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Appaloosa Horse from Grass Valley, CA

Topa's Twilight Ghost

About Me

Active within 676 Days

I am from Grass Valley, CA and I've been a Club Horse member for 4 years, 6 months and 12 days

Nicknames: Toby

Age: 17 years old

Gender: Gelding

Breed: Appaloosa Horse

Height: 15.2 hh

Color: Appaloosa, mostly white

Type of Riding: Western and occasionally bareback for pleasure, not competition.

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My Horse's Favorite Treat: Apples

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: Eat, sleep, and be rubbed behind the ears

Pet Peeves: Fly spray is not his thing.

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How We Met

I started taking riding lessons at friend's home when I was ten and she owned him. When I was twelve she was planning on moving and she gave him to me..

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I've had 1658 friends visit me.

I'm the 42,491st member on

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

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07/07/2014 03:35.40 AM Report This Comment
July 5th Newsletter

***HOTD Allie 251864
Hi my names ICASPLASHOFIMPRESSIVE, my nicknames are Clepto, Al, Baby Girl, Retriever, Puppy, and Babe. I am a 12yr old American Paint Horse mare. I used to be very active on HC and I have won HOTD in the past, please stop by and leave a vote so I can be in the spotlight again!

Congratulations Thalia our HOTD!

***HOTM Copper 264309
***BOTM Zeena 255116
***COTM Spanky Jack 38743
***DOTM Grant 264816

Todays inspiration: Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling. - Margaret Lee Runbeck

Happy trails...Team HOTD

Come visit me, Calendar of Agendas*Congrats Zip our Feb HOTM!.

07/05/2014 04:08.17 PM Report This Comment
Hi Toby!
Lucky you to be brought to a loving home!
Hi there! Meet Rosie, a 10 year old rescue mare. She has come a long way since being rescued from the slaughterhouse. She's the sweetest, most willing horse I have ever known. We have been working on lots of groundwork and she has been improving in just the past week alone. I am so proud of her(: Hope all is well!

Left a vote & lots of love!

Come visit me, Rosie (& her rescue story)).

05/14/2014 06:00.09 PM Report This Comment
Hooves crossed for Whiskey to be ~ May HOTM ♡
<)___~ Whiskey will return to the Doc on May 20th for his next set of x-ray’s. I feel he will be just fine, last dose of bute yesterday and I think in 2 days will tell a lot of how he is but I can’t know for sure until the next visit. I want to thank you all for all the amazing support throughout the month of April. I hope you enjoyed his story and I surely hope I can tell you many more story’s in the future of he & I riding together…God bless you all…..I honestly did not realize how difficult and demanding running for HOTM could be until now! Not having a computer at home really made this challenging for me, so again I cannot say thanks enough, sending love to you & your herds!!!!!!!
Here is our finial tidbit on the Fabulous Rocky Mountain Horse Breed! In the early 1960s, Sam Tuttle managed the trail riding concession at the Natural Bridge State Park in Powell County, Kentucky. He had as many as fifty horses there, including TOBE. This stallion was often seen tied to the hitching post alongside all the mares. He became quite well known in the ten or so years he was ridden there. Besides breeding, TOBE was used as a trail horse. He carried Sam, and sometimes the trail guides who worked for Sam, with sure-footed ease over mountainous terrain for many years. Although Sam would allow other people to ride TOBE occasionally, it was always a ride closely supervised. He loved to show off his beloved stallion, but also kept a close eye on him. Everyone who rode TOBE enjoyed his gentle temperament and comfortable gait. It amazed people to think the well-mannered horse they were riding was indeed a breeding stallion.
TOBE was used for breeding until July of his thirty-fourth year, and he passed on his gait, disposition, and other great qualities to his offspring. It has been said that TOBE's progeny followed in his "perfectly-timed" footsteps. TOBE sired many fine horses before his death at the ripe old age of thirty-seven. One outstanding trait passed on was longevity, as many of his offspring were still breeding into their late twenties and early thirties.
Thank you for your support we appreciate it! Hoping to see him as the top horse tomorrow!!!!!
~Sherry & Whiskey

Come visit me, ♥ Deacon ♥.

04/30/2014 09:27.48 AM Report This Comment
The more we rode the better Whiskey got at reining. The more miles and trails the easier it got on me and him. I discovered Whiskey loves the water. The picture today was taken 8/2012. We can get in a few minutes but I have to move him out or he will try to lie down, but I can take him right back in and then he settles to stand, doesn’t swim yet with me. We are still working toward that. We haven’t camped out in nearly 2 years, and that is when I can try to swim with the horses. It’s too hard to try swimming when I day ride because of the drive home (driving wet is no fun) -ha ha =) Deacon is my true water baby-he will actually swim with me and never try to lie down. I have also found that Whiskey hates for any type bug to fly in his face-so needless to say while we ride in the open if there are grass hoppers or butter flies, regular fly’s he tosses his head slightly. It doesn’t bother me now but it used to. Thank you for your support we appreciate it!
~Sherry & Whiskey

Come visit me, ♥ Deacon ♥.

