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Arabian from Grande Prairie, AB

Buddy

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I am from Grande Prairie, AB and I've been a Club Horse member for 7 years, 10 months and 1 day

Nicknames: Bud, Monster, Goober

Age: 13 years old

Gender: Gelding

Breed: Arabian

Height: Under 15 HH I think, I need to measure him to be 100% sure.

Color: Chestnut with some roaning.

Type of Riding: English currently. He has done western as well. I would love to do Endurance riding with him,

My Horse's Achievements: Siring some beautiful babies before he was gelded.
His first time out on the trail with someone riding him!
Our first overnight trail ride up to the lake and back in the summer of 2012. Not only was he well behaved, it was one of the best parts of my trip up to the ranch that summer.
Being on his best behaviour on his trailer ride from British Columbia home to Alberta on October 13th :)
HOTD 2013
HOTD February 19, 2014
HOTM March 2014
Moving to Grande Cache like a champ in the middle of the winter in 2014, and only to move to Grande Prairie in the start of the spring around the end of March 2015.

I'm proud of how he well he trailers The one and only time he and only time he had been in a trailer for an extended period of time was when my aunty move him from Alberta to British Columbia, until I moved him from BC to AB. Since then he has been trailered at least twice throughout Alberta, and has been on his best behaviour, wearing shipping boots and all :)

My Horse's Favorite Treat: Likits, Uncle Jimmy's Licky Things, Alfalfa cubes, oats, carrots, and horse cookies, really any kind of treat, or anything a horse can eat!

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: He loves to be groomed, and to play with babies along with the other horses. He likes to "play a game" when you try to catch him and not come inside/be caught. He especially likes to play this game when I want to do something more then groom him.

Pet Peeves: Bugs! No treats

My Horse's motto: Never give up.

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How We Met

My aunty got him as a payment for 2 kids for one of her kids camps she had while she lived in Alberta. She then moved to her ranch and horse camps to BC. I went there for the summer before I started grade 10. I seen Buddy and fell in love with him and claimed him as mine, and no one said otherwise, as we seemed to have a special connection. He was officially given to me as a gift for helping out with all of the camps over the years and as a graduation gift in April of 2011. Buddy finally came home to me in Alberta on October 13th 2013. Since then he has moved from the show barn in Edmonton, back to my hometown area, and where he is actually from (Grande Prairie) area..

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I've had 21298 friends visit me.

I'm the 5,120th member on HorseChannel.com.

3,747 friends have voted for me since I joined Club Horse!

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Great hearing from you!
Happy Buddy has a new home! Your new job sounds great...I would love to have it!~~~

I didn't mention it but I am leaving daily votes all around. Hope you are enjoying this 4th of July weekend! Thanks for your support!~~~

My story continues:
I had said when they first got the horse that I did not want to have to feed or take care of the horse. Well now my daughter was not going to take care of the horse, so I started going with my husband to feed and care for the horse. I can remember the first time I actually fell in love with this horse. I was alone with her and I was grooming her. I looked into her big deep dark brown eyes and it was like I could see clear to her soul and like she could see mine. She touched me in a way, it brought tears to my eyes. I have never experienced that before with any animal nor have I ever felt that with any of my other horses. I truly feel that Susie was destined to be my horse. I don’t think anyone else would have cared for her in the way that we have cared for her.

Come visit me, ACES WILD & SUSIE AND FRIENDS~VOTE AUG HOTM.

07/05/2015 10:15.24 AM Report This Comment
voted!
good to hear from you!

Come visit me, Fancy & <>Pony Jack<>.

07/05/2015 10:10.42 AM Report This Comment
good to hear from you. glad you're happy with Buddy's new place. barbed wire on the ground sounds like a recipe for disaster, sure enough. does he still have his nice long tail? glad you are liking your new job. maybe you'll be able to pick up some extra hours here and there. my niece and son are both "part time" but always seem to be working 30-40 hrs a week.
hope you get to see Buddy today and spend some time with him. take care.

Come visit me, Allie, congrats to Whiskey our July HOTM & BJ and his mom,Gracie.

