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Quarter Horse from Devon, PA


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I am from Devon, PA and I've been a Club Horse member for 7 years, 9 months and 17 days

Nicknames: Tank's regestered name is BROKEN WIRE DAN. around the barn he is just Tank.

Age: 23 years old

Gender: Gelding

Breed: Quarter Horse

Height: 14.2 hands high on the verge on being a pony!!

Color: He is a red dun. Tank has a dorsal stripe and zebra stripes on all four of his legs. Also, he has a star on his face. And in the winter he looks like a pony!!

Type of Riding: I ride english {walk, trot, canter, and jump} and a little bit of western {walk and play around.}

My Horse's Achievements: I taught him how to jump and he has come such a long way!!

My Horse's Favorite Treat: Berry Good by Dubblin Delight
and old bananas

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: Eat!! and make me happy.

Pet Peeves: Getting his head washed, people that don't have anything to give him to eat!!

My Horse's motto: Ride Hard... or Go HOME!

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Before Tank came to stay with me he had been abused by the family he was with. They would beat on him to go really fast and then they would get off and make him stand in his stall.
Origanally, Tank was going to stay with me for the summer. But then my grandfather decided to buy him for me. It was the best gift I have ever gotten!!
After I had him for a week I noticed that the way he was treated played a major role in his personallity. Tank had trust issuses and was hard to mount he wouldn't stand still. I worked with him every day and now he is super sweet and loves to please anyone that comes near him.

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39 friends have voted for me since I joined Club Horse!

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Sick. Still.

Another day at home. Hoping that I will feel better by the end of the day so I can head out to the barn. The sun hasn’t risen yet but it looks like another dreary day. Oh well. But I finally won Whinny Warz! LOL.

Thank you so much for continuing to vote for Lilly. Remember vote in the VHS:
Also, I’m hoping to be up to 300 votes by the end of the week!

Congrats to Tucker (#209311) on Horse of the Day! Congrats and enjoy the spotlight!

Remember to stop by and give our HOTM runners a vote:
My Smokes Poka San - (#207383)
Shesa Derby Blueeyes - (#154901)
Payday Parlay - (#180956)
Triger - (#194922)

