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Thoroughbred from Reynoldsburg, OH


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I am from Reynoldsburg, OH and I've been a Club Horse member for 11 years, 1 month and 22 days

Nicknames: Big Gus, Gussy, Gusball, Goober, and at times, Buttface.

Age: 19 years old

Gender: Gelding

Breed: Thoroughbred

Height: 15.3

Color: bay with a stripe and a pink blob on his nose

Type of Riding: jumpers. some dressage

My Horse's Achievements: Not yet. We're just finally getting our act together. Hopefully he'll achieve some stuff this summer :D

My Horse's Favorite Treat: peppermints. Not the cinnamon kind with red in the middle, just the regular ones. Any other kind he spits out

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: run, jump, do dressage, go trail riding, eat peppermints, hang out with me :D

Pet Peeves: being groomed briskly (he likes long and smooth)

My Horse's motto: When you are short tempered, let me teach you to slog around the pasture for an hour before you can catch me.

When you are quick to react, let me teach you that herbivores kick much faster & harder than omnivores.

When you are angry, let me teach you how well I can stand on my hind feet because I don't feel like cantering on my right lead today.

When you are arrogant, let me teach you what 1200 lbs.
Of "YAHOO LETS GO!" can do when suitably inspired.

When you are lonely, let me be your companion. Let's do
lunch. Also, breakfast, snack and dinner.

When you want to learn, hang around, bud. I'll learn ya.

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He's my best friend's step-mom's horse, but I ride him because he won't work for anybody else..

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I've had 2542 friends visit me.

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

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10/29/2008 10:20.43 AM
CANTER-Ohio www.canterusa. org/ohio Great volunteer-only charity, no administrative costs, 100% of everything we raise goes to trailering, vet costs, board, feed, and medicines necessary to rehabilitate retired/rescued racehorses. August 2, 2008 CANTER-Ohio Equine Education Clinic at Cherokee Stables on Borror Road in Grove City, OH 43123. 10 am-2 pm $15 admission, multiple speakers including OSU vet, equine clinic vet, farrier, & an equine massage therapist on hand to cover topics: colic, basic health care & vaccinations, shoeing, & massage, etc. Lots of information for just $15. If you are in the area, please come see the horses we rescued from the local track & learn how you can help.

Come visit me, Turbo Jet.

06/27/2008 08:39.20 AM Report This Comment
Jackson for HOTM in June
The reasons why to vote for Jackson are: 1. Oldenburgs are rare on HC and I want to make them more known 2. We are doing our first Children's Hunters (3') classes in two weeks 3. He is a 9 year old bay gelding 4. He was my dream horse when i bought him, and he is amazing. 5. He loves people a lot!!! 6. He is a very sweet horse who really wants to win HOTM! PLEASE PLEASE VOTE FOR HIM FOR HORSE OF THE MONTH!!!!!!!!!!!! Please copy and paste this to all of your friends. Thanks. Voted. Pretty horse.

Come visit me, Jackson.

05/03/2008 08:28.28 PM Report This Comment
Can you please vote for my mare, Belle? I am trying to get her HOTD!!! Please help, she currently has 211 votes, and I was hoping she could at least get 230 votes today!!!! Thanks, and please tell everyone about Belle, the fleabitten arabian mare from Somewhere, Maine. Thanks!! Here is a vote for you, Robbie Lynne, belle, and Lucy! <3

Come visit me, ♥Shiloh ♥, ♦Lucky Love ♦, ♥Belle ♥(retired) & Snowball ♥ HOTD??!!.

04/30/2008 12:56.19 PM Report This Comment
VOTED! please return the vote to Belle! Robbie Lynne and Belle!

Come visit me, ♥Shiloh ♥, ♦Lucky Love ♦, ♥Belle ♥(retired) & Snowball ♥ HOTD??!!.

04/22/2008 08:21.25 AM Report This Comment
I cant tell you how many times we've had to just flat out cut it!! it grows about an foot everyday its crazy! but its very cute so we just decided to roll with it! you have a beautiful horse!

Come visit me, Million Dollar Edisto, Wishum Well *we miss you so much baby* & Mariah Anchez.

03/20/2008 12:20.23 PM Report This Comment
oh thanx,shes a little skitish about hitting jumps but when she does she like totally freaks out!your horse has very pretty facial markings!

Come visit me, Million Dollar Edisto, Wishum Well *we miss you so much baby* & Mariah Anchez.

03/17/2008 01:12.31 PM Report This Comment
well, see i like lively horses, some people don't, thats ok, i understand what u r saying, come and visit stahar,we r trying to get hotd for her, anyways,

Come visit me, Blue, Rose and SummerDance -foal-, Desert Stahar~*~ please help me get hotd for mon~* & Mandee.

