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Appaloosa Horse from Greensboro, NC


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Active within 318 Days

I am from Greensboro, NC and I've been a Club Horse member for 6 years, 9 months and 3 days

Nicknames: Patch Patch, Patchy

Age: 20 years old

Gender: Gelding

Breed: Appaloosa Horse

Height: 16.0hh

Color: White with brown spots

Type of Riding: Jumping, cross country, flat work, a bit of dressage

My Horse's Achievements: He has gotten so much better at being straight and not running out of jumps!

My Horse's Favorite Treat: Apples and peppermints

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: He LOVES cross country and going out in the pasture

Pet Peeves: not being allowed to run out of jumps or roll in the dirt

My Horse's motto: no motto

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How We Met

I went with my friend to see the horse she was leasing, which was Apache. I bonded with Apache for a while and then I knew that he was the one for me, and now I'm leasing him..

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I've had 3690 friends visit me.

I'm the 34,974th member on

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

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Your vote is in for HOTM! Maybe not in August.

Come visit me, Hootie & My dream horse Levil..

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♥ Congratulations to Angel HT on his victory making April 2013 HOTM!!!! We did get our pasture seeded Friday but the Coop closed at 3:00 and we did not get the fertilizer. It rained early Saturday morning so that was great. We will pick up and fertilize after work one day this week. Had friends over Saturday and we BBQ on the grill and visited. I did get to brush and curry the horses but did not ride. My son & grandson came over Easter Sunday that was wonderful. My friend Gail and I will haul out Friday to Reynolds Creek at Lake Waco to have an all-day ride and picnic.
☆ Sherry ☆ Whiskey, Deacon & Rocket

Come visit me, ♥ Deacon ♥.

04/01/2013 09:48.22 AM Report This Comment

How are you doing?
Sorry I haven’t been on as much as planned. I have been super busy with school and training Mac. This spring we will be competing in 1st level dressage which is new to both of us and have been working super hard.
Anyways here is a quick vote and hope to be on more often!!!

Lara & Mahogany Mac

Come visit me, • Remington •.

03/11/2013 07:08.34 PM Report This Comment
hi nan
hey nan Appeche is looking good. You are my BFF!

Come visit me, Sugar.

12/21/2012 06:40.09 PM Report This Comment
What a beautiful horse!

Please support Cowboy & Trigger with a daily vote during the month of December for their January HOTM campaign. If you only have time to vote for one of our herd members, please give that vote to Cowboy & Trigger during the month of December.

Here's a vote from Cowboy & Trigger.
We hope you will vote this fun loving team of two your January HOTM. Little Cowboy's 12 birthday is in January and in February he will be the proud owner of Trigger for one whole year! That is the longest Cowboy has ever had any one horse!
We appreciate your votes, love Fancy & herd.

"Horses and children, I often think, have a lot of the good sense there is in the world." (Josephine Demott Robinson)

If you haven't had time to check the Calendar of Agendas Page #232390, the HOTD runner for today is:
★ Miracle 185107 ★
PLEASE vote HOTD :^)

♣ Little Cowboy & Trigger ♣
♥ Fancy & Frances ♥

Come visit me, Fancy's 2012 HC Members Veterans Day Trail Ride!.

12/01/2012 05:50.21 AM Report This Comment
Q: What do you call a monster who always steals things?
A: Rob!
Q: What do you call a monster with a shovel in his head?
A: Doug!
Q: What do you call a monster with a large flat face made of Rock?
A: Cliff!
Q: What do you call a monster floating on the surface of the water?
A: Bob!

Here's a spOOky vote from Fancy & Trigger :^)
If you haven't had time to check the Calendar of Agendas Page #232390, the HOTD runner for today is:
★ Jasmine 240407 ★
PLEASE vote HOTD :^)

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday were very busy days for me! I have been working with Fancy ground driving. Cowboy rides Trigger while I ground drive Fancy. Sunday, after church, we used the pool noodles in place of the cart shafts. Each day ground driving gets better! Fancy loves to keep moving, so we are working on her patience. We did get some great video that I hope to share with you in a few weeks.
The winds have been up all day and it is beginning to rain here right now. I did watch the news, this storm looks very serious. If you are affected by storm Sandra, be wise and stay safe. We love you♥

♥ Fancy & Frances ♥
♣ Little Cowboy & Trigger ♣

Come visit me, Fancy's 2012 HC Members Veterans Day Trail Ride!.

