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Blacktail Horseback and Walking Tours

Maitland Road, Deadwood, SD
605-722-4241
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Ranked #1 of 9 activities in Deadwood
Type: Horseback Riding Stables
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Belleville, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

I highly recommend this experience! My son (21) and I loved this experience. My son had never ridden before. I have lots of experience and the ride was great for both of us. Our horses were not the dead broke nose to tail trail horses. They had personality, but were easy to ride (I loved Patriot!). The scenery is fantastic... More

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Kimball, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This was one thing i wanted to do when we went to deadwood for my 21st birthday and it was amazing! Barbara did an amazing job with matching everybody up with the right horse for them! Yes it is a narrow path and you go up hill a lot, but there are breathe taking views and her and the younger... More

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Minnesota City, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I brougth my 3 and 5 year old daughters to this horseback riding place! It was a great exspierence! My kids loved it, everyone was so friendly and amazing! they were awesome with my kids and my kids loved riding on the horses and they got to take the saddles off when they were done and brush the horses and... More

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Spring Lake Park, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I am amateur rider and I found this to be extremely fun. I felt nervous at first once I found out that you ride up a hill but I saw two young children who had participated in the trail ride scheduled before mine and they said it was amazing and that we would love it. once you get on the... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Barbara Jean was friendly, informative and the horses were good as gold. A bit of a steep climb in places up the hill, but the views at the top were lovely and Barbara Jean was well-informed and attentive. We are relatively novice riders (and did have the opportunity to 'push away' from the trees) but none of us succumbed to... More

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Devils Elbow, Missouri
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My sister and I (we are experienced riders) and our inexperienced husbands booked a ride with Barbara. To be honest, according to the pictures posted by other travelers (including the one above next to this post) it showed areas of horseback riding on level ground and along trails that were not so congested with trees. We would not have minded... More

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Bartlett, Tennessee
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We wish to thank Barbara Jean for her efforts and subsequent trail ride. It was comforting to know we were in good hands as the 7 of us were not experienced horse people. The weather was a factor but Barbara Jean worked diligently with us to make sure our ride was memorable & did happen. Our grandgirls (8, 12, 13,... More

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Kouts, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is a truly great experience. I took my 5 year old grand-daughter on this tour and she really loved it. Barbara Jean was a great and informative guide on this most scenic tour through the Black Hills forest. The horses were well trained and did all the work. Barbara was very knowledgeable about the Black Hills and gave me... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My hubby and I went with out three boys, 6,8, and 14 and had a great time. Barbara Jean is awesome and I would recommend her horseback rides to anyone. It was our first time on a horse and we all felt comfortable.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My husband and I had a lot of fun on our ride! The horses were well trained but still had personality and Barbra Jean was a lot of fun to talk to. She was full of knowledge on the area. Will definitely go back next time we're in the Black Hills.

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