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AVMA, AAEP enter into urban working horse debate

The horse carriage debate has been raging for some time now. There are those who do not think horses should be used even with police departments. Our urban environs are more dangerous for both man and horse than when we worked together on ranches or in smaller cities and towns. Pollution and hotter summers than Full Article

No police horses for Inverness for Christmas

Mounted police can make wonderful community ambassadors for law enforcement. But only if they used as more than just a means to keep crowds under control. It has been ...Full Article

Mounted police boost public trust

Community views of the police were positively effected when mounted police were used – sometimes greater than 10 percentage point shift in public opinion, according to research. However, when ...Full Article

Miami’s mounted police patrol turns heads in Little Havana

From: Miami Herald By: Alexandra Torrealba Miami police officer Eduardo Pérez doesn’t patrol the neighborhood in a sleek squad car. He’s not on a motorcycle either. Pérez’s partner against ...Full Article

Are Police Horses a Dying Breed?

On a typical day, a police horse can only do good for the reputation of a city’s police force. Horses are seen as noble, attractive, and approachable when compared ...Full Article

Cops on horses: An old-fashioned police technique in the modern age

Communities generally love horse patrols. Most of the time the public is reluctant to interact with police offices..but less so on horse back. ~ HfH From: Southern California Public ...Full Article