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Paint Horse from americus, GA

Patches SOLD

About Me

Active within 1860 Days

I am from americus, GA and I've been a Club Horse member for 7 years, 3 months and 27 days

Nicknames: KJH Bekenas Paint,Patch,Pat- chy the Pirate

Age: 10 years old

Gender: Gelding

Breed: Paint Horse

Height: 14.5-15 hands

Color: white & sorrel

Type of Riding: i'm not broke yet, maybe barrel racing,pole bending ?

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My Horse's Favorite Treat: peppermints,hor- se cookies and apples

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: i LOVE a body massage

Pet Peeves: not getting feed on time,whips,bein- g saddled,and MEN!!

My Horse's motto: Have you got a peppermint?

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How We Met

I got him from horsetopia.com when looking for a new horse to replace the one that passed away..

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I've had 1719 friends visit me.

I'm the 2,065th member on HorseChannel.com.

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

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Hes very pretty! good luck, i voted!

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06/25/2009 07:56.59 AM Report This Comment
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10/29/2008 10:20.43 AM
hey
sorry the avater looks nothing like him

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06/27/2008 08:08.25 PM Report This Comment
PS
On the main pic he is the horse that doesnt look like she is VERY angry haha

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05/17/2008 12:10.05 AM Report This Comment
patches is cute i bet he'll be fun to ride when he learns how to be ridden.lol. u asked if i have any advice? well i've never worked with a completly unbroken horse before but i'll do the best i can to help. first, u need to gain his trust and respect. a lot of ground work will help, like lunging.also u could look up parelli seven games, these games work wonders with a horses respect and trust in u. the games lay a foundation that u can continue to build on for the rest of your life. once u get his trust and respect then you can move on to saddle work. there's a method used by clinton anderson that if a horse is a really scared of the saddle and pad that he tacks them up (no bridle just saddle) and leaves them alone for the rest of the day, and supposedly that gets them used to it. i'm not sure about the last method just because i've never personaly tried it but i've heard it works. i have used the seven games though and highly recomend it. also if u could blog back and tell me what he already knows i might be able to help more specifficaly(did i spell that right?) left a vote blog back soon

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05/07/2008 05:39.56 PM Report This Comment
From Quick Silver
Hey Patches! heres a vote. You are very cute. I have a page in memory of eight belles too. To make a young rider cover, you go to the link on the side of the Horse Channel web page, and then scroll down to the Young Rider fun stuff section. Then you click on custom Young Rider magazine and you can make a cover.
As for tips on breaking a horse, I haven't done that myself, but I have read about it. First you should lunge your horse lots, and get him usd to you touching him. Then you can put on the saddle and bridle and get him used to that. Get him to try it on a few times and give him a treat if he's good, and then you could try lunging him with tack. Make sure the stirrups don't bang on him because he won't like that. Stick with that for a while, and then you an start leaning your weight on him some. It might take him a while to get used to that. If you are an experianced rider, you could try riding him then, but he might try to buck you off. You said you wanted to break him in water, but I don't know much about that. All this is from books so you might have to vary it some. Also to get him used to the reins and commands you can walk behind him and have long reins to steer him. I hope I was helpful, but I have never tried it so these instructions might not work. If someone who is experianced gives you different ideas, you can try those to. My horse is going to have a foal this fall, so I will eventually try these myself.

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05/07/2008 01:55.33 PM Report This Comment
Hey
I have never heard of training a horse in water but i bet it would be fun,umm i have never broke a horse with a saddle but i have trained a horse ONCE he was saddle broke.left a vote blog back soon ttyl byee

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05/05/2008 08:58.39 AM Report This Comment
patches
Patches wont let anyone work with him but me so noone can break him and there is a slight problem i have never trained a horse before so if anyone wold like to give me and tips i would be very thankful. I would love to break him in the water becaeuse thanks to lots of tip patches is over is water phobia and then I have heard that they buck less in the water.
So please feel free to leave ideas on my page and a vote would be nice too.

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05/04/2008 02:25.18 PM Report This Comment
pics
go to the bottom the pic is bigger

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08/09/2007 03:28.00 PM Report This Comment
i have 2 paints and i love them

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07/10/2007 08:14.34 AM Report This Comment
Congrats
Welcome to horse ownership! What an awesome thing and beautiful new friend!

