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Paint Horse from Jefferson, NC

Cody's Specialty Sold to a new owner

About Me

Active within 1841 Days

I am from Jefferson, NC and I've been a Club Horse member for 6 years, 1 month and 27 days

Nicknames: Cody

Age: 13 years old

Gender: Gelding

Breed: Paint Horse

Height: 14.3

Color: Brown and White Paint

Type of Riding: Trail, some arena work

My Horse's Achievements: He is super sweet to kids, animals and has a gentle kind heart.

My Horse's Favorite Treat: Carrots and Apples

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: Eat Carrots and Apples and play with his buddy Pokeyman.

Pet Peeves: People who scream on trail rides and Tractors.

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How We Met

Cody has been sold to a sweet girl that rides him almost every day. She sends me pictures and updates. She is nice enough to let me keep his page up, because she knows how much I love and miss him. Cody was my first real horse. What I mean by that is I bought a horse on May 19,2007 the girth broke on our first ride, and I went down a gravel rocky bank, still riding the saddle, and broke my pelvis, tailbone, and pulled a bunch of junk loose in my rt leg. I was in a wheelchair for a while, had to do lots of therapy, and they told me I wouldn't ride again,so I sold my horse :( I worked hard and wouldn't give up, and in Oct. 2007, I was looking at all of the horses for sale on Equinehits.com . I saw Cody and thought he was cute, then I saw that he was only about 30 miles from where I lived! I went and met him & bought him! He is the first horse I ever really got to work with. He has taught me a LOT! He was very patient with me, too!:) Now, due to circumstances beyond my control, he is owned by another who loves him for the sweet, willing, great horse he is..

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I've had 5803 friends visit me.

I'm the 14,161st member on HorseChannel.com.

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

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Voted for your beautiful Paint. Sorry you had to sell him!

Come visit me, Quincy ♥.

05/06/2010 12:06.12 PM Report This Comment
Merry Christmas!! voted
love ya <3

Come visit me, Lady.

12/22/2009 10:09.14 PM Report This Comment
I'm soooo sorry you had to sell him! how have you been? left you a vote ~Em and Diego~

Come visit me, Diego, Nara & Hunter.

11/25/2009 07:09.34 AM Report This Comment
Hi
Miss you! how are you doing? hoping you can stop by sometime, do you know how Cody is doing with his new owners? Thinking of you! ((HUGS)) and votes!

Talia, not saying, NS.

10/21/2009 11:25.44 AM Report This Comment
hi heres a vote!

Come visit me, mario, rosie & dundee.

09/07/2009 07:21.38 AM Report This Comment
hi how have you been i havent talked to you in a while.voted

Come visit me, mario, rosie & dundee.

09/03/2009 01:56.07 PM Report This Comment
hi
i miss yu. come say hi.

Come visit me, Sing & Cross Creek Horses.

08/19/2009 08:38.38 AM Report This Comment

I'm sorry to hear of the sale of Cody, but I know it was the best for you both.

I may be selling Rosie, myself. Mostly because she's getting dangerous to ride...but I still do love her so much. We'll have to see. Here's a vote for Cody!

Come visit me, Regal.

08/14/2009 08:24.00 AM Report This Comment

I'm sorry to hear of the sale of Cody, but I know it was the best for you both.

I may be selling Rosie, myself. Mostly because she's getting dangerous to ride...but I still do love her so much. We'll have to see. Here's a vote for Cody!

Come visit me, Regal.

08/14/2009 08:23.50 AM Report This Comment
hi
is cody being good for his new owner? are you spending any horsey time or have you still been healing? hope you'll let us know how you are.

Come visit me, Sing & Cross Creek Horses.

08/09/2009 11:34.25 AM Report This Comment
hi hope you had a good vacation!how you doin without cody?i know it must be hard.

Come visit me, mario, rosie & dundee.

08/03/2009 07:18.46 AM Report This Comment
Aww, sad to see you selling Cody. I would buy him if I could. Maybe the owner who buys him will let you visit him when you can and send pics by e-mail.... Hmmm... Anyways, Left a vote and a prayer. Come see Minnie Moons.

Kate, Tri-Cities, TN.

07/20/2009 07:21.03 AM Report This Comment
I am glad that you found a good home for Cody. At least that is some comfort for you. And he'll have other horsey friends too.

Yes, it is kind of rush to be going 24mph on a bike with a mini horse pulling you. I'm prepared to let go of the lead if he gets out of control. He's pretty good though. His biggest problem is that he always wants something in his mouth and he tries to bite the bike.

