Mounted Patrol Riders and Horses


RIP, Bruce. We Will Miss You…

July 2nd, 2019

It is with great sadness that the A&O family informs everyone of the passing of Bruce Smith, vice president of Operations.  Bruce died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, July 2, at 3 a.m. at his farm in Pennsylvania.  Bruce was a part of the original A&O team who brought the concept of mounted patrol... Read more » more

KES Steps Up at the Aptly Named Curveball Phish Festival

November 15th, 2018

One of the biggest challenges for Kel Executive Services (KES) this season was a festival that didn’t happen.  Curveball, the 18th Phish Festival scheduled for August 17 to 19, literally threw everyone a curve ball as it was cancelled due to severe flooding in Schuyler County and the declaration of a state of emergency.  The... Read more » more

Festival Lineup Begun

February 4th, 2018

The 2018 festival lineup is taking shape.  The calendar so far includes Coachella Valley and Stagecoach Country Music Festival in April in Indio, CA; Bonnaroo in June in Manchester, TN; Electric Forest in Rothbury, MI in June; and KABOO in Delmar, CA in September.  We’ll be adding more old favorites and some new surprises.  Come... Read more » more

KAABOO Added to 2017 Fall Festival Line-up

September 12th, 2017

New this year to the A&O festival roster is KAABOO in Del Mar, September 15 to 17. Headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pink, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, this festival features hundreds of top musicians plus much more. Offerings include an air conditioned comedy theater, artisan beers and limited production wines, spa services,... Read more » more


January 13th, 2017

Alpha & Omega Mounted Patrol, North America’s oldest and largest private mounted patrol, has announced plans to expand its ranks in anticipation of a busy 2017 concert more

A&O Wraps Up Successful Festival Season

November 21st, 2016

The specially trained A&O mounted patrol festival units have concluded another successful season. With the safe winding up of Coachella I, Coachella II, Stagecoach, Bonnaroo, Electric Forest, Pemberton, Outside Lands, Imagine, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, and Desert Trip, troopers are beginning planning for the 2017 more

Mounted Patrol at Desert Trip

September 8th, 2016

Alpha & Omega was honored to provide mounted patrol for the Desert Trip Music Festival.  The event featured rock and roll legends The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, The Who, Bob Dylan, Roger Waters, and Neil Young at back-to-back weekends on October 7 to 9 and October 14 to 16 at Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.... Read more » more

Coming Full Circle at Bethel Woods Pavilion

July 23rd, 2016

Alpha & Omega is honored to announce our newest client, The Pavilion amphitheater at Bethel Woods in upstate New York. The Pavilion amphitheater at Bethel Woods opened to the public on July 4, 2006, with a performance by the New York Philharmonic. Since then, Bethel Woods has presented a wide variety of musical genres and performers including Bob Dylan, Elton John, Phish, The Eagles, Zac Brown Band, and James Taylor, Jimmy Buffett, and Luke Bryan among countless more