The Kerala Mounted Police is a symbol of Majesty, which is housed in 1.14 Acres of Govt: Land which is located at Kannettumukku, Thycaud. It was established in the year 1880 by the then H.H. the Maharaja of Travancore. The Mounted Police Unit was formerly known as the Raja Pramukha's Body Guards. Later it was renamed as Mounted Police. This unit is functioning under the charge of one qualified Reserve Inspector and the overall supervision is held by Asst. Commandant (IV), AR, Tvpm City. The horses of MP Unit are normally used for the Govt: functions, Ceremonial Parades, Evening/Night Patrol duties and for other bonafied duties.
Vide GO(Rt) No/1018/2013/Home dated: 16.04.2013, the Govt: of Kerala has banned leasing horses of Police Department on payment basis. The State Police Chief has also instructed vide reference No/T3/39512/2013/PHQ dated: 26.04.2015 that the horses of Police Dept shall not be provided or displayed for any non-Governmental functions on rent.
Details of Horses, Thiruvananthapuram City
|SI. No.||Name of Horses||Breed||Sex||Colour||Age(Years)||Date of Purchase|
|13||Winning Destiny||Indian||Gelding||Dark Bay||7||18/04/2014|
|14||Riding on the Storm||Indian||mare||Dark Bay||6||18/04/2014|
|16||Mountain Warrior||Indian||Gelding||Dark Bay||7||30.04.2015|
|18||Waves of Magic||Indian||Gelding||Bay||6||30.04.2015|