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Barn Raiser 

Whoa, could Richmond's police get a new horse barn? Supporters say it's time.
The horse barn at 801 Brook Road is a 1965 structure.
Rio, a 15 year-old quarter horse.
Police might get a bump in the mayor's budget this year, but the officers of the mounted squad and their supporters hope the four equine members of the department get what they need most: a new home.
Sgt. Jeremy Nierman.
Richmond officer, Amanda Acuff and Scooter.
The water level from Hurricane Gaston is marked inside the barn.
Scott Elmquist
Rio and Scooter.
Scott Elmquist
The police department plans for a new $750,000 facility on 4.5 acres near John Marshall High School. Softer stalls, new equipment, and a room for community tours are on the wish list.
Scooter, a 13-year-old quarter horse.
Scott Elmquist
Whoa, inside of STOP greets visitors to the barn.
The barn sits underneath the overpass of Belvidere, near Chamberlayne Ave.
The horse barn at 801 Brook Road is a 1965 structure.
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