EXPERIENCE HISTORY ON HORSEBACK
Blacktail Horseback Tours
,Blacktail Horseback Tours is centrally located between Deadwood and Lead, South Dakota, in the Black Hills. You start your ride at the top of Bessie Gulch in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Your horse is assigned and you get riding instruction to help you enjoy your tour.
This ride is all about the local history. Your horse brings you to it. Your small group will be entertained by a historical storyteller. You ride uphill, through switchbacks to a scenic overlook. You learn about the history of the Homestake Goldmine. You will hear about the true local people that were involved on the property during the gold rush and the years following. The ride continues into the forest, you learn about forestry management practices.
The next scenic overlook gives you a view of the area. The scenery is impressive, high above Deadwood. You become part of the story of the settlement of Deadwood and interact with the storytelling. Your group will hear history of the Custer Expedition, the first prospectors and the gradual settlement of the area. Lots of questions are welcomed.
This tour is limited to only 4 participants. It is offered only once daily at 930am and must be preregistered. It is focused on history for adults and an age limit of 15 years old is in place.
THE HORSE EXPERIENCE is our family offering and is available daily. Let the kids learn all about horses in a safe setting with personal contact with each horse and a short ride. $25 per child plus tax. Adults are free to watch, take pictures and videos.
Don't forget to bring your camera.
THE HORSEBACK EXPERIENCE FOR YOUR FAMILY.