10/29/2012 05:24.24 PM Report This Comment
October 29th Newsletter

***HOTD Jasmine#240407 nominated by Ginger
Hi, my names She Dances For Diamonds but I would rather you just call me Jasmine. I am 9yr old Quarter Horse mare from Smithsburg MD. My motto is "Have fun or dont do it". Please stop by and leave a vote.

***Congratulations Tyrone's Adopt a Horse our HOTD***

***HOTM Laura and Tex209066 Maria and Dakota240582
***BOTM Chaka215291

Question of the day: Do you like to ride during the wintertime?
I would much rather ride in the summertime but I ride during the wintertime too as long as its not snowing or 20 below zero.

Have a great day!

Come visit me, Dakota, *Misty*, Sierra, Cheyenne, Cherokee & ~Scout~RIP~.

10/29/2012 06:14.44 AM Report This Comment
Friesian Horse History

The Friesian horse is unique, truly a breed to be proud of. It developed from a very old breed which was inherent to all of western Europe. It's the only horse native to Holland. Historically speaking, the Friesian horse has been influenced by eastern bloodlines and has often been threatened with extinction.
The armored knights found the Friesian Horse very desirable, having the strength, courage and heart to carry great weight and still maneuver precisely, in the face of the enemy. The Hungarian King Louis II used a Friesian Stallion on the battlefield on June 15, 1526. The Friesian was used as a war horse by Friesian Soldiers fighting with the Roman Armies, and later was used by knights and traveled all the way to the Middle East with the Crusaders.
The suppleness and agility of the Friesian Horse became sought after in the riding schools of Paris and Spain in the 15th and 16th centuries. In the middle ages, it was mainly a knight's horse, but in the 18th and 19th century the Friesian was especially famous as a trotting horse on short distances. The Friesian was so adapted as a fast trotting coach horse that it was, in fact, Friesians who invented trotting races over short distances during the 18th century.
At one time, the amount of registered Friesian Horses became even less than one thousand and the fate of the breed was uncertain. In fact, the number of Friesian Stallions reputedly was reduced to ONLY three, prior to World War I. Thanks to the single-mindedness and dauntless dedication of true Friesian horse lovers and Breeders in Friesland, a northern province of Holland, one can still appreciate the many facets of the Friesian horse today

Question of the day: What is one skill that you would like your horse to learn?

I would like to teach Dakota to pull a cart, but unfortunately I do not have a cart or a harness.

You only have a few days left to vote for Dakota,and winning HOTM would mean so much to us so please come vote for him!
Maria, Dakota N the girls

Come visit me, Dakota, *Misty*, Sierra, Cheyenne, Cherokee & ~Scout~RIP~.

10/28/2012 05:36.33 AM Report This Comment
I love Apache's markings. Thanks for visiting Fancy's page.

Dracula: How did you manage to stab your foot?
Frankenstein: There was a fork in the road!

Q: What happened when the ax fell on Frankenstein's head?
A: There was an Ax-I-Dent!

Here's a spOOky vote from Fancy & Trigger :^)
If you haven't had time to check the Calendar of Agendas Page #232390, the HOTD runner for today is:
★ Jewel 238142 ★
PLEASE vote HOTD :^)

Please remember a returning past member of HC and our Arabian friend MSU Summer Storm #244887. She was put down during the week of 10-26-2012.

We have plans of riding today, but I am not feeling up to a trip across town just yet because it is cool and gray outside. I guess if we were going, we should have left by now. LOL. It suits me just fine to stay home today. Oh, our annual Pig Festival is today also. Don't think I'll make that either. LOL! Bad me! I DO feel like spending time with Fancy at home though.

How is the weather at your house? We just might see showers from the storm today. If that Frankinstorm is near your area, DO STAY SAFE!

Have a safe day ✞
♥ Fancy & Frances ♥
♣ Little Cowboy & Trigger ♣

Come visit me, Fancy's 2012 HC Members Veterans Day Trail Ride!.