07/05/2015 05:45.10 AM Report This Comment
Voted
My girls are leaving you an early morning vote. Had to check my live trap for a fox that thinks my chickens are easy pickings. But I guess when I let the dogs our at midnight, that's what they were barking at. So, I will try again tomorrow night.

Come visit me, Kissed by the Sun & Whisper.

07/05/2015 04:14.36 AM Report This Comment
Love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

07/05/2015 02:15.00 AM Report This Comment
Susie Dell Meyers is a AQHA registered quarter horse. She was born on March 15, 2001. She was only 5 years old when we purchased her. She is out of the Poco Bueno bloodline. My daughter was all excited when she got her horse. She purchased all the necessary equipment and supplies. My husband was teaching her how to ride and care for the horse. My husband owned horses before when he was young and later during his previous marriage, his children had horses. Well probably no more than six months down the road, my daughter figured out there was a lot more to horses than just riding them. She gave up on the owning a horse idea. This is how I became involved with Susie.

Come visit me, ACES WILD & SUSIE AND FRIENDS~VOTE AUG HOTM.

07/04/2015 06:49.23 AM Report This Comment
Let’s begin where it all started. I have never been involved with horses before. The closes I’ve been to a horse was when I was young, my cousins in Kenner had a horse. I rode on the back of it once or twice. Then in my later years, my sister got a horse. We were both married with children by then. I was in my late 40’s when I got Susie. Although Susie was not my horse. She was purchased for my daughter. My husband purchased Susie on June 9, 2006, because my daughter had been on a trail ride with some friends and decided that she wanted a horse. We saw an ad in a Quick Quarter, a weekly advertisement. So we went to take a look.~~~

Have a happy 4th of July weekend! Left a vote.

Come visit me, ACES WILD & SUSIE AND FRIENDS~VOTE AUG HOTM.

07/03/2015 07:16.03 AM Report This Comment
This run for HOTM is going to be for Susie. She deserves the recognition since my world of horses all started with her. Without her I would not have known the joy and the beauty of horses. So the next 30 days I will tell her story.

Come visit me, ACES WILD & SUSIE AND FRIENDS~VOTE AUG HOTM.

07/02/2015 06:47.56 AM Report This Comment
Hi Susie and Friends (#87634) here, and I'm running for August HOTM! Please leave me a daily vote, if you only blog and vote for one of our herd, please make it me this month. Thank you for your support.

Come visit me, ACES WILD & SUSIE AND FRIENDS~VOTE AUG HOTM.

07/01/2015 07:57.46 AM Report This Comment
Few things about Whiskey: The 1st few times I rode Whiskey my arms were wore out and tired. I was thinking “man what in the world”. He did not and could not Neck rein. He was very hard in the mouth, no flex in his neck but Karla & Tim told me he needed that kind of work. Tim felt he didn’t ride him in collection and so on. He was Tim’s first horse. We would get under the canopy of the trees on the trails and he would do great with my seat aids which I was happy about. That is how I ride him, with my seat and leg aids. I guess we all are supposed to do that RIGHT!!!! I then started planning my next few months of teaching him to neck rein. I just went back to the beginning and put him in an “O” ring snaffle and took it from there. Every day his personality would shine and he entertained Cliff & me with his antics! Thank you for your support we appreciate it!
~Sherry & Whiskey

Come visit me, Whiskey thanks you for July 2015 HOTM & Deacon*vote Susie & friends 87634 Aug HOTM.

06/09/2015 09:37.36 AM Report This Comment
Thanks for Rose's HOTD! I was so surprised to see her there this morning! Left a quick vote!

Come visit me, Spangle, Zilker & Rose.

05/21/2015 05:04.58 AM Report This Comment
Hey. Hope all is going well! It has been very wet lately, so not much riding. I bought a new dressage saddle. I love it! It is so comfortable! Left a vote!

Come visit me, Spangle, Zilker & Rose.

