quiet professionals

When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
— Sherlock Holmes

The Steel Horse Group is a professional Licensed And Insured Washington State Private Detective Investigations Agency No. 1969.

A Former U.S. Federal Law Enforcement Agent and an expert at securing hard to obtain information, gathering critical intelligence and protecting people at risk.



We are a pacific northwest bespoke private detective agency, providing critical advice and assistance on a myriad of investigative and security issues.

Legal teams, businesses and private individuals all rely on our tailored investigative approach giving you actionable intelligence to mitigate risk and successfully resolve cases.

whether its a professional or private matter, let our professional experience be your guide.
— The Steel Horse Group Investigators



Undercover & Surveillance Investigations

Child Custody & Safety Investigations

Employee Integrity Investigations

Criminal Investigations

Wrongfully Accused Investigations

Pro Bono Cold Criminal Case Investigations

subpoena process service

comprehensive background checks

private office investigations




Risk & Threat Assessments

Executive VIP Protection

Harassment Investigations

Safe House Operations

Robbery Suppression

Private Security Consulting

Valuable Assets Protection



There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
— Alexander the Great

Licensed Principle Investigator Guy Gildner, is a native of The Pacific Northwest who has served the public and private sectors for over twenty five years as a private investigator, security Consultant and a Former US Department of Homeland security, Federal ICE Agent.

he spent the majority of his federal law enforcement career on a criminal alien apprehension task force, investigating and removing violent criminals illegally in The United States.

Guy has investigated cases involving violent crimes, human trafficking and criminal fugitives in conjunction with the U.S. Attorneys office, other federal agencies, state and local law enforcement departments. he has also provided protective operations for government officials and foreign dignitaries.

In 2010 he left government service establishing himself as a highly sought after pacific northwest private investigator. Mr. Gildner is a very proactive and resourceful private detective with a keen understanding of gathering intelligence, obtaining factual information and protecting his clients from harms way.