10/27/2012 08:43.06 AM Report This Comment
Your welcome, thank you for voting for Dakota! Here is another vote for Apache, he has such unique markings!

Come visit me, Dakota, *Misty*, Sierra, Cheyenne, Cherokee & ~Scout~RIP~.

10/27/2012 08:42.28 AM Report This Comment

While the offspring of Justin Morgan were taming the wilderness and building the country, they were also creating the standards by which other American breeds would become known. The stamina and vigor of the Morgan together with his excellent conformation and way of going helped make other American light horse breeds what they are today. The great speed of today's racing Standardbreds was produced by crosses to the fastest Morgan blood. in the 1860s, the Morgan stallion Shepherd F. Knapp was exported to England where his trotting speed became a byword. Today, many English Hackneys carry his name in their pedigrees. In American Saddlebreds, such famous champions as Edna May, Bourbon King, Rex Peavine, and Wing Commander trace to Justin Morgan. The foundation sire of the Tennessee Walking horse, Allen F-1, was a grandson of the Morgan stallion Bradford's Telegraph. In addition, many good Morgan mares were sent to Texas only to lose their breed identity in Quarter Horse bands, and to make the breed greater for it. The oldest of all American breeds the Morgan was strong enough to contribute greatly to almost every other American light horse breed while retaining its own identity across two centuries.

Yesterday my little brother Ethan and I went riding together again. We played gotcha last on horseback and had a blast chasing each other around. I also longed Sierra and she did really good.

Question of the day: Would you rather ride a lazy horse that you cant get to go faster than a walk or a disrespectfull horse that is always testing you and keeping you on your toes?

Dont forget to vote for Chaka# 215291 over on BC he still needs around 270 votes.

A big thank you to Sterl May and Royal Mes for giving Dakota vote 1,000!
Maria, Dakota N the girls

Come visit me, Dakota, *Misty*, Sierra, Cheyenne, Cherokee & ~Scout~RIP~.

10/24/2012 05:56.31 AM Report This Comment
Thanks for the vote! I wish I could vote for you twice, but oh well you know the rules.

Come visit me, Dakota, *Misty*, Sierra, Cheyenne, Cherokee & ~Scout~RIP~.

10/23/2012 02:38.45 PM Report This Comment

In the coming years, the offspring of these strong, willing, able light horses grew along with the young nation that was building itself upon hard work and determination. In the hands of American colonists, Morgans cleared rugged Vermont mountainsides and converted them into rich farmland. But they weren't mere workhorses, Morgans had the style and elegance to capture the admiration of any city horseman. While some Morgans earned their keep on the farm others were in high demand to become smart roadsters for Boston and New York financiers. When harness racing reached its heyday in the 1800s, the World's Fastest Trotting Stallion was Ethan Allen 50, old Justin's handsome great-grandson.
As America grew so did the feats of the Morgan. New England men answered the call of gold and headed for California on Morgans. In the Civil War, the famed Vermont Cavalry was mounted on Morgan horses. Not only did the Union's General Sheridan ride his Morgan Rienzi, Stonewall Jackson rode his Morgan, 'Little Sorrel,' for the Confederacy as well! In the Indian Wars, the only survivor in the Battle of the little Big Horn was Keogh's Morgan-bred horse Comanche. If the pathways of history are paved with the bones of the
horse, surely America's are paved by Morgans.

Question of the day: Do you blanket your horses during the wintertime?
I have never blanketed my horses and probably never will, but I know it makes a different if your horses are clipped.

Well, my goal for Dakota was to get 600 votes during the month of October, and thanks to you and all my other wonderfull HC friends he has already exceded his goal. I am hoping to see the big number 1,000 soon but I need your help so please come vote for my little guy!
Thanks so much for all your support!
Maria Dakota N the girls

Come visit me, Dakota, *Misty*, Sierra, Cheyenne, Cherokee & ~Scout~RIP~.

10/23/2012 05:33.56 AM Report This Comment
October 22nd newsletter

***HOTD Alliance#244159 nominated by Angel Petite Fluer
Hi my names Alliance and my registered name is Alliance D'Amour. I am a 2 yr old Thoroughbred mare from St Antoine L'Abbaye. My motto is "I will follow you anywhere and respect you without asking for much but some love and good yet gentle training! Please stop by and leave me a vote so that I can get my HOTD badge.

