Barbados is a sovereign island country in the Lesser Antilles. It is situated in the western area of the North Atlantic and 62 mi east of the Windward Islands and the Caribbean Sea, therein, it is about 104 mi east ot the islands of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and 250 mi northeast of Trinidad and Tobago. Barbados is outside of the principal Atlantic hurricane belt.
The Mounted Branch of the Royal Barbados Police Force was captured by photographer Adee Parris of the Barbados Photographic Society. This detachment formed a significant part of the Independence Parade and sometimes escorts the Governor General.