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Your force needs your horse

Once in, the horses will serve the force for around 15 years. Credit: ITV News

Top of Northumbria Police's Christmas list is a new horse. The force is looking for a new recruit to join the Mounted Section.

A team of eight will become nine and we're told the finest animals come from members of the public.

Jonny Blair's been finding out what it takes for a horse to become the best of the best: