Tennesse Walking Horse | I'm Gold and Dangerous 6.97 65
Date: 2012-9-28

Tennesse Walking Horse | I'm Gold and Dangerous [Form. horse] 1999


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Lykke *Team TWH*
Female - 33 years old
User since: 28/09/2012
- Female - 33 years old - User since: 28/09/2012
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Tennesse Walking Horse | I'm Gold and Dangerous

Won: 0
Lost: 0
Tied: 0
Year of birth:
15.1 hh
154 cm
Gentle, trusting and aware.
- Dogwalk
- Flatwalk
- Runningwalk
- Rocking-chair canter
- Pace
- Rack
- Foxtrot
- Trot
- Gallop
Show at the annual Stallionday in Viborg, Denmark - 4/26 2008

Show at the annual Stallionday in Viborg, Denmark - 4/4 2009
I'm Gold and Dangerous #19909894

Sire: Gen's Armed and Dangerous
Dam: Gold Impulse

SS: Pride's Generator
DD: Melana Ebony
SSS: Pride of Midnight H.F.
SSD: H.F. Spirit's Nell
SDS: Ebony Masterpiece
SDD: Go Boy's Lady Dare
SSSS: Midnight Sun
SSSD: Pride of Stanley
SSDS: Spirit of Midnight
SSDD: Nell's Last Lady
SDSS: Skipper Sun Midnight
SDSD: Lady Lee
SDDS: Merry Go Boy
SDDD: Barker's Lady Dare

DS: Pride's Gold Coin
DD: Generator's Sparkle
DSS: Pride of Midnight H.F.
DSD: Delight's Joanna
DDS: Pride's Generator
DDD: Mack K's Sparkle
DSSS: Midnight Sun
DSSD: Pride of Stanley
DSDS: Sun's Delight
DSDD: Duke's Flight
DDSS: Pride of Midnight H.F.
DDSD: H.F. Spirit's Nell
DDDS: Midnight Mack K.
DDDD: Sun's Sparkle
- Color: Sorrel with flaxen mane and tail
- Foaled: 8/8 1999
- Died: 2/2 2010

There is plenty to write about Dixie, because she was one of a kind. Her personality was amazing, and she was a lady with attitude and power.

She had her own opinions, as mares usually do, and she never hesitated to let you know. If she disagreed under saddle, she would stomp the ground and (literally) say "HMM".

Dixie gave me everything - Balance from both the ground and from the saddle, and helped me understanding the horses' behavior. She showed me a whole new side to myself, and helped me with my temper, which used to be a little feisty. She showed me how a friendship should be, and how important trust is.
Unfortunately, Dixie was quite shy when she arrived in Denmark (she had a tough trip overseas), and it took me a year to gain her trust.
She was without a doubt a one-man's horse, and she knew how to sort the ones she didn't trust from the ones she did. She never did anything bad, and always did what was asked of her, no matter who handled her, but it was obvious whether she felt safe with the person or not.

Dixie was very alert both from the ground and from the saddle. She loved to run like the wind, and she was the type of horse you needed to rein in instead of push forward. Theoretically you could almost steer her by power of thought alone (most likely because you loosen the reins when you think "Forward").

Dixie was born in Texas, USA on the 8th of August 1999. Between the ages 1-5 she was a showhorse, and as far as I know, she spent pretty much all her time in a stall, except from when she was being exercised, groomed or moved around.
When she was 5 y/o, she was lucky to be spotted by a lady, who ended up buying her, and the following 3 years she was a companion and broodmare.
In 2005 Dixie had a beautiful palomino colt. He was named "I'm Generating Gold" aka. Jackson. Again in 2007 Dixie was preggy, but in April she lost her foal. This foal was a big, longlegged palomino filly.

