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“Whoa Back”

This week our riders are learning how to “Whoa Back”. The benefits include improving fine motor skills. This skill can help build self confidence and self esteem by putting the riders in charge of the horse’s movement. It inspires responsibility and teamwork as the rider connects his or her body position and actions with the […]

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Volunteer Appreciation Mixer!

GallopNYC invites you to come revel in the triumphs of 2017 with those who made it possible — you, our committed volunteers! Please join us on Saturday, January 13th at 8pm at The Other Place, for a volunteer appreciation mixer as a token of our gratitude for all your time and energy spent making a big difference and long […]

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Welcome to the White!

Hard to recognize, isn’t it?   View from the porch: Down the path looking south, the lilacs seen from the entry gate, the path behind the cabin:     My corner viewed from behind the cabin, the path leading back to the lawn, the Caton strip from afar and closer up:   The pines at […]

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GallopNYC Annual Report FY 2017

It is with great pleasure that we share our Annual Report covering our fiscal year ended June 30 2017.  We continued on our exciting path for growth, driven by demand for our program and by the level of need in NYC for effective services for people with disabilities. Some achievements from our last fiscal year: […]

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Team Member of the Month!

Handsome, lovable, patient – that’s Buddy. And he’s our team member of the month! Buddy has been a favorite among GallopNYC riders since 2010. And no wonder. With his gentle nature, he adapts quickly to riders of all levels and abilities, and is always patient with riders who need a little extra time mounting. New volunteers prize […]

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Cold Snap

Usually at this time of year leaves are turning color and falling slowly to the ground, making crisp drifts. But this fall has been different: we had a sudden frost that caught many of the plants by surprise. Leaves shriveled and turned brown, still clinging:   Of course not every plant was unprepared. We have […]

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Game Week!

Game week! Instructors will pick a skill and get creative with a fun game at lessons this week. Volunteer to see what games the instructors have in store for their lessons, like this posting relay! #GallopNYC #believeinability #therapeuticriding #horses #equinetherapy

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The Deep Purple Fall

The year has turned: nights are longer than days and the last of the fruits and flowers are here. We have morning glories (purple and pink) and purple amaranth, masses of purple beautyberries   and asters everywhere:   If you look carefully at the asters picture, perhaps you’ll see the bees feasting on the nectar. […]

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