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The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary

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Hot Springs, SD
+1 800-252-6652
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Best time spent in South Dakota.

As if just getting to see the horses wasn't enough... we also got to see Historical Native American... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jake H
via mobile
Great Horse Trip

What an entertaining, informative 3 hour photo tour with our guide, Rhianna. She was excellent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
C J x
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Slidell, Louisiana
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This 11,000-acre ranch breeds wild horses, letting them run free and unbroken.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hour tour” (48 reviews)
“private tour” (19 reviews)
“black hills” (41 reviews)
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Hot Springs, SD
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+1 800-252-6652
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As if just getting to see the horses wasn't enough... we also got to see Historical Native American sites, movie sets, Amazing vistas, an abundance of other wild animals. We learned about the history of the sanctuary itself, local flora and fauna. We also learned...More

Thank Jake H
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an entertaining, informative 3 hour photo tour with our guide, Rhianna. She was excellent, very knowledgeable, and entertaining. We had a great tour through the beautiful acreage and saw the mustangs up close and personal. A wonderful experience and well worth the money. What...More

Thank C J x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were hesitant to spend the money to take the tour, but not after we got going. What an entertaining, informative 2 hour tour with Dave our tour guide. We took a great tour through the acreage and saw the mustangs up close and personal....More

Thank Shar0nT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights on premise at one of the cabins and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. My traveling companion grew up with horses, while I did not. But the sanctuary itself is a beautiful place and the staff are all friendly and you can...More

Thank SRusher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the private tour with the guide so 3 people total in the vehicle for 3 hours. It was fantastic. I was hoping that the mustangs would run but no such luck. A couple of them were so friendly that they stuck their head...More

Thank Warrior9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 3 days at the cabin. Instead of a tour, I was invited to help with feeding the horses as well as helping to gather the horses from across the river and moving them to another pasture. I had the best time and can't say...More

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Any horse lover should not miss this. We had a spunky 70-something tour guide who handled the old school bus like she'd been driving it all her life. She was knowledgeable and fun. We were able to walk up to the foals, with caution, if...More

Thank ladyonthego52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here to have a look at the wild horses. The place was very interesting in a beautiful location.

Thank taarhaug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are not horse fanatics but we really enjoyed our two hour tour. The guide was very interesting and informative. He Truly loves horses and that came across to all involved. You are taken around the ranch and visit several herds of...More

Thank Arnieonthego
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We booked a private three-hour tour. Our guide was perfect: knowledgeable about the horses, local history, plants, animals and well as being very personable. . Showed us many, many wonderful horses and told their stories, showed us all kinds of creatures, including the hard-to-find burrowing...More

Thank DG C
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Andrea C
25 March 2017|
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Response from 850joyces | Reviewed this property |
The two hour is on the bus and which you stat on most of the time. The three hour is a private car that takes you near the horses and allowed to get out to see the close more pricey. Which ever tour you can afford helps... More
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jmdCharlotte
24 May 2016|
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Response from morningrose3248 | Reviewed this property |
Thank You for requesting an answer from me but it would be best to get the answer from them! Here is their direct contact information: Black Hills Worse Sanctuary Phone:1-800-252-6652 Add4ess:12163 Highland Road Hot... More
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Sandra B
13 August 2015|
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Response from Maxschauersmom | Reviewed this property |
50 dollars per person or 45 dollars if you are a Senior Citizen. The tour lasts right around 2 hours and is most informative...
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