Beloved Vancouver police horse passes away

Pico, a veteran police horse, died after 13 years of stalwart service
with the Vancouver police mounted unit.
Photo courtesy of the Vancouver Police Department

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun

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For almost 20 years, Pico was a police horse in Vancouver.
Pico even had a badge number. It was 8254.
Pico joined the mounted squad in October, 1993.
In 2006 he retired, and became a therapeutic horse
for his last five years.
He was so gentle that children with disabilities could ride him.
This calm and reliable horse died peacefully on October 21, 2012.

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