HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Some Horry County police officers “channeled their very best herding skills” to corral some runaway horses at the start of a recent shift.

Officers from the South Precinct pitched in after the horses got loose near St. James High School, HCPD said in a Facebook post.

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With the help of a neighbor, the horses were safely returned home, HCPD said.