Mounties visit Elgin Posted in: News Earlier this fall, Mounted Patrol International visited Elgin on horseback. The organization is a national police mounted patrol training company. Horses are placed across the U.S. in various police departments. Elgin is used as one of the group’s training grounds to prepare the horses for their jobs.PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!