The Winter Newsletter is out! In it, you’ll find the latest news from GallopNYC, including Suzy’s EQUUS Foundation Humanitarian Award; an update on Sunrise Stables; the success of our Open House at Forest Hills; Lauren’s Tedx Talk, click here to view; and much more. Reminder to mark your calendars for our upcoming events.
We have snowdrops: And crocuses: And the wonderful-smelling winter honeysuckle: All the bulbs on the Caton Strip are up, ready to bloom soon and even the rosebushes are sending out new growth: It’s going to be a wonderful spring!
Winter is never lifeless. Many of the plants that live for years die back to the ground, but if you look you can see the new leaves waiting to grow: Sedum Chrysanthemum Mullein and hollyhock Asters Then there are the plants that are green all winter long: Various groundcovers Wild strawberries […]
“Thank you for helping me be brave,” GallopNYC rider Gabe told Marie, his instructor, after he rose to a new challenge in his riding lesson. Be brave! That sums up our growth and achievements this year, as we show you in our Annual Report. This past year was a pivotal one for GallopNYC, as we […]
GallopNYC is pleased to announce the acquisition of the horse stables near Forest Park, Queens, operated for many years as Lynne’s Riding School, at 88-03 70th Road, Forest Hills, NY 11375. The stable will be known as GallopNYC Forest Hills. GallopNYC plans to use the stable primarily for full time therapeutic riding programming, but will […]
After months of renovations, we moved our horses over to Sunrise and we have our stable license! The horses seem very happy with their light, airy stalls. They can see each other too! MOCHA takes a look around! We rescued him from the former Cedar Lane years ago so he is coming back to a […]
Here’s a very happy kid leading his pony, Patience, in a pattern. He has a professional’s hold on the lead and is actaally executing the Chris Irwin wheelbarrow turn! But the smile says it all.
Dylan says – Here’s a really cool note from one of our BMCC interns, Kaleil: “I just want to thank everyone for all of your help and support through this semester. When I walked into Bowling Green in August, I had NO prior knowledge about horses, horsemanship or working with individuals with special needs. Today […]
Taha was one very happy kid on Thursday. After one month of trying but not being able to conquer his fear, he did it today! Taha got on, he rode Grace and he was so proud. Photo: Taha with Peter Byrne, who helped him on his first ride. Before that Gabe rode. He’s also been […]
With sad hearts we share the news that Max the hardworking pony at Lynne’s has passed away. We hope he is enjoying many carrots in the pasture in the sky. He was very old, had a good life and was much loved by our riders.