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Standardbred from Lakeside, ON

Angel Sassy Mac Mar 8/95-Aug 8/07

About Me

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I am from Lakeside, ON and I've been a Club Horse member for 1 year, 4 months and 2 days

Nicknames: We called him Mackie

Age: 19 years old

Gender: Gelding

Breed: Standardbred

Height: 16hh

Color: Bay

Type of Riding: We rode english, he liked to jump.

My Horse's Achievements: There is not a day go by that I am not SO proud of him.


I have also included some photos of other
ANGEL HORSES in my life. FOOL KAT, the
solid bred paint that I leased, BRAY, the
handsome Standardbred that I bought for
all the wrong reasons, and of course,
JACKIE, the best little pal Sterl May ever
had.



Thanks Sadie vote 100
Thanks Angel Petite Fleur vote 500
Thanks Pippin & boys vote 1000
Thanks silent vote 2000
Thanks Whiskey & Deacon vote 2500
Thanks Amber vote 3000

My Horse's Favorite Treat: apples snacks, he could be a bit of a piggy

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: He just loved to hang out with you, he really thought he was a dog, I bet he would have sat on your lap...

Pet Peeves: He hated being away from Sterl May, they were very good friends

My Horse's motto: Just keep trying

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How We Met

Mackie came into my life when I needed him most. I had just spent almost 4 years with a horse that was all wrong for me. Mackie was such a willing partner, he made having a horse such a treat. He tried to please no matter what you asked of him. Knowing what I know now, I realize that life was really tough for Mackie. He had many health issues, everything from mild colic to choke, to allergic reaction to a vaccine and then a reaction to the antibiotic. His biggest challenge was getting and surviving EPM not once but twice. As a result of the EPM meds he developed gastric ulcers, it just went on and on. Thru all of this Mackie never once complained. It looked like we were finally on our way to enjoying ourselves, when his behavior changed, nothing drastic, just a little off. After a consultation with our Vet, an appointment was made at the University Equine Hospital for Mackie to see a cardiologist. The night before our appointment I told Mackie that we were going to get some answers, in my heart I knew it was not good, but I had hope because after all, these people were specialists. It was a very long day, filled with tons of tests and information overload. When all the info had been gathered, we sat down and they explained to me that he was in heart failure, only one of his four heart valves was functioning. They felt that this condition had been present for years, they said for me not to beat myself up, it was NOT something that either Dr. Cook or I had missed. Typically horses don't show symptoms because they keep trying, they said Mackie never gave up, his heart did.. His prognosis was poor to hopeless, I had 3 options, 1. leave him at the hospital and treat, however, they told me that they did not recommend treatment, even if it did help, it would be short lived. 2. take him home to die, but it would not be a peaceful death. 3. I could let him go now. I choose to let him go, I stayed with him, at his side the whole time, it was important to me that my face and my voice be the last he saw and heard. I held him and told him how much he was loved, I came home alone that day. He was only 12. I donated his body to the University Hospital, I got great comfort from knowing that his heart might help someone else's horse. I miss him everyday. Love you Mackie. We will meet again.






Mackie was Angel HOTD Dec 26/2012
Mackie was Angel HOTD Dec 26/2013
Mackie was Angel HOTM January 2014
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My Horse Stats

I've had 18602 friends visit me.

I'm the 40,315th member on HorseChannel.com.

3,190 friends have voted for me since I joined Club Horse!

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HI, left a vote. On top of not feeling well last night my computer decided to crash! Ugg, I have spent all day today working on getting back online. Finally, it is almost 7:30pm and I am on!

Come visit me, Toby & Amber.

04/16/2014 07:34.11 PM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Paige Thanks You, HOTM for April!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13000 THX Mom, Indy & Paige & MWS Zippn By Indy, Thanks, Mom, H.T., Paige 16900!.

04/16/2014 05:25.58 PM Report This Comment
April 16th Newsletter!!!
***HOTD Rocky 268853
Hi my name is Rocky, I ride western,bareback &cow work. I'm a 6 yr old Amereican Quarter Horse gelding. Please stop by & leave a vote!!!


Congrats Mya our HOTD!


***HOYM Sherry & Whiskey 237221
***DOTM Sheba 254588
***COTM Meeko & Angel Bootz
***BOTM Chipper 257319


Todays Quote: Live like your dying


Happy Trails: TEAM HOTD!!!

Come visit me, Darby*** Congrats Paige HOTM!!! & Dolly--Please vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM!!!.

04/16/2014 05:38.48 AM Report This Comment
Thankful for the amazing friends I've made on HC. Hugs and a vote. <3

Come visit me, SADIE * Vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM*.

04/16/2014 01:37.05 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Paige Thanks You, HOTM for April!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13000 THX Mom, Indy & Paige & MWS Zippn By Indy, Thanks, Mom, H.T., Paige 16900!.

04/15/2014 04:57.40 PM Report This Comment
Left a vote:)
A vote 4 u<3

Come visit me, **Copper**Vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM!!! & **Flicka**Vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM!!!.