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05/30/2007 08:17.37 AM Report This Comment
Water Advice
Hey I give you some advice about the water phobia thing. When I got my mare she would NOT go into the wash rack on 2 feet, lots of rearing and freaking out. I have found that anything with horses that are frightened takes 3 very simple things, Time, Patience, & Repetition. Just keep showing him 1 water thing at a time, maybe start with putting water from a hose on his legs, just one leg at a time, start slow. When he backs away keep right with him, you can't give up the lesson until he accepts the water on at least one leg and stops trying to back away. If you quit before that then he'll think there's a reason to be affraid. Just be patient, he'll get there, the more time you spend together the stronger the bond you'll have and the more things you two work through together the more he'll trust you. Good Luck & Don't Give Up!!!

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05/29/2007 10:18.26 AM Report This Comment
Poor horse.My friend has a horse that was abused and he is so distrustful.I feel so sorry for him.:(

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05/25/2007 12:14.17 PM Report This Comment
Thanks for the comment!!! I'll vote for you!!!

Bonnie, Jupiter, FL.

05/17/2007 04:11.22 PM Report This Comment
I LOVE PAINTS BUT I LIKE TWH BETTER!
WOW HE IS PRETTY!

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05/15/2007 06:27.50 AM Report This Comment
Patches is a very pretty horse! Come visit me sometime!

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05/07/2007 03:42.28 PM Report This Comment
I BOUGHT TONKA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I bought Tonka today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bonnie, Jupiter, FL.

05/06/2007 03:03.28 PM Report This Comment
Help Me
Patches is scared to death when it comes to water? Do yall have any advise. I will try anything! PLEAZ HELP ME HELP MY HORSE!!

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04/29/2007 01:00.41 PM Report This Comment
thanx ya'll
Thanx to everone who voted for Patches and left him a blog!!

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04/28/2007 11:02.39 AM Report This Comment
awwww.....
i lovepaints, their so pretty. so cute!!!!!

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04/28/2007 03:38.32 AM Report This Comment
hey ya'll
I getting cut tommorrow. So today is my last day as a stallion.

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04/27/2007 02:32.18 PM Report This Comment
Thanks for the compliment!! Your Patches is very pretty too!!

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04/27/2007 07:55.46 AM Report This Comment
No, I don't own him. I will be a horse owner soon, but not yet.

Bonnie, Jupiter, FL.

04/26/2007 04:35.44 PM Report This Comment
<)__~
HEY Ya'll leave me some Blogs I love to Hear from ya'll
Patches says thanx for all the nice thing yall said about him:)

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04/26/2007 10:45.03 AM Report This Comment
Thanks for the comment!!!!!!! Tonka Toy

Bonnie, Jupiter, FL.

04/26/2007 10:25.44 AM Report This Comment
Thanks for the comments!! That's sooo cool Patches is related to Doc Bar. And MANY kudos to you for rescuing abused horses!! He's so pretty, I love his coloring!! Happy trails to you and Patches! You've got my vote!

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04/26/2007 05:49.11 AM Report This Comment
Thanks
Thanks for helping in the fight against animal abuse!!!

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04/25/2007 06:41.16 PM Report This Comment
Thanx
Thanx for the the nice comments

Come visit me, Calli, Patches SOLD, judgement, Kate, Cookie & Sachem i miss you.

04/25/2007 11:10.16 AM Report This Comment
Cutie!!
you have such a cut horse!!! lol. hey come vist me @ Arianas!!!

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04/24/2007 04:24.04 PM Report This Comment
Hi
wat a cutie... did u ever think about jumping him

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04/23/2007 06:04.39 PM Report This Comment
Thank you so much for the vote and compliment on my horse, Casey!!! Your horse is cute himself!!! And yeah i know its hard to believe but her eyes are really green!!!!

nicole, Friendswood, TX.

04/23/2007 03:47.50 PM Report This Comment
Awwwwwww!
It is so cute!Good luck on the training.I voted for you.

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04/20/2007 08:09.40 AM Report This Comment
Jb
no it is just the pic

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04/20/2007 07:42.40 AM Report This Comment
hey<3
hey! yea it is wonderful to jump. very cool really. but you must be a really nice girl to have adopted an abused pony=] im sure many ppl are proud of you!

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04/19/2007 08:35.41 PM Report This Comment
patches
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