***Congratulations Jet our HOTD***

Please vote for HOTM runners:
Laura and Texas#209066
Maria and Dakota#240582

Question of the day: Do you feed your horses treats?
A. Yes I feed them treats all the time.
B. I give my horse treats every now and then as a reward.
C. I dont feed my horses treats because I think treats make them too nippy.

Thank you to everyone that voted for Chaka#215291 over on BC, he appreciates it but he requests that you leave your horses name so that he can return the favor.

Have a great day!

Come visit me, Dakota, *Misty*, Sierra, Cheyenne, Cherokee & ~Scout~RIP~.

10/22/2012 05:31.19 AM Report This Comment

Over the next 30 years, the little bay stallion worked long, hard hours in the fields and on the roads of Vermont. Gradually, the local population began to talk about the feats of "the Justin Morgan horse". Standing just over 14 hands tall, Justin Morgan's exploits gained him fame because he was not as big as colonial workhorses nor as tall and long-legged as racehorses, yet he consistently outperformed both. There was the time he pulled a log no draft horse could budge, the day only he had the beauty, spirit and manners to carry President James Monroe on a muster-day parade ground; and the time he outran the most winning racehorse central Vermont had ever known, at least until that day.
Doing it all and doing it well, Justin Morgan remained sound of eye, wind, and limb throughout a lifetime of two ordinary horses. That should have been enough, but the stallion added still more: showy, ground-covering gaits with speed to spare at any one of them; a gentle disposition that made him safe enough for a child to handle yet spirited enough for any horseman, beauty men would to recall decades after his death; and a rare courage that made men who lost bets on him hit their flagons of rum and say, 'To the little Morgan!' and drink deeply.

Hi, how was your weekend? I had a pretty good weekend, a bit dreary though. We finally got some rain, not very much, but enough to at least wet the dust down. Of course when the ground gets a little bit muddy the horses have to roll, so I got them all brushed out. Thankfully Sierra doesn't roll very often yet.

Question of the day: If it is raining outside, would your horse rather stay out in the pasture or come into the barn?
Misty doesn't usually mind being out in the rain, but Sierra is a bit of a weenie and will run to her shed if she feels a few drops of rain. Dakota will usually stay out in his pasture unless it is really storming.

Have a great Sunday and dont forget to vote Dakota for your Nov. HOTM!

Maria, Dakota N the girls

PS.There is a bird named Chaka#215291 over on birdchannel that has been voting for Dakota, and he would like me to spread the word that he is running for BOTM.
Please stop by and leave a vote for our bird brained friend.

Come visit me, Dakota, *Misty*, Sierra, Cheyenne, Cherokee & ~Scout~RIP~.

10/21/2012 05:39.40 AM Report This Comment
The Morgan Horse - An American Legend
Justin Morgan was a living legend. In the manner of so many heroes, he began as an unremarkable colt and became the father of an entire breed of horses recognized for quality and dependability.
Born in 1789, Justin Morgan started life as a small, rough-coated colt known as "Figure." In 1791, he left his birthplace in Springfield, Massachusetts with his new owner, the soft-spoken schoolteacher Justin Morgan, by whose name the stallion eventually became known. Although his breeding was unknown (thought to be of Dutch, Thoroughbred, or Arabian breeding), the quality of Justin Morgan's ancestry showed in his straight clean legs; deep muscling over his quarters and shoulders; and fine, intelligent head with large expressive eyes and short, pricked ears. Add to these the quality of his movement, a thick but silky mane and tail, and a clean-cut throatlatch, and you have the conformation of the ideal light horse. Despite these fine qualities, Justin Morgan's lack of size was such that his debt-ridden owner found no buyers on their journey north to Randolph Center, Vermont. It was simply fate that no one but, his new owner realized what a little giant he was.

Question of the day: When buying a horse, how important is color?
Color really isn't really a factor for me, I care more about the horse's personality, however I do really like paints.

I hope you are enjoying your weekend, and once again thanks a million for all your support!

Maria, Dakota N the girls

Come visit me, Dakota, *Misty*, Sierra, Cheyenne, Cherokee & ~Scout~RIP~.