05/20/2015 02:38.44 PM Report This Comment
love your new picture:)
✞ my goodness, what a drive into work this morning…I got up at 4:30 am and by the time I left at 6 am we received 2” of rain already. It is to rain all day soooo guess you know what that means. Weather folks say to look at the bright side-we are no longer in a drought! Yesterday it was partly cloudy and some sun and the wind was blowing pretty good so I thought it was going to dry us some~NOT~ the herd enjoyed turn out and I had to fly spray them a little and they were happy. Happy trails and Have a wonderful day ♡

Come visit me, Whiskey thanks you for July 2015 HOTM & Deacon*vote Susie & friends 87634 Aug HOTM.

05/17/2015 09:26.33 AM Report This Comment
A friend is checking my computer out. Hoping to have it back, soon. Don't like using Austin's laptop. Don't want to risk anything happening to it. Will vote when I can. Love and a vote. Have an amazing weekend. <3

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

05/16/2015 01:58.40 AM Report This Comment
Love and a vote. <3

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

05/08/2015 01:36.18 AM Report This Comment
The entire garden is planted now except for the peppers, will do those tonight, working on a project as we speak using a product called Light Hoof it is for really muddy areas, it gets super muddy and slippery right before Lilly comes in the barn last year did a 12-12 area using this product under her over hang before she enters her stall now I'm just doing the 6-12 walk up area right before that, she should keep her feet mud free this winter unless she ventures out further into the pasture, after I finish this project today gonna take a quite ride , I will work on the orchard tomorrow !!! have a beautiful day Suz and Lilly

Come visit me, Lilly.

05/05/2015 10:23.11 AM Report This Comment
If I found out anything about the rescued mare, I'll let everyone know. My new farrier, Pat Page, helped with her rescue. Love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

05/05/2015 02:54.59 AM Report This Comment
Leaving a Tues morning vote for Buddy's majestic horse lips in the sky, lol.

Come visit me, Allie, congrats to Whiskey our July HOTM & BJ and his mom,Gracie.

05/05/2015 01:26.17 AM Report This Comment
So thankful the mare has a good, home. 600 pounds under weight. It's horrible to think of what this beautiful creature has been through. God bless Tandra for rescuing her and bring those evil creatures to justice. Love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

05/04/2015 02:59.45 AM Report This Comment
This happened last week, just a few miles north of my house. So sorry this is long, but I had to share this with all of you, Evil. Don't know how anyone could do such a horrible thing. I left a vote, too.....Tandra Hefley posted this on her Facebook page.
Ok everyone so here's what happened about 2 am regarding the horse. I am extremely tired, so if I don't explain any of it well, please just ask and I will try to explain a different way.

I was headed home on 331st ave going north. Just as I was almost to Sunland Ave I saw what looked like a roll of carpet or maybe a large cardboard box. I swerved around it and decided I should remove it from the road so someone else wouldn't hit it. I turned around, pulled up about 10 feet from it with my headlights aimed at it, and went to get it. When I was a few feet away, the horse raised its head and nickered to me. I almost threw up! This poor animal was hog tied like a kidnap victim would be! Her front legs were tied, the nylon strap went to her back legs, then over her back to her throat. If she tried to move the strap would choke her. I didn't have a knife, so I tried to pull enough slack to get it off one hoof. She would panic when it tightened on her throat and I would have to stop. There was a car headed in our direction so I frantically pull on it and she trusted me enough to get one leg free. Then I quickly undid the rest and tried to get her to stand. She has deep cuts in her legs and throat from fighting, but I did get her up. That's when I saw the hair and blood on the pavement. Somebody had hit her as she lay helpless on the road. I slowly walked her to the side of the road and started calling people for help. Shawn Funkhouser got my trailer and came to help me. It took her two tries, but she loaded like a champ! We got her to my house and called MCSO. They came and made a report as well as called the Felony Animal Crimes Division to make sure whoever did this pays for it! This morning about 7 Natasja Pieters Robbins came and made a report for the Dept of Agriculture Livestock. She is already working to find the person who did this.

As injured as this poor mare is, she never tried to bite or kick me. She did everything I asked of her, even though she is in more pain than I even want to imagine. She has been starved for at least the last year. She is about 600 lbs under weight. She was tied and left to die on a dark road. She was hit by a car and her skin ripped off on the pavement. But she will walk right up and give horse kisses. She will nickered at me as soon as she sees me. And she allows me to clean and doctor her dozens of wounds without protest. No animal should have to endure what this sweet, kind, beautiful, and loving mare has had to endure!

