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Standardbred from Lakeside, ON

Sterl May

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I am from Lakeside, ON and I've been a Club Horse member for 2 years, 11 months and 14 days

Nicknames: Sterly girly, beauty girl, my sweet

Age: 31 years old

Gender: Mare

Breed: Standardbred

Height: 15.2

Color: Mahogany bay

Type of Riding: she is retired, due to a back issue, used to ride english, hunter

My Horse's Achievements: learned to canter, jump and gave me the confidence to be the rider I am today. She got HOTD October 30, 2011. She was HOTD for the 2nd time Oct 31, 2012.
Sterl May was HOTM, June, 2013

My Horse's Favorite Treat: carrots and more carrots

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: eat, hang out, baby sit, she takes care of everyone

Pet Peeves: nothing bothers her, she takes EVERYTHING in stride.

My Horse's motto: Don't worry about me, I'm O.K.

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How We Met

As a young girl, I loved horses. My best friend lived on a farm and had a pony named Star. I was there all the time. We lived in town and of course couldn't have a horse in the back yard. So, after growing up and finishing school and having a career and getting married, and gettig divorced ang getting remarried, we moved to the country. I leased a horse at a near by stable for about a year and a half, until I was sure I wanted the resonsibility of my own. I heard about Sterl May being available, I eagerly went to meet her, I noticed her beautiful big, soft brown eyes immediately. I put a borrowed saddle and bridle on her and rode her right there in the field with her pasture mate. I knew she was a Standardbred, but that really didn't mean anything to me, she was a horse, she had 4 feet,a head and a tail, and she let me ride her. I decided then and there that I wanted her. I asked the price and her owner told me,she always said she would never give her away. At that time Canada had just done away with our $1 bill and replaced it with a coin, a loonie. She said I can't sell her for $1, because she is NO loonie. Give me $2 and she is yours. I couldn't believe what I was hearing, I handed her a $2 bill. She handed it back to me and said " you keep this $2, as long as you own Sterl May you will never be broke". I still have that $2 bill, it is framed with her reg. papers. I promised her a home until the day she dies. I will keep that promise. I will never be broke as long as she is in my life. She is retired now, all she has to do is look pretty and keep Charlie company. She has Cushing's disease, but she doesn't know, so I'm not going to tell her, she never complains, she willingly takes her meds everyday, she just goes with the flow. She is a very happy horse.

Thanks Sing for vote 1000
Thanks Cha'dich vote 2000
Thanks Ginger & Angel Betsy vote 3000
Thanks Ginger & Angel Betsy vote 3500
Thanks Pippin vote 4000
Thanks Belladonna Vote 5000
Thanks Sadie Vote 6000
Thanks Blondies vote 7000
Thanks Cisco vote 8000
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8,962 friends have voted for me since I joined Club Horse!

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Another storm's on it's way. Hurricane Odile is working it's way up from Baja. Praying for those hit in Mexico and for those of us in it's path. Hugs and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting Kootenai 161648 October HOTM*.

09/16/2014 12:21.00 AM Report This Comment
Another storm's on it's way. Hurricane Odile is working it's way up from Baja. Praying for those hit in Mexico and for those of us in it's path. Hugs and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting Kootenai 161648 October HOTM*.

09/16/2014 12:20.28 AM Report This Comment
Hi Sterly, here's a vote for ya honey. Love, Marion and the blondes.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Thanks Mom, Indy, H.T. #9100!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13500 THX Mom, Paige & Indy & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tkx Bella Boo of DC #17600!.

09/15/2014 04:53.45 PM Report This Comment
Amanda had her last chemo today. Such a strong, beautiful woman. Looking forward to seeing her weekend after this.

Come visit me, Mystic ~ voting for Kootenai #161648, Cisco: knows Trevor & Amanda will beat Cancer, Meg ~ voting for Kootenai #161648 & Nugget ~ Voting for Kootenai #161648.

09/15/2014 02:20.24 PM Report This Comment
Hi Donna Lee, Sorry I wasn't able to leave blogs Friday-Sunday, but HC kept giving me error messages all weekend :( It reached really hot temperatures here. It was 105 on Sunday which is really rare for our area. The last time it was this hot was about 6 or 7 years ago! Voted. XOXO Danya and Koot

Come visit me, Kootenai *Please vote Koot 161648 for Oct. HOTM*.

09/15/2014 10:23.30 AM Report This Comment
steri may, Angel Sassy Mac, Royal Mes, & Donna Lee
Had a very busy weekend , rode Lilly, cleaned the house, Mosier turned 100 so there were lots of celebrations going on, the weather was buetiful, should could use some rain though, lots of fires all over OR. and WA, preparing for the transition of loosing my job, after 23 years, the building I take care of is being sold, new company offered me a job but I am probably going to say no, kinda done with this career, now is the time to focus on Lilly, family, and the family business, oh and ME !! LOL. love Suz and Lilly

Come visit me, Lilly.