10/20/2012 05:45.25 AM Report This Comment
Heres another vote, very nice looking appy!

Come visit me, Dakota, *Misty*, Sierra, Cheyenne, Cherokee & ~Scout~RIP~.

10/19/2012 02:01.36 PM Report This Comment
Voted for you!

Come visit me, Dakota, *Misty*, Sierra, Cheyenne, Cherokee & ~Scout~RIP~.

10/18/2012 01:52.37 PM Report This Comment
Wrist isn't much better. Still in a lot of pain. Got to ride bareback though! I was so excited because I miss riding sooooo much! Hopefully I will be able to get back in the saddle soon! Please keep telling other hc friends that I am so sorry that I haven't been voting for them! Quick vote! Love you all my hc friends!
A hurting Mackenzie and a loving Logan <3

Come visit me, Logan.

08/25/2012 06:03.31 PM Report This Comment
love it!!!!! cute!!! voted!!!

Come visit me, Windy.

08/22/2012 08:27.54 PM Report This Comment
Voted for you! I'm running September hotm and if you could help me by voting for me I would really appreciate it! I read all of my blogs and vote back to everyone! Left you a vote come visit me!

Come visit me, Logan.

08/18/2012 05:58.14 AM Report This Comment
awesome thank you! is your horse a lepoard appy?

Come visit me, Windy.

08/15/2012 05:25.18 PM Report This Comment
Voted, have a great day and tell all of your friends to vote Windy HOTD!! thanks

cassidy and teddy

Come visit me, Angel Teddy.

08/15/2012 10:35.33 AM Report This Comment
VOTE WINDY, # 240033 HOTD!! She really needs our help to get it!

Come visit me, Angel Teddy.

08/14/2012 12:58.31 PM Report This Comment
Teddy and I are galloping by with another vote! Have a great day!

Come visit me, Angel Teddy.

08/12/2012 03:59.53 PM Report This Comment
Thanks for stopping by on our special day!

Yes Lara is my sister, I am not sure y she hasnt been on but I will definatly tell her you said hello!

Come visit me, Angel Teddy.

08/10/2012 01:10.08 PM Report This Comment
Congrats congrats! Very cute horse!

Come visit me, Comanche loves Angel Petite Fleur & Pride.

08/01/2012 12:14.38 PM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD
congrats! your horse is beautiful! heres a vote! remember to vote Logan #237047 aug hotm and Levy #159120 sept hotm!

Ami, Maryfield, SK.

08/01/2012 09:55.33 AM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD!

Come visit me, Rivver Storm.

08/01/2012 09:47.31 AM Report This Comment

Come visit me, Mirame, Hannah, Willie & Cherokee.

08/01/2012 09:35.26 AM Report This Comment

Come visit me, Mirame, Hannah, Willie & Cherokee.

08/01/2012 09:35.23 AM Report This Comment
i hate when people write these huge paragraphs about themselves on others walls haha but congrats!

Come visit me, Callahan RIP <3, Johnnie B Good, Jubilee & Baloo.

08/01/2012 09:26.48 AM Report This Comment
Congratulations for HOTD
Have a wonderful day! Beautiful horse!!

Come visit me, ♥ Deacon ♥.

08/01/2012 08:38.10 AM Report This Comment
voted for you! :)

Come visit me, Maple.

08/01/2012 08:06.44 AM Report This Comment
felicidades APACHE esta muy bonito


08/01/2012 07:16.43 AM Report This Comment
felicidades APACHE esta muy bonito


08/01/2012 07:16.42 AM Report This Comment
Beautiful horse! Love his coloring! Congrats on HOTD! Left a vote.

Come visit me, Pecos, Sunfire, Tarzan & Pickles.

08/01/2012 06:33.18 AM Report This Comment
Great Pictures!!
Did any one ever count all the dots or spots??

Come visit me, Mistic, Willow & Whisper.

08/01/2012 06:28.29 AM Report This Comment
Vote 251 and a big congrats for your *H*O*T*D* Apache! Wow, a western type APPY horse and he is straight English, awesome! Bet he would be a champ doing western type events, too! Hope you enjoy the big day and EVERYDAY with such a great horse.

Paula, St Antoine, FRANCE, International.

08/01/2012 05:38.15 AM Report This Comment
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