03/17/2008 05:26.39 AM Report This Comment
really? well, i like ti when horses are lively, like when its windy outside, and i like spirited horses, Zany is spirited, becasue she is rideable, and a very good girl, but she is still sorta green, so i like riding her, it keeps u on ur toes, like my friends Adam, his Mom has a horse named After Hours, he might of made her a profile, idk, but she WILL ump you if u don't know what ur doing at all times, she knows EVERY trick in the book, anyways, here's a vote,

Come visit me, Blue, Rose and SummerDance -foal-, Desert Stahar~*~ please help me get hotd for mon~* & Mandee.

03/12/2008 05:35.38 AM Report This Comment
that is so sad, do you still know them, or what? is he any better at the spooking nowdays?

Come visit me, Blue, Rose and SummerDance -foal-, Desert Stahar~*~ please help me get hotd for mon~* & Mandee.

03/07/2008 05:24.51 AM Report This Comment
phoenix is five gaited, at least, i'm pretty sure she is, i'll have to ask my aunt, since i'm not a pro at that kind of thing

Come visit me, Blue, Rose and SummerDance -foal-, Desert Stahar~*~ please help me get hotd for mon~* & Mandee.

03/05/2008 05:42.16 AM Report This Comment
hey!!! how r u? here's a vote for you, come back soon!! we enjoy talking to you!

Come visit me, Blue, Rose and SummerDance -foal-, Desert Stahar~*~ please help me get hotd for mon~* & Mandee.

03/04/2008 05:31.49 AM Report This Comment
*****Cyber Carrot *****
Here is a treat for your horse, and A vote for you! My name is Kahlie, please come vote on my horse Solid brass, he wants to reach 700 votes by morning!

Come visit me, Empress, Mr Vaquero Cadillac, Amira, Solid Brass & Spider Dancer & Friends.

02/29/2008 07:04.51 PM Report This Comment
well it takes Kaiya i little bit longer than other horses to warm up(why i do not know)so we trot and canter alot,but we line up about 5 poles on the grounds one after another(like this) ||||| so we just trot and canter over those some and then we'll set up cones like in line and i'll make her weave through them and things like that etc.

Come visit me, Fleetwood Mac & Zelda.

02/26/2008 05:07.26 AM Report This Comment
Jackson is going for horse of the day!
Please help Jack get horse of the day. He really wants it! Here is a vote for you.

Come visit me, Jackson.

02/25/2008 04:59.18 PM Report This Comment
i'm talking about the big time pros. grand prix!like some of the gp's are just for fun like at the c shows my sis shows at and the ocasional a show!but when we go to the big shows like the Aiken classic or Paramount championship is the big one!like its kind of confusing,but if u wanna be in the big ones like aiken and paramount then u have to go to the small ones like Harmon Field and Fence and places like that and WIN!so u qualify at the a and c shows and make it to the big time,if u were one of the best at the Aiken classic then ur qualified for the Paramount (did u get that b/c if not just tell me and i'll try to make it as short and understood as possible!)

Come visit me, Fleetwood Mac & Zelda.

02/25/2008 04:23.11 PM Report This Comment
Since you commented on Diamond I thought you might want to know that we had 2 put her down.
~R.I.P. Diamond~

Diamond, Chuluota, FL.

02/23/2008 11:16.57 AM Report This Comment
Kaiya is my main horse so w/her i show in mini prix,but if we had a really good day i'll sign her up for grand prix!but i dont show kassie my sis does and she shows her in pre adult hunter which is around 2'9 and 3' so ya!

Come visit me, Fleetwood Mac & Zelda.

02/23/2008 05:06.49 AM Report This Comment
thanx for the comment,Gus looks like he has some major charecter about him!!how high do u jump?

Come visit me, Fleetwood Mac & Zelda.

02/21/2008 05:38.31 AM Report This Comment
wow he is gorgeous !!!!!thanks for the comments!

Come visit me, Morrigan, Skippy, Mindy, Jacy, Blitzen & Snickers.

02/18/2008 06:05.55 PM Report This Comment
lUv It!~*
such beautiful pix, to show such a b-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l boy!!! simply splendid!!!!!! a vote for pure sweetness~* keep livin-elise and pals :-)

Come visit me, Cricket, Charlie, Our Little Piece of Heaven, Sensation~I miss you~, Dancer & Fanny.

02/06/2008 07:27.08 PM Report This Comment
Hi Gus
Thanks for stopping by.
Great looking horse.

Come visit me, Tuesday, August Breeze, Bug & Art.

02/01/2008 09:18.00 PM Report This Comment
Gus is my boi! Love the tounge :P

Come visit me, Tucker, Woolie, Ty & Gus.

