Helicopters and mounted police officers were on patrol.
Also present at the procession, led by a piper, were two police horses from Greater Manchester Police's mounted section.
Now he is looking forward to starting a new life with the force's mounted police unit, which is based in Bury and Leigh.
The horses even take the same holidays as their riders, so when a mounted police officer spends two weeks in the sun, his or her horse will get two weeks off in the fields.
The police applauded their mounted colleagues; the miners went away to lick their wounds.
Ring leaders urged the baying mob, which included women and children as young as seven, to stand their ground despite facing mounted police galloping towards them at full charge.
The police drove them back, and a mounted policeman took his horse through the crowd to try to rescue Hill, who had been unable to climb the railings.
More than 15 extra officers currently work the inner city each night, including mounted police, dog units, helicopters and Garda river patrols.
Over time, she became nearly as skilled as he was with the great sword and with the dagger, and on horseback they were evenly matched in both riding and in mounted combat.
The mounted and police dog units have a staff of 71 (68 of them officers) with a budget of $7 million.