children riding horses

GallopNYC offers therapeutic horsemanship programs to New Yorkers with disabilities and special needs, including veterans, seniors, and at-risk youth. Volunteers support our programs by working with our riders in their lessons and providing care for our therapeutic horses. Our Sunrise Stables is in a verdant NYC park - join us for a fun day! 

Volunteer requirements
Age 16+ or by special permission
Ability to stand and walk for an extended period (at least 30-minute intervals) 
Ability to briefly jog with the horse and rider
Ability to lift at least 25lbs
Interest in kids, people with disabilities, animals, and the outdoors is encouraged! No experience is necessary. We provide all required training.

Who's Coming?

Contact: Alicia Kershaw '78 JD

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