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Blue Bell Stables

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Address: 12878 N Lame Johnny Rd, Custer, SD 57730, Custer, SD
Phone Number: (605) 255-4700

Riding stable for adults and kids over age 4.

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Fantastic Experience

We went horseback riding here yesterday with our family. All of us had a great experience, and the staff couldn't have been nicer Ryan and Brendan were our Trail guides, and they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Jon C
Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went horseback riding here yesterday with our family. All of us had a great experience, and the staff couldn't have been nicer Ryan and Brendan were our Trail guides, and they were very helpful and professional. I highly recommend this location for famlies of all ages. We will definitely be going back again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and twelve-year old granddaughter went on a one hour trail ride. It was a perfect introduction to horses for a young Brooklynite who had only petted horses in Central Park. The staff was totally accustomed to dealing with children and had the necessary stairs and very short stirrups for small riders. Helmets were mandatory for children, optional for... More 

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Cave Creek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I took a 2 hour trail ride at Blue Bell Stables on my 63rd birthday! We were visiting SD for our summer vacation, coming from Phoenix, AZ...we do a lot of guest ranch/trail riding during the year. I can highly recommend Blue Bell for a beautiful ride. The Custer Park provides magnificent scenery for a relaxing ride.... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The only thing my 19 year old daughter, who loves horses and has taken riding lessons, wanted to do on our trip to South Dakota was go on a trail ride. My sister and her two grandchildren were all for it! Me, not so much. I let their enthusiasm override my apprehension and, boy, am I glad I did. The... More 

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

My family did the 1 hour trail ride and it was a great experience for the kids that had never been on a horse. Before leaving on our ride, there are waivers to sign so they will request that you arrive 30 minutes before the ride is to begin. As they brought out our assigned horse, we were given instruction... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We aren't experienced riders, so we had lots of questions that were happily answered by the lady in the office. When it was time for us to saddle up for our 2 hour ride, it was very helpful that they had a mounting platform so we could get up on the horses easily. The ride itself was simply amazing!! We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

We visited on 8/2/2016 and did the trail ride from 1:30-3:30pm. We had never been on a trail ride before, but we had a wonderful time. There were 4 of us including our 2 teenage daughters. The horses had personality, but we felt very safe despite our lack of riding experience. The scenery on the trail ride was beautiful; we... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

We went on the 2-hour trail ride, and highly recommend it! The scenery along French Creek and through the meadows is gorgeous...lots of wildflowers. We crossed French Creek numerous times, and our horses were very easy to manage. They are well cared for, and our wranglers were very nice and watched over us well. It's the most beautiful 2-hour trail... More 

Thank Sue9832
Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Went out for an hour-long ride with my niece and stepdaughter! We had a great time! The horses weren't "deadheads" like some trail-ride horses can be--they still had personality while being safe. The trail wasn't just a plodding trip up a hill and then down a hill--it was scenic with varied terrain and opportunities to see those sites you will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We were late for our reservation because to get into pack and drive took 3 times longer than expected. However they were patient and accommodating. My 10 year old was delighted!- riding through streams, up and down hills and trotting a little. This will be one of her lifetime memories.

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