Essential experience – a story from our guest
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Back home in Austria from our family’s trip to British Columbia my head and heart are full with so many impressions. I’ve sorted the countless taken photos and published them in a photo book, as well as I have told … Read More

All girls horse pack trip – a story from our guest
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Thank you Chilcotin Holidays for a fabulous vacation! It exceeded my expectations. Our all women team of guide and guides in training were fantastic and inspirational in their strength, knowledge, and resourcefulness. Kristin, Angy and Veronika were amazing. My friends, … Read More

Daily schedule of a horse guide
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Being a horse based guide in the Canadian wilderness sounds awesome and fun. It is but there is a lot more involved in the job. Days are long, exhausting and keeping your focus for 16 hours a day while looking … Read More

First time as an assistant trail guide
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The day after I arrived at Chilcotin holidays, after taking the two week guide school program, I had the opportunity to be an assistant trail guide. Having three amazing guests, who were all eager to help out and get involved, … Read More

First 7 days pack trip as an assistant guide, in Spruce Lake
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After spending 2 months at the ranch learning all the procedures from the kitchen to the office and using my personal time to practice the useful skills to become a guide, like the bowline or packing, my time was finally … Read More

Horse guide assistant
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My first trip as a horse guide assistant was great. But also the way how it comes, is interesting. I’m here now for a bit more than 2 months. I came as an ESL student to improve my English. At … Read More

Peaceful moments in the Chilcotin Mountains
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The experience was on my second horse pack trip into the back-country with Chilcotin Holidays. I would like to try to describe a few of the many vivid memories. When I go on a Horse Pack Trip, I look for … Read More

Guest Ranch adventures that turn novice riders into advanced riders
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When you’re riding at the Ranch, there’s a lot to do. Novice and advanced riders practice western mountain riding skills at the gymkhana grounds, learn the art of bareback riding, how to work a team of horses, how to fly-fish, … Read More

My daydreams in the alpine meadows of Eldorado
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I’m back to the hectic city life, but now my daydreams have a permanent location in the alpine meadows of Eldorado. I think a horseback trip is the perfect way to view nature. The horse has to watch where it … Read More

Our day-to-day problems just melted away
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If you want to break away from dreary office life, or whatever you do for most of the year, riding in the Chilcotin mountains is the answer. Riding reliable;e trusty steeds through unspoiled country, observing nature with mountain tops stretching … Read More

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