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Quarter Horse from Michigamme, MI

<><> RIP <><> FREEDOM'S SKYE <><>

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I am from Michigamme, MI and I've been a Club Horse member for 5 years, 2 months and 26 days

Nicknames: SKYE

Age: 14 years old

Gender: Mare

Breed: Quarter Horse

Height: 14.2hh

Color: Palomino with a bald face.

Type of Riding: Mostly western and a little English for fun.

My Horse's Achievements: Being an amazing partner.


My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: Eat, and Not have to work too much!

Pet Peeves: Me washing her tail for shows.

My Horse's motto: God is never early and He's never late- He's always right on time and His plans for you are good.

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How We Met

Life: One moment a beautiful dream...the next, you watch in disbelief as your heart is torn out.

I just got home from laying to rest Freedom's Skye, better known to her many fans as Skye. My loving horse of 2 1/2 years passed away after a freak accident this morning. It is great comfort to know that she didn't suffer near as long as I will without her.

Skye, I hope you know how much I dearly loved you, as I could have never put it into words that you would understand.

I had been looking for a horse for a long time. A good friend called me up one
day, and asked if I was still looking for a horse. She said her friend had a mare
that she needed to sell quickly. My friend bought her and told me that I could buy
her when I had the money. The first time I saw Skye, a palomino QH mare, she
was not too happy to see another human. No matter, she was pretty much my
dream horse, and I really wanted her. I bought her on February 25, 2011. I think I
was one of the happiest people on the earth. It would be a couple of months
before I would get to have that dreamed of first ride on my horse. In late May, I
would get that ride after a couple of days of training. I would go on to spend a
great part of the summer working with her daily. By mid-august, I was beginning
to see my dream come true in a stocky, little palomino mare. Skye was starting to
listen to me, and was willing to trust a human to take care of her. Over Labor Day
weekend, I took Skye to a the local county fair. We had a rough start to a couple
days of showing, but we came out of it with some ribbons. I think we both learned
a lot from it. Things where going good until October, when we had a week long
battle with colic. It was a long and scary, but she made it through okay. I am
looking forward to what the coming year will bring.


My Horse Stats

I've had 19322 friends visit me.

I'm the 28,397th member on

2,557 friends have voted for me since I joined Club Horse!

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Happy Thursday!
Hey,loping by with a good morning vote! I just got in from riding Copper in his English saddle. He did great! He's really getting down the side passing while i'm mounted on the fence! Hope y'all have a blessed day!

Come visit me, ~Copper~Vote Susie and Friends August HOTM~.

07/30/2015 07:09.04 AM Report This Comment
Love always and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting for Susie and friends for Aug HOTM *.

07/30/2015 12:46.57 AM Report This Comment
Quick vote for now. <3

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting for Susie and friends for Aug HOTM *.

07/29/2015 03:46.58 AM Report This Comment
My goodness! Horses are so smart. I've noticed that Sadie sometimes has what looks like dried drops of water on her back. Monday, she filled her mouth with water and tossed it on her back. How cool is it that she knows how to cool herself off? I don't know if this is something horses normally do, or if she was inspired by being hosed down or cooling off in the sprinkler. Just amazing! So thankful for the wonderful things we learn from our four legged loved ones. Love always and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting for Susie and friends for Aug HOTM *.

07/28/2015 02:40.47 AM Report This Comment
Leaving you a good morning vote! Hope you have a good day!

Come visit me, ~Copper~Vote Susie and Friends August HOTM~.

07/27/2015 05:48.09 AM Report This Comment
Here's a quick vote from Buddy!

I went and seen Buddy the other day when I had the day off from work, and let me tell you, it was much needed after the morning that I had! He was good to catch, much to my surprise, he walked right up to me. I got a few pictures and videos of him. I was going to try and ride him bareback, but he just wouldn't co-operate, so he just got lunged more instead. He's got a few teeth scrape marks on him, so I didn't want to put a saddle on him just yet. I know he's apparently not the biggest fan of my saddle anyways, so I plan on getting one that fits him better when I have more money to get a saddle fitter out!

That being said, I got a second job! There is a place here in town called Evergreen Park, and it is basically a race track, public "self serve" barn, and that sort of thing. The lady who keeps the barn clean and arena groomed needed an assistant to help her close at night, so I will be doing that. I can get 40 hours a week there if I wanted, and both she, my boss at Greenhawk are flexible for when I work. I am so excited to have extra money. Not only for Buddy, but maybe just maybe, and this is news to everyone here! I maybe able to get the little egyptian arabian mare that I have fallen for, she keeps popping up on my Facebook all the time, I really need to win the lottery so I can buy her, and soon!!

We hope you have been having a good summer so far and that you have been spending a lot of time with your horses!

-Buddy & Jasmine

Come visit me, Buddy.

