The Colors of Life

You are here

Howdy from Texas!

20 posts / 0 new
Last post
equine_woman
equine_woman's picture
Offline
Last seen: 8 years 7 months ago
Joined: 09/13/10
Howdy from Texas!
This forum has been recommended to me more than once so I decided to come check it out!! My name is Amy, I'm a photographer from Texas. I take pictures of a lot of things but my favorite is my friends who compete in the Mustang Makeovers. . . spend lots of my free time doing that! I'm a graduate of Texas A&M with a degree in Animal Science (Science Option) I had planned to go to vet school but changed my mind after BICH 411. (BLAH! Nightmares!) I live on a little ranchette with my high school sweetheart and hubby (who is the same person) and 5 year old son. We have 4 horses, My main mare Sterling (Sterling Request) is 22 this year (where has the time gone) her daughter Sonora (Sterling Sonora) is 7, my "husand's" horse Sunny (Taris Doll) is 22 this year as well and we just adopted a BLM mustang we've named Tavaci. He is at the trainers for the next 3 months and is doing great!! If any of you watch Chris Cox ever he just happens to be the same horse Chris Cox took home and worked with on his selecting a mustang show (the second half will be on tomorrow!) He called him Quervo Gold or something like that. Anyways, looking forward to getting to know you all and I'm sure there will be some familiar faces here!! Amy
Daylene Alford
Offline
Last seen: 2 weeks 2 days ago
Joined: 02/12/09
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Welcome!

TheRedHayflinger
Offline
Last seen: 5 years 1 week ago
Joined: 03/19/09
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Welcome :) Be sure to post those "wet" pictures of Sterling here too! She's one cool lookin' girl :)

equine_woman
equine_woman's picture
Offline
Last seen: 8 years 7 months ago
Joined: 09/13/10
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Lol, will do!!!! I'd love to know why she grayed out so quickly!! When I get home I'm going to scan her yearling photo from her registration papers too. . .she was gray by the time she was 1!!! Pretty sure her dam wasn't gray either. . .so I don't think it was cause she was homozygous!

Daylene Alford
Offline
Last seen: 2 weeks 2 days ago
Joined: 02/12/09
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Is silver a possibility? Silver is known to greatly speed up the graying process.

equine_woman
equine_woman's picture
Offline
Last seen: 8 years 7 months ago
Joined: 09/13/10
Re: Howdy from Texas!

I don't know!! She is an appaloosa mare (heavily colored but grayed by the time she was 1). Her sire was grey and I'm not sure about her dam. She is 1/2 Arabian, Appaloosa. I'll go make a thread about her I guess! Where should I post it? In the what color is my horse area?

Jenks
Jenks's picture
Offline
Last seen: 7 years 3 months ago
Joined: 02/21/09
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Welcome!

lipigirl
lipigirl's picture
Offline
Last seen: 7 years 2 weeks ago
Joined: 02/15/09
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Hi welcome ! post some of your pictures we'd love to see them.

Dilutes
Dilutes's picture
Offline
Last seen: 7 years 2 months ago
Joined: 03/27/09
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Welcome to the forum :smile:
I saw the pics of your lovely mustang. I look forward to seeing your others pics.

The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and fire. ~Sharon Ralls Lemon

Krickette
Krickette's picture
Offline
Last seen: 6 years 11 months ago
Joined: 02/16/09
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Hey there from your neighbor to the east, lol! Just now getting around to saying hi, haha, been a busy month. You've got some gorgeous horses and great photos! Mind if I pry whereabouts in tx your trainers are? I'm doing some "trainer shopping" lol!

IMAGE(http://goo.gl/U95pT)IMAGE(http://i51.tinypic.com/zmjl75.jpg)
IMAGE(http://tickers.TickerFactory.com/ezt/d/4;10101;473/st/20111119/e/Graduation%21/k/4ffb/event.png)

Bannerminis
Bannerminis's picture
Offline
Last seen: 6 years 2 days ago
Joined: 02/28/09
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Welcome to the forum from Co. Clare, Ireland

Banner Miniature Horses http://www.bannerminiaturehorses.com/

equine_woman
equine_woman's picture
Offline
Last seen: 8 years 7 months ago
Joined: 09/13/10
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Hey there from your neighbor to the east, lol! Just now getting around to saying hi, haha, been a busy month. You've got some gorgeous horses and great photos! Mind if I pry whereabouts in tx your trainers are? I'm doing some "trainer shopping" lol!

Sure thing!! R&M Performance horses : http://www.westernclinics.com
They are located in Boyd, TX Just NW of Fort Worth. They do a great job!

equine_woman
equine_woman's picture
Offline
Last seen: 8 years 7 months ago
Joined: 09/13/10
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Thanks everyone for the great welcome!! I've enjoyed the site! Looking forward to getting to know you all!

And just cause I love 'em, here are my 4 legged equine family members!