09/15/2014 10:03.10 AM Report This Comment
Sorry you had to go through such a traumatic experience as that. A tornado is a scary thing for anyone. Hope all is OK. Praying for all those affected by the storms. Left a vote.

Come visit me, ACES WILD & SUSIE AND FRIENDS.

09/15/2014 08:18.16 AM Report This Comment
☆ Deacon and I had a wonderful trail ride at Lake Whitney Saturday. It started out cool at 60 but felt cooler. I started with a vest and jean jacket, and then went to just vest until 3 or so and then just my longer sleeved shirt-good ride with good friends!!! Have a wonderful day! Whinnies & hugs =)

Come visit me, ~* Whiskey*~ & <)__~ Deacon.

09/15/2014 07:35.38 AM Report This Comment
Finally able to vote. Hoping to get all of it done. Love always and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting Kootenai 161648 October HOTM*.

09/15/2014 01:24.01 AM Report This Comment
Hi Sterly, here's a vote for ya honey. Love, Marion and the blondes.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Thanks Mom, Indy, H.T. #9100!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13500 THX Mom, Paige & Indy & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tkx Bella Boo of DC #17600!.

09/13/2014 05:42.42 PM Report This Comment
Only 75 yesterday, light rain and 58 this AM. Found a how to video on horse massage, tried it yesterday on Cisco and he loved it, was actually groaning. He's so vocal. Hope the rain stays light so I can get some outside stuff done, actually getting some energy back with the cooler weather. Cheryl & Cisco

Come visit me, Mystic ~ voting for Kootenai #161648, Cisco: knows Trevor & Amanda will beat Cancer, Meg ~ voting for Kootenai #161648 & Nugget ~ Voting for Kootenai #161648.

09/13/2014 12:30.56 PM Report This Comment
My herd and I are doing well. Very, very busy. I will try to reach out to everyone next weekend ♡ MISS you all :)

September 12th 2014 Newsletter

***HOTD Gypsee 258744
Hi my name is Gypsee. I am a Pony of America’s 13 year old mare. I ride English, dressage, jumping and eventing. My favorite treats are maple bagels. Please stop by and leave a vote!

Congratulations Stripe or HOTD!

***HOTM Kootenai 161648

Today’s inspiration: Change your thoughts and you change your world. “Norman Vincent Peale”


Happy Trails...Team HOTD
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Come visit me, ~* Whiskey*~ & <)__~ Deacon.

09/12/2014 06:31.24 AM Report This Comment
Love and a quick vote. Have an amazing weekend.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting Kootenai 161648 October HOTM*.

09/12/2014 02:14.43 AM Report This Comment
Hi Donna Lee, it was already about 90 today and felt sooo hot. Not looking forward to Saturday and Sunday when it's supposed to be 98! I'll probably just end up taking Koot some carrots Saturday morning or maybe taking him to the close turn out depending on how hot it is in the am. Voted. XOXO Danya and Koot

Come visit me, Kootenai *Please vote Koot 161648 for Oct. HOTM*.

09/11/2014 09:12.28 PM Report This Comment
Hi Sterly, here's a vote for ya honey. Love, Marion and the blondes.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Thanks Mom, Indy, H.T. #9100!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13500 THX Mom, Paige & Indy & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tkx Bella Boo of DC #17600!.

09/11/2014 05:01.42 PM Report This Comment
Leaving a quick vote in memory of 9-11-2001. <3

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting Kootenai 161648 October HOTM*.

09/11/2014 02:47.44 AM Report This Comment
Hi Donna Lee, I'm glad to hear you had a nice birthday :) had a great trail ride with Koot last night and one of our friends. He had an easy ride but he was happy for the company. I don't know how much Koot time I'll get in this weekend since it's supposed to be high 90s Saturday through Monday..not really looking forward to that :( Hope you are having a great week. Voted. XOXO Danya and Koot

Come visit me, Kootenai *Please vote Koot 161648 for Oct. HOTM*.

09/10/2014 09:18.19 PM Report This Comment
Hi Sterly, here's a vote for ya honey. Love, Marion and the blondes.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Thanks Mom, Indy, H.T. #9100!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13500 THX Mom, Paige & Indy & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tkx Bella Boo of DC #17600!.

09/10/2014 04:46.16 PM Report This Comment
steri may, Angel Sassy Mac, Royal Mes, & Donna Lee
the weather in Mosier OR has been out of theis world nice, we turn 100 years old on the weekend, lots of town celebrations, hope to get a ride in with Lilly and also going to a friends corn fest they have every year, should be just a wonderful weekend ahead ! love Suz and Lilly

Come visit me, Lilly.