Hope you are having a good day!



~~~Olivia&Lilly~~~ -


Come visit me, Red Hot Lopin' Lilly *Offline Till June 10th, Sry*.

05/17/2011 11:07.22 AM Report This Comment
wow they do look alike...maybe there long lost brothers!!! haha lol voted

Lauren, Grove City, PA.

04/23/2011 08:28.36 AM Report This Comment
here is a vote for another red dun!

Come visit me, explore the dream.

12/17/2010 05:21.49 PM Report This Comment
Vote 35 for Tank!!
Thanks for the suggestions :) I might have to look into a few more of those :)

I got off of work early today so I got to ride!! Tomorrow I am working but then next week I just have to work one day which is awesome so I don't know if I will get online tomorrow or not! Tonight I got to ride Daisy. I decided I need to ride her on the road in order to get her used to it and also I would like to ride her down to the farrier down close to Sharon's as he is cheaper than the farrier I was using (and also then maybe I can go on a trail ride with my friend's as well). Anyway first I lunged Daisy and tonight she did the best she ever did and then I saddled her up with the western saddle and I put my helmet on. First I rode her in the field at a flat out run..what fun!! Then on the road we went. We just walked for the first bit then we did some cantering. WOW what fun..we did a lot of cantering and she did awesome. She only shied a few times..the first time at a big bus and then the second time she didn't move at all off the path just jumped in place a bit :) I was so proud of her. I think the reason we did so much better today was because we know each other a ton better and we are more confident and trust each other more as well!! Anyway it was totally awesome!! Hope you have an awesome weekend! TTYL Ruth Ann, Daisy and Navajo

Come visit me, Daisy & Freedom.

12/17/2010 02:55.15 PM Report This Comment
I no longer have Navajo..i gave him to a good family and now have my horse Daisy :) She is such a sweetheart! Love you!

Come visit me, Daisy & Freedom.

12/11/2010 08:36.29 AM Report This Comment
Vote 33 for Tank!!
Glad to hear from you again!

Remembering Petite Fleur 107376 ♥ Paula and Tirnanog 164100 ♥ Frances and her brother!

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Nothing much going on here. I rode Daisy bareback at a trot for the first time on Thursday night. I didn't ride last night then because of some personal issues that needed resolved. Then today I saw Daisy's halter had rubbed (I so wish I had noticed this before but I figure that the reason it hadn't before was because she filled out quite a bit...not just in her stomache area either) so I got her a new halter (a leather one) till I get a nylon one! She looks so nice in it. I can't wait to take some photos of her in it. Hope you all have a wonderful and blessed weekend. Remember to pray for those who lost their horses!! Love you Ruth Ann, Navajo and Daisy

Come visit me, Daisy & Freedom.

12/11/2010 08:35.56 AM Report This Comment
Hi Tank is a handsome boy. He sounds like a nice horse, you must have alot of fun with him. Heres a vote.

Come visit me, Wind, Celtic, Fox, Forest, Gazelle, Sparrow & Cheyenne.

10/03/2010 10:05.31 PM Report This Comment
I voted for your horse, Tank!

Come visit me, Lovely Rosie & Sir Captain.

08/17/2010 09:47.26 AM Report This Comment
Thank you
You commented on me and voted. Thank you so much. You seem very nice. Tank is a great looking horse also.

Come visit me, Lovely Rosie & Sir Captain.

08/17/2010 09:46.44 AM Report This Comment
P.s. You asked about the background I made for Prince's avatar? Well, I used several body parts to make the different colours of the sunset. I used two Easter eggs to make the sun and its outline. The hill is body parts and the grass is tails. And the clouds are ghosts. I hope that helps.

Come visit me, Eddie (In Loving Memory), Prince & Pippin (Gone too soon).

08/15/2010 04:07.39 PM Report This Comment
How's everything going for you this weekend? I finally got a bit of time to blog. Yay! I'm sorry I didn't stop by sooner. Thanks for visiting my pages and I'm so glad you like all the photos of Pippin.

So, Tank changes colour too? Every spring I clip Pippin and he's a blue roan for a few weeks. It's really cool.

This week my sister and I had quiet rides on Eddie and Prince. It's back in the 100s again and even though we ride at dusk it was still pretty hot and both of them were less than energetic.

