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American Profile

Wild Mustangs of the Badlands feature story!

by Karen Karvonen

It’s rugged country fit more for beast than man. In the remote South Dakota badlands, once sacred to American Indians who stalked buffalo on its plains, coyote howls echo off the walls of deep canyons—and 500 wild mustangs run free, thanks to former bronc rider, bullfighter, cattle rancher and rodeo photographer Dayton O. Hyde........

Welcome to www.visithotspringsnow.com Hot Springs Number One website.

Yamsi Fly fishing and Yamsi Ranch http://www.yamsiflyfishing.com, John Hyde, 541 783-3008.


Welcome to Historic Hot Springs, South Dakota, the town of warm waters and friendly smiles. Our beautiful town nestled in the Southern Black Hills of South Dakota is home to soothing natural springs, great year-round weather, fantastic outdoor activities, scenic beauty, world-class golfing, beautiful sandstone architecture, and always, the most inviting... Friendly People.

Mary Williams Hyde, the webmaster for this site, follows in the footsteps of her uncle, Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctary founder, Dayton Hyde, who was at one time renowned for his rodeo photography: Buckaroocountry.com... 160,000 photos of authentic, working buckaroos from the Great Basin of Eastern Oregon, Northern Nevada, Northern California and more! Contact her for website and graphic design 541 883-7456