Jack Priday                                  

16.3hh flea bitten grey gelding born in 1994                

Jack Priday

Jack Priday, an pure bred Irish Draught, has given 11 years service to the Greater Manchester Police. He was named after the farrier who worked for the GMP for 35 years until he retired, aged 84, in 1991. The GMP always have one horse named after the farrier in honour of his work for the police. During his career, Jack Priday was involved in numerous public order duties and daily patrols in and around Manchester. He was involved in other major events such as the Oldham Riots in 2001, the Manchester Riots in 2011, the Commonwealth Games in 2002 and policing all major football games in the Manchester area. Jack also took part in “All the Queen’s Horses” celebration in Windsor 2002 to mark the Queen’s Jubilee. Jack has a suspensory ligament injury and now has a lifetime of sanctuary at The Horse Trust.