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Located just east of Rapid City, SD, Suncatcher Therapeutic Riding Academy Inc. faciliates therapeutic horsemanship in both mounted and ground-work sessions.  Our horses are gentle, well trained, experienced and have been conditioned to the necessary equipment and motion associated with therapeutic horsemanship. 
Our instructors are experienced and follow the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship Inc (PATH) standards.  Instructors and trained volunteers are dedicated to making this a safe, educational, and joyous experience for every rider.

SunCatcher Therapeutic Riding Academy, Inc., is a nonprofit organization providing inclusive equine-assisted therapeutic horsemanship, guided by experienced instructors, that empowers people with disabilities to flourish and thrive.


SunCatcher provides weekly therapeutic riding sessions for riders of every level.

Special Olympics:

We also provide training for Special Olympics Equestrian competitions, host an area show, and travel with our riders to compete at the state games.


SunCatcher riders can participate in events throughout the year such as special needs rodeos

and  parades.

We also work with special groups in the Black Hills for unique group days.


SunCatcher is a nonprofit organization that exists because of the generous donations of the community, family, and friends of our riders along with funding from businesses, organizations, foundations,  and grants.  It is only with this support, that we are able to succeed.


Mailing Address:  PO Box 3975

                               Rapid City, SD 57709

Physical Address:  23325 S. Airport Road

                                 Rapid City, SD 57703

Phone:  (605) 939-4907



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