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Andy's Trail Rides

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Address: 11186 Deer Mountain Road, Lead, SD 57754
Phone Number: (605)645-2211
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Amazing trail riding adventure!

We did the two hour trail ride with our two younger daughters. By far the best trail ride we have ever ridden! Andy made the ride interesting and so enjoyable! This is not your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

We did the two hour trail ride with our two younger daughters. By far the best trail ride we have ever ridden! Andy made the ride interesting and so enjoyable! This is not your average trail ride where you are ponied along a trail with no control of your horse. We were able to really ride up the mountain with... More 

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Redfield, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My wife and I first rode with Andy in 1998. His enthusiasm and fun attitude is contagious. We are experienced riders but this ride challenged us (which is what we wanted). Andy and his wranglers attend to your every need with safety in mind. The most beautiful views of the Black Hills. We cannot wait to take the four hour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A truly amazing experience!! First time ever in South Dakota and as far as our 9 year old son was concerned, we couldn't go home without going horseback riding. My husband found Andy's site and before we knew it we were on our way. Soon as we arrived Andy himself was there to greet us and getting everything ready for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Was the BEST trail ride we have ever been on!! Very Friendly and he had wonderful horses! Was the highlight of our trip for my 9 year old daughter!! Thanks Andy!!

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We've been on a lot of trail rides, primarily in Colorado, but Andy's was the best we've ever been on by far! The horses weren't as sluggish and boring as normal trail ride horses, and they all listened so well. Andy himself is hilarious, and makes you very comfortable then entire time.He tells you the history of the trail and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Just got back from a trip to the Black Hills during an unseasonably warm spell. I phoned 3 places for trail rides - one number was disconnected, another answered and said they only start in May but Andy was willing and eager to accommodate me. He was kind enough to take me solo even though he usually prefers at least... More 

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Huron, South Dakota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Andy's Trail Rides is definitely worth your time. The experience MADE our honeymoon, we went on the 2-hour ride and the scenery was beautiful. It is definitely not the typical head to tail trail ride and that's why we loved it. Also, my husband is not very experienced in riding and Andy gave him plenty of direction and advice so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We are experienced riders who have done trail rides all over the U.S., and this was by far the best trail ride we have ever been on. We did the 4 hour back country ride last Tuesday, October 7, and it was amazing. The scenery was beautiful, the guide Emma was very personable and knowledgeable, and the horses extremely well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We just went for an amazing ride at Andy's Trail Rides. Becca took us out on Sunday morning, Sept. 28th 2014 Best trail ride I've been on EVER. Amazing scenery, we got to see some wild life .hear some coyotes and it is not just a flat trail. Up and down some amazing trails. I would suggest going to Andy's... More 

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Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have been on several Trail Horse rides; aside of a wonderful Memory visiting 'ThunderBird' riding stables in Norman Oklahoma, a horrible memory of being suited with a 'Fatigued' horse having asthma in Hilo, Hawaii, 'Andy's Trail Rides' was seriously so memorable, a two hour unstructured ride -No Nose to Tail here folks!!! He even allows galloping?? You bet-cha.... He... More 

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