In May 2007, a friend and I were looking at a salespage for Tennnessee Walking Horses. There were three pages in all, and many gorgeous horses, but none of them caught my eye before the last page. There were a tiny picture measuring 2x3 cm with a picture of the most beautiful sorrel mare I had ever seen. She had a light mane and tail, and she looked without a doubt my dreamhorse. The first thing I did, was to point at her and say "That's mine!". And on the 16th of June 2007, she was.
The 10th of July 2007 we drove to Amsterdam to pick her up, after she'd been in a 30-day quarantine.
The feeling when I saw her was indescribable. I had to fight the tears of joy, and when I was handled the leading rope and put my hand on her neck the first time...well, it was just the most amazing feeling. She was soft like silk, and she was shining like gold. Finally my dream through 7 years had come true - I had my very first Tennessee Walking Horse. :o)

Dixie and I had some amazing times together. Most of all, I used her for trailrides and worked with her in the arena, but I got to show her twice. Both times at the annual Stallionday in Viborg, Denmark.
As far as I'm concerned, Dixie is the first Tennessee Walking Horse, who has been showed in Denmark.

On the 16th of August 2009, Dixie was bred to the TWH stallion Smokin' Colt 45.
The foal was supposed to have been named "Smokin' Hot and Dangerous" for registration name, and "Nugget" for the everyday, but unfortunately he/she never got to see the light of this world.

On the 30th of January 2010 Dixie was kicked in the head on the pasture. For three days, we fought for her life, but in the end we realized that there was nothing more we could do
On the 2nd of February I faced the most difficult choice in my life. I said goodnight to Dixie, hugged her a last time, and sent her over the rainbow bridge. :ó(

R.I.P. Dixie
You were the best horse imaginable, and you will never be forgotten.
Every 2nd in the month I light a candle for you and Nugget, while listening to "To Where You Are", and look through pictures from our best times together.
You'll always be my no. 1 star!

Reply to: Tennesse Walking Horse | I'm Gold and Dangerous

  • Aria A

    Created: Jun 2013
    5 years ago

    So sad to have lost such a stunning mare. I gave Dixie an outstanding for her beauty and for you and Nugget. xxx

  • Tami A

    Created: Jun 2013
    Horses: 1
    5 years ago

    so sorry you lost her,, :'(, i've always loved Tennesse Walking Horses, and she was a stunner

  • Rosie R

    Created: Mar 2013
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    Horses: 1
    6 years ago

    So sorry you lost your beatiful girl RIP Dixie and she has to get an outstanding from me x

  • 6 years ago

    :'-( so sad that you losed her early She was a stunning girl xx

  • NatalieSykes

    Created: Feb 2013
    Horses: 1
    6 years ago

    Absolutely stunning!

  • Janis G

    Created: Mar 2013
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    Horses: 1
    6 years ago

    So stunning, and loved the story about your life together. I'm so sorry for your loss, that's the one and only drawback with our animals .....we have to let them go one day x

  • Danielle M

    Created: Jan 2013
    Reply: 1
    Horses: 1
    6 years ago

    wow im nearly in tears reading this im glad she had her last days with u and at least u got to say good bye u get a outstanding from me x

  • Kim M

    Created: Dec 2012
    Horses: 2
    6 years ago

    Amazing and stunning horse xxxx

  • Tanja A

    Created: Sep 2012
    Horses: 1
    6 years ago

    I love Dixie! She was such a magnificent personality! I've never met a horse like her and I doubt I ever will. You two were closer than any other horse/owner I know, it was truly beautiful to watch you two interacting.
    You don't need me to tell you that Dixie was utterly gorgeous, as in freakin drop-dead-on-sight gorgeous, but I'll tell you anyway! She was! XD

    Dixie, you will be missed forever!

  • Esmann

    Created: Sep 2012
    Topic: 1
    Replies: 2
    Horses: 3
    Videos: 1
    6 years ago

    She gets an "outstanding" from me...

    Always liked Dixie, and felt for you when you lost her... Hope that your upcoming foal will turn out to be your soulmate <3

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