A lot of us can’t start our day without a cup of coffee or tea, and Jake is no exception!
Jake is a 20-year-old Cleveland Bay Cross who has been working at Merseyside Police for 15 years.
He is pretty massive, standing at 17 hands (a hand is equivalent to approximately 4 inches) and he’s pretty handsome, too!
Merseyside Police Mounted Section; pictured above Jake graciously accepts his morning tea
Over the years, Jake decided he might want to give tea a try. His rider drinks it every morning, and he would put his tongue in the teacup and take a taste.
It happened so much that everyone decided Jake needed his very own cup!
Now, Jake pretty much refuses to get out of bed until he’s had his daily cup of tea.
Merseyside Police Mounted Section; pictured above Jake enjoys his morning cup of tea in bed
“I’d definitely describe Jake as a horse with a lot of character,” Lindsey Gaven, Jake’s section manager, and trainer said to the Daily Mail.
“We’ve all learnt his tea order — he’ll deal with one sugar, but is definitely happier when you remember to give him two. If you’re at the side of the stable and he sees you with a mug in your hand, you can guarantee he’ll trot on over to try and steal a slurp.”
Jake is set to retire from the force next year, and hopefully, he will have tea in retirement, too!
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