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Thoroughbred from State College, PA

Winston

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I am from State College, PA and I've been a Club Horse member for 6 years, 4 months and 24 days

Nicknames: His registered name is "Mitey Slice", and I use "Rags To Riches" as his show name because it tells more about him.

Age: 20 years old

Gender: Gelding

Breed: Thoroughbred

Height: 15.3

Color: Solid bay

Type of Riding: We show in the hunters, we were in 4-H as long as possible, and we love to trailride. Sometimes when friends come over and want to ride Winston, he even lets us put a Western saddle on him to make it more comfortable and safe for the inexperienced rider.

My Horse's Achievements: He is an ex-racehorse and I show hunters, so for us to make that transformation together is something that I am very proud of. We also were reserved champion at the Pennsylvania 4-H horse show in Hunter Under Saddle, and that being judged on him and how he moves and acts really made me proud as well.

My Horse's Favorite Treat: He LOVES "Luck and Love Crunchy Carrot Cake" Horse Treats which are from Reading, PA. My trainer is from there and I brought a box home once for Winston, and now everytime I go back I have to stop at the tack shop for him. Also, he loves sugar cubes and I have taught him to "bow" for it, and also he "shakes" with is front leg!

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: He loves to trailride, and gallop through fields. After we work in the riding ring I always try and take him on a short trailride, even if it is just through the woods to cool him down. He also loves to jump, which I can tell by his expression and the way he acts over fences. I also know he loves to eat, and spend time out in the pasture with his buddies, especially one of our Quarter Horses, Skip.

Pet Peeves: Winston does not like waiting around to be fed. As soon as someone walks into the barn he wants his grain. He shakes his head up and down - up and down until you think it might just fall right off and fly down the barn aisle.

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My trainer brought two Thoroughbred's from the Philadelphia race track and I wanted him. I think i wanted him because I knew i was horse shopping at the time and really, he was first live horse I saw for sale. I was younger and wanted him right away. No one was suppose to ride him before my trainer did, but she was not around so me and my friend tacked up the two horses and rode, and yes he was very quick legged and did't know where to put his legs, or any of his body parts it seemed. But after that it was love..

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10/29/2008 10:20.43 AM
Hey winston!!
You are sooo adorable! Come and see my big guy, Bud!! Heres a vote!

Come visit me, Splash, Bud, Nelly (RIP), Sadie & Shiloh.

03/21/2008 01:51.41 PM Report This Comment
A vote from Les! ♥
Hi !!!! ,
Les loves your pics!!! He left you a vote and he wants you to come and vote for him this saturday (the 22nd), he's hoping to get HOTD! He leavs you w/ all snuffly kisses and nickers, ~les PS~ DON'T VOTE TILL THE 18TH!!!!

Come visit me, Fancy, ♦ ♥ Les ♥ ♦ & ♦ ♥ Penny ♥ ♦.

03/19/2008 02:04.41 PM Report This Comment
nice
We are in Pa too.a vote for you

Come visit me, Comet & Phoenix.

03/18/2008 11:47.14 AM Report This Comment
Hi
Do you go to horse shoiws in PA?

I voted for you!

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03/15/2008 06:31.18 AM Report This Comment
Adorable
What a cute horse! Hava vote!

Come visit me, Deja.

03/14/2008 02:58.06 AM Report This Comment
looks like my horse
He's sooooo cute. Left a vote. He has the same look in his eyes as my Ty.

Come visit me, Our New Arrival~Roxy ~Thanks so much for HOTD!, One Belluva Krymsun (RIP) & Lasting Illusions.

03/13/2008 02:47.59 PM Report This Comment
Hes beautiful! what good pics. good luck, i voted.

Come visit me, Hollywood Dun It (RIP), Double Dee Dancer (Dream Horse), Sanceray (In Memory of), Allie & Tia.

03/13/2008 01:24.30 PM Report This Comment
Thanx!its kinda wierd but Alex hates to pleasure ride!he always bucks and just gets in an awful mood when i just walk him through the pasture so hes a major athlete,ur horse is gorgeous!he looks like a smaller version of my horse Tommy(and when i mean smaller well lets just say tom has a very oversized head!)

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03/13/2008 12:21.00 PM Report This Comment
cute boy
Hey there, come visit my profile pages to :>)
Your guy a very handsome.

Come visit me, HCA Nyte Flyte ~in memory~, LP Skylar, JC Arizona Star & Brusy-Flame.

03/12/2008 12:54.41 PM Report This Comment
wow!!!!gorgeous!!!!!!!!i voted,come see zoey!

Come visit me, Zoey, Western Saddle Needed!! & Zion *I miss you*.

03/12/2008 12:49.41 PM Report This Comment
Dublin For HOTD
Hi,I am trying to get my new foal Dublin HOTD,he is a gorgeous bay arabian x quarter horse colt who was born yesterday at 11:00,he looks just like his daddy dublins dream,once he is old enough he will be trained in hunter jumper,cross country and dressage.plz come by and visit him and comment and plz vote, so I know you were there,your horse is gorgeous heres a vote

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03/12/2008 11:23.06 AM Report This Comment
What a beuatiful horse. Come help get Maybel to horse of the Day. I left a vote

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03/12/2008 10:22.32 AM Report This Comment
Mr Vaquero Cadillac sends you a vote...
Please come see our new horse, Mr Vaquero Cadillac A.K.A Caddy... He is a rescued Slaughter horse and would love your vote!~Kahlie ***No one can teach riding better than a horse, except my riding instructor KEN PRICE***

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