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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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GallopNYC Ride with Pride Horse Show

Ride with Pride Horse Show – Sunday, June 17, Saturday and Sunday June 23-24 Bring on the smiles! GallopNYC awards every rider a Blue Championship Ribbon at our annual Ride With Pride Horse Show, celebrating their hard work and perseverance. They and their families are so very proud! This year, our Ride With Pride Horse Show will […]

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GallopNYC Barn Dance

GallopNYC Barn Dance! The GallopNYC Barn Dance is Thursday, May 17.  Tickets are $300.  For Tickets and Sponsorship click here. If you are looking for a fantastic event to attend this spring, look no further than the GallopNYC Barn Dance! GallopNYC’s beloved annual gala will begin the night with live bluegrass music and award-winning BBQ from Hometown Bar […]

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Shifting Colors in the Garden

When Spring began it seemed that all the flowers were white and yellow – but look now: We have blue grape hyacinths,  all the colors of tulips , violet violets                                                              and the first buds of the purple French lilacs The silvery serviceberry blossoms are about to open and the last of the daffodils, small and […]

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GallopNYC Announces New Executive Director

Press Release – GallopNYC Announces New Executive Director GallopNYC, a therapeutic horseback riding program for New Yorkers with disabilities, is pleased to announce that Nicole L. Cicogna has accepted the position of Executive Director of GallopNYC, effective July 1, 2018. For more than twenty years, Nicole L. Cicogna has built a successful career across both […]

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New Study Shows Therapeutic Horse Programs Help with PTS

A new study affirms that Therapeutic Programs help alleviate symptoms of PTS in Veterans https://mmrjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40779-018-0149-6#Sec14 The study found that: In the riding group data, while riding, veterans had statistically significant decreases in their PTSD symptoms over the 6-week THR program. Symptoms significantly decreased between baseline and week 3, F(1,17) = 10.678, P = 0.005, and also between week 3 […]

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Finish strong with GallopNYC Coach Deanie Barth – Run the TCS New York City Marathon or Hamptons Half

Run the Marathon or Half Marathon on Team GallopNYC, with Coach Deanie Barth! Calling all runners!!! We are recruiting for Team GallopNYC for the September 29, 2018 Hamptons Half Marathon, and the TCS New York City Marathon on November – be a part of these spectacular races! Running with Team GallopNYC is a special way to support our riders and change the lives of New Yorkers with Disabilities. […]

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We are still getting storms ….

but even if you haven’t been paying attention, you can’t miss that spring is here!   The snowdrops and crocuses are in bloom (though the crocuses have shut themselves up tight because the day is so dark):   The new leaves are greening the bare ground:   The cornelian cherry buds have opened, the lilac […]

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Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight: John and Carla Scagnelli John and Carla Scagnelli are a power couple that go above and beyond to support our riders – no job is too big or too small for them, from lead walking, side walking, filling water buckets and cleaning stalls, to helping with fundraising and strategies to enhance our resources. […]

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