Friends of the Lexington Mounted Police Inc. is a 501(c)(3) formed to support the horses and officers of the Lexington, Ky., mounted unit and their outreach training efforts to mounted officers throughout North America with their annual National Mounted Police Colloquium. All donations are tax deductible. For more information contact Kimberly Brown, Treasurer, or call 859/258-3868. See article for more information on community support.
The Friends of the Lexington Mounted Police seeks cash donations to help support the unit's purchase of horses, equipment, and to pay for training. We also accept donations of goods and services.
Currently we seek donations of items to distribute to officers who attend our annual National Mounted Police Colloquium, and items for the raffle used to raise money for the Friends of the Lexington Mounted Police.
Friends of the Lexington Mounted Police also accepts donations of horses, but only after a pre-test and six-month trial period. Horses must be at least 4 years old, sound of mind and body, draft cross or large geldings at least 16 hands of solid color and quiet dispositions. To remain in public service horses on the unit must undergo rigorous and continuous training
The Lexington Mounted Police unit has several items it needs. If you can offer any of these items, or would like to donate toward the purchase of these itemsplease call 859/258-3868. The unit is located in Lexington, Ky. All donations are tax deductible under Federal 501(c)(3) statutes.
- Hay (grass or alfalfa grass mix in bales; 3,500 for year's supply)
- Utility/storage building (big enough for a small tractor)
- Turn-out blankets (for draft size horses)
- 2-horse trailer (extra tall and long for draft size horses)
- Plank fencing to divide a 6-acre field (contact us for more information)
- Automatic waterer for field
- Reflective gear for riders