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Georgia children serenade mounted officers with their rendition of ‘Old Town Road’

Posted at 4:39 PM, Jun 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-14 16:39:48-04

ATLANTA – Two Atlanta police horses and their riders received a very warm welcome from children at a public pool when the kids performed Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” for them, according to WSB.

Video posted to the Atlanta Police Department’s Instagram account shows the children belting out the words as the horses’ heads bobbed to the beat.

Mounted Commander Lt. Greg Lyon took the video, telling his horse, Drifter, to listen to the kids and even singing along himself.

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In the video, Lyon voices how impressed he is with the children knowing the lyrics.

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“I got the horses in the back. Horse tack is attached.” – @lilnasx 🐴 . The horses of the Atlanta Police Mounted Patrol Unit were welcomed to the Grant Park pool with a song. Mounted Commander Lt. Greg Lyon sang along while patrolling on Drifter. Thanks to the kids for cheering us on, we are going to ride ‘til we can’t no more! #AtlantaPolice #APDCares #Atlanta #OldTownRoad #SummerTime #Poolside #CommunityPolicing

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