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Connemara Pony from Piermont, NH

Farewell Aramis

About Me

Active within 1374 Days

I am from Piermont, NH and I've been a Club Horse member for 6 years, 2 months and 4 days

Nicknames: Show name: Heart of Gold
Barn name: Aramis
Nicknames: Handsom, My beautiful bay

Age: 19 years old

Gender: Gelding

Breed: Connemara Pony

Height: 15. hh

Color: Blood Bay

Type of Riding: Eventing, trail riding.

My Horse's Achievements: Saving me from dying of a broken heart and giving me yours even when I was distracted. Making me laugh and freak to discover that you are an escape artist.

My Horse's Favorite Treat: Peppermint bites, Apples, and most anything edible!

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: Run Cross Country, Snuggle with me, Play in the field, Play with his jolly balls, do latteral dressage movments!

Pet Peeves: Low celings and getting wet.

My Horse's motto: "Goodbye hurts, but it's knowing you won't say hello again that makes you want to stay!"

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How We Met

Two years ago I met Cruise. I was in love with him but no way I could get him. Moving on was hard but meeting Aramis made it easier. After realizing the reality of Cruise I started looking for a new horse again. My trainer found him and brought me to try him. We signed the lease later that evening. Aramis was wonderful and helped soothe the pain of my broken heart. I owe this little horse a lot and yet when Cruise and I were reunited permenatly I let Aramis sit on the back burner. And then later I let him go. I am sorry if I failed you my handsom goof ball and hope to high heaven that you know I love you!!! And always will!.

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I've had 2843 friends visit me.

I'm the 37,509th member on

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

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Hayy all!
I heard from Aramis's owner a month or so ago and it killed me to find out that he contracted lymes disease, and has an injury. I know that things happen but I tend to blame myself even when I wasn't there for not being able to protect my kids. I miss him terribly and hope that maybe some day I can see him happy and comfortable again.
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Come visit me, Linus, Cruise Control, Taco & Farewell Aramis.

08/14/2014 11:11.57 AM Report This Comment
Happy Holidays!
Hi all! I hope everyone is having a fun, horse filled holiday season! Loving the spirit and dreaming of next Eventing season! **:D!

Come visit me, Linus, Cruise Control, Taco & Farewell Aramis.

12/18/2013 11:32.38 AM Report This Comment
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Check out my new horse page, Lucy and Linus! It will make your day!
Maren and the gang

Come visit me, Linus, Cruise Control, Taco & Farewell Aramis.

05/21/2013 02:39.01 PM Report This Comment
I haven't decided what's worse...saying good bye or the memories and feelings that follow! Whenever I visit his page I get choked up and a tear slips down my cheek and I think of my true Heart of Gold... :')

Come visit me, Linus, Cruise Control, Taco & Farewell Aramis.

05/21/2013 01:47.24 PM Report This Comment
Saying goodbye
Goodbye is the most relieving thing to say when you want to leave and the hardest one when you don't want them to go. Last Saturday Aramis was picked up by his owner. He was only a lease and with the arrival of Cruise I had no time for him. He was unhappy with that and I knew I had to make a very hard decision. His owner came to a point where she could take him home and I agreed that he should go with her. It was hard and I miss him but I know it was the right thing to do. He is happy and settled back where he belongs. I spent the whole morning cleaning him up shedding him out, grooming him, washing his tail and legs, cleaned his sheath, and packed up his stuff. I sent the few things he came with back and gave his owner his leather halter, SmartPaks and anything else that was his while I had him. I hand grazed him on the front lawn and it tore my heart out when he came over and nickered to me and put his head in my arms just to be close, the way we always used to. With tears in my eyes, I kissed his cute little nose and (despite his antics) helped load him on a trailer...for the last time. Aramis, you and all you taught me will forever be in my heart! Goodbye, my beautiful bay!

Come visit me, Linus, Cruise Control, Taco & Farewell Aramis.

04/06/2013 07:56.35 AM Report This Comment
Cute horse!

Come visit me, Leos Triple Kidd - RIP October 27th.

