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Phone: 917 740 4695
95 Franklin St.
Apt. 4

New York
New York 10013
USA
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Target demographics: People with Disabilities in NY City, especially those otherwise unable to access therapeutic horseback riding

Direct beneficiaries per year: over 300 riders live their lives as as fully, productively and independently as possible.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help lead horses or escort and coach riders during a lesson

Geographic areas served: New York City

Programs: Therapeutic horseback riding, hippotherapy, wounded veterans, at risk teens, kids in counseling

Mission:
To improve the lives of children and adults facing developmental, emotional, social, and physical challenges through the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding.
Results:
We serve 300 riders each week, 2/3s pay no fees.

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11/19/13
A few years ago, I was feeling like my existence did not make much of a difference. A friend said, "volunteer". So I found GallopNYC. Being around horses was already amazing, but I had no idea that being around the people who make up GallopNYC would change my outlook on life. Watching the joy ... more »
10/02/13
I started as a volunteer with Gallop in Forest HIlls over three years ago. I was then hired to work with them on developing an educational/internship program for young adults on the Autism Spectrum sponsored by a grant from Autism Speaks. I loved working with the staff at Gallop and the children ... more »
11/07/12
Watching what happens when a child, with or without disabilities, gets on a horse for a GallopNYC session is life-transforming, both for the child and for you. GallopNYC is doing phenomenal work with some of the most difficult to treat populations, among them those with autism, developmental ... more »
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