T.H.A.N.K.S. A Lot Farm

Pictures of our horses competing over the years, some recent, and some older pictures of our most memorable horses

 


2013 Pictures


 

Alyssa and Perfect

Perfect is a 15.2 hand 2006 Irish Thoroughbred/Sport Pony cross mare.

We bred and raised Perfect. You can see pictures of her dam, Nachtmusik, competing farther down the page.

She is sired by Gogarty (Tate Gallery -- Brews Bridge), and is out of Nachtmusik (grade pony).

Perfect competed in 2013 with Alyssa before being sold to an excellent home.

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Nikolaus and Don't Cry A Tear

Don't Cry A Tear (better known as Russia) is a 16.1 hand 2006 registered Thoroughbred mare.

We bred and raised Russia, who is Nikolaus' beloved mare, and Queen of the Farm.

She is sired by the Irish Thoroughbred, Gogarty (Tate Gallery -- Brews Bridge), and is out of Rich Lode (Comstock Lode -- Richgirl Red).

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Katrina and Bound To Gossip

Bound To Gossip is a 15.3 hand 2009 registered Thoroughbred brown gelding.

He is sired by Eavesdropper (Kingmambo -- Weekend Surprise), and is out of Play For Baroque (Louis Quatorze -- Bound To Play).

Katrina competed Gossip in 2013 after he came off the track, and he is now offered for sale. For more details, please see the Sales page.

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Seth and The Yellow Pony

The Yellow Pony is a 13.2 hand 2003 grade Welsh Pony palomino mare.

Seth competed The Yellow Pony successfully through the novice level in 2013 before we sold her to a little girl who will be continuing to compete her.

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Alyssa and Cabernet

Cabernet is a 16.2 hand 2005 Holsteiner/Thoroughbred cross brown mare.

Cabernet is by the Holsteiner stallion, Cabaret (Cor de la Bryere -- Gustia, by Landgraff I), and is out of a Thoroughbred mare.

Alyssa competed her once in 2013 and plans to compete her more in 2014 before offering her for sale.

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Nikolaus and Wild Eyed and Wicked

Wild Eyed and Wicked is a 16 hand 2007 Irish Thoroughbred cross brown gelding.

Wicked is sired by the Irish Thoroughbred, Gogarty (Tate Gallery -- Brews Bridge), and is the only foal out of the CCI** event mare, Spiritualistic Babe (Spiritualistic -- Cey Now Babe).

Wicked competed once in 2013 and will be competed more in 2014.

We bred and raised Wicked. To see pictures of Wicked's dam, Spiritualistic Babe, scroll down the page.

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Katrina and Carly

Carly is a 16.2 hand 2001 Thoroughbred mare.

She competed at the novice level with Katrina in 2013, and is now offered for sale.

Please go to the Sales page for more information about Carly.

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Seth and Capri

Capri is a 15.3 hand 2003 Trakehner/Thoroughbred cross bay mare.

Capri competed in the Jumpers on the "A" circuit with Seth in 2013, and is now offered for sale.

For more information about Capri, please go to the Sales page.

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Alyssa and Girl's Image

Girl's Image is a 16 hand 2006 registered Thoroughbred bay mare.

Girl's Image is sired by Halo's Image (Halo -- Sugar's Image), and is out of Native Gate Dancer (Gate Dancer -- Native Fire Dance).

Image competed once with Alyssa in 2013 and will be bred in the spring of 2014.

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Below are pictures of some of the horses we competed from 2010 through 2012

 


 

Alyssa and The Artful Dodger

The Artful Dodger is a 16.1 hand 2007 registered Thoroughbred bay gelding.

The Artful Dodger (registered name: Gocaptn) is sired by the Irish Thoroughbred, Gogarty (Tate Gallery -- Brews Bridge), and is out of Aerial Princess (Petionville -- Lucias Book).

We bred, but did not raise, The Artful Dodger. We then reacquired him and evented him for a season before selling him to a fantastic home.

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Glitterman

Glitterman is a 12.1 hand 2003 Welsh Pony gelding.

Glitterman is sired by Rolling S's Ace's High (LKF Bubba -- Rolling S's Lady Robin), and is out of Jade (Dandardel Lusty K-- Decrescendo).

We bred, raised, and showed Glitterman to be the 2010 USEF Zone V Small Green Pony Hunter Champion before selling him.

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After The Rain

After The Rain is a 13.1 3/4 hand 2006 Welsh/Thoroughbred cross grey mare.

After The Rain is sired by the Thoroughbred stallion, Wind in the Sky (Sky Classic -- Before The Wind), and is out of Jade (Rolling S Bobbysocks -- Decrescendo).

We bred and raised Rain; she is a maternal 1/2 sibling to Glitterman.

Rain showed in the medium green pony hunters in 2013 on the "AA" circuit, qualifying for Pony Finals, and has since had her green card reinstated.

Rain is currently offered for sale. For more information, please go to the Sales page.

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Alyssa and Victoria's Secret

Victoria's Secret is a 15.3 hand 2007 registered Thoroughbred bay mare.

Victoria's Secret (registered name: Valentine's Gift) is sired by Bar (Private Account -- Suspend), and is out of Gift For Princess (Dunham's Gift -- Miss High Hat).

Alyssa evented her once before selling her to an excellent home.

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Jigar

Jigar is a 15.1 hand 2006 registered Thoroughbred brown stallion.

Jigar is sired by the Irish Thoroughbred, Gogarty (Tate Gallery -- Brews Bridge), and is out of Paavo's Express (Title Express -- Paavo's Rose).

Alyssa competed her beloved stallion, Jigar, some in 2012. We now have plans to turn him into a lead pony.

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Seth and Excalibur

Excalibur is a 13.1 hand 2010 Trottingbred/Arabian cross bay gelding.

Excalibur is sired by the Trottingbred stallion Arts and Letters, and out of the Arabian mare Sangelina.

We bred and raised Excalibur, and he is now in a wonderful new home.

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Alyssa and Ping Pong

Ping Pong is a 14.1 hand 2006 Welsh/Thoroughbred cross grey mare.

Ping Pong is sired by the Thoroughbred stallion, Wind In The Sky (Sky Classic -- Before The Wind), and is out of Kadija (Welsh mare).

We bred and raised Ping Pong. You can see pictures of her dam, Kadija, and her sire, Wind, farther down the page.

We showed Ping Pong, and have now sold her to an awesome home.

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Seth and Miss Behavin'

Miss Behavin' is a 14 hand 2005 Irish Thoroughbred/Poa/Welsh cross brown snowflake mare.

Miss Behavin' is sired by the Irish Thoroughbred, Gogarty (Tate Gallery -- Brews Bridge), and is out of Amidala (Welsh/POA).

Seth competed Miss B in 2012 at the beginner novice level in eventing before we sold her to an excellent home.

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Shiva Nataraja

Shiva is a 16.1 hand 2007 registered Thoroughbred brown gelding.

Shiva Nataraja is sired by the Irish Thoroughbred, Gogarty (Tate Gallery -- Brews Bridge), and is out of Our Lass Rosie (Our Native -- Lightfoot Lassie).

Shiva competed at the beginner novice level before we sold him.

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Feather

Feather is a 14 hand 2005 Welsh/Thoroughbred cross bay mare

Feather is sired by the Irish Thoroughbred, Gogarty (Tate Gallery -- Brews Bridge), and is out of the Welsh mare, Forte (Rolling S Bobbysocks -- Decrescendo).

We bred and raised Feather; her dam is a full sister to Jade, dam of Glitterman and After The Rain.

Feather showed on the "A" circuit before we sold her.

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Halo

Halo is a 12.1 7/8 hand 2008 grade black gelding.

Halo showed on the "A" circuit for a season. He is currently offered for sale. For more information, please visit our Sales page.

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The Mercedes Lady

The Mercedes Lady is a 14.2 hand 1999 Paint mare.

Sadie competed on the "A" circuit in the large pony hunters, competing at Pony Finals, before we sold her.

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Roxxy

Roxxy is a 16 hand 2000 Appendix Quarter Horse mare.

She competed at the novice level in 2012 and is now sold to a new home.

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Alcapoco

Alcapoco is a 16 hand 2001 black Hanoverian gelding.

Alcapoco is sired by Poco Gato (Parabol -- Erin), and is out of Anida (Sergej -- Angel).

He competed in 2012 before we sold him to an excellent home.

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Pianissimo

Pianissimo is a 12.1 hand 2002 Welsh Pony mare.

Nissy is sired by Dandardel Lusty K (Farnley Kernel -- Dandardel Biretta), and is out of Decrescendo (Rolling S Bobbysocks -- Welsh mare).

We raised Nissy and she showed before we sold her to an excellent home.

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Alyssa and Two Spots

Two Spots is a 15.3 hand 2006 registered Thoroughbred grey gelding.

Two Spots is sired by Mahie Gold (Rahy -- Golden Thatch), and is out of Boots Gold (Northern Jove -- Gold Edge).

Alyssa competed Spot at the beginner novice level in 2012 before we sold him.

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Below are pictures of some of the most memorable horses and ponies we have competed throughout the years.

 


Spiritualistic Babe

Spiritualistic Babe competed through the CCI** level. She is a 15 hand 5/8 Thoroughbred 3/8 Quarter Horse mare who was competed and ridden throughout her entire career solely by Katrina.

She is sired by Spiritualistic (Our Hero -- Viki Spirita), and is out of Cey Now Babe (Moon E Ack -- Benow Babes). She is now retired. She is the dam of Wild Eyed and Wicked.

Click on the picture to see many pictures of Babe competing!


Nachtmusik

Nachtmusik (fondly known as Lady) competed through the preliminary level. She is a 13.3 hand grade pony mare competed and ridden by both Katrina and Alyssa. She is now retired.

She is the dam of Perfect and Nefret.

Click on the picture to see many pictures of Lady competing!


Shenandoah Oakwood

Shenandoah Oakwood competed through the novice level. He was an 11.3 hand Welsh Pony gelding, ridden by both Alyssa and Nikolaus.

Shenandoah Oakwood was sired by Farnley Sunglass (Farnley Farisee -- Farnley Sunglow), and was out of Farnley Teakwood (Farnley Sunshadow -- Shenandoah Dogwood).

Click on the picture to see several pictures of Oakwood competing!


The Little Drummer Boy

The Little Drummer Boy competed through the preliminary level.

The Little Drummer Boy (registered name: Like Bear) is a 16 hand Thoroughbred gelding. He competed solely with Katrina throughout his entire career. He is now retired.

The Little Drummer Boy is sired by Private Thoughts (Pretense -- Let's Be Gay), and is out of Country Flair (Rattle Dancer -- Mud Champ).

Click on the picture to see a few pictures of Bear competing!


Matt's On A Roll

Matt's On A Roll competed through the preliminary level.

Matt's On A Roll is a 15.2 hand Thoroughbred gelding. He competed solely with Katrina throughout his entire career. He is now retired.

Matt's On A Roll is sired by Mischievous Matt (Run Of Luck -- Classic Caper), and is out of Ralna (Cornish Drive -- Rightful Heir).

Click on the picture to see a few pictures of Matt competing!


Tegan

Tegan competed through the training level until she was 20 years old, at which point she had three foals for us.

Tegan was a 15.1 hand Thoroughbred/Appaloosa cross mare. She competed solely with Alyssa throughout her career.

She was the dam of Jaya, Parvati, and Eesha, and lived until she was 29 years old.

Please click on her picture to see a few pictures of Tegan competing.


Cojac

Cojac is a 12.2 hand Welsh Pony gelding. He evented and played games for us, and now, in his twenties, is playing games with another kid.

Cojac is sired by Rolling S Bobbysocks (Crilban Rhett -- Flying R Penglo), and is out of Dandardel Babe (Farnley Sea Urchin -- Hals Bonnie Lass).

Click on his pictures to see some pictures of Cojac playing games and eventing!


Kadija

Kadija is a 12.1 hand Welsh Pony mare. She competed solely with Alyssa throughout her career in games, and is now retired.

She is the dam of two foals: Ping Pong and Abhay.

Click on the picture to see many pictures of Kadija playing games!


Where The Wild Things Are

Where The Wild Things Are (barn name: Wild Thing) is a 12.2 hand Welsh Pony gelding.

He competed through the novice level in eventing, on the "A" circuit in the regular pony hunters, and in mounted games. He is currently retired to teaching a little girl the ropes of riding.

He is sired by Rolling S Bobbysocks (Crilban Rhett -- Flying R Penglo), and out of an unknown Welsh mare.

Please click on his picture to see pictures of him competing!


Mischief

Mischief is a 14.1 hand POA gelding. He competed through the training level in eventing, as well as in the pony hunters and pony jumpers on the "A" circuit.

Please click on the picture to see a few pictures of Mischief competing.


Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni is a 14.2 hand Mustang gelding. Gio competed through the training level in eventing, predominately with Nikolaus, and is now teaching children the ropes of riding.

Please click on the picture to see a few pictures of Gio eventing!


Devil A' Doria

Devil A' Doria is a 16 hand black Thoroughbred mare. Doria evented through the novice level with Nikolaus before we decided she needed to be used as a broodmare.

Devil A' Doria is sired by Devil His Due (Devil's Bag -- Penty O'Toole), and is out of Hold Your Bet (Native Royalty -- Mrs. Lawrence).

Doria is the dam of four beautiful foals so far. They are: Dorotea, Je T'Adore, Toreador, and Matador.

Click on her picture to see two pictures of her competing.


Wind In The Sky

Wind In The Sky was a 15.3 hand 1998 registered Thoroughbred grey stallion.

Wind in the Sky was sired by Sky Classic (Nijinsky -- No Class), and was out of Before The Wind (Relaunch -- Spinnaker's Flying).

Katrina competed Wind at the novice level in eventing after he raced 44 times, before retiring him to stud.

Wind is the sire of several foals, including After The Rain and Ping Pong, who are listed up higher on this page.

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Special Agent

Special Agent (registered name: Tiff's Special Man) is a 16 hand registered Thoroughbred gelding.

Special Agent is sired by River Special (Riverman -- Nijinska Street), and is out of Legal Aspects (Top Command -- Sorciere).

Alyssa competed Tiff successfully through the preliminary level before we sold him.


 

Miss Scarlett

Miss Scarlett is a 12.1 hand Welsh Pony mare. She showed on the "A" circuit in the regular pony hunters and competed in mounted games.

She has since been sold and competed seriously on the "A" circuit, including Pony Finals.

Please click on the picture to see more pictures of her competing.


Much Better Now

16 hand mare that Mom (Heidi) competed at the beginner novice level. She produced one foal for us (named Wonderful), and is now retired to taking kids on trail rides.

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Spicy Molly

Molly was a 15.1 hand Thoroughbred mare. Molly competed through the preliminary level with Alyssa.

She was sired by Lord Ligonier (Graustark -- Idun), and was out of Swimming Home (Final Ruling -- Sailing Gal).

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Fur Elise

Essy is an 11 hand Shetland Pont mare. She competed in games with Alyssa and Nikolaus for many years.

Now, in her upper twenties, she is retired to teaching a little girl the ropes of riding.

Essy is the dam of two foals; their names are Kyria (also know as Brown Sugar) and Gigue.

Click on her picture to see a few pictures of her playing games.


Careless Lad

P.M. Careless Lad is a 15.3 hand Thoroughbred gelding. He competed through the novice level with Katrina and Heidi before being sold to continue his career.

P.M. Careless Lad is sired by Native Lad (Native Royalty -- Carey's Song), and is out of O So Careless (One Decision -- O So Cute).

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Double Stuffed

Oreo is a 13.2 hand Paint Pont mare. She competed on the "A" circuit in the medium pony hunters with Nikolaus before being sold.

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Toad Hollow Cocoa

Cocoa was a 15.1 hand Morgan gelding. He competed through the training level in eventing, before becoming a Pony Club horse.

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Cricket

Cricket was a 13.1 hand Welsh/Arabian gelding. He was Katrina's first pony.

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Special K

Special K was a 10.3 hand Shetland Pony mare. She was Alyssa's first pony.

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Alla Gioia

Gioia is a 9.2 hand Miniature Horse mare. She was Nikolaus' first pony. She is the dam of several foals.

She is now teaching a little girl the ropes of riding. She is the little pinto pony on the right of the picture.

The other ponies in the picture are Shenandoah Oakwood (with Alyssa in the middle), and Nachtmusik (with Katrina on the left).

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George Frideric Handel

Fred is a 9.1 hand Miniature Horse gelding. He was Nikolaus' games pony for quite a while.

He is now teaching small children how to ride.

Click on the picture to see a couple of pictures of Fred.


D'Artangnan

D'Artangan was a 16 hand Hanoverian/Thoroughbred liver chestnut gelding.

D'Art was Heidi's best horse while she was a teenager, and she evented him for years.

Please click on the picture to see more pictures of D'Art.


Our grandfather, Arthur, as a child, on a pony.

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THANKS-A-LOT Farm
1583 North River Road
Augusta, West Virginia 26704

Or call us at (309) 376-2144
or at (309) 750-0068 (cell)
Or e-mail us at katrina@thanksalotfarm.com (E-mail may be sent to Katrina or Alyssa)

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