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Welcome to GallopNYC! 

GallopNYC is a non-profit organization based in New York City that offers therapeutic horsemanship programs to children and adults with disabilities. We serve over 450 riders a week and operate our riding program at five locations. 

Autumn volunteer shifts

Please join us at one (or more!) of these volunteer shifts

GallopNYC Forest Hills

Tuesday thru Sunday

GallopNYC Lindenwood (Sunrise Stables)

Tuesday thru Sunday

Bronx Equestrian Center

Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday

Bowling Green at Prospect Park

Wednesday,  Saturday and Sunday

The latest from our blog

New Study Shows Therapeutic Horse Programs Help with PTS

By alicia. Sun, 18 Mar 2018

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 […]

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

By Amanda Gallo. Fri, 16 Mar 2018

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. […]

We are still getting storms ….

By alicia. Tue, 13 Mar 2018

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 […]

Volunteer Spotlight

By Amanda Gallo. Mon, 05 Mar 2018

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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