04/15/2014 07:22.59 AM Report This Comment
Good morning!!!
Trottin' by with some Tuesday morning votes!!! It rained Sunday & a little hail Monday. Its suppose to be nicer today. Have a great day, love & a vote!!!

Come visit me, Darby*** Congrats Paige HOTM!!! & Dolly--Please vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM!!!.

04/15/2014 05:13.15 AM Report This Comment
Quick vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM*.

04/14/2014 11:25.07 PM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Paige Thanks You, HOTM for April!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13000 THX Mom, Indy & Paige & MWS Zippn By Indy, Thanks, Mom, H.T., Paige 16900!.

04/14/2014 05:01.14 PM Report This Comment
Well not too much happening. We have been having some pretty nice weather. May get some rain today. Just been working mostly with Ace. Working in the round pen and short rides outside. He is such a sweet boy. Farrier came did the hooves and on Wednesday the Vet comes to do their Coggins. All are doing well. Have a great week and a blessed Easter. Left a vote.

Come visit me, ACES WILD-This is what I think about it! & SUSIE AND FRIENDS.

04/14/2014 09:23.43 AM Report This Comment
Hi, left a vote. Got some Amber time in yesterday. We are working in the round pen and she is doing really good.

Come visit me, Toby & Amber.

04/14/2014 08:07.08 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Paige Thanks You, HOTM for April!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13000 THX Mom, Indy & Paige & MWS Zippn By Indy, Thanks, Mom, H.T., Paige 16900!.

04/13/2014 05:23.55 PM Report This Comment
Hi, left a vote. Thank you everyone for supporting Toby and giving him the HOTD honor once again! There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about him. I love that horse so much! He is very happy in his new home, they love him. He has two little girls that love him. They show him and ride him. He is in the best home, and that is all that matters. It was hard to let him go, but easier knowing he is in such a loving home.

Come visit me, Toby & Amber.

04/13/2014 11:16.54 AM Report This Comment
FIRST RIDE OF THE SPRING.....
Good Morning my friends. Well, it has been quite a week. My apologies for not being here for my usual Saturday morning thing, but I had to work. It was just 5 hours, at straight OT, hee haw. The best news of all, Trevor saw his oncologist on Friday, she is VERY pleased, so far. The tumor can still be felt, but she said it is smaller than 6 weeks ago when he finished treatment. She said this type of tumor can continue shrinking for up to a year. She wants to see him in a month. Second, it was a nice day yesterday, all tho still "boot sucking" mud. I got all the broken insulators replaced on the bottom row of my fence, due to snow damage. The fence looks good again, then, because yesterday was ONE YEAR since my shoulder surgery, I took Charlie out for a ride, there is one tiny little corner of the paddock that was dry enough to walk a bit, barely...but at least it was a ride. I thought it was significant. Good thing too, because it rained overnight and rain is on for today, cold next week maybe even a flake or two of snow, boo. Have a great day, we left a vote, Love to all, thanks for the prayers for Trevor. Love Donna Lee

Come visit me, Sterl May HAPPY BIRTHDAY,Apr 17,***31***, Angel Sassy Mac Mar 8/95-Aug 8/07 & Royal Mes***HAPPY BIRTHDAY Apr 16***.

04/13/2014 03:51.45 AM Report This Comment
Hugs and a Sunday Vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM*.

04/13/2014 02:12.30 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Paige Thanks You, HOTM for April!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13000 THX Mom, Indy & Paige & MWS Zippn By Indy, Thanks, Mom, H.T., Paige 16900!.

04/12/2014 05:43.01 PM Report This Comment
Thanks for the votes. Love and a vote in return.

Come visit me, SADIE * Vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM*.

04/12/2014 02:50.00 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Paige Thanks You, HOTM for April!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13000 THX Mom, Indy & Paige & MWS Zippn By Indy, Thanks, Mom, H.T., Paige 16900!.

04/11/2014 05:15.20 PM Report This Comment
Sending love with a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM*.

04/10/2014 10:49.17 PM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Paige Thanks You, HOTM for April!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13000 THX Mom, Indy & Paige & MWS Zippn By Indy, Thanks, Mom, H.T., Paige 16900!.

04/10/2014 05:49.02 PM Report This Comment
HI, left a quick vote.

Come visit me, Toby & Amber.

04/10/2014 03:32.42 PM Report This Comment
Quick vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM*.

04/09/2014 11:39.07 PM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel h.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Paige Thanks You, HOTM for April!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13000 THX Mom, Indy & Paige & MWS Zippn By Indy, Thanks, Mom, H.T., Paige 16900!.

04/09/2014 05:14.10 PM Report This Comment
Hi, left a vote. Issiac and his mom are sick, so she stayed home, and I went to the barn. I bought clapper hands at the dollar store, took them out to the barn. I let Amber sniff them, rubbed them all over her, then clapped them at her! LOL! She did really good with it. Then we went for a walk down the long driveway, she did great with that too, then I let her eat some grass. Not riding right now, the saddle I have is now to tight in her shoulders. Bummer, I love that saddle. Found one that does fit her, making payments on it, hopefully I can sell mine soon, so I can get back to riding.

