The First Black Hills Indian Relay at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, South Dakota – Photos

All Images: Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press.
October 7. 2016

The First Black Hills Indian Relay at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City will take place again Saturday October 8 at 4:00 pm, and Sunday afternoon October 9 at 3:00 pm. For more information: Black Hills Indian Relay

 

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Vonica LaPlante, a member of the Cheyenne Sioux, Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation dances with the drum group before singing the National Anthem Friday evening October 7, 2016 for the first Black Hills Indian Relay at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, South Dakota. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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A dancer entertains the crowd before the start of the Black Hills Indian Relay at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, South Dakota Friday October 7, 2016. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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A relay rider has a tough dismount at the Black Hills Indian Relay at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, South Dakota Friday October 7, 2016. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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A relay rider gets tossed around as he tries to control his mount at the Black Hills Indian Relay at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, South Dakota Friday October 7, 2016. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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A the relay riders made running dismounts in an assigned area to change horses at the Black Hills Indian Relay at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, South Dakota Friday October 7, 2016. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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A rider tries to dismount and switch horses while his teammates help him control his horse a loose horse on the track is a disqualification for that leg of the race. The Black Hills Indian Relay at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, South Dakota Friday October 7, 2016. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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A relay rider barrels down the home stretch towards the finish line at the Black Hills Indian Relay at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, South Dakota Friday October 7, 2016. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

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