We've had so many flies this year. I don't know where they're breeding. Perhaps someone has a pile of manure somewhere. It's hard to tell. Anyway, poor Pippin was being so bothered by them that he went to the back of his big pen and put his head under a tarp and wrapped his eyes so that they couldn't get to them. He had a cloud swarming over his head and he just stood there. It looked so pitiful yet funny. I ordered a flymask for him right away. We haven't needed one before. It might also be because we had cooler weather than usual and then suddenly back to over 100 degrees.

Melian is doing really well and we are working hard on obedience. She can be quite independent. I just uploaded a new photo of her on Pippin's page. Plus there's one of the two of them close up.

Here's a vote for you and I hope you're having a great weekend. ttyl

Come visit me, Prince, Pippin (Remembering Melian) & Eddie.

07/19/2009 01:08.55 AM Report This Comment
hi
im glad cody found a good home and its really nice that they will keep you updated, we leave for vacation sunday so have a good trip!

Come visit me, mario, rosie & dundee.

07/18/2009 12:34.51 PM Report This Comment
Here's a vote for you!! Cute horse!!! :)
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Come visit me, Big Grey 4 Aug HOTM 2000 votes plez! Almost there!.

07/18/2009 06:37.56 AM Report This Comment
I'm sorry cody is gone, but at least you know he went to a good home. I bet he'll really enjoy it! Glad you can keep cody's page up, and update with pictures. That's really nice of her! Also thats great that your Barn owner will come nad let you ride any time! he sounds like a really nice guy, We need more horsey people like him around here! I probably would have tried to get tickets to the George Strait concert if I knew it was here!LOL I never look at the schedule, theres always alot of bands at the tweeter! (midwest blah blah blah... I'm used to the old name!xD) also at this art center here they have concerts nowand then. My parents went to a ventures brothers concert, and a Jonny winter concert! They enjoyed them both. good luck to you daughter getting her permit,have a nice vacation too!Don't worry about school so much! it's summer! and I bet the kids will be just as great as last year!

Come visit me, ♥ Stormy ♥ Not on as much latley :(.

07/17/2009 11:24.19 PM Report This Comment
hi! cody is such a handsome horse! here is a vote from GRACIE! whinny back sooN!

Come visit me, Ferina, Izzy & Gracie.

07/17/2009 08:42.23 PM Report This Comment
hi
i'm back from my trip to NC. had a wonderful time. went swimming at myrtle beach, SC and attended "medieval times" a dinner theatre with horses. really cool. my son is doing well though nervous about the unexpected/unknown that lies ahead in iraq. we had a good visit. more later! so glad you found a good home for cody. hope to be hearing more later.

Come visit me, Sing & Cross Creek Horses.

07/17/2009 07:34.40 AM Report This Comment
hi cody heres a vote for you

Come visit me, mario, rosie & dundee.

07/16/2009 08:51.24 PM Report This Comment
How are things going with you? That's funny that Cody did the same thing with a dog biscuit. Horses are so funny. I know that you are praying for a good home for Cody and I'll add that I hope it's close so that you can still see him occasionally. I know what it's like to miss a horse that you love.

Last week when we went riding I rode Prince bareback. It's the first time since my bronco incident with him in November and he was really good. If he continues to behave I think I'll do it more often. I don't think I'll try jumping bareback anytime soon though. I like cantering and slow trotting but until my knee is properly healed it's hard to keep my balance. Plus I need practice!

And I got to ride again last night. With the saddle this time and even though it was evening it was pretty hot. We're back in the 100's here again. More like our normal summers. We had a great ride and the horses were eager to go.

And last week I also took Pippin out for a bike ride. I haven't done that since November when Prince injured my knee with his bucking bronco act. So, I didn't think Pippin would be too energetic but he ran the whole way, 8 miles, and at one point where the road was nice and flat he galloped full speed and was pulling me at over 24mph. We both thoroughly enjoyed it and I know he was happy being out with his herd. It was such fun that we went again tonight.

And on Sunday evening Pippin and Melian had some fun together. We went for a walk and I let Pippin run free in the forest. He was running around like a wild thing and Melian was hot on his heels. She's not quite fast enough to keep up but she was smart enough to cut corners. Now she's pooped. Pippin isn't though. I think he could have run for another 15 minutes at that flat out gallop. Too bad I didn't have a camera. I really need to carry one around with me.

Well, that's all from me. I always get carried away when I start writing about the animals I love. Here's a vote for you. Take care!

Come visit me, Prince, Pippin (Remembering Melian) & Eddie.

07/15/2009 12:53.39 AM Report This Comment
I'm so sorry you have to sell Cody! That stinks!

I've been really busy lately, but thought I'd pop in and say hi!

Come visit me, Noble Gypsy Rose & The Senior Horse Club.

