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100 Mile House, Guest Ranches & Horseback Riding
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I had the
great pleasure of spending from October 7th
to the 12th
at Free Rein Guest Ranch. It was the best vacation I have ever had in my 52
years. The Owner Debbie and her parents welcomed me as if we were long lost friends
or part of the family. The home cooked style meals were fantastic. Never left
the table hungry, and the conversation and laughter during the meals and
anytime we were together was very warming of the soul. Each new guest that
joined in was made to feel welcomed and part of the growing Free Rein Family.
This was actually one of the conversations we all had one night. It was started
by a couple from Edmonton
that had arrived 2 hours before dinner.
house and cabins are beautiful as are the surroundings. Everything is well kept
and spotless. Games room with pool table, darts and foosball, board games and a
reading room. Every window had a fantastic breath taking view.
were all great, and Debbie matched each person with a horse that suited them
perfectly. My horse was “Boo”; he was a good big gentle boy. Debbie taught us
how to go into the coral and bring our horse in, and prepare them for the ride.
She also gave us a horse whispering lesson. The feeling of having Boo come to
me and follow me where ever I walked, by his choice with out a lead, is beyond
I did not
want to leave and driving back home I almost turned around a few times and went
back. I will be returning as soon as I can. And will hopefully take my daughter
an Angel, and Free Rein Guest Ranch is a little piece of Heaven.
Dave, Surrey, B.C.