About our Trail Guides

Bonnie McElrath
Owner and Trail Guide
Hometown: Medford, OR

Bonnie comes to Running Y with 45 years of experience in training and riding horses. She has owned a horse boarding facility where she taught lessons and trained horses. Bonnie manages Running Y Horse and Trails and is looking forward to sharing her love of horses with guests and the community of Klamath Falls. In her free time she enjoys swimming, camping, riding horses, and rafting the Rogue River. Bonnie has passed on her love of horses and the outdoors to her 22 year old daughter, Kylie.

Kylie McElrath
Trail Guide
Hometown: Medford, OR

Kylie is the daughter of Bonnie and has been riding horses her entire life. She has given lessons to adults and children for the last five years and has trained both horses and mules. She is a guide for Running Y Horse and Trails and is excited to share her experience with the rest of the team. When she is not riding horses you can find Kylie fishing, swimming or camping.

Rilee Arrowsmith
Trail Guide
Hometown: Red Bluff, CA

Rilee comes to Running Y with 20 years of experience with horses including training colts, gathering cattle, branding, team roping, packing mules and competing in rodeo. She is a trail guide for Running Y Horse and Trail and is looking forward to taking a break from the hot California weather. A fun fact about Rilee is that her great, great, great grandpa was a vaquero in Spain, which is a horse-mounted livestock herder. 

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