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Blacktail Horseback and Walking Tours

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“black hills”(15 reviews)
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Maitland Road, Deadwood, SD
+1 605-722-4241
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All reviews barbara jean black hills great ride experience riding awesome experience my sister in law gold rush super fun family vacation whole family safety horses saddle trail skills expert bj
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Really enjoyed this horseback ride. Unique trail, stunning views at the top, great horses. Barbara Jean is a treasure -- great sense of humor, warm, friendly and has forgotten more than the rest of us will ever know about a horse. Would do this again...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This was our family’s first experience riding horse. Barbara was so welcoming to our family. She knows her horses very well and introduced us to our horse that we would be riding and she told us about their personalities. She has some very calm but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank A B
Reviewed 18 June 2018

My husband and I went on a trail ride with Barbara Jean and our two daughters, Maggie (10) and Lindsey(8). We had such a great time with the horses and Barbara's conversation about the Dakota's, Gold Rush, horses and area. The horse ride was our...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Emily S
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The ride was one of the highlights of our Midwest trip; both the kids (aged 7 and 9) and the adults loved it. We were matched up with horses for our various skill levels, and were taken for a relaxed, yet, exiting ride through the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I can't say enough about Barbara Jean and her staff. She is the best. We were in the Black Hills for a family vacation that included our 2 young grand children 3&5. I investigated many facilities looking for a trail ride with a wagon for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Barbara Jean was THE ABSOLUTE BEST! I highly suggest making arrangements early to ensure your spot. She told stories of the old west & gold rush, weaving my grandson into every story. He hung on every word. She explained the rodeo events we would see...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jbberger
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Barbara was professional and very enchanting on our ride! She made the ride exciting, pairing us with specific horses and made us feel special. She is an amazing guide! I would recommend to anyone!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Julie G
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Upon finding out that we were headed to the Black Hills for a mini vacation, my girls (6 & 8 yrs) asked if we could try horseback riding. I was not sure how they would do, but what the heck!? I found the phone #...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank WisconsinLaCrosse
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Barbara Jean and her Ranch Hand, Jordan (age 13), did a marvelous job understanding each of us and matching us to the appropriate horse. Our grandkids, ages 11, 13, 14, and 15 cannot stop talking about their first ride. Although Barbara Jean and Jordan did...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Maggie184
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My family and I took a long road trip for our vacation...after a few days in Yellowstone, we came through Rapid City before heading home to Texas. My daughter was bummed that we couldn't work in a trail ride at Yellowstone, so I started looking...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Kimberly R
21 July 2018|
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Response from Emily S | Reviewed this property |
We called the phone number and talked to the owner. For two hours, it cost $190. The ride was up a fairly steep hillside, it was very fun, not just a walk down a gravel road.
29 June 2018|
Response from Emily S | Reviewed this property |
You should call the phone number, this is just the reviews of people who have used the service.