Chris joined the Submarine Service and fought in the Falklands in 1982 where he was part of a Submarine Crew which patrolled for 112 days – the longest and furthest patrol in a diesel submarine. In 2000 he joined the Cleveland Police Mounted section. He represented the force at the Queen’s Golden Jubilee and rode in front of the Queen. As a Mounted Officer he has attended numerous football matches around the UK . He has trained remount police horses to hand on to other riders.