04/19/2014 08:44.19 AM Report This Comment
whiskey is sending hugs & love
Monday we left off about Whiskey’s color and me with 5 hundred questions for Karla! Here we go…That poor girl had never met me before and I could not shut up :) I then walked over and looked Whiskey right in the eye and he looked back into mine and my heart sunk. His beauty was striking and the color was outstanding. He had a smart, sharpness about him-I’m sure he was thinking “what in the world is she doing”. The ride finally got underway; usually everyone has me ride out front and calls me the trail boss! Deacon is a faster walking horse but can ride in the middle or behind after the first hour or so. Well, here comes Rio & Whiskey with their smooth selves!!! They just gaited their smooth self’s right past me & Deacy. I watched Whiskey and noticed he didn’t quite move the same as Rio but still a difference from a QH. 2 hours into the ride we decided to rest a few minutes in a place we call “Carol’s lounge”. We have names for all our spots we ride to rest or to take a break out there because it’s so big. Thank you for your support we appreciate it!
~Sherry & Whiskey

Come visit me, ♥ Deacon ♥.

04/09/2014 08:50.56 AM Report This Comment
Whiskey would love your support for his HOTM run
In 2008 the decision was made after a talk with our boy’s and Cliff. It was time for me to get back on my horse journey. I purchased Deacon in March 23, 2008 and then bought Whiskey in May 2010. When I run Deacon I will tell more about the 1st 2 years back on my journey. Now that you have some back ground on me and my journey I will start Whiskey’s story with me. As many of you know I trail ride and use to camp with the horses all the time, now we just day ride. Hoping this spring sometime to camp again-fingers crossed =) It has been 2 years sense we have camped out with them. We would camp at Mccown or Plowman Valley at Lake Whitney Texas or at Reynolds Creek Lake Waco, Texas. During those times I have met a lot of people and their different type of horses. On one Oct. weekend we had some friends of Bill’s that was coming that I had never met. I asked Bill as we all were getting our horses ready for our ride that day, what type horses did these friends have? He said Rocky Mountain horses…I said hummmm, never heard of that breed. The thoughts in my head about this breed had me so curious. Now tomorrow we are into his story fully….hang in there! Thank you for your support we appreciate it!
~Sherry & Whiskey

Come visit me, ♥ Deacon ♥.

04/06/2014 08:14.47 AM Report This Comment
love all your pictures below!
~~ ☀~ ~March 8TH 2014 Newsletter~ ~☀~~

***HOTD Joe 266858
Hi, I am a 13 year old American Paint Horse. We ride English and western. My favorite treats to eat are mints, cookies or whatever my human is eating. Please stop by and leave a vote.

Congratulations Jim 268400 our HOTD!

Question of the week: What does your fantasy or dream horse property looks like? Tell us all about it on the COA page 266003 =)

***HOTM Marion & Nuttin But Good 235211
***DOTM Angelina 266490
***BOTM Corie 162513
***COTM Angel Misty 62617

Today’s affirmation:
“Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.”

Mark Victor Hansen

Happy Trails...Team HOTD

Come visit me, ♥ Deacon ♥.

03/08/2014 10:51.28 AM Report This Comment
on winning horse of the day. Very nice.

Here's a vote for you.

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

03/07/2014 10:40.05 PM Report This Comment
Congrats on Hotd!
Happy for you!

Come visit me, ~Mia~.

03/07/2014 07:24.13 PM Report This Comment

Come visit me, ()---() Spots ()---() & Kiegan.

03/07/2014 06:15.42 PM Report This Comment
love your horse
beautiful horse!

Come visit me, Israel, Piper & Pippin.

03/07/2014 06:08.09 PM Report This Comment
cool picture congrats on HOTD

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03/07/2014 05:09.56 PM Report This Comment
Congratulations on your HOTD win!!!
voted, cool photos!

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03/07/2014 04:37.42 PM Report This Comment
Congratulations on HOTD

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03/07/2014 02:50.24 PM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD! Voted!

Come visit me, Cody, Indy, Angel Fancy, Angel Dublin & Shooter.

03/07/2014 02:03.53 PM Report This Comment
Hi Topa's Twilight Ghost!
Congrats on HOTD!!
Left you a vote.