It was nice though because I rode bareback again. I haven't done that for over a year and the last time I did was when Prince went insane and I ended up with concussion and a number of bruises. He's come a long way since then.

He still thinks its weird without a saddle though and he kept looking at my right foot like it wasn't supposed to be there. And then he'd shake his withers and flanks as though there were flies on him. Maybe he just thinks I'm a big ticklish fly. But he didn't spook or buck. In fact, he hasn't bucked since I've switched from his huge heavy Western saddle. I never liked that saddle and perhaps he never did either.

The week before last I only rode Jewel and my sister didn't ride at all. You should have seen Prince's expression of disbelief! "What, you're riding HER?! And not ME?" I didn't have a lot of time though and Jewel hadn't been taken out all week.

I rode her hard for about an hour. First ever long ride on her. All of the previous ones (10 or so) have only been for about 15 minutes. And we worked on cantering. She has a strange canter. On a straight line her body is diagonal. Almost 45 degrees from the direction we're going. I worked on straightening her out and she did improve. But one thing that really pleased me is that she has absolutely no problem picking up the correct lead. Every time I asked for a specific lead she took it, no question. I am impressed with her.

She would make a great dressage horse with the right rider. She has excellent collection and a nice spring and hangtime to her gaits. Too bad she's not mine and I don't have more time. I love working with her.

Pippin is doing great and at least he's right here so I can get my horsey fix several times a day. If you saw his video you'll see what a quirky personality he has. He likes to nibble on people and I thought I'd see if he'd actually bite properly if I let him have my hand. Well, he got his teeth on my thumb and let me assure you, yes, he can bite properly. Nasty little ...

I've been driving him quite a bit and he's always good. And the heat really doesn't seem to bother him. He barely breaks a sweat. I think I might clip him again though as he's already started on his winter coat.

Well, I hope you're having a great weekend and spending quality time with Tank. Here's a vote for you.

Come visit me, Eddie (In Loving Memory), Prince & Pippin (Gone too soon).

08/15/2010 04:06.03 PM Report This Comment
Thanks for the votes! That is a new trick, eating the peel of a banana! Is it safe? Maybe I will give it a try!

Come visit me, Rocky.

07/30/2010 05:08.21 PM Report This Comment
why hello there every1! just saying hello. there is a show this week but im not going to it. me and my trainer think its best not to show this show just incase uno leg is not ready. but the next show in august we will be ready! leaving a tuesday vote. hope everyon is doing great with their horses' talk to you all later

p.s. thanks for the vote and the comment

Come visit me, Uno is back and galloping for HOTM November.

07/27/2010 10:27.18 PM Report This Comment
A cloudy Tuesday vote. Jumped Lilly yesterday, she did great! Going out later, hope it doesn't rain! Here's a vote, please continue to vote for Lilly! Thanks for all the support!

Olivi- a&Lilly


Olivia, Raleigh, NC.

07/27/2010 08:37.30 AM Report This Comment
Thank you guys so much for Beauty's HOTD yesterday. I was at a family reunion that is why I didn't respond then =D Navajo and Beauty were together all Saturday night and Sunday because of storms that were to go thru (the storms didn't hit our area hard just a little ways away it did though). They are great friends and I am so happy for that!! Beauty is still jealous of Navajo but is very trusting =) I hope to work with her tonight. It has been so warm so it wasn't nice to ride or anything so it will be nice to ride!! Thank you for all your tips and advice!! Some of it I have already figured out and some of it I knew but it is so nice to have you guy's advice!! Thank you!! Love Ruth Ann, Navajo, n Beauty

Come visit me, Daisy & Freedom.

07/26/2010 02:14.32 PM Report This Comment
Please don't forget to vote for the horses and mule running for HOTM. They need everyones votes.

Betsy # 156442
TNT Golden Girl # 176423
Raven # 154110
Susie # 87634

Have a nice day. Please pray for those who are in the way of the floods and Triple didget weather pray for their safety. Thank you very much. Here's a vote for you. Please forgive the c/p as I am triing to reach as many as possible to vote for our runners for H*O*T*M . Shawnie

Come visit me, Princess Shawnie Mom Barb Passed Away 11-27-2011, RBB Dixie ~ Mom Barb Passed Away 11-27-2011 & Sugar Babe Mom Barb Passed Away 11-27-2011.

07/26/2010 08:59.33 AM Report This Comment
Leaving a daily vote. I posted some new pics of Lilly, check them out! Thanks for all your support!



Olivia, Raleigh, NC.

07/26/2010 05:33.37 AM Report This Comment
Just wanted to tell all my friends:

My mare Red Hot Lopin' Lilly is running for November HOTM. Please continue to vote, I am voting for you everyday. If I don't vote for you everyday, leave me a comment and I will add you to my friends list. Thanks for all your support, have a great day!

Olivia and Lilly


Olivia, Raleigh, NC.

07/25/2010 09:36.34 AM Report This Comment
Leaving a quick Sunday morning vote. Have a great day, please continue to vote for Lilly!

Olivia&- Lilly

Olivia, Raleigh, NC.

07/25/2010 06:10.54 AM Report This Comment
Stopping by with a Saturday night vote. Sadly, Red Hot Lopin' Lilly is really RED HOT!!! It has been burning up in Raleigh. I hope it's cooler wherever you are! If you are getting this message, I've added you to my list! I'll try to vote everyday, if you don't get a vote everyday just leave me a comment and I'll vote ASAP. Thank you all for your support, please continue to vote for Lilly!

Olivia& Lilly

Olivia, Raleigh, NC.

07/24/2010 07:40.44 PM Report This Comment
thanks 4 the congrats! hope you have a great day, we left you a vote! :)

Come visit me, Rayndancer.

07/24/2010 06:43.35 PM Report This Comment
Beautiful horse...left a vote for him. Please come visit my horse, TNT Golden Girl, and leave her a vote to help her with her goal.

Thanks everyone who is helping Goldie with August HOTM. It's very appreciated-more than you know. I backed our goal down to 1,200 votes, and that's still pushing it, considering August is only a week away. But with your help, I know we can reach any goal!
We had originally planned to go to a show this weekend, but due to the heavy rain we've had, their warm-up arena is flooded, and we thought that it's in our best intrest that we wait and go to the show next Sunday instead. That's August 1st! Wouldn't it be wonderful if Goldie gets August HOTM and celebrates with a few blue ribbons?

* ~ * TNT GOLDEN GIRL * ~ *
Goal: August HOTM & 1,200 votes, Please! : )

Vote for TNT Golden Girl for August HOTM-vote for a champion!

Horses leave hoofprints on my heart <3

Come visit me, Moses & TNT Golden Girl.

07/24/2010 06:30.58 PM Report This Comment
A vote for Tank from the Girls:)

joey, spring, TX.

07/24/2010 03:21.15 PM Report This Comment
Yup she has a blue eye and thank you!! Glad Tank did good for you today =) Oh that is awesome..You don't live far from us =) So cool! Hope you have a good weekend! Love Ruth Ann, Beauty and Navajo

Come visit me, Daisy & Freedom.

07/24/2010 02:36.21 PM Report This Comment
Beauty arrived last night at 9 in the evening. I let Navajo meet her and then I turned him out while she stayed inside the pen by the barn. Then this morning I put them together and they seemed a bit warry of each other at first and then they started grooming each other. I ws like awesome no fighting..hehe then Beauty kicked Navajo (bruised his lip up a bit) and off she went. So she is the dominate horse here which just shows I guess that Navajo won't pick a gentle giant! (Beauty fought with another horse earlier this week at the place she was previously staying when she got out of her pasture so they had to put her with the other horse and they fought then). Anyway I cleaned Navajo up a bit..he was bleeding from where Beauty kicked him (Beauty neighed for him and he responded..I told him he gets beat up and he misses her already =D) and put them back together while I got the manure cleaned up and a few other things from when I was working at my aunt and uncle's. I had a few piles of hay in with the horses because I saw that Miss Beauty was going to hog it all otherwise =D They did good being together. That I was happy about! Then when I put them seperatly to eat grass they were neighing at each other at first but they calmed down after a bit. It is so cute how Navajo just neighs for Beauty and she responds back =) They are both doing great!! I am so glad she is here now!! And I hope to start working with her this week on getting used to the sound of flyspray bottle and also water!! You can visit her here on HC if you like!! Talk soon Ruth Ann, Navajo, n Beauty
