May 2, 1910: A mounted police officer gave directions in Post Office Square.
May 18, 1927: Patrolman Patrick Hurley watched the horses being exercised in the corral.
May 18, 1927: Police horse Sweetie Don't first came into the department in 1913. He helped keep order in the Haymarket district. He was being retired as he had caught a "horse flu" that caused him to become lame. He spent the rest of his days on a rest farm.
Oct. 22, 1929: Boston Mounted Police prepared for their participation in the Boston Horse Show held at Boston Garden. They performed under the direction of Sergeant Cain of Station 16.
Oct. 8, 1930: The Boston Mounted Police marched in Boston's biggest parade ever as 50,000 survivors of World War I marched as members of honor of the American Legion. The parade started at 10:20 a.m. and didn't end until 7:55 p.m. and the streets remained full the entire time.
March 4, 1932: Sergeant William Dooley, supervisor of the horse stables, trained new recruit Buster as he was breaking him in to wearing a harness.
Oct. 12, 1938: Billy the Goat, mascot of the mounted police attached to the Back Bay Station, was back in the stable with George Lawes, his stable attendant, after he was rescued in traffic. Billy went AWOL during a horse training exercise at the Commonwealth Armory and was rescued by a Brookline woman who put him in a taxicab and took him home until she could locate his rightful owners.
April 6, 1958: Little Elaine Martin, in her Easter finery, stopped to look at Officer Benjamin Donahue aboard his horse, Justin's Son, near the Boston Public Garden
Nov. 1, 1969: Victoriz Taylor got a lift up for a ride from Officer Wendall Wallace as a crowd of his friends looked on. On his horse "Pete" was Officer Emil Ciriello.
Nov. 28, 1975: Boston Mounted Police officer gave directions to a Christmas shopper on Winter street.
Dec. 13, 1977: Tom Gemelli Jr. and his dad, Tom Sr., stopped their Christmas shopping to look at Boston police Officer Columbus Jennette and his horse at Downtown Crossing.
May 14, 1978: Boston police Officer Marie Donahue ate a popsicle as Jay and Beth DeDominici rode on her horse at the District 11 open house.
June 24, 1993: Officer Robin DeMarco was one of the last mounted beat police officers who patrolled a combination business and residential neighborhood in Uphams Corner. She encountered Rosyana Cardoso, 5, who was just returning from her preschool graduation exercises in a dress made for the occasion by her mother. The officer's graduation gift to the child was a ride on the horse.