Blacktail Horseback Tours
Blacktail Horseback Tours, centrally located between Deadwood and Lead, South Dakota in the Black Hills. | HISTORY ON HORSEBACK TOUR: 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. You ride uphill, through switchbacks to a scenic overlook. You'll learn about the history of the Homestake Goldmine. The ride continues into the forest, where you learn about forestry management practices. The next scenic overlook gives you a view of the area, learn about original mining stories and the people that lived in the area from 1876 until 1900 and a surprise. You return downhill to the ranch. Don't forget to bring your camera. This is an ADULT ONLY history tour. | THE HORSE EXPERIENCE is for any age and consists of horse education in an arena including brushing, saddling, leading and some ride time. | Open every day from June 5 - October 1 except during the Sturgis Rally.