The United Mounted Peace Officers of Texas


oming training in Tyler Texas at the The Crossbrand Churchs wonderful covered arena at 11915 FM 2015, Tyler, TX 75708. Five eight hour days jammed packed. We have put together every expert we have access to from every school we have ever have held across Texas. This April 2020 we will hold a true state mounted school. Everything you would expect in a Mounted Police school, plus our extra training in gait evaluation, nutrition, anatomy, eye sight, herd behavior, how to train with our step by step training that we have been doing for 21 years across Texas. Our eight thousand pounds of equipment, along with all the new pieces never used in any police school before. Normal formation training, and our unique arrest scene scenarios complete with the entire characters from previous state schools. Q&A with experts on training questions, how to correct trailer loading problems, why do horses buck, why is my horse heavy on the bridle, and how do you correct it ?                               

Our New President Capt. Chuck Kennedy HMPD retired teaching tactical formation,
Capt. Nancy teaching obstacle training in a step by step methodology. All of our assistant trainers.

Dr. Fowlers holistic approach to standard non fixable veterinarian issues. A new Texas A&M Professor joining our teaching staff, and their extensive knowledge on nutrition.                                                    Dr. Bonnie teaching on saddling fits, and bits.


Capt. Chuck Kennedy Houston Mounted Police Dept.

Chuck  has served  43 years in law enforcement.  He began his career with
the Houston Police Department in 1975 and retired after 24 years of service. While at HPD, he worked Patrol, Special Operations, and the Mounted Patrol Unit.  He was also an instructor for defensive tactics, riot control tactics, first aid/CPR, and physical fitness.

After retiring from HPD, he went to work for Montgomery County Precinct 5. While at Precinct 5, he was a Sergeant assigned to the school division. He created the school district SWAT Team, trained SWAT team operators, and served as the sniper and team leader. After retiring from Precint 5 after 10 years of service, he was hired by Stagecoach Police Department where he worked for 5 years as a Lieutenant and Assistant Chief.

He is a Firearms/Sniper and TCOLE instructor, an A.L.E.R.R.T instructor, and a less lethal and distraction device instructor for TTPOA.  He is also a CIT intructor and Mental Health Officer. In addition, he created a stress management/suicide prevention course for law enforcement officers which he taught for 12 years.  He is a Master Peace Officer with over 4000 TCOLE training hours and has over 20,000 hours of instructor time. He is currently a Deputy with Waller County Pct.2 for Constable Glen White.



 Capt. Nancy Robichaux: Founding Director TUMPOT, Deputy Sheriff, Police Officer, TCOLE Instructor, and Mounted Officer for 21 years, Nancy has been traveling Texas for TUMPOT for 21 years training Officers and Posses statewide. She has received full training through Paramedic level, Instructor of CPR & AED. Years as a special assignment officer afforded her such jobs as protecting Laura Bush, leading the Mounted Units at the Columbia Crash site, & working in crowds of 100,000+ for KAPA Weekend & Spring break in Galveston. She enjoys training with a halter first, before ever using a snaffle. She is a student of natural horsemanship, with Quantum Savvy, Tom Dorrance, & Bill Dorrance, Sally Swift.

Dr. Denise Fowler, DVM.

Texas A&M veterinarian. She grew up in Richardson, TX & attended high school at Ursuline Academy of Dallas (1997). For my undergraduate work, I traveled a short distance to TAMU-Commerce where I played soccer on scholarship and received my BS in Agriculture Science. Next, I attended the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine where I received my Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. After graduation, I attended the Chi Institute of Veterinary Chinese Medicine in Gainesville, Florida in 2006, and The Vluggen Institute of Equine Osteopathy in San Marcos, Texas in 2007.

Bonnie Wnenkowski PhD, MBA, MSE.

Alternate USEF team, CHA, current professional scribe; Reining, Dressage. Certified Fitter Society of Master Saddlers, UK. Retired (but still kicking!) AQHA judge, trainer, riding instructor, head engineer at Bell Labs and producer of ESPN “Lets Workout with Larry Weiss.”  Current CEO of Equine Goddess®, The Account Ants and B&B Properties. Always a Student of Quantum Savvy, Mary Wanless, Jane Savoie, and Dr. Ritter. State Board member.