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Sage Meadow Ranch

Address: 26840 Iron Shoe Trail, Hot Springs, SD
Phone Number: 605-745-4866
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Ranked #3 of 13 things to do in Hot Springs
Type: Ranches, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ranches, Sights & Landmarks
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I had the pleasure of riding with a close friend, who owns a neighbouring ranch, on Holly's reliable and footsure quarter horses over two days at the end of October 2014. As a change from the normal hacking I do regularly in the U.K. it was a relaxing way to view the very dramatic scenery, whilst exploring deep canyons and... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband and I took a wonderful, privately guided 3 hour horseback ride through hundreds of acres of beautiful South Dakota land! We traversed trails, dry creek beds, woods and open plains with views as far as Wyoming and Nebraska! The owner and guide, Holly, was very knowledgeable, safe and fun to ride with, and her sweet horses were very... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This place is about 1 1/2 hours away from Rapid City, 30 minutes from either Custer or Hot Springs. If you follow Holly's directions on the website, you will not get lost. Take notice of your surroundings though. Once you turn at the Firehouse, the road to Sage Meadow is all gravel. My Husband and I took 79 south from... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Visiting Custer State Park I could not do the nose to tail trail ride. My friend had only been on a horse once and I am a rider. We had a fantastic ride. My friend had a great "riding lesson" while enjoying the ride and I just rode like a trail ride I have always done. It was like being... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We loved this experience! My husband is not an experienced rider at all, and I had not been on a horse for quite a few years. The horses were calm, yet you still had to tell them what to do and where to go, unlike some riding experiences where the horses have done the same trail day in and day... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I'd recommend this ride to all ages and experience levels. Holly is so warm and engaging and does it right....horses are well trained and she gives instruction to everyone's comfort level. The ride is picturesque and I can;t enough about it. You gotta try it!

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Harveys lake
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

What a great riding experience with Holly. She is wonderful with her horses, made my daughter and me feel very comfortable and showed us an amazing ride and scenery. The stables are spotless and the horses beautiful. Would highly recommend Holly and Sage Meadow Ranch. A highlight of our trip to the Black Hills. Thanks Holly for a wonderful experience!... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you are going to ride horses I South Dakota this is the place to go. We had two absolute fantastic days with our family. Thank you Holly.

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Casper, Wyoming
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

was a great experience for me and my boyfriend on our little getaway , love horse back riding , great views riding along the black hills ,would love to ride again when we venture out that way again

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My daughter and I rode twice with Holly while vacationing in the Black Hills. Holly is lovely. She is excellent company on the ride and a great guide. She only takes 4 people max per ride, and she only does one ride per day. The horses are heathy, beautiful and responsive. It's obvious Holly takes excellent care of her horses... More 

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