027 miles or approximately 6000 miles with detours and side trips

Golden Bear Compassion Ride

Sept 21st-30th (Was the second half of the Family Animal Compassion Ride) ALTERED DUR TO WEATHER AND A HEARTFELT REQUEST FROM FAMILY

This is a Golden Grandmother’s ‘Navigational Line’ Ride from South Dakota’s Mato Tipila to Deming, NM for the Women’s Gathering and groundbreaking for the Golden Sanctuary from Oct 1st-9th. Details coming… see below!

Grandmother’s Golden Sanctuary Gathering

October 1-9th CANCELED DUE TO COVID

The Golden Sanctuary… more details coming!! Grandmothers, you know who you are!!

2nd Annual LUNA County Animal Scavenger Hunt Ride

October 24th!! CANCELLED DUE TO COVID

This is a scavenger hunt/pack ride that will be combined this year due to COVID and will benefit our neighbor’s by the border, the Columbus Animal Rescue, The Golden Sanctuary & Silver Linings Homeless Animal Companion Emergency Veterinarian Fund (HACEV Fund) which includes our Veteran’s Service/Emotional Support Animals. We had SO much fun last year! Be sure to join us this year!!