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Quarter Horse from Stratford, WI


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I am from Stratford, WI and I've been a Club Horse member for 9 years, 9 months and 16 days

Nicknames: Classy Lightning (registered), champ

Age: 20 years old

Gender: Gelding

Breed: Quarter Horse

Height: 15.1H

Color: Dark Bay with a white sock and stocking on the back legs!

Type of Riding: Western. Barrel Racing, Pole Weaving, Ball-in-pail, speed and dash, western pleasure, horsemanship, pennant race, egg and spoon, Key races, figure 8's

My Horse's Achievements: About a year ago, lightning was used on gaming, but stopped to be used on light trail rides. Since I've got him, he LOVES the constant speed every ride! We're now an awesome TEAM!!!

My Horse's Favorite Treat: Carrots and sugar cubes!

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: RUN! He enjoys running as fast as he can on barrels and turning as quick as possible any other possible time. He loves pole weaving and working cattle! he also lOVES water!!!

Pet Peeves: He loves to throw his head around when walking because he wants to run!

My Horse's motto: run free

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How We Met

I was online one night looking at new barrel racing horses. I came accross an ad for a ten year old barrel horse gelding. I wasn't particularly looking for a gelding, but when I contacted the girl and met the horse, I fell in love! The girl told me how she had purchased him from a friend that went to college and didn't have time to race. She explained how when she bought him, she had thought as well trained as he was, he'd be a great trail horse. Well, he didn't want to slow down enough and was a "spook" to other horses in their trail riding groups. So, I found the horse I was looking for, a FAST, and SPUNKY little horse!.

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I've had 484 friends visit me.

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

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Hi Lightning. beautiful profile picture. We voted.

Come visit me, SADIE *Thx For HOTD - 11/30/17!*.

02/18/2010 02:55.46 AM Report This Comment
He looks like a lot of fun! And fast! I do barrel racing w/ my Appy and Quarter horse- but my Appy likes to run into the barrels instead of going around, silly horses. ~Left a vote =)

Come visit me, Traveller's Phantom & Red Ace( or I got the Ace!).

01/08/2010 08:05.32 AM Report This Comment
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10/29/2008 10:20.43 AM
One word BEAUTIFUL!!

Heres a vote
vote for us trying to get 100

Come visit me, Dreamer, Flicka & CC.

10/21/2008 02:30.58 PM Report This Comment
07/22/2008 09:21.46 AM Report This Comment
Ms Scarlet Norfleet HOTD!!!!!!!!!!!
SCARLET~ fun, loving, pretty, sweet, loves to eat, great, best, nice, loves kids, loves me, riding, western, baby. Truly, there is NO words good enough in the world to explain her. I may sound like I am bragging but I am a proud mother! Just taking care of my baby. She rides very smooth. Her walk is pretty slow, but nice jog and trot. Very smooth canter and lope. Can run fast if she wants to. She is very good at Western Pleasure, trail rides, and giving kisses. She is a complete joy to be around. She has very good health. About 3 weeks ago a dog was chasing a deer and Scarlet jumped a 4 1/2 ft barbed wire fence and her front feet made it but her back feet barely caught it. :( She is doing VERY good now. She had to get stitches but those were removed 2 weeks ago. The cut was only so deep cuz barbed wire is only so long but the hair hasnt grown back yet because there is not good, solid skin built up on it yet but I would say there will be in about 1 to 2 weeks. The hair will grow back once good, solid skin is there. Anyway, she is doing very good now. Please jsut copy & paste this and send it for a comment to help this dream come true. I think my horse deserves HOTD because she is my baby and I love her sooo much and I just want to show her how much I care and that other people want her to heal up and care just as much as I do. Please help me do that by voting her for HOTD tommorow. I love you all and so does she. Come check her out please. THANK YOU ALL SOOOO MUCH! Scarlet, Babs, and Ann Taylor. (Check Babs out too. I will advertise her after Scarley-poo gets HOTD.) Send your horses my hugs and kisses XOXOXOXOXO Left ya a vote and some apples, peppermints, and carrots. O' O' O' >O< >O< >O< %> %> %> O' O' O' >O< >O< >O< %> %>

Come visit me, <3 Ms Scarlet Norfleet!!! & <3 Hollywood Babs!!!!.

07/21/2008 09:49.52 AM Report This Comment
Cool horse! Lefta vote.

Come visit me, Cheyenne, Mesquakie, Majesty, Maggie, Raina, Domino, Pepsi, Sassy, Tisroc & Myrrh.

07/20/2008 12:35.02 PM Report This Comment
Hey, just replying to your other blog u sent me for Babs. No, I dont run poles in competitions, I just do that on the 'playdates' She can change leads like that. Babs has also ran a quarter horse race, and won. She has been trained like a racing horse- reins tight, only squeeze with top legs to go, LOVES to go. My riding teacher runs barrels to on her. She does really good with it. I am sooo proud of her.

Come visit me, <3 Ms Scarlet Norfleet!!! & <3 Hollywood Babs!!!!.

07/17/2008 06:36.26 AM Report This Comment
Lightning is fast! It certainly appears he has a need for speed! Well, welcome to horsechannel... have a vote! ***- Hey everyone! Please help me get Butterscotch HOTD! She is an 18-year-old golden brown Arabian/Shetland from Lindale, TX who rides Western Pleasure/Bareback! If you vote for us we will definately return the favor... We ♥ love ♥ to make new friends!!! Thank you! -***

Come visit me, BowDex, Butterscotch- computer troubles!, Dream Catcher & Huckleberry- computer troubles!.

07/13/2008 12:33.53 PM Report This Comment
Hi there Lightning is a very handsome boy. He sounds like a great horse and that you have alot of fun with him. Heres a vote.

Come visit me, Fox & Lynx, 2012 Foals & Gazelle.

07/13/2008 10:11.27 AM Report This Comment
2 CUTE!!!!!! I love him. He reminds me of my horse babs. She has just turned 12 but she is soooo competitive. She is an AWSOME barrel horse. My other horse, Scarlet, is AWSOME at western pleasure. well, u should come c mine. love yours! good luck with him. try to reply to me back. have fun on hc.

Come visit me, <3 Ms Scarlet Norfleet!!! & <3 Hollywood Babs!!!!.

07/13/2008 10:04.00 AM Report This Comment
Lightning's pic is really cool. Nice story on how you met. Don't you just love it when you find the right horse? Here's a vote.

Come visit me, Cody.

07/13/2008 09:14.09 AM Report This Comment
Nice pic!

Coleen, Pinckney, MI.

07/13/2008 07:36.46 AM Report This Comment

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