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"Sleepy Hollow," which is a modern twist on Washington Irving's 1819 short story about the Headless Horseman and his feud with Ichabod Crane, is enjoying ratings success — and has already been picked up for a second season. So we dropped in on the real Sleepy Hollow, which is situated along the Hudson River and served as the author's inspiration, to hunt for horsemen and look for similarities and differences from what we see on TV. (Photo credit: PatrickTewey.com)

Hunting Horsemen in the Real Sleepy Hollow

While a shirtless Ichabod Crane was nowhere to be found (bummer!), there were horsemen aplenty — and many other sights to see! — when Yahoo TV visited Sleepy Hollow, New York, the Westchester County village 25 miles north of Manhattan, which Fox's series of the same name is modeled after. — By Suzy Byrne