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Asher is a 10 year old Percheron draft Quarter horse cross gelding. He is approximately 16.1 hands tall. Asher was donated to the unit as a five year old and has been patrolling the streets for five years. Asher is the child of the group. He is a pest to the other horses when he is out playing with them. Asher is a sweet guy who is fun to ride because he is sensitive. He is always alert and loves having fun. Asher is known around the barn to warn everyone of caution by snorting.
Diesel is a nine year old Clydesdale Draft and Paint cross gelding. He was donated to us as a six year old. Diesel is known in the barn as a big goofy character. He is somewhat clumsy but in an adorable way. He likes to smell everyone he meets and enjoys standing around chatting. He is also a master manipulator because no one can ever be upset with him when he looks at them with his big brown eyes. Police Horse Diesel patrols problem areas in a slower, more thorough manner.
Major is a Percheron Draft and Appaloosa cross gelding. He is approximately 16.2 hands and 13 years old. Major is a major sweetheart who loves any and all attention. This big love is such a wonderful guy, you can’t help snuggling him. He is a fun horse to work with because he likes to please and really connects with everyone he is around. He is a pocket pony extraordinaire. Major has been a police horse in Portland just under a year.
“Monty” is a 13 year old Belgian draft quarter horse cross gelding. He is approximately 16.1 hands tall. Monty began his police career as a 5 year old. He's super quiet and level headed. He is also a mischief maker with quite a sense of humor. He loves to be scratched on his neck and has a wonderful canter. One of his traits is that he always wants to touch anything new and interesting with his nose. His nose is always moving because he is always conjuring up some prank to play on his rider.
Murphy is a six year old Belgian Draft and Gypsy cross gelding. He is 16 hands of goodness. Murphy is the newest horse in the unit. He is eager to please and always wants to get everything he learns right. Murphy worked hard to become a Police horse because he had to lose a lot of weight. He is still a chow hound but enjoys working as well. Murphy loves to set his nose at the nape of your neck and hug you. He is playful with the other horses and always meets you at the gate.
Red is our tallest Horse at 16.3 hands. He is a ten year old, Belgian Draft and Quarter horse cross gelding. Red is a new horse to our program, just out of training and ready to go to work. He is a funny horse that likes to make faces. He is the friendliest horse we have and is more like a big dog. He likes to lick you and stand as close as possible. Red is a big handsome guy who has a promising career ahead of him. He is always willing and a genuinely nice, honest guy.
Zeus is one horse who lives up to his ‘Greek god’ name. He is a big handsome American Warmblood Society gelding. He has Clydesdale and paint in his background. He is approximately 16.2 hands of attitude. The herd Boss, who might seem like a brute at times he is actually a softy on the inside. Zeus is our smartest and most cunning horse and is a big time cookie hound.