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Year-End Party/Camp-out is Sept 30 and Year-End Volunteer Ride is Oct 1

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SunCatcher Therapeutic Riding Academy, Inc. is a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) charitable status that provides equine-assisted activities and therapy programs for children, teens, and adults with special needs.

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

  • Regular therapy sessions April to October
  • Special Olympics training
  • Host Area Special Olympics Equestrian Show
  • Participate in State Special Olympics Equestrian Competition
  • Themed Pony Weeks
    • Spirit Pony
    • Circus Pony
    • Cow Pony
    • 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


Major - looking forward to seeing his riders this spring at SunCatcher!!

Find us on


Check our Facebook page to see the Photos for
Vounteer Training 2017
Grooming Day 2017

and Albums for
- SunCatcher at State 2016
- Outside the Arena-State 2016
- SunCatcher/Special Olympic
Area Show




Horsemanship Clinic in conjunction with the Black Hills Horse Expo

Clinician is
Philip Whiteman Jr.
Oct 19-20


Come to learn horsemanship from a Native American prspective, the nation's first horsemen. All proceeds go to SunCatcher Therapeutic Riding Academy.

Contact Tim at for registration, information and forms.



Evening Entertainment
at Black Hills Horse Expo

Ranch Rodeo sponsored by SunCatcher
October 21

All proceeds benefit SunCatcher
For information/tickets go to or
http:// /tickets.html



Thank you to Double Diamond Ranch for hosting the Tucker Day Special Needs Rodeo on Aug 13!!


Arera Show Riders

Congratulations Riders!! Good Job!!

Special Olympics Area Show at SunCatcher TRA on June 24, 2017


Western Equitation

Go to our Facebook page for more photos!!


SunCatcher Office
Phone # 939-4907

E-mail address:


Click on the Program/Events link at top of page to see a list of events for 2017

for info on Special Needs Rodeo


Click here, for more information about
SunCatcher Therapeutic Riding Academy

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

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