Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions page.
1. What’s in that manure?
Quite often while we patrol on the horses, they have to take a potty break. We are often asked by citizens in the area at the time of the fertilizer deposit if the manure is safe or not. Read what we have to say about the whole topic. Included in our answer is a detailed document that you can download.
We are often asked questions like this while at public events and on patrol. Initial start up costs were expensive; for horses, equipment, stall upgrades, and officer’s equipment (close to $30,000). However, those initial costs were covered by a Federal Justice Department grant. Comfortable operating costs for the horses are approximately $12,000 year which is inexpensive considering the high visibility and community interaction the horses provide. Read on for more specific numbers.