Bathgate parents urged to introduce kids to police horses with mounted section back ‘by popular demand’ this weekend

West Lothian police’s mounted section has proved hugely popular with locals – and this weekend the horses return to Bathgate town centre “by popular demand”.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 7:32 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 12:34 pm

Local police are encouraging parents to introduce the horses to their kids – and say one of the rookie’s in particular would appreciate the attention.

A post on West Lothian Police’s Facebook page reads: “On Sunday 9th May our mounted section will be out in Bathgate town centre carrying out community engagement patrols.

“The horses have proved hugely popular after recent visits and are a great way for residents to engage with us safely whilst Covid regulations are still very much in place.

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“They provide a natural 2m distancing whilst affording the opportunity to get up close to the horses and their riders.

“I would urge everyone to speak to them and in particular introduce your kids to them. One of the horses attending is in training so would appreciate the attention!!

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