If you board your horse in South Dakota, you’ll get to enjoy the more than 1,000 miles of horse-friendly park trails the Badlands has to offer, while the Elk Haven horse camp offers 500 miles. Horse boarding here will offer a dry lot with cover, a stall board with turnout and some pasture board with run-in shelters.
Eastern South Dakota is low in elevation and high in precipitation than the western part of the state, and the Black Hills are a low, isolated mountain group in the southwestern corner and the western section is semi-arid grasslands. South Dakota is semi-arid in the west, with four distinct seasons, ranging from very cold winters to hot summers. Snowfall is 15-25" and snowfall 38" depending on where you are in the state. While horseback riding be on the lookout for the one venomous snake - the Prairie Rattlesnake and also you may see a black bear. Pasture mixes might be big bluestem, switchgrass, little bluestem, prairie cordgrass, reed canary grass, orchard grass, smooth bromegrass, Kentucky bluegrass and others. Horse boarding here will offer dry lot with cover, stall board with turn out and some pasture board with run-in shelters.