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Address: 12878 N Lame Johnny Rd, Custer, SD 57730, Custer, SD
Phone Number: (605) 255-4700
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Riding stable for adults and kids over age 4.

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Wonderful - The Best 2 Hour Ride Ever!

While visiting the Black Hills we booked a 2 hour horseback ride at Blue Bell. This was the absolute highlight of our trip. Friendly knowledgeable staff, beautiful country... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Surprise, Arizona
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Surprise, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting the Black Hills we booked a 2 hour horseback ride at Blue Bell. This was the absolute highlight of our trip. Friendly knowledgeable staff, beautiful country, bring your camera - The guide will even take your picture, wonderful & happy well kept horses, we couldn't have asked for a better 2 hours. If ever we are in the... More 

Thank HeleneOliver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Haven't ridden in a long time but was advised that the 2 hour ride was the way to go. Scenery was great we crossed streams , saw deer and just enjoyed nature. My horse was easy to ride and the guides were great! I would advise you to take the 2 hour ride if you have the time and can... More 

Thank Karin S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This is a first for us horseback riding. We loved it. The staff was very nice. The horses seemed well behaved. Be prepared you are in the middle of the hills, only porta potty.

Thank Rachel H
Waukee, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We did one hour ride with kids ages 7-8. Walter was our guide and he was great. The horses are easy to control. The one hour ride was good for beginners and the ride had beautiful scenery.

Thank iafbfamily
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We went on a 2 hour ride through beautiful meadows, wooded areas and across babbling brooks. The staff that helped us get onto the horses and give instructions were very friendly and put us at ease with the animals. Our 2 guides, Addie and Ben, were awesome! The were very informative along the ride, patiently answering questions from some of... More 

Thank dat63
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The staff is very friendly. Would have given more stars but we had to wait 1.5 hours for a 10 minute pony ride for my 4 year old. They were very busy but didn't tell us when we checked in that there would be a wait.

Thank Dave D
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My family and I took a trip to Bluebell Stables. I rode a great horse name Jelly Bean, and my 10 year old daughter a wonderful horse named Blaze. She loved the ride so much, she wants a horse now! That was her first time, and the guides were excellent, as were the horses. We had a wonderful time, and... More 

Thank Harold52
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We had a wonderful time on a 2 hour horseback riding trip in the Black Hills with me and my 9 year old daughter. I have minimal horseback riding experience, whereas my child has more and was more comfortable riding. The staff was VERY friendly and everything seemed very organized. The price was very reasonable when compared to what we... More 

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Eastern Shore Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My husband and I did the 2 hour ride. Thoroughly enjoyed it. The scenery was beautiful. Got to see parts of the park we wouldn't have seen otherwise. Would have booked a second ride if we'd had time. Will definitely book again when we're in the area.

Thank passlaw2
Madison, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Did a 2-hour late afternoon ride with my two sons, 10 and 13, 16 year old nephew and myself and my hubby. The scenery was fantastic and we even saw some wildlife - couple different groups of deer plus turtles in the creek - which we crossed about 6x. The guides were friendly and fun to talk too. One of... More 

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