quiet professionals GETTING YOU ANSWERS.

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.

Our extremely high success rate is based upon our discerning client selection, thoroughly understanding their goals and maintaining complete discretion and confidentiality.




Legal teams, corporations, government offices and private individuals retain our services when they need to make well informed decisions.


Background Check Investigations

Child custody Investigations

employee integrity concerns

Surveillance Operations

Wrongfully Accused Criminal Investigations

Witness Locates/Statements

Difficult process service

Commercial Vehicle investigations


security risk mitigation


Whether your in town on business, attending a special event or have a credible threat, we will keep you safe.


executive protection

armed security drivers

Risk/Threat assessments

valuable assets protection

incoming travel advances

stalking/Harassment investigations

Protective/Counter surveillance

Family security consulting


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, federal agencies, state and local law enforcement departments. he has also conducted extensive threat and vulnerability assessments, protecting DHS government officials, DOJ immigration judges, foreign dignitaries and grand jury witnesses.

In 2010 he left government service and shortly after, established 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.