The Harris County Sheriffs Office has a new mascot for its mounted patrol.

Related: Pony rescued from storm drain in SW Houston

The commissioners court granted Sheriff Ed Gonzalez’s request to adopt a miniature pony that was rescued from a Houston storm drain back in October.

The sheriff said the pony, which has been named Chief, is a great way to introduce the horses to the public, especially to children who can intimidated by full-sized horses.