See the horses helping protect Indianapolis

Maddiemaddie

Maddie is a beautiful Percheron Dutch Warmblood cross bay standing 17.1 hands tall. She was born in 2005 and was purchased for the Mounted Patrol in 2008 from the Louisiana State Prison in Angola. She is noticeable by a brand on her left hip “B505”. Maddie has been through a lot of training, but none more difficult than the training she endured during her 13 weeks in Washington D.C. with the US Park Police. She attended the school with Sgt. Whitesell, where she went on trail rides, patrolled downtown DC, and hours upon hours of work.

AbelAbel

Abel, the youngest of the herd, is a Percheron Mecklenburg cross bay standing over 17.2 hands tall. He was born in 2014 and was donated by 2 Chicks and a Hammer in 2018. Abel is very athletic and loves to learn and enjoys his job.

AxelAxel

Axel, brother of Abel, is a Percheron Mecklenburg cross bay standing over 17.2 hands tall. Axel was born in 2012 and was donated by 2 Chicks and a Hammer in 2018. Axel is also athletic and is growing to become an excellent member of the unit.

BuzzBuzz

Buzz, one of the elders of the herd, is a Percheron Thoroughbred cross bay standing 16.1 hands tall. He was born in 2001 and was purchased for the Mounted Patrol in 2006 from the Louisiana State Prison in Angola. He has a “4” branded on his left hip.

CodyCody

Cody, the other elder statesman, is a Percheron Thoroughbred cross grey standing 17 hands tall. He was born in 2001 and was purchased for the unit in 2004 from Police Mounts of Camelot. Cody has been involved in many different details over his time on the unit.

FinnFinn

Finnegan is probably most athletic of the herd. Finn is a Percheron Quarter Horse cross, grey, standing 16.2 hands tall. He was born in 2011 and was purchased for the unit in 2016. Finn has come a very long way from when we first received him. He has a unique, younger brother type personality, and is always trying the get the other horses worked up.

NeveNeve

Jaeger’s Neve is our only registered, full blood Percheron. Born in 2009, she is a grey standing 17.1 hands tall. Neve was acquired for the unit in 2015 and has been a strong member ever since. She has been sent to many trainings and has found her place in the herd. She is a wide body that is able to excel at her job.

RamseyRamsey

Ramsey is a stout Percheron Friesian cross bay standing 17 hands tall. He was born in 2007 and purchased for the unit in 2017 by long time IMPD Horse Patrol Association board members Bill and Susie Powers. Ramsey has held many names and jobs over the years, but has finally found a home here where he has become a solid police horse.

StretchStretch

Stretch is a kind-hearted Percheron Thoroughbred cross, dapple grey, standing 17 hands tall. Stretch was born in 2005 and is our last horse purchased from the Louisiana State Prison in Angola in 2008. He is noticeable by a brand of “B515” on his left hip and his prominent roman nose.

 

IMPD Mounted Patrol

IMPD Mounted Patrol

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