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Riding Sessions have ended for 2016 -- coming up is the SunCatcher Chili Feed Fundraiser - Nov 5 - Check below for more info

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SunCatcher Therapeutic Riding Academy, Inc. is a non-profit organization (501(c)(3) charitable status) that provides a comprehensive equine therapy program for children, teens, and adults with disabilities and/or special needs, and disadvantaged children.

We currently provide the following services in the Black Hills area:

  • Regular therapy sessions April to October
  • Special Olympics training for
    Area Special Olympics Equestrian Show and
    State Special Olympics Equestrian Competition
  • Themed Pony Weeks
    • Spirit Pony
    • Circus Pony
    • Cow Pony-planned for 2016
    • Renaissance Pony
    • Fantasy Pony
    • Arabian Knights
  • Parades and exhibits
  • SunCatcher Chuckwagon & Family Campout
  • Spring Kickoff - Open House & Awards
  • Tucker Day Special Needs Rodeo
  • Black Hills RoundUp Special Needs Rodeo
  • Youth Enrichment Volunteer Program


Interested in participating?
Go to Application Forms.

Interested in volunteering?
Go to Application Forms


Contact SunCatcher TRA


Cruiser - now a member of the SunCatcher regular string



Chili Feed Fundraiser

Sat Nov 5

click for more details


State Special Olympics Equestrian Show was held in
Huron, SD on July 11-12
Go to our Facebook page to see the Photo Albums
(SunCatcher at State 2016 and Outside the Arena-State 2016)


Area Equestrian Event at SunCatcher was held
Sat, June 25
Go to our Facebook page to see the Photo Album SunCatcher/Special Olympic
Area Show


for info on Special Needs Rodeo


SunCatcher Office
Phone # 939-4907

E-mail address:


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SunCatcher Therapeutic Riding Academy
P.O. Box 3975
Rapid City, South Dakota 57709

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