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Tucker Day Special Needs Rodeo is Aug 9. Contact Office for questions or to register - 939-4907.

Welcome to SunCatcher...

SunCatcher office is now located at the South Airport Road site.

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 during spring, summer and fall terms including the "Riding the Rainbow" Program
  • Special Olympics training and Black Hills and State Equestrian Competitions
  • Themed Pony Weeks
    • Spirit Pony
    • Circus Pony
    • Cow Pony
    • Renaissance Pony
    • Fantasy Pony
    • Arabian Knights
  • Parades and exhibits
  • SunCatcher Ride-a-Thon Trail Ride
  • Awards Gala
  • Pony Up Festival/SunCatcher Open House
  • Program & Events for the Tucker Days Special Needs Rodeo
  • Youth Enrichment Volunteer Program


Interested in participating?
Go to Application Forms.

Interested in volunteering?
Go to Application Forms


Contact SunCatcher TRA



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New email address:


SunCatcher Instructors for 2015 (Sue, Leslee, and Shari)

We are starting sessions on Wed, June 17. If you have submitted an app or an update with request to ride, you will be receiving a phone call from us to schedule soon!!! Otherwise, call 939-4907(leave message if no one answers)


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

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