03/06/2013 03:10.25 PM Report This Comment
Here's your Saturday vote from Fancy & Trigger ♥
Fancy is in the stall, while Trigger wanders around peacefully. It was warm this morning but it cooled down quickly with a few drops of rain. Knowing Spring is certain to be here in a few days, I have felt excitement for upcoming horsey events. I hope Fancy’s booboo heals up soon. I know she is ready to get out of that stall and kick her heels up! I am ready to see her kick her heels up too!

FANCY'S PERCEPTIONS, I’m feelin Spring!:
Q: Why did the honeybee have sticky hair? A: She used a honeycomb.

LITTLE COWBOY CLASS/ Word of the day: Jumping - The characteristic movement that an equine makes when given a vaccine or has his hooves trimmed.

Congratulations 'SUGAR' our HOTD!!

Please vote
***HOTD Blaze 252957
***HOTM Hi Tech Image 40041
***COTM Trixe 172636
***BOTM Zip, Charlie, & Wilberforce 213890
***DOTM Terra 34284

Have a BLESSED weekend ✞

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

03/02/2013 01:08.23 PM Report This Comment
***HOTD Chubs 248076 Nominated by Fancy
Hi I am an 8yr old QH gelding named Chubs. I have acheived a lot over the years and am my owners favorite horse to ride. I love apples and playing with my little pal Isbella. Please stop by and leave a vote.

Congratulations Isbella our HOTD!!

***HOTM Jada & Twilight 242851 Doobie 211407
***COTM Josie May 193862
***BOTM Snowball 150496
***DOTM Secret candidate Blossom 43157

Hi guys! Here is a vote during the first time I have really sat still in days. I am so proud of my son. He shared some private videos and images from his job. His job is very important in protecting our military members during incoming attacks and those attacks happen much more often than we would ever imagine.
I was hoping to get some pics of him and Cowboy with the horses, but our ground was too saturated and the weather was cold. Now it is very windy and the ground is still saturated.
We shared many family activities! But during this visit, I could actually stay on my feet during the skating! Cowboy received more gifts than during all his Christmases put together. And Cowboy was the top of his game when his big brother came to eat school lunch with him!

Thanks for still visiting our pages this week, & thanks for watching our video. I plan to load our next ground driving video next week, and it will be a bit more interesting! I have still voted contest each day and watch your videos too! You know I can't stay away from HC totally! I just did not have the time for all of my usual activities.

I almost forgot, my son saw our Veterans Day page, He loves it! He enjoyed all of your photos showing support for the military. Thanks guys! I hope you feel free to share that page with your military family member too!

Now I have to clean up this house before my work schedule resumes! Have a Blessed Night, Love from Frances and family!!!

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

02/28/2013 06:05.17 PM Report This Comment
♥ From our hooves to your horseshoe we give a vote of love!!!

Sherry ★ Whiskey, Deacon & Rocket

Come visit me, ♥ Deacon ♥.

02/28/2013 07:21.14 AM Report This Comment
"hay" girl!!! Cute pic. Here's a vote 4 u.

Come visit me, Kit & Just Imagine.

02/28/2013 04:19.22 AM Report This Comment
Thank you fantastic friends!
You are all amazing! Thank you for Taco's horse of the day and the time you did it for Aramis too!
My furry family

Come visit me, Linus, Cruise Control, Taco & Farewell Aramis.

02/17/2013 02:52.39 PM Report This Comment
Hugs and a vote.

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

01/25/2013 11:45.33 PM Report This Comment
Hi everyone! I have a favor to ask!
Hi All! Please read Taco's new story of how we met! The old two sentences was a long term temporary quick fix. Now read his new one to find out what really happened! We are now going on our 4th year together and I have owned him for two! October was our 4 year aniversary and this Christmas will be our 3rd aniversary of me owning him! Help us celebrate by posting on our blog and helping Taco win Horse of the day!

Come visit me, Linus, Cruise Control, Taco & Farewell Aramis.

