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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-held in Aug 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

was a success!! Thank you to those who provided chili, cake, or other donations!!

Thank you to those who attended to try out the awesome chilis and cakes.


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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