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Introducing GallopNYC Forest Hills!

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 […]

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Success Story: Zamir

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.

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Success Story: Kaliel Intern

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 […]

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Success Story: two brave riders!

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 […]

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Farewell to Max the Pony!

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.

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Success Story: Phillip Rocks!!

Dana reports:  When the season started, Philip could barely use his left hand for anything. He now holds the reins with both hands and will use his left hand to grip a ring to place on a cone and squeeze a ball. His parents were more than happy when I asked if I could show […]

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Fall Comes to the Gardens on the Green

You may have wondered how the narrow strip of land running along Caton Ave. can host so many different kinds of flowers. Early in the spring we get flowering bulbs, and as soon as they’re finished the violets and Italian arum begin to bloom. As the year progresses we have irises, day lilies, bee balm, […]

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Success Story: New Friends

From Marie — Stephen helped one of our special needs volunteers today. The volunteer is blind and Stephen our rider helped him to feel the ball and pass it to him while he was riding. Lots of good things happening with our group!

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