The Badlands Ranch and Resort (20910 Craven Rd., Interior, 605/433-5599 or 877/433-5599, www.badlandsranchandresort.com , May–Oct., closed in off-season, $45) offers 1 hour and 45 minute horseback rides to guests and non-guests alike. Call in advance to make reservations. Rides are offered in the morning (7–9 a.m.) and in the evening (5–8 p.m.) only, to avoid the hot sun of the afternoons. The rides are guided and travel though the Badlands area near the resort.
Horseback riding is also available at the Singing Horse Trading Post (BIA Hwy. 33, 605/455-2143, www.singinghorse.net , year-round, $25 for the first hour, plus $15 for each additional hour). The trading post is located about seven miles north of Manderson on BIA Highway 33, about a half-mile past the intersection with BIA Highway 14, on the right. Please call in advance to arrange your ride.