09/10/2014 09:57.15 AM Report This Comment
Belated birthday wishes to Donna Lee
and a vote for the stupendous Sterly Girly. Thinking of you & family.

Paula, Abington, PA.

09/10/2014 06:30.49 AM Report This Comment
Still working on getting the shed cleaned up. We went through it and saved most of the Christmas ornaments. Sadie had to go through them, too. She kept redumping them out. She found a big red bow she liked and dropped it in the mud. What a character. She's ate up with bug bites, Spraying doesn't really help. I feel so bad for her. Leaving a big hug and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting Kootenai 161648 October HOTM*.

09/10/2014 02:38.36 AM Report This Comment
Hi Sterly, here's a vote for ya honey. Love, Marion and the blondes.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Thanks Mom, Indy, H.T. #9100!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13500 THX Mom, Paige & Indy & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tkx Bella Boo of DC #17600!.

09/09/2014 04:55.12 PM Report This Comment
Hi Donna Lee, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! My birthday usually falls on a weekday so I know how you feel about having to work :( hopefully you do something fun. It finally cooled off a little bit today so I'll be seeing Koot tonight. The last two days were just too hot. Hope you're having a great week. Voted. XOXO Danya and Koot

Come visit me, Kootenai *Please vote Koot 161648 for Oct. HOTM*.

09/09/2014 02:14.54 PM Report This Comment
steri may, Angel Sassy Mac, Royal Mes, & Donna Lee
Crazy day at work, Lilly says hi, love Suz and Lilly

Come visit me, Lilly.

09/09/2014 02:01.49 PM Report This Comment
Oh wow thank you all so much for Dakotas surprise HOTD! Thanks for the congrats we are honored! I haven't been getting on the internet except for FB and email on my phone, I have really missed my HC friends! Love you all!

****HOTD Perfect Trust 271778
Hi, I am a 12yr old Thoroughbred gelding, I am also called Trusty, Rusty, and Buck. I ride dressage and trail. My motto is " When you need a friend, you just need to be a friend." Please stop by and leave a vote.

Congratulations Jim our HOTD!

***HOTM Kootenai 161648

Happy Trails...Team HOTD

Come visit me, Sierra*Congratulatio- ns Sadie Aug. HOTM!, *Misty*Thanks for HOTD!, Cheyenne, Dakota, Cherokee*vote 4 Spangle & Copper Sept. HOTM! & ~Scout~RIP~.

09/09/2014 11:44.53 AM Report This Comment
We normally don't get much rain. We go for months without any. This summer has been anything but normal. The rain started Monday morning and hit us hard. We're okay, but the flooding in other places, did a lot of damage. Homes were flooded out, cars were buried up to their windows and the Interstate, 1-10, was flooded out and shut down in places. Never seen such a mess. Canals and sewers overflowed, too. A lot of people weren't able to make it to work and schools were closed. People were catching fish in the streets and in their yards. Leaving love and a vote. Thankful for God's hand of protection.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting Kootenai 161648 October HOTM*.

09/09/2014 01:47.18 AM Report This Comment
Hi Sterly, here's a vote for ya honey. Love, Marion and the blondes.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Thanks Mom, Indy, H.T. #9100!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13500 THX Mom, Paige & Indy & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tkx Bella Boo of DC #17600!.

09/08/2014 05:32.34 PM Report This Comment
What a day! Got into fire ants when I hayed the horses at noon, probably 20 or so bites on one leg. Been slathering them with Aspercreme to keep the itching down. Have been trying to sign up for a week to do A clinic at the Grasslands Bed 'n Barn in Nov, got an email this AM, they signed me up for the wrong one, then got an email a little while ago that I had TWO spots reserved at both clinics - never said anyone was coming with me, and have repeatedly told them I only want to do the one in Nov. Told them to just forget it, will do Steve's clinic in Nov.

Come visit me, Mystic ~ voting for Kootenai #161648, Cisco: knows Trevor & Amanda will beat Cancer, Meg ~ voting for Kootenai #161648 & Nugget ~ Voting for Kootenai #161648.

09/08/2014 02:03.36 PM Report This Comment
steri may, Angel Sassy Mac, Royal Mes, & Doona Lee
Sorry to hear storms bring you to anxiety attacks that would be hard, had a lovely weekend, way over did it cleaning and riding and stuff so now my lower back is screaming and it ain't pretty !! take care talk soon, Suz and Lilly

Come visit me, Lilly.

