Rockland Mounted Patrol Horses Undergo Rigorous Training

A horse-drawn carriage crashed and injured three people Sunday in Central Park after a horse was reportedly spooked by an umbrella. Sheriff Lou Falco told “The Morning Show” yesterday that won’t happen with the horses in his mounted patrol unit, since they are trained to deal with gunfire and similar, noisy situations…

Audio: Lou Falco

The horse involved in the Central Park incident will reportedly be sent to a sanctuary in Western Massachusetts. Falco says when his horses are ready for retirement they are often donated to Camp Venture for their Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Stony Point.

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