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Still in Bloom

When I went to the Green today, after Thursday’s unexpected snowfall, I expected everything to be shriveled and dead. But no! There were persimmons clinging to their tree and the witch hazels had just begun to bloom:   We still had asters and black-eyed Susans   purple basil glowing in the late sunlight beautyberries and […]

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Exclusive Recreational Riding Lesson Discounts

Exclusive Recreational Riding Lesson Discounts GallopNYC serves several hundred New Yorkers each week with Therapeutic Riding Lessons, and with our new barns, we’re excited to now be able to offer recreational lessons to the general public and volunteers as well. We even offer evening lessons at Forest Hills on Mondays and Thursdays! Active GallopNYC volunteers […]

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Stepping into Fall

It’s been an educational summer for me: I’ve continued to study grasses (being surprised to learn that, like other kinds of plants, they don’t all bloom at once). Two in bloom right now are barnyard grass (which looks like a little corn plant and makes kernels when it sets seed) and the beautiful witch grass. […]

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Meet Nicole, GallopNYC’s New ED! Read More in the Trot on Times

Welcome Nicole L. Cicogna! GallopNYC is thrilled to welcome new Executive Director, Nicole L. Cicogna! Nicole first learned about horses from her father, a NYC Mounted Police Officer. Over the last ten years, Nicole was the Executive Director of Hartley House, a nonprofit organization founded in 1897 to strengthen and serve the Hell’s Kitchen community in NYC, where she […]

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Ride with Pride – Our Biggest Year Yet!

At GallopNYC’s celebratory Horse Show in Central Park, riders demonstrated their abilities and the skills they mastered through GallopNYC’s weekly therapeutic riding lessons. Honorary Judges who included elected officials, equestrians and GallopNYC supporters presented each Ride with Pride Horse Show participant with a Championship Blue Ribbon. The festivities continued the following weekend with a fun-filled […]

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Welcome Nicole L. Cicogna!

GallopNYC welcomes new Executive Director, Nicole L. Cicogna! Over the last ten years, Nicole had been the Executive Director of Hartley House, a nonprofit organization founded in 1897 to strengthen and serve the Hell’s Kitchen community in NYC, where she collaborated with the Board and staff to fulfill its mission, while increasing its capacity, expanding its programming, […]

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