Ronnie Lee, Charlotte, NC.

03/07/2014 01:45.27 PM Report This Comment
Congratulations on HOTD!
I hope Toby enjoys his special day! Give him an extra treat from us! I love all you new pictures! He is so precious! And you two look like the best of friends! The snow pictures are beautiful! And isn't such a freeing feeling to ride bareback?! :D Leaving a another vote for our HOTD boy! Have a blessed day!

Come visit me, Smart Lil' Cutter & Dolly.

03/07/2014 01:39.32 PM Report This Comment
03/07/2014 01:14.24 PM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD
Toby is really pretty. I love Appys. :) Voted

Come visit me, Trudy & Chip.

03/07/2014 01:14.19 PM Report This Comment
congrats on hotd! what a beautiful horse :) I love your pictures too.

Come visit me, Ace, Itsabelletoo (Elle), Apollo, Aspen, Dolly, Crafty & Levi.

03/07/2014 12:56.40 PM Report This Comment
For your HOTD we let you a vote

Come visit me, Something Magical & Littlefoot's Butterscotch.

03/07/2014 11:56.17 AM Report This Comment
Look at you Toby
Look at you Toby, Horse of the Day !!! Congrats here's a vote, Lilly& Suzie

Come visit me, Lilly.

03/07/2014 11:43.13 AM Report This Comment
Thanks for HOTD!
Thanks for everybody's votes and blogs! I uploaded a few more photos of Toby for you guys.

Come visit me, Topa's Twilight Ghost.

03/07/2014 10:52.52 AM Report This Comment
Congrats on your HOTD win!! Here's a vote for your beautiful boy!! Hugs and treats for all!!

Bella and her Herd <3

Come visit me, Phoenix & Olaf.

03/07/2014 10:44.54 AM Report This Comment

Come visit me, Hollys Peppy Twostep, Hickory Step & Jasper.

03/07/2014 10:41.20 AM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD Toby!! Have a great weekend!

Come visit me, Reb, Dash & Coy.

03/07/2014 09:25.55 AM Report This Comment
Congrats on horse of the day

Come visit me, Giraffe & River of Khrouge.

03/07/2014 09:16.52 AM Report This Comment
congrats on HOTD

Come visit me, Spirit, Quilla & Royal.

03/07/2014 09:09.59 AM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD! Toby is handsome and it sounds like he's a real lucky fella to have someone like you to love and care for him. All the best to you and yours.

Come visit me, Zans Fancy Superstar & Tucson.

03/07/2014 08:33.15 AM Report This Comment
Congrats HOTD "TOBY"
Love his blue eyes! Leaving a congrats vote 25.

Paula, St Antoine, FRANCE, International.

03/07/2014 07:09.58 AM Report This Comment
Congratulations on HOTD!
Pretty horse! Enjoy your HOTD! Vote 23!

Come visit me, Zilker, Rose & Spangle.

03/07/2014 06:16.54 AM Report This Comment
She is gorgeous :)

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03/07/2014 06:14.52 AM Report This Comment
Hi, left a congratulatory vote for Toby. Cheryl & Cisco

Come visit me, Mystic, Cisco, Angel Meg, Bo (RIP) and Jazz & Angel Nugget.

03/07/2014 05:42.52 AM Report This Comment
congratulations on your win!
03/07/2014 05:41.47 AM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD!

Come visit me, The Mark of Freedom & Heza Foxy HP Bubba.

03/07/2014 05:28.38 AM Report This Comment
Love that bald face blaze. Can you post more picture pictures of Toby. He looks like a beauty. Leaving a vote from my girls.

Come visit me, Mistic, Willow & Whisper.

03/07/2014 05:25.52 AM Report This Comment
Congratulations HOTD! Enjoy your special day ♡

Come visit me, ♥ Deacon ♥.

03/07/2014 04:45.24 AM Report This Comment
Congrats on HOTD!
HI Toby, Congrats on HOTD! Would love to see more pictures of this handsome boy. Stop on over and vote for Nuttin But Good, she's running for HOTM! Thank you.

Come visit me, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy,Paige #17900!, MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Bella Boo of DC, 23400! & Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for, 19200!.

03/07/2014 03:58.50 AM Report This Comment
*****Congrats on HOTD*****
we left a victory vote for you, please drop by and meet us, we would love to hear more

Come visit me, Sterl May & Blossom, Angel Royal Mes Apr 16/02-Dec 3/16 & Angel Sassy Mac Mar 8/95-Aug 8/07.

03/07/2014 12:25.37 AM Report This Comment
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