11/20/2012 03:25.49 PM Report This Comment
'Hay' everyone!!!
Hi! So after that ridiculously long break from HC (which drove me crazy) I'm finally back more often! I'm in school now and super busy so visits will be more frequent now but not every day. But so glad to be on again!!!! I guess life fluxuates, whatever you know. Thanks all!
Me and my boys

Come visit me, Linus, Cruise Control, Taco & Farewell Aramis.

10/29/2012 05:40.26 PM Report This Comment
Continued history of the Canadian horse:

The Canadian breed became renowned for its abilities as a roadster, racer and stylish harness horse. By 1820, classes for Canadian Horses were being held at agricultural exhibitions in Lower Canada and in New York. Over the next decades, increasing numbers of Canadian horses, including the best stallions, were sold to the United States. Many found their way into the foundation stock of other breeds such as the Morgan, Tennessee Walker, American Saddlebred and Standardbred.
With the outbreak of the U.S. Civil War in 1861, Canadian Horses once again were used for miltary service when thousands were exported to supply the Union Army. By the end of the war in 1865, at least 30,000 Canadian Horses had been exported for military service.
Later, in 1874, Canadian Horses took part in the historic North West Mounted Police Great March West, in the Northwest Rebellion of 1885 and are even said to have served in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Canadian Horses sent to serve in the Boer War in South Africa did so well that hundreds were subsequently purchased for the British Imperial forces and shipped overseas. During World War I, more Canadian Horses were shipped off to battle in France, never to return.
Ironically, the popularity and availability of the Canadian Horse almost caused its demise as a distinct breed.

Yesterday I rode Misty and ponied Sierra. They both did pretty good, considering I dont do it with them very often. Sometimes Sierra tends to get a bit rowdy when I am ponying her, but yesterday she was very well behaved. It is still pretty chilly out but at least the wind has died down.

Question of the day: If you were looking to buy another horse, would you rather buy a foal and train it from the begining, or buy a full grown horse that isnt trained quite the way you would like it to be?

Have a great weekend everyone and tommorow I will be blogging on Morgans!
Maria, Dakota N the girls

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

10/19/2012 05:33.28 AM Report This Comment
Hi everyone! And thanks!
Hi! I am soooo sorry that I haven't been on as regularly as usuall, I have been going to clinics, Pony Club, schooling shows etc... with Cruise. I want to say how happy I am that Aramis finally got HOTD! Thank you all for supporting him and being good HC friends! I love you all and HORSE CHANNEL!!!!!
Love, Maren, Cruise, Taco and... Aramis!

Come visit me, Linus, Cruise Control, Taco & Farewell Aramis.

07/17/2012 03:47.24 PM Report This Comment
on winning horse of the day. Nice! Here's a vote for you

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

07/15/2012 10:57.36 PM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD!!

Come visit me, Digit.

07/15/2012 10:24.45 PM Report This Comment
Had a Great Day with Misty and Laura.
So today in Maryfield it was finally cool so we could ride durning the day! Went out this am to give JD his meds! Then we went back to ride Tex, but then dad came and told us there was a tornado warning . So after that we went back and finally got to ride tex, Laura was barrel racing tex. Wow! can he barrel race. 19 seconds was his fastest. Then we came home to get JD's meds and some carrots for them. When we were there I managed to catch Misty who was a pleasure to work with! Love you lots Misty!
Thanks for voting Tex and ride by to leave him another HOTM vote!!
♠ Em and Mist ♣

Emma, Maryfield, SK.

07/15/2012 09:09.01 PM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD Aramis!

Come visit me, Rivver Storm.

07/15/2012 07:40.01 PM Report This Comment
Happy HOTD. Please keep voting Tex!

Come visit me, The Appaloosa(Appy) Club!.

07/15/2012 06:32.27 PM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD.

Come visit me, Prime Sensation, Apache, Riley & Sandy.

07/15/2012 05:59.36 PM Report This Comment
Enjoy the spotlight! Rode Logan again today! Than gave him a bath! Heres a quick vote for you! Spread the word about me running for August hotm! Come visit me!

Come visit me, Logan.

07/15/2012 04:49.26 PM Report This Comment
Enjoy your day in the spotlight!

Come visit me, Flow.

