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The Science of Selection

25/10/2017 by Jessica Whinfield

In last month’s issue, we visited Victoria Police’s Mounted Branch. This month we’re staying on the subject of police horses, with an interview with Marc Pierard, an equitation scientist from Belgium. Marc is conducting ongoing research into the horse selection criteria that could be used by mounted police units - and his work is likely to have multi-faceted benefits for horses and their riders.