You might wonder what happens to retired army horses if you have ever wondered what happens to the US Army Caisson Platoon, a group of elite horses that serve the country in immeasurable ways.
After serving their country, these valiant horses need homes to live out their lives. It is not unusual for horses like Quincy to participate in funeral services at Arlington National Cemetery. They also deserve to be treated with respect and great care once they retire. That is where the Caisson Adoption Project comes in.
Popular Military reports that retired army horses are matched with human veterans through this innovative program.