07/12/2009 11:07.18 AM Report This Comment
Heres another vote and a note! :)Glad you like stormy's portrait! I plan on changing my profile pic soon! Hope you get some pain relief from your brused ribs. Those will take awhile to heal. I hope you find cody a home and maybe could visit him. :)

Let us know how the Cody selling adventures go. IT surprising how many people are coming! Not many people are buying horses at all here! I think maybe in the selling agreement you should make a contract, just saying if he's sold you have to be contacted and told where he has gone, just so you can make sure he doesn't end up in a place like a slaughter house. We would hate that to happen to Cody! Jyust my oppinion after reading this thread on my forum. I guess it is sort of nit picky though!
I know it's hard to sell him, but it's whats best. random, but I saw cody's evil twin in mini horse form on another site! xD I wonder if I could find that picture. It was really funny!I'm having an alright summer. I'm doing community service once my lease is up. How has your summer been? Glad to have a break from teaching? hehe! I didn't know he was coming to Tinley! I like George strait, not my favorite but still good! :p I looked at my schedule, looks like he's already passed through. He probably went to the Tweeter center! (midwest ampitheater) It's a pretty cool place, really close to my house! They've been talking about shutting it down for a while. My sisters graduation was there last year, but they arn't renting it for graduations anymore. IT was extremly cold during her graduation though! And it's not a covered placE! just kinda open! It sounds like it was an awesome concert!! :)well, I gotta go! ttyl

Come visit me, ♥ Stormy ♥ Not on as much latley :(.

07/10/2009 09:26.01 PM Report This Comment
hola
wish your daughter luck with her permit!I dont look like a chipmunk anymore the swelling is almost all gone except for a little swelling on my left cheek they had to cut my tooth and they said that would make the healing a little slower on that side.so i look pretty silly but thats ok.tonight im going on this big bike riding fundraiser its fun we did it last year the only thing that would make it better is if i could ride rosie instead of a bike hehe but i dont know if they would appreciate it.i thought it would be really cool to have my license but i have gone to the barn twice and the gas station to get a soda and i was over it its more fun riding with people especially if you talk a lot like me.hope your daughter feels better have a great weekend.

Come visit me, mario, rosie & dundee.

07/10/2009 08:46.02 AM Report This Comment
Another vote for cody! how are you?

Come visit me, ♥ Stormy ♥ Not on as much latley :(.

07/09/2009 08:38.45 PM Report This Comment
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAiuEk50dcw
that link goes to the tribute that gypsee made for my mares rose & sugar. it's so beautiful. i hope you can go view it. it's on HC, too but you can't hear the sound track which is so fitting for it. thanks for the prayers. i will keep you and cody in prayer, too. i know how hard it must be to make this step.

Come visit me, Sing & Cross Creek Horses.

07/09/2009 07:12.58 PM Report This Comment
hi
left cody a vote!

Come visit me, mario, rosie & dundee.

07/08/2009 07:29.22 PM Report This Comment
Hey!!
I'm so sorry that you have to sell Cody!!! Unfortunately, alot of people are in the same position as you!! I hope you find a good home for him & maybe they'll let you keep contact with him!! Here's a vote!ttyl,:)

Come visit me, Socks **Goal 1500 votes!!!**:).

07/08/2009 04:52.46 PM Report This Comment
I am so very sorry about Cody. I know how much you care about him and what it meant for you to be able to ride your own horse again. Is there no way you could stable him in your garage or something? I feel really bad about this.
I took Pippin out with the cart on Sunday. It had been a couple of weeks. I had just been taking him for walks because I've been training Melian to walk on a leash. So, this was her first time in the cart and at first she was nervous but then she loved it and even took the reins in her mouth.
Yesterday we went for a walk, my sister and her parrot and me and Pippin and Melian. Pippin and Melian were doing fine together and then suddenly out of nowhere this weimaraner attacked us. He was charging us and barking like crazy but his owner managed to catch him in time. Pippin's response was to rear and bolt. I hung onto him but he hit Melian with his feet and scared her to death. Not good for their first walk together. After Pippin's initial scare he then was so furious that he was trying to get away from me and attack the dog. He doesn't like strange dogs anyway and once chased one all the way to it's home. I gave Melian some treats right next to Pippin's nose so that she would have good associations with him right away. Pippin was jealous so he got a dog biscuit too. I don't think he really liked it (first time that's ever happened) but he ate it anyway. Melian is fine and wasn't injured. Thank goodness.
Today we went the same way and she was scared because she thought that the dog would be there again. In a way, I'm glad because that means she's not blaming it on Pippin. I want them to be friends.
Well, that's all from me. Despite everything I hope you had a great 4th of July. Here's a vote for you. ttyl

Come visit me, Prince, Pippin (Remembering Melian) & Eddie.

