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Mounted Horses on the Beat

Only days after we welcomed Huntsman to the Home of Rest we are pleased to tell you that his last operational mission was a complete success. After an amazing career with the Metropolitan Police Mounted Section (MET) Huntsman was loaned…

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Huntsman arrives after 13 years Police service

Here's handsome Huntsman, another of our newbies. He has had an amazing career. He's a 20-year-old 17hh Irish Draught who spent most of his working life with the Metropolitan Police Mounted Section (MET). Then, a couple of years ago, the…

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Commended For Courage During Demonstration At Indian High Commission

Commending courage

On 12 January, officers from the Metropolitan Police Mounted Branches 1 Unit along with our very own Estate Foreman and former mounted Sergeant Jon Taylor were commended for their courage, professionalism and restraint whilst dealing with a large scale, spontaneous…

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One Good Turn Deserves Another

Here we have double trouble that is Mr Jon Taylor and our resident Gawain. Sergeant Jon Taylor gave 32 years combined service in the Police and Military. During his service in the Metropolitan Police Mounted Regiment, gorgeous Gawain was issued…

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Brave Police Horse Spartan retires to The Horse Trust

Thames Valley Police Horse Spartan has retired to The Horse Trust after spending six years’ serving the public. Thames Valley Police Mounted Section Spartan, a 17.1hh Clydesdale cross fondly known as Sparky, served with the Thames Valley Police Mounted Section.…

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Shrek comes to The Horse Trust

Shrek is a 17.3hh, 17 year old gelding who has retired to The Horse Trust after serving with the City of London Police for 8 years. Gorgeous grey Shrek patrolled the City of London streets and his duties ranged from…

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Chiswick makes his return to The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust is delighted to welcome back one of our former residents, Chiswick. He originally came to us for several months respite back in February 2012. However, after 12 years’ service, he is now permanently retiring from the Metropolitan…

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Thames Valley Titan

One of the highlights of Blenheim for The Horse Trust was the retirement of 16 year old Thames Valley Police Horse Titan in the Main Arena. 18.3hh Shire Cross Titan who weighs in at just under a tonne and is…

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Our Thanks to The Household Cavalry

The Horse Trust would like to thank The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment (HCMR) for helping raise awareness of us and our work.  They have been sharing Facebook posts about our five new military arrivals, helping us to reach 2000 'Likes'…

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