Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Chilcotin Holidays

Finding balance between interests, goals and purpose

As I sat this night on the corral’s fence, in the quiet night, the only sound to my ears were the bells of my beloved horses walking in th...
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Chilcotin Holidays

Stewardship of the Chilcotin Mountains

There are many facets to the Chilcotin Mountains, which is a magical place with completely different landscape for each season. Within t...
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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Chilcotin Holidays

An incredible ride in search of horses

Before coming to Chilcotin Holidays I had never ridden a horse or saddled one. This is how Chilcotin Holidays changed that and allowed me...
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Chilcotin Holidays

Narnia

It was the middle of October when we journeyed from the Chilcotin Holidays Ranch up to Brett Camp for the pack trip. When we started ...
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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Chilcotin Holidays

Unforgettable first time experience

„I'm not here for the horses, I'm here to learn about management“. I still have to smile about my naive approach when I hear me sa...
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Chilcotin Holidays

Mountain man: A trip with no limits

While the ranch itself had been a truly unique and clarifying experience to me, I was enticed by the stories I heard from those who c...
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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Chilcotin Holidays

The Wilderness Stewardship Foundation

My initial intention in coming to the ranch was to work for and learn from the activities of the WSF. Although my stay ended up consi...
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The Chicken, the egg or responsibility, what came first?

Of all my duties here at the ranch, one that embodies the lessons of responsibility I have learnt is the chickens. Initially I though...
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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Chilcotin Holidays

Get independant and grow more self-confident

My name is Job and I am a 26 year old male who lives nearby Rotterdam in the Netherlands. I have studied computer science for my ba...
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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Chilcotin Holidays

Fenja's leaving story

My name is Fenja, I am 24 years old and have my roots in Germany. In the meantime though, my heart got stuck in a different place, and tha...
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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

A taste of freedom

Have you ever dreamt of being free, that your body entirely feels that sense of freedom with no limits? I have dreamt of th...
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

City life to the wilderness

A change from city life to the wildness. Why make the change? Going from the city life; 9 to 5 jobs, 24 hours shops, comfort and routine...
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

Reaching the top of the world

Being surrounded by nature and wildlife is the best way to learn more about yourself and your goals and purpose in life. He...
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

A survivor - Castle story

My name is C. I know the place very well and make sure everyone follow the rules. I'm a leader but not a big bully one...
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

The River Ride

After a couple of days at the ranch I got more comfortable around the horses and it was time for my first ride. I was quite...
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