Story of Collete, the Drill Sergeant
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Some of you know me as Collete. Others may know me as the ‘Drill Sergeant.’ Here is my story. I am an 18 year old person of the female persuasion, embarking on a journey into a male orientated business. No, … 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

Jump into the wilderness
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When I arrived at the ranch I jumped right into the wilderness – for the first time in my life. I mean, I am from Germany and I have never placed a foot outside of Europe before. And you know … Read More

Changes in Ranching and Farming Techniques
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Their are many factors over time that have changed the way we grow our food. Here are a few from my personal experiences. Growing up on a dairy farm since a kid I have seen the amount of research and … Read More

Horses for Courses
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As a keen and accomplished horse rider in the UK, I was looking forward to spending time on the ranch and getting out on the trails on horseback. I had a little bit of experience of horse riding Western from … 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

It was a dark and stormy night
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It was a dark and stormy night. OK, OK, it wasn’t really, but how does one start one of these little tales? B.C is famous for its fishing waters, and we wanted to enjoy some of the ones in our … Read More

Statistics on our Chilcotin Mountain Cayuse Horses
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Our horses are sure-footed Mountain Cayuse horses from the Caribou-Chilcotin, where wild herds still roam. They are accustomed to the mountain terrain and wildlife. All of them started their careers by packing. The guides ride them first, so they are … Read More

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