07/18/2015 11:26.27 PM Report This Comment
A Vote for You!!
Good Morning vote from my girls. Hopefully, today, I will get a few more things done, well, more than every cat and kitten needing their tummy's rubbed, dog's needing a ball and stick to be thrown to them, flowers needing to be smells, making up the bunnies favorite mix of corn, graham crackers, saltines, and cheerios cereal and spending time feeding her one at a time. Not to mention the girls need their hair brushed and with the rain last night, I am sure they are muddy, so it might just be bath time when it gets hot outside. I just might find time to make my husband his meals.....might not promising anything.

Come visit me, Kissed by the Sun & Whisper.

07/17/2015 04:55.03 AM Report This Comment
More love and another vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting for Susie and friends for Aug HOTM *.

07/17/2015 03:11.46 AM Report This Comment
Quick vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting for Susie and friends for Aug HOTM *.

07/16/2015 01:46.24 AM Report This Comment
hired a fellow to come out and bush hog the pasture this morning. the horses are high headed and snorty at his tractor and all the noise, lol.

Come visit me, Allie & BJ and his mom,Gracie.

07/14/2015 05:38.08 AM Report This Comment
I posted a picture of Sadie getting her pedicure. Pat's an amazing farrier. Awesome job. Nice person, too. Sadie likes him. She was a good girl for him. Love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting for Susie and friends for Aug HOTM *.

07/14/2015 02:46.36 AM Report This Comment
Thanks for the votes! I was so surprised to see Zilker in the HOTD spot. I miss him(He was a foster horse). Hope all is well with you! Left a vote!

Come visit me, Spangle, Zilker & Rose.

07/13/2015 05:37.53 AM Report This Comment
Another beautiful day, that God has given us, so now let's go out and enjoy and share it, to show that we appreciate what is given. My girls are sending you a "Good Morning" vote.

Come visit me, Kissed by the Sun & Whisper.

07/13/2015 04:11.08 AM Report This Comment
had a nice day at the river. we took my daughters dog there. Then to Applebees for dinner. Vicki & big Jax

Come visit me, Big Jax.

07/12/2015 10:59.31 PM Report This Comment
vote here too...
Sterly is doing really good, as Cheryl said, these old mares with Cushings disease will never regain topline and hip line weight, but the important thing is to have a good rib cover... Sterly is lookin' good and I hope you can all see the difference from one month to the next. No actual pounds gained yet, but remember they have to gain from the inside out...her appetite is excellent and her attitude is young... she is soooo shiny and she has shed out very well on her own, love my old girl. Love and a vote Donna Lee

Come visit me, Sterl May, Angel Sassy Mac Mar 8/95-Aug 8/07 & Royal Mes.

07/12/2015 02:43.05 AM Report This Comment
Quick vote with lots of love.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting for Susie and friends for Aug HOTM *.

07/12/2015 02:05.46 AM Report This Comment
Love and a quick vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting for Susie and friends for Aug HOTM *.

07/11/2015 02:46.38 AM Report This Comment
sorry for your loss congrats on HOTD

Come visit me, Apache, Shyner & Radar.

07/10/2015 07:46.37 PM Report This Comment
07/10/2015 04:22.13 PM Report This Comment
Congrats on another HOTD win :) good luck at your horse show! I can't wait to hear all about it! Voted. XOXO Danya and Koot

Come visit me, Kootenai *Vote Susie & Friends August HOTM!*.

07/10/2015 03:48.22 PM Report This Comment
I loved the "How we met" story!
Congrats on HOTD. Her coloring was beautiful!

Come visit me, Therapeutic Riding Horses, DreamHorse, Cinnamon Please vote me (270037) for Sept. HOTM! & Eli (May 7th is my birthday!).

07/10/2015 03:13.20 PM Report This Comment
congrats to your Angel Skye for her HOTD. she was beautiful.

Come visit me, Allie & BJ and his mom,Gracie.

07/10/2015 03:02.13 PM Report This Comment
Congrads vote on bn hotd
Left victory vote

Come visit me, Joker & Babydoll (angel), Spots & Miles.

07/10/2015 10:26.25 AM Report This Comment
That picture is amazing!

Come visit me, peaches.

07/10/2015 10:14.08 AM Report This Comment
Congratulations on HOTD!
Hope you enjoy your day in the spotlight! Left vote 2,526!

Come visit me, Spangle, Zilker & Rose.

07/10/2015 08:34.55 AM Report This Comment
Angel Skye on your HOTD win! She is certainly a beautiful angel. I know she will be deeply missed. Here's a victory vote in her memory.


07/10/2015 08:27.08 AM Report This Comment
Angel Petite Fleur congrats Freedoms Skye
From one Angel to another beautiful Angel, hoofing you HOTD vote 2,524. My owner only had me for almost 3 years when I died. I know how much she hurts thinking of me; let's go cloud hopping for your special day ℧

Paula, St Antoine, FRANCE, Intl.