p.s. I won't be on here tomorrow because I have a family reunion in Gettysburg!!

Come visit me, Daisy & Freedom.

07/24/2010 02:35.27 PM Report This Comment
I see you are from PA as well. Do you know where Lancaster is..that is about 1/2 hr west of me! So what part of PA do you live in? Thank you..I am hoping to sell Navajo to my farrier that way I know he will have a forever home. We shall see! So how long have you had Tank? Very pretty horse =) Thank you!

Finally a vote for you =) I am at my aunt and uncle's place (was here since yesterday morning working for them..I work for them two days a week) and am soon going to head home. For those of you who don't know already I got my liscence on Wednesday..that I was excited about. Beauty is coming today instead of yesterday..apparently something was up with the truck and trailer and if things go as planned she will be coming tonight. No home for Navajo YET but am waiting for an answer from my farrier. We shall see! Anyway tonight I doubt I will ride but we shall see. I am so EXCITED =D Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Sorry I haven't been on here much. I was busy practicing for my driver's test (parallel parking) and that is why I am only now getting on here! Talk soon Ruth Ann, Navajo n Beauty

Come visit me, Daisy & Freedom.

07/23/2010 09:42.58 AM Report This Comment
It's misting rain. Not enough to wet the ground, but I'm praying for it. It sure feels nice out, too. Love and a vote!

Come visit me, SADIE *Thx For HOTD - 11/30/17!*.

07/23/2010 01:28.25 AM Report This Comment
I had another red dunn before I got Ginger, her name was Ditto. She had the stripes on her legs, Ginger doesn't. I sold Ditto to my farrier, the guy just loved her and at the time I had too many horses for my property. When I was looking for another horse I went out to look at Ginger..She looks so much like Ditto, just a lot bigger:) Love the dunns!

joey, spring, TX.

07/22/2010 07:13.15 PM Report This Comment
Thanks for the vote- Vote for Lilly!
Please vote Lilly for HOTM and help Patty reach 100 votes!

Adorable! Had to vote. Had such a great ride on Lilly today!

I had my first lesson on her and she was awesome! I hope we start jumping next lesson! She has been doing so well. Too bad it’s been SOOOO hot!

Come visit me sometime!

Olivia&Lilly (:

Olivia, Raleigh, NC.

07/22/2010 11:23.05 AM Report This Comment
Leaving a Wednesday vote...........
Really pretty horse………’s been soooo hot in NC!!!!! Hahaha hope it’s cooler wherever you are!!! Lilly was soooo good today though, I really think she is gonna work out! Left a vote for you, come visit me sometime (Lilly)!!!

Olivia&Lilly :)

Olivia, Raleigh, NC.

07/21/2010 07:02.03 PM Report This Comment

Come visit me, Quincy ♥ & Quincy *RIP Sweet Friend, Joanna Wicke*.

07/20/2010 06:12.27 PM Report This Comment
Hi Tank...I saw a blog on Winchester's page and wanted to say hi. My mare Ginger is a red dunn:) My mule Betsy is running for horse of the month. Stop by our page when you have time...

joey, spring, TX.

07/20/2010 04:18.04 PM Report This Comment
Welcome. I am new to HC too! Pretty horse! I left you a vote. Come visit my horses too! Thanks!

Come visit me, Rocky.

07/19/2010 02:42.57 PM Report This Comment
Thanks for visiting! Left a vote, come by again....You are ALWAYS welcome to come by over and visit us again!

Come visit me, Quincy ♥ & Quincy *RIP Sweet Friend, Joanna Wicke*.

07/19/2010 11:01.32 AM Report This Comment
Heres a quick vote! :)

Come visit me, Winchester-Vote please! :).

07/18/2010 11:19.52 AM Report This Comment
Beautiful horse! Heres a vote!

Come visit me, Winchester-Vote please! :).

07/16/2010 03:53.24 PM Report This Comment
I voted for you.Your horse is beautifull.Its kind of funny that he likes old bananas.come vote for JC

Come visit me, Tye, Carleto, Milo, Monet & J.C..

07/15/2010 05:28.49 AM Report This Comment
Beautiful horse! You definitly have my vote!! Heres a vote for you from my two paints, Hollywood Dixie Danny and Quincy San Bar. Visit anytime, I will leave the light on for you!

Come visit me, Quincy ♥ & Quincy *RIP Sweet Friend, Joanna Wicke*.

07/14/2010 10:05.27 PM Report This Comment
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