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Horseback Riding Is Making A Come-Back In Central Park

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Horseback Riding Is Making A Come-Back In Central Park


Visitors there will once again be able to saddle up under a new city plan to bring back horseback riding to the park that was "designed to be seen by horseback."

Since the closure of Manhattan's last stable, Claremont Riding Academy, in 2007, it's been next to impossible to ride off into the sunset without riding the subway to another borough first.

The 4.2 miles of bucolic bridle paths winding through Central Park, around the reservoir and under bridges, are now mostly used by joggers and dog walkers, Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe told The Post.

After Claremont closed, the city did sign a deal with the Riverdale Equestrian Centre, to offer trail rides by appointment, but those were infrequent and only done on weekends. But now the city now wants a more permanent riding concession.

Each day, horses will be brought to the North Meadow Recreation Center, located in the center of the park near 97th Street, from one of the outer-borough stables.

Prices and hours will be determined by a bidding process and regulated by the city.

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