Thank you to Angie Shelley Bassett, Frank Joseph Cooper Jr., T.j. Furness, and Pat Page for your help as well!

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

05/03/2015 03:30.57 AM Report This Comment
Love and a quick vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

05/02/2015 03:32.07 AM Report This Comment
I put the other shelf up. So nice to have a place for my my horsey brushes, hoof picks, fly spray, etc. The shingles aren't on, yet. Austin and a friend are finishing it up for me. With school, an overload of homework and work, it's hard for Austin to have the time. He's done with School on the 22nd. Will have it finished, then. Love always and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

05/01/2015 02:17.28 AM Report This Comment
LOVE BUDDY'S PROFILE PIC!
Yes having some beautiful weather here...finally! Just got a new 16 gal ATV sprayer in today. Guess we will be trying it out in the pasture this weekend. Also got my Jeffers package in yesterday. Got some coppertox for their hooves, cowboy magic shampoo (they need baths),some wormer, joint supplement for Susie, and skin and coat supplement to make them shine! The farrier comes on Monday. Hope to have my herd looking good again soon! I hate when they look bad, gotta love em though! Here's a vote for ya.

Come visit me, ACES WILD & SUSIE AND FRIENDS~VOTE AUG HOTM.

04/30/2015 11:58.23 AM Report This Comment
The winds here have been heavy. Blows away the flies. Lol. Temperature's suppose to hit 98* by Thursday. Summer's on it's way. Love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

04/29/2015 02:42.35 AM Report This Comment
Great new profile pic of Buddy. How funny. Hope you and he are settling in to the new place well.

Come visit me, Allie, congrats to Whiskey our July HOTM & BJ and his mom,Gracie.

04/28/2015 02:32.19 AM Report This Comment
Love the new cover shot of Buddy, he's such a ham, It's gonna be a BEA - U- Tiful day here, do a little work on the orchard take the boys and girls upon he hill behind the house for a snack maybe get in a ride this afternoon,and just be Thankful ! Loaded Lilly up in the trailer and SHUT ! the door, she was like OMG opened after she calmed down, I will do the same tonight, then later this week take her for a little drive,Jack seems to be getting his strength back I am so tickled, he will have to be on Vitamin B 1 for life but I ordered a paste and administer gun so every morning before I let him out I will give him some, e runs now when I pull a syringe out of my pocket, I don't blame him, poor little fella. have a wonderful Day love Suz,the Goat boys, Lilly and 3 crazy dogs !

Come visit me, Lilly.

04/27/2015 08:04.52 AM Report This Comment
Love always and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

04/27/2015 03:25.54 AM Report This Comment
<3 Quick vote. <3

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

04/25/2015 02:44.59 AM Report This Comment
Leaving love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

04/22/2015 03:07.21 AM Report This Comment
Hi everyone, sorry I have not been on, as you all know Jack the goat had a relapse, today was going to be a difficult day, the vet is coming to the barn for everyone's wellness checks and shots, today I was gonna have to be judge and jury for Jack but I am happy to say he is back on his feet walking and foraging in a slow motion manner but that is okay,occasionally he stumbles and I have to go pick him up but strength will come with time, praise God he got a reprieve from the almighty Judge !! on the flip side, Lilly got a bath yesterday, so did I LOL, she gets her shots today and hopefully a clean bill of health, the gal that gave me a lesson on trailer loading said Lilly needs to see a chiropracter, she said it feels like there something off on the r
right side of her neck up by her poll, her daughter does this kind of work so I have a call into her to talk about it and schedule an appt. I am getting ready to take Lilly for a spin in the trailer this week yay, but here is a ? for Everyone, do you tie or not tie your horses in the trailer, the gal who gave me a lesson does not, alot of yes and no's on the internet, not sure what I am suppose to do, any suggestions ??? love you all, Lilly and Suzie

Come visit me, Lilly.

