AMERICAN RESPONSE FOR THE MISSING

Professional Missing Persons Search Services

Mounted Equine Division

MOUNTED EQUINE UNIT
STEPHANIE FITZPATRICK

HIDDEN HOLLOW FARM RIDING CENTER INC.
(not for profit 501(c)3)

COACH AND CLINICIAN N.Y.S. SPECIAL OLYMPICS

S.P.C.A. HUMANE LAW OFFICER

E.M.T.

CERTIFIED HORSE TRAINER

PEACE OFFICER
DUTCHESS COUNTY EMERGENCY HUMANE RESPONSE TEAM
CERTIFIED THERAPEUTIC RIDING INSTRUCTOR
CLIFF CENTER GRADUATE MICHIGAN
HYDE PARK DISPATCH


ALL OF A.R.M.'S MOUNTED OPERATIONS,
IS UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF MRS. FITZPATRICK.
INCLUDING:

  • HORSES,
  • TRAINING,
  • EQUIPMENT
  • DEPLOYMENT
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • COMMUNICATION

BENEFITS TO HAVING A MOUNTED EQUINE DIVISION


AVAILABLE WHEN WHEELED & DROP VEHICLES CAN NOT MAKE ACCESS

  • STEEP
  • WILDERNESS
  • NARROW FOOT PATHS
  • ROCKY TERRAIN
  • WATER
  • BRIDGES
  • QUICK LOCAL DEPLOYMENT FOR MISSING PERSON CASES

CONTAINMENT
  • ABILITY TO CONTAIN A LARGER SEARCH AREA IN A SHORT TIME
  • CARRY GEAR FOR OVER NIGHT LONG SEARCHES FOR TEAM MEMBERS
  • HASTY SEARCH WITH HIGHER LEVEL OF SIGHT
  • 16 TO 20 MILES OF SEARCH AREA DEPENDING CONDITIONS

COMMUNICATION
  • QUICK MOVEMENT BACK TO COMMAND CENTER
  • TRANSPORT OF WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS TO COMMAND POINTS
  • QUICK REPLACEMENT OF SUPPLIES TO SEARCH TEAM

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS
  • HORSES ARE QUIET
  • KEEN SENSE OF HEARING
  • ABLE TO WORK WITH SEARCHERS AND AIR SCENT DOGS QUICKLY
  • HORSES SENSE DANGER
  • HORSES USE BODY LANGUAGE TO PINPOINT ITEMS OF INTERESTS
  • ALERTS DANGEROUS TERRAIN
  • HORSES CAN HELP IDENTIFY DIRECTION OF SEARCHERS
  • HORSES ARE LESS FRIGHTENING TO LOST PERSON/CHILDREN
  • ABILITY TO HELP MOVE OBSTACLES FROM PATHS/ EXCAVATION OF SEARCH AREAS