In the News

What are people are saying about GallopNYC? Take a moment to review some present and past articles, interviews, video, broadcasts and multiple educational sources that help give a better understanding of Who We Are at GallopNYC!

In the News / Video

December 2020: “GallopNYC Gets New Yorkers with Disabilities Back in the Saddle,” by Cheyenne Ligon, Bklyner, December 2020

December 2020: “The Enduring Power of Hope,” by Katie Navarra, New York Horse

June 2020: “Changing Lives in Forest Park One Ride at a Time,” The Gardens Living, June 2020.

March 28th: “A Riding Center for The Disabled Struggles to Care for Its Herd an organization that provides therapeutic riding lessons for people with disabilities said a tearful goodbye amid fears over the spread of coronavirus.  – Todd Heisler for The New York Times

Winter 2019/2020: New York Horse Magazine – The note is written in a child’s hand, blocky letters in purple, red, yellow and blue magic marker. “Thank you GallopNYC!” it begins, the exclamation point dotted with a large purple heart.

Summer 2019: Challenge Magazine – Max’s mother shares how the horses and his weekly lessons at GallopNYC have helped him with his communication skills and building strength.  And GallopNYC instructor Abigail explains the benefits of therapeutic riding. 

Jan. 7: Giving back is all that matters to Grand Prix rider Carolina Villanueva Suarez. Carolina visits GallopNYC Sunrise Stables to generously donate her profits from El Cavalho.  Carolina created El Cavalho as way to give back to the equestrian community. GallopNYC is featured on her blog here:

Dec. 1: A GallopNYC Rider’s Wish Comes True… Learn how our community partnered with The Make-A-Wish Foundation to help make Jukai’s wish come true. Watch here:

Oct. 23: GallopNYC welcomes new Executive Director, Nicole L. Cicogna! Learn more here:

Oct. 1:  GallopNYC is featured in MANHATTAN Modern Luxury with Give Back for Special Equestrians and Georgina Bloomberg! Read here:

Aug 1: GallopNYC‘s Beth McReynolds is featured on WTEN at the Saratoga Race Track. Watch here:

June 17: GallopNYC’s Ride with Pride Horse Show in Central Park is featured on NY1. Watch here:

June 12: GallopNYC staff and rider Jasmary Alfonso-Andaluz are interviewed by reporter Roger Clark on NY1. Watch here:

May 9: GallopNYC is on an episode of People TV! Learn how therapeutic horsemanship is helping riders in NYC with disabilities. Fast forward to 3 minutes into the episode to see GallopNYC. Watch here:

Feb. 27: GallopNYC receives a mention by New York Nonprofit Media in NYN Media Buzz for being named an official charity partner of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon. Read the story here:

Feb. 26: GallopNYC mentioned in Equestrian Living on page 86. Read here:

Feb. 15: GallopNYC is featured on That’s The Spirit, a YouTube show for equestrians and fans of DreamWorks‘s Netflix show Spirit Riding Free! Watch here:








CUNY TV: Cut to minute 17:40 to the video on the GallopNYC veterans program. Video here.

Elite Equestrian Magazine: Give Back for Special Equestrians Presents $10,000 Donation to GallopNYC, Sept. 26, 2017 Read the story here.

The Forum: GallopNYC Sunrise Stables Open House an Unbridled Success, Sept. 21, 2017. Read the story here.

Business Insider: GallopNYC at the RBC Race for the Kids, Sept. 16, 2017. Read the story here.

VVHTV: The GallopNYC Equestrian Team at the Hampton Classic Horse Show, August 28, 2017. Watch the video here.

Queens Chronicle: Horse around with GallopNYC in Lindenwood, August 21, 2017. Read the story here.

Untacked: Charity Spotlight with GallopNYC, July/August 2017 Story Here

One On One with Steve Adubato, June 19, 2017  Video

Pix 11 News: It’s a G Thing, June 14, 2017 Story and Video

QNS on GallopNYC acquires stables in Forest Hills, May 5, 2017 Story

El Diario, March 3, 2017

Queens Chronicle on Forest Hills.

Home Depot Gallops to Help Vets with PTS, FOX Business,  Nov. 11, 2016. Story and Video

GallopNYC Breathes new life into Cedar Lane Stables,  Nov. 8, 2016. Story here

Horsing Around in Lindenwood,   Queens Chronicle, Nov. 3, 2016.  Story and Photos

The NY Times features GallopNYC’s new home, with a piece by Sarah Maslin Nir.  Read it Here

GallopNYC WINS Brooke Mahoney Board Governance Award. News Report

Suzy Marquard interview “At the Board Table,”  March 2, 2016.  Full Interview


Beth McReynolds on “Animal Instinct” on Heritage Radio Network, October 26, 2015.

NY1 New Yorker of the Week, August 22, 2015.

Horsemanship Radio Interview (start at 6 minutes): Watch here

The Giving Library,
  Video Overview and 10 questions,  2014.

Colgate Palmolive Video 2015

New Learning Times Videos  – filming a school group from day one and six weeks later:

Day 1:

Six weeks later

Board Leadership Video 2015

“Animals Help Children Overcome Challenges,” The Child Mind Institute, January 2013
Watch here

Keep GallopNYC Riders in the Saddle, The Chronicle of the Horse, October 2012


Heart of Brooklyn Panel on Serving People with Disabilities, May 2013

Senator Eric Adams, an honorary judge for GallopNYC “Ride With Pride” Show, June 2012

Press Release in Chronicle of the Horse: Courtney King Dye to Speak to GallopNYC, April 2012

Article on events with RJ Mitte, February 2012:

Press release on events with RJ Mitte, January 2012:

GallopNYC Submission to “Autism Around the Globe”

Profile of GallopNYC in Education Update Online:

Article on GallopNYC event with NYRA Jockeys and NY State Senator Eric Adams, June 2011:

Video of GallopNYC on Cablevision’s Neighborhood Journal, June 2011:

Profile of board president Suzy Marquard on NY State Senator Eric Adams’ website:

Video of GallopNYC’s therapeutic horseback riding program on YouTube:

GallopNYC in The Horse, an exhibit at the Museum of Natural History (see video entitled “Enduring Bond: Part Three”):

Feature in “Brooklyn’s Best Volunteer Gigs” on the blog Brokelyn:

Article on Stable Brooklyn’s website about their collaboration with GallopNYC:

GallopNYC’s Social Networking Sites

Network for Good profile: