Nature and wildlife experience from the horseback
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Seeing nature, and being in nature, is two very different things. Nature should be felt, seen, heard tasted and smelled, it’s nature and it is life. Chilcotin Holidays wilderness vacations open up our senses in these rugged mountains as we … Read More

If you are still on your horse when you get back to the barn, you’ve had a good ride.
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Falling off your horse on the first day of any trip is not a good omen. But I’ve been there, done that, most notably years ago on a trip in northern B.C. where I ended up splat on my back, … Read More

Trail ride with Duke
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I went for my first ride yesterday with Duke, a tall black horse with a beautiful soul. I have been feeling confused about horses the last few years. Since I was 3 years old I have been riding horses, and … Read More

The Williams Lake Rodeo
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After 2 months at the ranch, 24 hours 7 days a week I was looking forward an adventure out of the ranch. It gets very intense here, you never stop thinking about your goals, your work and that investment can … 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

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

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

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