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…Because of You and The Make-A-Wish Foundation Generosity. Tenacity. And a Belief in Ability. These are what define our GallopNYC community. Learn how our community partnered with The Make-A-Wish Foundation to help make Jukai’s wish come true.
When I went to the Green today, after Thursday’s unexpected snowfall, I expected everything to be shriveled and dead. But no! There were persimmons clinging to their tree and the witch hazels had just begun to bloom: We still had asters and black-eyed Susans purple basil glowing in the late sunlight beautyberries and […]
Exclusive Recreational Riding Lesson Discounts GallopNYC serves several hundred New Yorkers each week with Therapeutic Riding Lessons, and with our new barns, we’re excited to now be able to offer recreational lessons to the general public and volunteers as well. We even offer evening lessons at Forest Hills on Mondays and Thursdays! Active GallopNYC volunteers […]
It’s been an educational summer for me: I’ve continued to study grasses (being surprised to learn that, like other kinds of plants, they don’t all bloom at once). Two in bloom right now are barnyard grass (which looks like a little corn plant and makes kernels when it sets seed) and the beautiful witch grass. […]
It’s been an unusually interesting summer: first I began learning the names of our grasses and weeds, then I began finding fascinating fungi (because we’ve had so much rain) and then – then things got buggy. Here are some of the highlights from the insect world: I found a creature crawling up a tree on […]
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 […]