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Blacktail Horseback and Walking Tours

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Maitland Road, Deadwood, SD
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6-2018, Trail Ride with Barbara Jean- We had such a fun time!

My husband and I went on a trail ride with Barbara Jean and our two daughters, Maggie (10) and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Emily S
What a wonderful memory for the whole family

The ride was one of the highlights of our Midwest trip; both the kids (aged 7 and 9) and the adults... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Inki B
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“barbara jean” (55 reviews)
“black hills” (15 reviews)
“great ride” (4 reviews)
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Maitland Road, Deadwood, SD
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

Thank Julie G
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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

Thank WisconsinLaCrosse
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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

Thank Maggie184
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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

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Barbara Jean makes you feel like you are part of her family, it is obvious that she cares about her horses and they are part of her family. Her horses are so wonderful I was a nervous rider and Shadow was perfect for me. She...More

Thank Eileen M
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Barbara Jean was an amazing host. The horses are amazingly well cared for and great for riders of all levels. My Grandson, a first-time rider, and I had a great ride up the mountain to a phenomenal vista of at least 50 miles! Customer-oriented, Safety...More

Thank John W
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