The Louisville Metro Police Mounted Unit (LMMPU) held a demonstration at the Equestrian Lakes covered arena on Saturday, then let spectators greet their horses.
After trotting the horses around to warm up, the officers explained the ongoing training that the horses go through.
Through training, the officers said it is important to desensitize the horses to unpredictable noises and human behavior. To do this, the officers use a trash bag full of cans, which they toss around wildly.
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