Best of the Bronx: Stable offers horseback riding experience

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A Bronx horse stable is giving residents an opportunity to break free from the reins of city life.

The Bronx Equestrian Center offers horseback riding lessons.

The center hosts a variety of programs including Gallop NYC, a therapeutic horseback riding experience for children with special needs.

Center manager Michael Moynihan says the children really enjoy the program.

"We have children here with a variety of struggles, and they come here for the experience and some even continue taking lessions," Moynihan says. 

He says the center has been a part of the Bronx since the 1920s.

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