Friday, February 27, 2015

2/28/15 Winter Hell

Anyone who lived through the winter of 2014 remembers the incredible amounts of snow we had here in the Great Lakes area.  I’d hoped for a better winter in 2015, but this was the year of extreme cold.  There was bitter cold everywhere, ridiculous amounts of snow in the Northeast, snow cover on over half of the US, the Great Lakes were frozen solid, and there were ice storms from Texas to the Carolinas.  Anyone with an unheated barn dealt with frozen buckets, snow drifts near the doorways, and layers upon layers of clothing to keep warm despite negative temperatures and arctic wind chills.  Deanna Miller calls it winter hell, and there isn’t a better term for it.   So this week’s theme salutes all those horses with names like frozen, blowing, cold, winter, drifting, arctic, frosty and hell. 

A Winter’s Day 
f. 1994 sired by Blackberry Winter and was owned at one time by Snow White Enterprises.
A Winter’s Tale  
f 1994 also sired by Blackberry Winter
Beware of Black Ice  
f.2007 sired by Nocturnal x Over Ice by the Coal Train.  
He sired a number of “icy” colts like Ice Patches, Glacier, Ice Ship and Crystal Clear Ice.
Blackberry Winter 
f 1976 sired by Oman’s Desdemona Denmark X Social Hour by Stonewall Supreme
Bucardi on Ice
f. 1997  sired by CH Buck Rogers X CH Icicle by Chubasco
Ensign's Storm Warning
f. 1952 sired by Ensign Kirby by Cameo Kirby X Meimohala Born by Cameo Kirby
His daughter Tropical Gale was the dam of Chubasco.
Frosty Highland 
f. 1952  sired by Highland Born X King’s Oddity by King’s Genius
CH Frosty Naranda 
f. 1991 sired by Chubasco X CH Naranda by Fire Lane
Frosty Shamrock  
f. 2003  sired by Shamrock Santana X Rich Returns by Royal Return
Frosty’s Winged King  
.  1975  sired by Frosty Highland x The Winged Princess by Wings Over Jordan
f. 1971  sired by Shoreacres Anacacho Genius X a daughter of Denmark’s Bourbon Genius
Miss Snow White              
f. 2006 sired by Bucardi on Ice X Miss Esmerelda by Sovran’s Impresario.
Her sire Bucardi on Ice was out of CH Icicle
   Presumably she was named for her color, and not that her breeder Deanna Miller loves snow!
She’s Snow Angel  
f. 1991  sired by Snowy River by Chubasco
CH Snow Fooling 
f. 1988  sired by Chubasco out of Perfect Model by Mr. Magic Man
This talented mare showed in 3 Gaited, Show Pleasure, 3- and 5-gaited Country Pleasure, 
Pleasure driving and Park divisions. 
Snow Job  
f. 1977  sired by Supreme Sultan X Frosty Donna by Frosty Highland
Another versatile saddlebred that showed in 3 gaited classes, pleasure, fine harness and western pleasure.
Snow Spangle 
f. 1966  sired by Denmark’s bourbon Genius X Sunshine Society Sue by Society Rex
She is the 2nd dam of Phi Slama Jama and 3rd  dam of Winsdown Hi Octane
Stars over Snow 
f. 2013  sired by Extreme Sport X New York Trust by I’m a New Yorker
She gets her lovely gray coat from her daddy.
Winsdown Frozen  
f. 2014  sired by Winsdown Westinghouse X Promised Rose by Promise Keeper
  Probably named for the Disney film.
Winter Carnival    
f. 1979  Supreme Sultan X CH The Carnival Queen by Flashy Bourbon Peavine
Winter Sultan 
f. 1983 sired by Winter Carnival X Symbolette by Status Symbol

Winter Winds 
f.  1962 sired by Americus Denmark X Rare Rose by Colonel Sport

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  1. What color was Snow Spangle listed as? Looks Buckskin in that photo? Or Grey?

    1. Snow Spangle was gray, and so were her daughter Flashdance P/H, granddaughter Jammin' the Blues, and great grandson Winsdown Hi Octane.