City Horse Author:Jack Demuth, Patricia Demuth After a nine-hundred-mile trip from the rolling hills of Tennessee, twenty Tennessee Walkers stepped out of their vans onto the hard pavement of New York City. They were to be new mounts for the police department, provided they could manage to live and work in the noisy, congested, unpredictable atmosphere of the city. One of them , a high-spiri... more »ted four-year-old named Hannon, quickly earned a bad reputation. But there was an officer wiling to work with him.
Here is a look at Hannon's life as a police horse - the place he patrols, the fears he had, his friendship with his rider, Mike, and his buddies -- horses and people - at the troop stable. Pat Demuth's lively text and Jack Demuths's warm photographs are sure to satisfy anyone who has admire - or wondered about - those handsome horses on city streets.« less
This book is about a horse on the New York Police Dept. As a new horse he was skittish, but Mike, a police officer, took a liking to him and with love and guidance Hannon is soon a valuable part of the police force.
All 79 pages have large quality black and white photos of Hannon and Mike depicting their challenging job in New York City.