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Team Member of the Month!

Handsome, lovable, patient – that’s Buddy. And he’s our team member of the month! Buddy has been a favorite among GallopNYC riders since 2010. And no wonder. With his gentle nature, he adapts quickly to riders of all levels and abilities, and is always patient with riders who need a little extra time mounting. New volunteers prize […]

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Cold Snap

Usually at this time of year leaves are turning color and falling slowly to the ground, making crisp drifts. But this fall has been different: we had a sudden frost that caught many of the plants by surprise. Leaves shriveled and turned brown, still clinging:   Of course not every plant was unprepared. We have […]

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Game Week!

Game week! Instructors will pick a skill and get creative with a fun game at lessons this week. Volunteer to see what games the instructors have in store for their lessons, like this posting relay! #GallopNYC #believeinability #therapeuticriding #horses #equinetherapy

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The Deep Purple Fall

The year has turned: nights are longer than days and the last of the fruits and flowers are here. We have morning glories (purple and pink) and purple amaranth, masses of purple beautyberries   and asters everywhere:   If you look carefully at the asters picture, perhaps you’ll see the bees feasting on the nectar. […]

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Summer’s End

The new things on the Green are the wildflower bed (which is still blooming) and another new bed in which tomatoes are ripening and some sort of vine in the squash family is spreading itself around (it still hasn’t fruited so I don’t know what it is). Last year I was promised that the strip […]

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Bees and Butterflys

Milkweed grows on the Green, but the kind of milkweed that grows there isn’t the kind monarch butterflies require. They want butterfly weed. And I have tried to grow it (bought a plant which arrived dead, got seeds from my friend Eileen that didn’t germinate). There was a lot of milkweed this year and after […]

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