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Quarter Horse from Athol, ID

Turnip

About Me

Active within 2312 Days

I am from Athol, ID and I've been a Club Horse member for 7 years, 4 months and 29 days

Nicknames: Turnip, pretty boy, handsome

Age: 14 years old

Gender: Gelding

Breed: Quarter Horse

Height: about 16hh

Color: Palomino

Type of Riding: western, trail

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My Horse's Favorite Treat: he'll try anything but I try to stick with apples

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: chase small animals, try and get my mare fire to play with him, fallow you around the pasture.

Pet Peeves: I'm not sure if he dosn't like dogs, cats or any small animals. But he likes to chase them and try pawing at them. He really does hate any liquid being sprayed at him like fly spray or water out of a hose.

My Horse's motto: Life's short so kick up your heels and have fun ;)

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How We Met

I was just looking through our area sales paper and came across an add for a real pretty two year old palomino gelding. I wasn't really looking for a horse but for some reason I was compelled to go look at him. I kind of wanted a larger riding horse, one I could do cutting and reining on. Also I figured my mare could use a pasture buddy. So when I looked at him he was handsome looking and about the size of my mare so I figured he'd grow a few more inches at least(he grew about 6 more). I was petting him and he stopped eating to get the pets then he gave me a big horsey hug. Well, lets just say I fell in love with the striking blonde and bought him. The guy told me his name was Turnip and I got a puzzled look on my face and he explained that he got the horse from a neighbor that decided to switch to 4-wheelers. He said they bought the mare and didn't know she was in foal. So one day he just turned up in the pasture so hence his name. The story was a lot like my mare and I's. I knew it was meant to be. I thought the name was unique so I kept it. I love his personality, He's a real people horse..

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I've had 1307 friends visit me.

I'm the 2,823rd member on HorseChannel.com.

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

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Hey I love your horses name. Could you please vote for Magic for horse of the day? We would both appreciate it, and as she is new on hc, it would make her feel more at home.

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10/29/2008 10:20.43 AM
Palominos Rule!!!
What a beauty!!Heres a vote.Come check out my Palomino!Happy trails!

Come visit me, <3 Velvet <3.

10/21/2008 02:00.55 PM Report This Comment
He is a beautiful horse. Heres a vote.

Come visit me, Comanche, Jaqui Chan, Cheyenne, Cowboy, Stormy & Colette.

10/07/2008 09:34.17 AM Report This Comment
08/19/2008 01:22.13 PM Report This Comment
He looks like my horse Lad

Come visit me, Avolon-Please vote for Safari !, Hy-Fydelity, Lad Pomerosa Bar, Safari, Banjo, Chesterfields Royal Monarch & Mikko.

07/19/2008 11:57.08 AM Report This Comment
Adorable:
He is absolutly adorable.

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06/27/2008 11:16.12 AM Report This Comment
Pretty Pali!
I LOVE your horses color! left a vote please vote for me!

Come visit me, Toby & Macadoo.

06/14/2008 11:25.32 AM Report This Comment
Gorgeous horse heres a vote! trying to get HOTD so please vote for shay!!!

Come visit me, Shaybella.

05/18/2008 11:03.19 AM Report This Comment
Turnip is so cute! i love the story behind the name :) Please come and visit Montana's page! here's a vote!

Come visit me, Dallas, Montana, Horse Drawings, Honey & Sue-J.

05/18/2008 06:35.03 AM Report This Comment
Bev sends her votes!
05/06/2008 05:56.25 PM Report This Comment
Hi Turnip
Love the story of your name. It's great. My name is Shybang (pronounced Shabang) and I invite you to come visit me at my webpage. I am new to Horsechannel so just blogging around making new friends. I read that your human likes to do cutting and reining. I've had over a year of reining training so I know all the moves too. I especially like trying to control a calf. I will chase one around on my own when given the chance but I like to bite at them so my mom has to supervise me. We do cow stuff just for fun - It is an expensive sport and since I've already had so much reining training, my mom is not in a position to send me to yet another trainer so we just play with the cows. My mom also just had a book published called Shabang's Story and I am the main horse character. My picture is on the cover. She's received alot of good comments from readers. If you like to read you should check it out at barnesandnoble.com or amazon.com. It is a fiction novel and not a real long one so it is an easy read. Let us know what you think if you read it and tell your friends if you like it. We are trying to get a Readers Choice award from the publisher. Has your mom started working you on reining yet? Do you like it? Keep in touch, Love Shybang

Come visit me, Shybang.

