Police Horse Injured At Trump Rally


Violent protesters at Donald Trump’s campaign rally in New Mexico Tuesday evening threw large rocks at police officers and their horses. 

Below is a report on the injured horse.   Reportedly, four people have been arrested so far, with more to come.

Officials are asking for anyone with information or video of people throwing rocks at officers or their horses to please contact the Albuquerque police.

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico- Albuquerque police say all seven of the APD horses involved in crowd control during the Donald Trump rally were checked on scene by a veterinarian last night and again this morning.

Handlers say they will back in service tonight for the Regional Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Dedication in Rio Rancho.

The nine riders who were on the horses last night suffered minor injuries (bumps/bruises) but are all expected to be okay.

Striker, the horse that fell earlier in the evening during the initial rush, sustained some abrasions to his legs, but was able to continue his service for the rest of the evening with his unit, they said.

Trump Protest NM 10 horse

If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).

To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.


Comment via Facebook

Send this to a friend