Reade is a 17.0h Dutch Warmblood. Imported from Europe following a successful career over FEI fences (Federation Equestre International), Reade transitioned to flatwork. Somewhat lively in his youth, the 20-year-old has matured into a well-mannered riding horse affording even the littlest equestrian a sense of confidence and accomplishment. We affectionally call him “our great big puppy dog”.
Peter Pan is a 13.2 Morgan cross. Prior to coming to GallopNYC, Peter Pan belonged to Arno at the International Riding Camp. Donated after his jumping career was over, Peter Pan is a well trained, experienced gentleman which makes him perfect or little riders to learn to walk trot and canter.
Irish is a senior therapy horse that came to GallopNYC from Lynn’s Riding Center. Affectionately described “as a love,” this 15 hand Morgan mare is one of Gallop’s most versatile therapy horses.
Mr. Big is a 17.2h Dutch Warmblood gelding whose real name is Market Gunner. Registered with the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), Big is new to Therapeutic Horsemanship. Eager to please with a sweet disposition, Biggie is a work in progress. He is affectionally known as a “Big Lug”.
Not quite the littlest member of our herd but almost – Joy is a miniature bay mare with a kind willing disposition. Exceptionally suited for work with young children and the elderly, Joy instantly puts even the timidest rider at ease with her soft brown eyes and accepting disposition.