Mounted Police

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
1 Duke Indian Gelding Chestnut 16 23/01/1999
2 Diamond Indian Gelding Dark Bay 16 23/01/1999
3 Ranger Indian Gelding. Dark Bay 18 23/01/1999
4 Topaz Indian Gelding Bay 16 23/01/1999
5 Jupiter Indian Gelding Bay 17 23/01/1999
6 Vincero Indian Gelding Bay 8 19/04/2013
7 Purple Moon Indian Gelding Bay 8 19/04/2013
8 Maori Chief Indian Gelding Bay 5 19/04/2013
9 Lake Ontario Indian Gelding Bay 6 19/04/2013
10 Golden Memory Indian Gelding Chestnut 8 19/04/2013
11 Athos Indian Gelding Chestnut 6 19/04/2013
12 Sizzling Love Indian Gelding Bay 7 18/04/2014
13 Winning Destiny Indian Gelding Dark Bay 7 18/04/2014
14 Riding on the Storm Indian mare Dark Bay 6 18/04/2014
15 Arzaan Indian Gelding Bay 9 30.04.2015
16 Mountain Warrior Indian Gelding Dark Bay 7 30.04.2015
17 Negredo Indian Mare Dark Bay 6 30.04.2015
18 Waves of Magic Indian Gelding Bay 6 30.04.2015
19 Blue Knight Indian Gelding Bay 9 30.04.2015
20 Brazil Indian Gelding Bay 5 30.04.2015