Come visit me, Toby & Amber.

04/09/2014 03:17.02 PM Report This Comment
April 9th newsletter!!!
***HOTD Wishes 268160
Hi my name is Wishes, or you can call me Rusticv's wishful thinking. I'm a 7 yr old Morgan gelding. i ride jumping,English,pleasure,showing,trail riding & more. My fav treats are Peppermints. Please stop by & leave a vote!


Congratulations Shadowfax our HOTD!!!


***HOTM Sherry & Whiskey 237221
***DOTM Sheba 254588
***COTM Meeko & Angel bootz 17441
***BOTM Chipper 257319


Today's Affirmation: Where the Lord is, there is freedom! 2 Corinthians 3:17

Happy Trails: TEAM HOTD!!!

Come visit me, Darby*** Congrats Paige HOTM!!! & Dolly--Please vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM!!!.

04/09/2014 05:32.59 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.t.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Paige Thanks You, HOTM for April!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13000 THX Mom, Indy & Paige & MWS Zippn By Indy, Thanks, Mom, H.T., Paige 16900!.

04/08/2014 05:18.14 PM Report This Comment
Hi, left a quick vote.

Come visit me, Toby & Amber.

04/08/2014 04:38.12 PM Report This Comment
Rick left the gate open, Sunday, while I was at work. Sadie went up to the neighbors and visited their horses. She didn't want to come home, but had to. She had a nice visit. The horse, with the fly mask, is still there. She enjoyed meeting it. Lol. Love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM*.

04/08/2014 12:23.27 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Paige Thanks You, HOTM for April!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13000 THX Mom, Indy & Paige & MWS Zippn By Indy, Thanks, Mom, H.T., Paige 16900!.

04/07/2014 05:15.04 PM Report This Comment
HI, left a quick vote.

Come visit me, Toby & Amber.

04/06/2014 07:34.10 PM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Paige Thanks You, HOTM for April!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13000 THX Mom, Indy & Paige & MWS Zippn By Indy, Thanks, Mom, H.T., Paige 16900!.

04/06/2014 05:40.57 PM Report This Comment
Happy Sunday!!!
Trotting by with some Sunday morning votes!!! I rode Darby yesterday (English) he did great, i got him to do a fast lope. for cool down i walked bareback on the trail. Hope everyone is having a great weekend! Voted

Come visit me, Darby*** Congrats Paige HOTM!!! & Dolly--Please vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM!!!.

04/06/2014 05:30.59 AM Report This Comment
MISS YOU EVERY DAY, LOVE YOU BUDDY
Am I the only one that finds HC s l o w e r than normal, it is taking forever to get around to blog and vote. Love Donna Lee

Come visit me, Sterl May HAPPY BIRTHDAY,Apr 17,***31***, Angel Sassy Mac Mar 8/95-Aug 8/07 & Royal Mes***HAPPY BIRTHDAY Apr 16***.

04/06/2014 04:28.27 AM Report This Comment
Love, smiles and a Sunday vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM*.

04/06/2014 01:38.23 AM Report This Comment
Hi, left a vote. Got some Amber time today!

Come visit me, Toby & Amber.

04/05/2014 09:10.56 PM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Paige Thanks You, HOTM for April!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13000 THX Mom, Indy & Paige & MWS Zippn By Indy, Thanks, Mom, H.T., Paige 16900!.

04/05/2014 05:07.28 PM Report This Comment
Good Morning my friends, I had a very crazy work week, we are gearing up for our Easter rush, so a bit of overtime everyday. I had a minor accident at work, a piece of equipment fell and struck my shoulder, I'm bruised and a bit sore, but mostly it was the shock...and yes, it was the arm I had surgery on...It still does not look much like spring, just mud, grey, dreary and I still have a snow mountain in the paddock. I'm trying to stay positive, but oh my, I' so wishing for some nice weather, have a great weekend, we left a vote, Love Donna Lee and my two mud balls.

Come visit me, Sterl May HAPPY BIRTHDAY,Apr 17,***31***, Angel Sassy Mac Mar 8/95-Aug 8/07 & Royal Mes***HAPPY BIRTHDAY Apr 16***.

04/05/2014 03:53.07 AM Report This Comment
"The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and fire." ~Sharon Ralls Lemon~ So true! Leaving love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Vote Whiskey 237221 May HOTM*.

04/05/2014 02:58.31 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Paige Thanks You, HOTM for April!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, #13000 THX Mom, Indy & Paige & MWS Zippn By Indy, Thanks, Mom, H.T., Paige 16900!.

04/04/2014 05:21.27 PM Report This Comment
Had a couple of great days with the herd. I worked and rode Ace on Wednesday. He did really well. Had a good little ride. Yesterday we had a fun day. I gave them all the day off. We had a grooming day and we took selfies. The profile pic is me and Susie girl. They are too funny! lol Here's a vote for ya.

Come visit me, ACES WILD-This is what I think about it! & SUSIE AND FRIENDS.

04/04/2014 10:44.53 AM Report This Comment
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