09/08/2014 09:51.05 AM Report This Comment
Hi Donna Lee! Happy Monday! We have a 30% chance of thunderstorms today but I kind of doubt anything will happen. It's still a bit hot so I'll have to see how the weather is when I get off work to know if I'm taking Koot out or not. Voted. XOXO Danya and Koot

Come visit me, Kootenai *Please vote Koot 161648 for Oct. HOTM*.

09/08/2014 09:27.43 AM Report This Comment
Hi from Celeste
Yes we had some ripping damage from the storms, the lightning was very severe. We had 3 trees stuck in the far pasture field. Lost part of ther barn roof...again.
And the hail and driving rain put an end to the rest of the garden. I'm still cleaning up from it. Lacey, one of my minis is like you are. She is terrified of storms.
She gets so upset I have to put a loud radio on and sit with her in the barn stall in a storm.
Take care and God bless...love Celeste

Come visit me, Belladonna & Misty.

09/08/2014 07:16.20 AM Report This Comment
Sterly looks so good for a 31 yo. mare. You've done a great job with her. Have a good Monday.

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

09/08/2014 04:38.52 AM Report This Comment
Happy Monday vote for you! Glad to hear the stroms passed with no major problems. We had two come thru Saturday night with lots of lightning - hate the lightning. But it did cool our weather down. We are only expecting 80 degrees for a high all week. Feels like fall!
Poor Charlie - glad the antihistmine worked. I imagine hives are quite itchy for horses.
Did some groundwork with Butter after the farrier left yesterday but he was in a mood and quit after 1/2 hour. He has a stubborn streak and when he is done working, there isn't much I can do to get him moving again.
Hope you have a great start to the week!

Come visit me, Butter.

09/08/2014 04:10.31 AM Report This Comment
Another storm's hitting us. Hope it won't be bad. I'd hoped to get the shed cleaned up on my day off. Haven't had the heart or the energy to start. Love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting Kootenai 161648 October HOTM*.

09/08/2014 02:45.52 AM Report This Comment
Hey Donna Lee, storms can definitely be frightening, but we don't really get storms much here. It's just rains and that's about it, but even last winter we got like nothing. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for some rain this year to help with the horrible drought. Hope you had a great weekend. No Koot time today, it was just too hot. Voted. XOXO Danya and Koot

Come visit me, Kootenai *Please vote Koot 161648 for Oct. HOTM*.

09/07/2014 09:46.07 PM Report This Comment
Hi Sterly, here's a vote for ya honey. I can relate Donna Lee. In about 1990 or around there. I was at work when a fast moving storm came in. I had just went on my break to the back of the store and sat down, next thing I though I heard a freight train on our roof! Oh wait, there was no roof and ceiling above us and we were getting rained on. On the other side of the break room wall was the receivers desk and the receiving room for freight! She was screaming, the door and dock and entire roof over the dock flew up into the woods and over the hill! People came in from the parking lot and said they saw a baby twister touch down in the parking, throwing cars around and then climb the front wall of the store and up and over the roof, they watched as the roof just took off flying all about! My brand new truck was parked just about 100 feet from where it traveled through the cars! So yes, I feel your pain! Love, Marion and the blondes.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Thanks Mom, Indy, H.T. #9100!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13500 THX Mom, Paige & Indy & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tkx Bella Boo of DC #17600!.

09/07/2014 05:15.09 PM Report This Comment
Thunderstorm last night, really loud thunder and spectacular lightning. Turned everyone out in the big pasture just before it hit, knowing they'd head for the run in shed when it started raining so wouldn't pig out. Kept them up in the turnout pen today, don't my obstacle course all chewed up, we got an inch so pretty muddy. Gave them hay for lunch, can't remember the last time they got any hay. Will start turning them out late every evening - gotta admit it was fun watching all 3 come at a run when I went out to feed.

Come visit me, Mystic ~ voting for Kootenai #161648, Cisco: knows Trevor & Amanda will beat Cancer, Meg ~ voting for Kootenai #161648 & Nugget ~ Voting for Kootenai #161648.

09/07/2014 12:50.59 PM Report This Comment
voted!

Come visit me, Miss Trouble & <>Pony Jack<>.

09/07/2014 10:39.57 AM Report This Comment
Morning
Leaving a vote thank you for yours. Have a blessed day.

Come visit me, Major, Star & Louie.

09/07/2014 04:19.47 AM Report This Comment
So sorry I didn't vote Saturday. Late night at work Friday, had to go to the store afterward and after Thursday's storm, I was exhausted. Sending lots of love and a vote. Thanks for remembering Sadie. <3

Come visit me, SADIE *Voting Kootenai 161648 October HOTM*.

09/07/2014 02:35.14 AM Report This Comment
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