01/31/2008 01:20.27 PM Report This Comment
Meano got to do something for the new year that many of us don't get to do. She got to go to a wonderful new home today that has many other horses that are in her class. She is now part of a quarter horse ranch that raises and shows halter horses. She will be missed dearly (especially by me, I haven't been able to stop crying since she left) but I know she is in good hands and she will finally be able to do what she was bred for: show. She seemed to show an instant bond with her new owner, and that is something that you cannot replace. I'll leave her website on for a few more weeks or so, so that everyone can say goodbye....The new owner promised to keep me updated and I also have her website address, so if anyone is curious I can keep them up to date as I find out. Here's one last vote from Meano....Thanks for being a good friend to her!

Come visit me, ♥ ~Prissy~ ♥.

01/01/2008 06:36.34 PM Report This Comment
Hey thanks for the comment! Your horse is very pretty, and the pictures of him are very good!

Come visit me, Smile-N-Chuckle.

01/01/2008 01:39.51 PM Report This Comment
Merry Christmas!!!!

Come visit me, ♥ ~Prissy~ ♥.

12/24/2007 08:43.27 PM Report This Comment
Gus is so pretty!!!!!that looks like such a nice barn to ride at!!!in the fifth picture, are you doing around the world? well, anyway here's a vote for the most georgousestestestestest horse in the world!!!!!!:)~Andrea & Leo

Andrea, Ann Arbor, MI.

12/18/2007 04:34.53 PM Report This Comment
Ya....i cant wait till summjer.....sometimes i get to go to the barn every day (for a while!!!)Anyways it is SUPER fun!!!!lol!!!Here is another vote!!!g2g.....ttyl!!~Rachel & Tosh

Rachel, Farmington Hills, MI.

12/18/2007 03:38.05 PM Report This Comment
WOW!!!!!Sounds SUPER fun!!!!I love taking Tosh into this feild we have across the street (it doesnt belong to our barn but every1 rides there anyways!!!lol!!!) I hop on Tosh bareback with halter and lead let him graze and mayb just sit there for like an hour reading or talking to a friend......another fun thing to do is when the owner of the barn where i board Tosh isnt to hop on Tosh bareback in the pasture and ride around....or I take him into the pasture that has a pond and sit on him there!!!!It is SO fun!!!Well here is another vote....give Gus a pat on the nose for us!!!!ttyl!!!~Rachel & Tosh

Rachel, Farmington Hills, MI.

12/17/2007 07:11.25 AM Report This Comment
Gus is such a pretty horse!i love all the pictures! he looks like a big sweetie:)here's a vote.~Andrea & Leo

Andrea, Ann Arbor, MI.

12/16/2007 10:38.04 AM Report This Comment
Hey......we havent talked in a while!!!.....wuts up????How is are you!?!?!?!?It has been FREEZING here!!!!We have 6-8 inches of snow....we are supposed to get 6 more 2 nite!!!!lol!!!Anyways here is a back!!!!ttyl!!!~Rachel & Tosh

Rachel, Farmington Hills, MI.

12/16/2007 10:37.38 AM Report This Comment
Gus is so cute! Do you ride him a lot? Have a vote!

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12/15/2007 07:53.26 PM Report This Comment
yeaa it was so friend was more scared than i was because she was actually seeing it. anyway its fun to trailer horses to new places..especially shows!

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12/12/2007 03:14.00 PM Report This Comment
heeyy! wow what an amazing story! hahaa i have had a few of those while riding my horse Union. My friend and her horse Romeo and me and Union love going on trail rides on thursdays..its just a day we picked to not care how we look while we ride hahah so we would do a quick hack..then went up to the trail where we go up a steep hill to where there is a motorcycle circle..there we set up jumps and stuff..welll on our way back down to the barn..union got really high strung (hes a thoroughbred also!) and wouldnt go down the hill so he kept turning around and went down the marked woods backwards...i thought we were definetly going to fall down the hill. Catherine my friend thought i should have gotten off but that might have been i kept nudging him up the hill but he kept going down. idk how i got him to go down but after the 5th try he jumped the log leading down and we pranced all the way back to the barn where i cooled him out. The next day the hunter we hired bc there are coyotes at the barn, told me and my friend not to go up there anymore bc he found coyote dens where me and my friend union spooked at that..we have not been up there since..

Come visit me, Union, "With Honor".

12/10/2007 04:58.53 PM Report This Comment
heyy! gus is super cute =] left u a vote. what do u do with gus ??? u should get some jumpin pics if u jump with him :) ttyl~ union and me

Come visit me, Union, "With Honor".

12/09/2007 07:47.50 AM Report This Comment
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