The nation's oldest continuously serving cavalry unit wants you.
The First Company Governor's Horse Guards is recruiting new 2009 recruiting class is about to form.
In 1778, the Horse Guards was formed in 1778 as a mounted honor guard for the governor, and ceremonial escort to prominent visitors to Connecticut’s capital city.
Now, its 80 members participate in civic projects, drug prevention programs, parades and other ceremonial events.
The 2009 recruiting class will officially form in the last week of February and begins training in March.
You don't need any riding or military experience to join, just a desire to ride and give back to the community. You can get information on the Horse Guards at their Web site.