07/08/2009 12:07.32 AM Report This Comment
tell her i feel her pain, and switch to chicken nuggets and mashed potatoes and gravy.i feel better knowing someone else was going through it too you know how missery loves company hehe.im lots better im going to get my license tommaro so thats incentive to not use pain pills.then its straight to the barn cant wait!

Come visit me, mario, rosie & dundee.

07/06/2009 05:50.10 PM Report This Comment
hey
hey...sry i havent been on lately...ive been pretty busy
sry about u having to sell cody...the closest thing i can get to a horse is a model because of the expenses

Come visit me, Wonder's Star [going for 500 votes].

07/05/2009 11:04.46 PM Report This Comment
hi
hope you get to feeling better,broken ribs are the worst,i just had my wisdom teeth out yesterday so my 4th of july has been rather painfull but at least its overwith happy 4th left a vote.

Come visit me, mario, rosie & dundee.

07/04/2009 08:13.39 AM Report This Comment
heres a vote for Cody.

Come visit me, BJ's Rosebud.

07/04/2009 07:48.07 AM Report This Comment
Hi Cody
oh no a broken rib and a ed one?? Feel better soon!!! I don't mind your complaining, (even though it's not really complaining) at all!! It's good to hear from you, hope you will still keep in touch with everyone on HC no matter what happens!!!! Everything here is great we got Gypsee's problems all fixed now, (we think) and I rode her and even jumped her yesterday and she was aweosme and when she was bad it was my fault. (like running, (well walking actually lol) out and cantering really really fast when I wanted her to trot. she get's very excited about jumping lol) anyways here's a vote for you I hope to hear from you again soon!!!

Talia, not saying, NS.

07/04/2009 02:59.06 AM Report This Comment
oh no, I didn't know you fell again. You need to stop getting hurt! In the winter you fall on ice, in the summer you fall of cody! your poor achey bones! lol!I'm sorry you got hurt. I know Cody loves you and even though he's a horse, I think he'll understand why you have to sell him eventually. He seems like a smart boy. Congrats on you new nephew being born!I don't mind your complaining! :p It's alright, your definatley going through a tough time with having to sell Cody. Has anyone come to look at him?I know in this economy alot of horses can't find homes :( I hope you have a nice 4th of July weekend too. ttyl P.S. I finally changed my mane profile pic for awhile! I'm putting up a picture that a friend on another horse site drew for me of Stormy. I thought It looked nice, and would be nice to use as my profile picture for a few days ;)

Come visit me, ♥ Stormy ♥ Not on as much latley :(.

07/03/2009 11:25.22 PM Report This Comment
O I am so sorry you have to sell him. That must be really hard. I hope you find an awesome home for him. Heres a vote.

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07/03/2009 11:21.01 PM Report This Comment
hi from peek
i'm sure it's a hard decision. when riding is on the periphery of your life and with so many who worry for you, it's hard to make a case to continue. costs just keep skyrocketing. are you having any luck selling him? people around here are practically giving horses away. it's a bad time. praying for healing for you and a good home for cody.

Come visit me, Sing & Cross Creek Horses.

07/03/2009 04:04.35 PM Report This Comment
Awwwwwwww :(
I wish we had more room in our barn, I would love to have a smaller sized horse to ride when the big guys are out in the big pasture. Right now we dont have anymore room for anymore horses.
Right now I have two ponies (Shadow and Chief) that I play with when the big guys are out grazing in the pasture. But the thing that stinks is that the two ponies aren't trained, so I can't ride them.
Good Luck on finding him a wonderful home.
Just wondering will you keep your page when you sell him.
Anyways left a vote.
Marli & Franklynn

Come visit me, Franklynn (Goal = HOTM May 2013).

07/03/2009 02:07.57 PM Report This Comment
FOR SALE???
I live right here in NC, I wish I could buy him. I can't afford the board of two horses though :/ Good luck finding him a good home!

Oh my gosh, I have not been on in forever... have I? My life outside the internet has been so busy.
Who wants an update on my boy?
So I went out and rode him today (Friday) and he was awesome. We jumped 2'3 didn't refuse a jump. There was one where I thought... well dang he is going to refuse I went up in two point way to soon. He jumped it, barely made it, but jumped it! He is my baby :) My friend was like WOW you have a good horse, he must really love you <3

Other than that I have been riding Sallie, Hershey, and Josh. Hershey and Josh are two 3-4 year old paints; and Sallie is related to Rocki! They are the same age and have the same dad I will try and get some pictures of them all.

NOTE: I won't be on to much, but come by and drop us a vote I'll try my hardest to return the favor! Talk to you soon!

Come visit me, Rocki [Jumping Pictures!] & Toria [Baby Pics Vote Baby Cutest Foal!].

07/03/2009 12:52.53 PM Report This Comment
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