Sterling Request
IMAGE(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4136/4929091123_9f441f1f0a.jpg)
IMG_6721b by Lightning Bug Creek, on Flickr

IMAGE(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3053/3523827504_e66f46c2a4.jpg)
Love of my life White on White MSH 05/09 by Lightning Bug Creek, on Flickr

IMAGE(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3223/2617688578_16ee2536e2.jpg)
Nothing but the best! Sterling has been my best friend for 16 years. by Lightning Bug Creek, on Flickr

IMAGE(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4009/4552085469_a896944055.jpg)
Sterling Request by Lightning Bug Creek, on Flickr

IMAGE(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3438/4552686168_e4b0ed806f.jpg)
Sterling Request by Lightning Bug Creek, on Flickr

IMAGE(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4056/4433911307_50643f521b.jpg)
Hula Hoooping on Sterling (winter coat) by Lightning Bug Creek, on Flickr

Sterling Sonora, she is 7 this year, my mare's Sterling's daughter by Mitey Jody (A Jody O'toole son) Bred to run.
IMAGE(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2609/3835344548_871b8db1e9.jpg)

IMAGE(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4139/4743282956_177760c866.jpg)
Sonora in the round pen by Lightning Bug Creek, on Flickr

IMAGE(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3049/2752424348_c333c8f8a7.jpg)
sonora on Black by Lightning Bug Creek, on Flickr

IMAGE(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3109/2666049721_a3471da0bb.jpg)
Sonora by Lightning Bug Creek, on Flickr

IMAGE(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3102/3253983878_57d5299bca.jpg)
Sonora by Lightning Bug Creek, on Flickr

IMAGE(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs133.snc1/5690_118304698268_673398268_2385388_2616036_n.jpg)
Trouble. . lol

Taris Doll
IMAGE(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3080/2515396550_7bbd94774c.jpg)
Taris Doll by Lightning Bug Creek, on Flickr

IMAGE(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3476/3835471314_3e5d7cddc8.jpg)
Sunny by Lightning Bug Creek, on Flickr

Tavaci
IMAGE(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs632.snc4/59209_428644958268_673398268_5080835_7669082_n.jpg)
Just off the trailer from the BLM

IMAGE(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs424.snc4/46723_428882748268_673398268_5085142_3116198_n.jpg)
Same horse, different lighting. . .

IMAGE(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs426.snc4/46955_429205043268_673398268_5090589_2531530_n.jpg)

and last but not least our boarder's mare "Junebug"
IMAGE(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4099/4874966048_82e79b2a2f.jpg)
June Bug by Lightning Bug Creek, on Flickr

Krickette
Krickette's picture
Offline
Last seen: 6 years 11 months ago
Joined: 02/16/09
Re: Howdy from Texas!
Hey there from your neighbor to the east, lol! Just now getting around to saying hi, haha, been a busy month. You've got some gorgeous horses and great photos! Mind if I pry whereabouts in tx your trainers are? I'm doing some "trainer shopping" lol!

Sure thing!! R&M Performance horses : http://www.westernclinics.com
They are located in Boyd, TX Just NW of Fort Worth. They do a great job!

Thanks! I sent them an email!
And WOW! Great photos of great horses, can't beat that!

IMAGE(http://goo.gl/U95pT)IMAGE(http://i51.tinypic.com/zmjl75.jpg)
IMAGE(http://tickers.TickerFactory.com/ezt/d/4;10101;473/st/20111119/e/Graduation%21/k/4ffb/event.png)

equine_woman
equine_woman's picture
Offline
Last seen: 8 years 7 months ago
Joined: 09/13/10
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Good to hear you emailed them! They really are the best. They've done great things with my mare Sonora and now Tavaci.

critterkeeper
critterkeeper's picture
Offline
Last seen: 5 years 11 months ago
Joined: 02/15/09
Re: Howdy from Texas!

:newbie Welcome...sorry it took me so long to get here (been spacing out on FB), but I guess better late than never...rofl ymwhisle .

You have some lovely "babies" and we love pixs on this site...we share as often as we can... :love

Kylene "A dog has lots of friends because he wags his tail and not his tongue." ~ Anonymous

Danni
Danni's picture
Offline
Last seen: 6 years 3 months ago
Joined: 02/13/09
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Welcome!!! Love all your pictures!!

rodeoratdogs
rodeoratdogs's picture
Offline
Last seen: 6 years 2 months ago
Joined: 04/22/10
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Welcome, love the baby with the heart on his head :smile:

Hey What The
Offline
Last seen: 7 years 5 months ago
Joined: 03/21/10
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Love your piccies - I wish my photography efforts were as good as yours lol.

anshorsenut88
anshorsenut88's picture
Offline
Last seen: 8 years 6 months ago
Joined: 12/21/10
Re: Howdy from Texas!

Hi there from Texas also! :) My name is Amanda and I just recently graduated from Texas A&M also. Lol I love your horse! They are so neat and sweet looking. :-D I have 4 horses, with another on the way for 2011. I used to mainly barrel race and work cows with my horse until it got too costly lol. Now I just pleasure ride, breed, and train a little with my foal. My old barrel horse Duke (Chiefs Skippa Duke) is a dark sooty quarter horse buckskin coming up on 20 years old, my broodmare is Holly (Marys Miss Holidoc) is a mealy(?) bay quarter horse mare coming up on 9 years old, I have a 8 year old gray grade quarter horse mare called Bella, Holly's 2010 foal was a Palomino quarter horse colt named Elvis (Hollys Boondoc King). I also take care of my dad's black/white 14 year old grade Paint horse Chance. I will search for some pictures of them and put them up on here so you can see them. :) I found this website when I was in search of some equine color genetics. I have recently come across a lot of information and I have been just working at taking it all in!! Lol. I would love to meet new people on here and find new friends maybe. :-D

Oh! And by the way I have actually looked up that horse trainer "RM Performance Horses" before! How crazy, I was looking for a good trainer for my colt yearling for the future to break and train him the "right way". Lol. I had saved their name because they were well known for the "Mustang Makeover" and are what I consider affordable! You say you know them and they are really good?? Cool I am so excited, I just can't wait for Elvis to grow up and get into training and see what he can do!! Haha. Thanks for posting on here and letting us get to know you a little bit.

[url=http://pitapata.com][img]http://phrm.pitapata.com/VGVam6.png[/img][/url]