07/10/2015 05:43.56 AM Report This Comment
Congratulations Angel HOTD ♡

Come visit me, Whiskey ♥ & Deacon ♥.

07/10/2015 05:20.50 AM Report This Comment
A Angel vote coming from my Crimsonstar Fire. Special thought for the ones you left behind from my girls.

Come visit me, Kissed by the Sun & Whisper.

07/10/2015 04:56.45 AM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD!
Hi Angel Skye, Congrats on HOTD! Here's a heavenly vote for ya Ms. Beautiful Palomino Angel! Marion and the blondes.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Fancy for 12300!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Thank you Bella Boo #15100! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks Cisco & Herd 4 vote 19400!.

07/10/2015 03:43.57 AM Report This Comment
Congratulations on HOTD!
A vote in loving memory of Freedom Skye.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting for Susie and friends for Aug HOTM *.

07/10/2015 02:05.22 AM Report This Comment
****Congrats on HOTD****
Hi Cassie, here is another vote for HOTD, in honor of your Angel Skye, Love Donna Lee

Come visit me, Sterl May, Angel Sassy Mac Mar 8/95-Aug 8/07 & Royal Mes.

07/10/2015 12:16.20 AM Report This Comment
leaving you a vote! beautiful mare

Come visit me, ~Copper~Vote Susie and Friends August HOTM~.

07/09/2015 10:07.56 AM Report This Comment
I know the feeling, we alway loose the good ones too fast.

Come visit me, Kissed by the Sun & Whisper.

07/09/2015 04:20.15 AM Report This Comment
♥ Deacon & I want to thank everyone for the support of our HOTM run. It warms my heart that you have taken the time to stop and leave a vote at this very busy Holiday season! Have a wonderful day :)

***HOTD Angels Joanna & Pixie Dust 101958
Pixie Dust was a 23yr old Shetland Pony mare that was very sweet and loved people and other animals. Please stop by and leave a vote in memory of Joanna & Pixie Dust.

Come visit me, Whiskey ♥ & Deacon ♥.

12/23/2014 06:09.35 AM Report This Comment
Missing you..
Hi Cassie, i saw an old blog from Skye, just wanted to drop by and say Merry Christmas, if you have a chance please stop over and tell us what you have been up to, Love Donna Lee

Come visit me, Sterl May, Angel Sassy Mac Mar 8/95-Aug 8/07 & Royal Mes.

12/23/2014 12:26.39 AM Report This Comment
how are you doing?
✞ Deacon is missing his Whiskey boy. He was looking all evening and whinnying for him. We will call Monday afternoon to see if we can pick him up. I am wishing you all a very wonderful horsey Sunday ✞

Come visit me, Whiskey ♥ & Deacon ♥.

12/14/2014 09:57.46 AM Report This Comment
Hope you all had a nice Halloween. Love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting for Susie and friends for Aug HOTM *.

11/01/2014 03:56.18 AM Report This Comment
I hope you are doing ok =)
The more we rode the better Whiskey got at reining. The more miles and trails the easier it got on me and him. I discovered Whiskey loves the water. The picture today was taken 8/2012. We can get in a few minutes but I have to move him out or he will try to lie down, but I can take him right back in and then he settles to stand, doesn’t swim yet with me. We are still working toward that. We haven’t camped out in nearly 2 years, and that is when I can try to swim with the horses. It’s too hard to try swimming when I day ride because of the drive home (driving wet is no fun) -ha ha =) Deacon is my true water baby-he will actually swim with me and never try to lie down. I have also found that Whiskey hates for any type bug to fly in his face-so needless to say while we ride in the open if there are grass hoppers or butter flies, regular fly’s he tosses his head slightly. It doesn’t bother me now but it used to. Thank you for your support we appreciate it!
~Sherry & Whiskey

Come visit me, Whiskey ♥ & Deacon ♥.

04/19/2014 08:19.15 AM Report This Comment
Monday we left off about Whiskey’s color and me with 5 hundred questions for Karla! Here we go…That poor girl had never met me before and I could not shut up :) I then walked over and looked Whiskey right in the eye and he looked back into mine and my heart sunk. His beauty was striking and the color was outstanding. He had a smart, sharpness about him-I’m sure he was thinking “what in the world is she doing”. The ride finally got underway; usually everyone has me ride out front and calls me the trail boss! Deacon is a faster walking horse but can ride in the middle or behind after the first hour or so. Well, here comes Rio & Whiskey with their smooth selves!!! They just gaited their smooth self’s right past me & Deacy. I watched Whiskey and noticed he didn’t quite move the same as Rio but still a difference from a QH. 2 hours into the ride we decided to rest a few minutes in a place we call “Carol’s lounge”. We have names for all our spots we ride to rest or to take a break out there because it’s so big. Thank you for your support we appreciate it!
~Sherry & Whiskey

Come visit me, Whiskey ♥ & Deacon ♥.

04/09/2014 08:13.47 AM Report This Comment
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