07/15/2012 03:44.05 PM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD!
Aramis is really cute!

Come visit me, SASSY*Thanks for HOTD* & Tesla*Thanks for HOTD*.

07/15/2012 03:26.12 PM Report This Comment

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

07/15/2012 03:21.35 PM Report This Comment
congrats on hotd!
congrats! heres another vote, your horse is gorgeous!!

Ami, Maryfield, SK.

07/15/2012 02:50.18 PM Report This Comment
on HOTD. enjoy your day in the spotlight:)

Come visit me, Daisy n Levy & Cheap Date (Buddy).

07/15/2012 10:18.27 AM Report This Comment
Congrats on your HOTD WIN!!!
VoTed :)

PLEASE vote for our HOTD runner today! ♥ Pebbles 164110

“Always remember to forget the troubles that pass your way, But never forget the blessings that come each day.” (anonymous)

What a beautiful sunshiny Carolina day! Looks like the perfect day for an after church horse ride. I won't get to enjoy a ride today because Little Cowboy has a Hitch in his Giddy-up. His little tummy took sick in the weee hours of the morning. Little Cowboy finally rest in bed as I thank God for the beauty of this day.

If the sun is shining at your house, go out and enjoy it while it is there. Be careful not to over do it!

We have a slight chance for more rains here. Don't fret if it is raining at your house. Rain is a good thing. Makes the flowers, trees, and grass for hay grow! And just think, when the sun shines, it will be lovely!

I pray your day is Lovely and Blessed ♥

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

07/15/2012 09:31.46 AM Report This Comment
Hi Aramis, Congrats on going HOTD. That's sad your not active! Well please come visit Tex and leave him a vote to be your HOTM!

Laura, Maryfield, SK.

07/15/2012 09:26.41 AM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD, it's well deserved!

Come visit me, Willie.

07/15/2012 09:14.14 AM Report This Comment
I'm so happy you won deserve it! BTW I really love the purple horse blanket; it's lovely! I left you a vote!

---Cindy and Luna

Come visit me, ~Luna~ & Allie.

07/15/2012 08:42.21 AM Report This Comment


07/15/2012 07:26.04 AM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD!!
Sunday fun facts

.In the state of Arizona it is illegal to wear your spurs in a hotel lobby.

The horse is God's gift to man - Old Arab Proverb

Leaving a vote!!!!
Please vote for Tex #209066 and Logan #237047 HOTM

Also vote Shiloh #227773 HOTD for tomorrow!

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

07/15/2012 07:25.38 AM Report This Comment
Such beautiful pictures of your guy. Leaving you a vote. Please remember that Pebbles will need a vote for the 15. Thank you!!

Come visit me, Mistic, Willow & Whisper.

07/15/2012 07:14.56 AM Report This Comment
beautiful horse left a vote have a wonderful day in the spotlight

Come visit me, Babe, Cocoa & Sally.

07/15/2012 06:52.45 AM Report This Comment
Congrats pm HOTD!
Hi Aramis, congrats on going HOTD and here's another vote for ya. Stop on over and meet my yella's and drop off a vote for one of them. Have a great day in the spotlight!

Come visit me, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy,Paige #17800!, MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Bella Boo of DC, 23400! & Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for, 19200!.

07/15/2012 03:59.59 AM Report This Comment
A good luck HOTD vote for you:)

joey, spring, TX.

07/14/2012 02:07.01 PM Report This Comment
Vote Heart of Gold HOTD July 14
Newsletter July 14th

***HOTD Heart of Gold 230969 Nominated by Royal Mes
Hi I'm a 13 yr old Connemara Pony gelding from Pike NH. My show name is Heart of Gold, my barn name is Aramis. I am sometimes called Handsome and My Beautiful Bay. I like eventing and trail riding. My Motto is "I am a cutie and I know it" "Who couldn't love me?" Please stop by and leave a vote.

***HOTM Texas 209066 Logan 237047

Have a wonderful weekend!! Happy trails, Team HOTD

Come visit me, Daisy n Levy & Cheap Date (Buddy).

07/14/2012 01:54.01 PM Report This Comment
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