04/21/2015 08:46.40 AM Report This Comment
I just looked at your pictures...he does have a beautiful tail. :)

I see some sunshine! It should be dry the next couple days. I'm off Monday and Tuesday, hope I can get my herd cleaned up. Left a vote.

Come visit me, ACES WILD & SUSIE AND FRIENDS~VOTE AUG HOTM.

04/19/2015 10:54.26 AM Report This Comment
New farrier coming out Friday at 1 pm. So excited! You can check him out on fb, Pat Page Professional Horseshoeing in Tonopah, Arizona. He lives out here in my area. Love always and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

04/17/2015 12:40.14 AM Report This Comment
Sorry I haven't been on in a while. I have been dealing with lots of different things, with my Mom, my sister and my daughter. So much happening right now. The weather is terrible. Lots of rain everyday. Our pasture flooded on Tuesday, however the water has gone down now, but the rain has not stopped. Hope you have a great weekend, if possible. Posting some pics of my muddy horses on Susie's page. Left a vote.

Come visit me, ACES WILD & SUSIE AND FRIENDS~VOTE AUG HOTM.

04/16/2015 10:26.18 AM Report This Comment
Hugs and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

04/16/2015 01:28.50 AM Report This Comment
Been crazy this week. Jax got his second round of shots and Friday night he will have his teeth done. But, I did get some riding time in. Vicki & Big Jax

Come visit me, Big Jax.

04/15/2015 07:41.22 PM Report This Comment
HI, left a vote. Tasha ponied Zip today, he did great!

Come visit me, Toby, Zip N Fire & Amber.

04/14/2015 07:30.44 PM Report This Comment
My apologies for not having been on HC much, taking care of Jack is exhausting, God Bless those who are care givers,took him to the Vet on Monday,our appt was at 10, saw the Dr. at 12, a dog had gotten hit by a car and broke both legs so they were working on the poor guy, God has taught me patience for sure, sat in the Horse trailer with him and just did nothing, how many times can a person just do nothing, it was actually okay, because I was sooooo tired, we are upping his vitamim B, and wormed him for Barber pole worms, if he can't stand up and motivate by the 21st then he wont be, that is when the vet comes out for my wellness spring visit, he did have alot more activity going on this morning with movements, she said he may jut have to manyholes in his brain to recover this time, that is what the disease does, makes holes in the brain, I have been riding just about every night to spend time with my girl and clear my mind, my body is done, Jack is well over 130 lbs and to flip him around several times a day and try and stand him up everyday is harder and harder, on Wens I have a friend coming over to teach me how to load Lilly, she is a Parrelli instructor, her specialty is trailer loading , I am so excited, I may even trailer over this weekend to some friends house and give it a test run if all goes well, sure need the break, love you all have a beautiful day Suz and Lilly

Come visit me, Lilly.

04/14/2015 09:35.05 AM Report This Comment
Love always and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE *Congratulations Whiskey, July HOTM!*. *.

04/13/2015 02:38.51 AM Report This Comment
Like the new pics!
Still tired today, and a bit sore. 6 hrs of groundwork is HARD WORK. The only time Cisco had a problem was at the very end. We were working on the 6 ways to lead your horse without using the halter (rope around each foot, rope around the barrel - no problems, he likes to follow me) and THEN, rope around the flank. He has NEVER tolerated anything around the flank area, and blew up. Steve took him in hand and lunged him with a flank rope till he settled down (tight when bucking, immediate release when he stopped bucking). Then while he was explaining the technique, Cisco calmly raised first one hind foot, then the other, pulled the rope down and stepped out it.

Come visit me, Mystic ~ Voting for Susie and friends 4 Aug HOTM!, Cisco ~ Congrats King Whiskey, July HOTM!, Meg ~ voting for Susie and friends for Aug HOTM & Nugget ~ Voting for Susie and friends for Aug HOTM.

04/12/2015 01:07.55 PM Report This Comment
hope you're having a good weekend

Come visit me, Allie, congrats to Whiskey our July HOTM & BJ and his mom,Gracie.

04/12/2015 04:58.57 AM Report This Comment
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