04/26/2008 10:31.53 AM Report This Comment
Beautiful
I love your horse i can tell by the personality in the photos that turnips a real character..heres a vote plz return the favour:)

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04/20/2008 04:55.57 PM Report This Comment
hi
i love your horse here have a vote and please come and vote for wildfire :)

Come visit me, Athena, Lady's Man, Cookie & Wildfire.

04/06/2008 07:06.03 PM Report This Comment
03/17/2008 03:53.44 PM Report This Comment
your horse is beautiful!well here s a vote from me and my horses and have fun with your horse!

Come visit me, Daisy, Pacific Fleet(dream horse), Oakley & Barbaro.

02/21/2008 03:44.19 PM Report This Comment
YOU ARE GORGEOUS!
You are one of the prettiest horses i have ever seen, come visit me soon.!

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02/20/2008 10:29.21 AM Report This Comment
Here iS A vote from Solid brass
Hi, I am Kahlie, 12, come and see my horse Solid Brass please! Love your page! Here is a vote from Solid Brass

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02/19/2008 03:17.13 PM Report This Comment
i love your boy<3 hes gorgeous!!!!

Come visit me, mickey.

01/16/2008 05:53.52 PM Report This Comment
i love love love all the pics!!!!!!!!!!!!!you have my vote! and come by and see popcorn my mares pics :)

Come visit me, popcorn.

01/12/2008 05:34.46 PM Report This Comment
Hi
What a great pictures of Turnip! Here is a vote.

Come visit me, Montgomery & Madison.

01/11/2008 04:54.19 AM Report This Comment
Turnip
Turnip is SUPER GOREGOUS too!!!You have super pretty horses!!!!Here is a vote!!!ttyl!!!~Tosh & Me

Rachel, Farmington Hills, MI.

12/21/2007 07:03.47 PM Report This Comment
hi
aww great story hes cute i have a black american quarter horse im from New Ipswich,NH well heres a vote for a beutiful boy.

Come visit me, Shemp, (In Memory Of) NickaDemus & Midnight's Western Pride.

12/13/2007 03:04.52 PM Report This Comment
Turnip
Turnip is such a pretty horse! here's a vote form leo and i:) i like your pictures!

Andrea, Ann Arbor, MI.

12/04/2007 04:21.00 PM Report This Comment
love him
I love that picture, you've got my vote
P.S.I love that third picture at the bottom

Come visit me, Buddy.

11/25/2007 01:13.30 PM Report This Comment
he is so cute!!!!!!
I have a palimino too! they are the cutest! well here is a vote

Come visit me, Dusty.

11/09/2007 06:36.02 PM Report This Comment
hayy
very pretty horse!
heres a vote 4 u!

Come visit me, JETSON, ~*Lighting Rose*~ & KELLY♥.

11/05/2007 11:28.45 AM Report This Comment
WOW
He's gorgous! You have great pics of him too! He sounds like a lot of fun!

Come visit me, Doc Rockwood & Silver Touch.

10/30/2007 03:55.37 PM Report This Comment
WOW what a pretty horse!
Wow what a good looking horse! Good luck. Come see me and my baby. Ya got my vote

Come visit me, Ace & Romeo.

10/28/2007 01:45.26 PM Report This Comment
hes so cute!
You have such an awesome horse!you are so lucky!take a vote!

Come visit me, McKenzie, the mules, Otis & Rita.

10/24/2007 09:03.33 PM Report This Comment
Hes really cute. want to be penpals?

Hannah, Blairsville, GA.

10/16/2007 10:03.11 AM Report This Comment
cute!!
thanks for all the votes!! thanks for visiting Babe!! She is a great horse!! I'm going to put up more pictures soon!! lovely horse!! nice color. i voted!! come and visit me!!

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10/11/2007 08:23.44 AM Report This Comment
cutie
wow what a nice horse you have she is so pretty and cute

Come visit me, candy.

10/07/2007 12:24.38 PM Report This Comment
wow!!
i love palominos!! nice horse!! i left a vote. come visit me!!

Come visit me, Red R.I.P., Spiderman R.I.P., Babe R.I.P., Boogie R.I.P., ♥ Stormy ♥, Acorn R.I.P., Prize R.I.P. & Sienna R.I.P.

10/05/2007 04:19.09 PM Report This Comment
love his name!
that's a cute name i love the pic of his eye did you take those or did a profetional? he's gorgeous! and i love your motto too!!! what kind of western riding do you do? trail riding???
talk to you later!!! <333 michelle

Come visit me, Jett.

09/23/2007 02:17.59 PM Report This Comment
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