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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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Become a Ribbon Sponsor today – and your gift will be matched!  

Become a Ribbon Sponsor today – and your gift will be matched!   Help GallopNYC award every rider with a blue Championship Ribbon at our annual Ride With Pride Horse Show, celebrating all they have achieved. Become a Ribbon Sponsor and show you Believe in Ability.  Your gift will have twice the impact!  GallopNYC Board Members Natalia Kory and Paul Hinton […]

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Our Neighbors

The Green is home to many wild creatures. Recently Syrup told me there was a Stranger nearby – and when I looked to see what she was barking at –   We’ve seen the raccoon several times since then (Syrup always finds it first) and my friend who rehabilitates wildlife says it’s probably very young, […]

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Now that the Lilacs are Gone …..

There’s always something new to enjoy: the old man’s beard and viburnums are in radiant bloom and the pines are holding their candles high The wild black raspberries and strawberries are getting ready to fruit:       We have columbines and onions (yes, onions!) in bloom and, in an unmowed section of lawn, these […]

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  Yes, all the daffodils and tulips have shriveled and dropped their petals. It was over in a blink. But now… We have lilacs, tree spireas, wildflowers whose names I don’t know, a few late tulips (even some green ones!   We have flowers on the pawpaw trees, columbines and ajugas: I’ve never seen so […]

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