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Equine Obituary - WC RWCC CH Colonel Hoss



The following was posted on Facebook by Clouse Stables.

 

It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of the great 5-gaited gelding, WC RWCC CH Colonel Hoss. Colonel was a member of the Clouse Stables family for 11 great years and during that time he was the partner for Clark Clouse, Justin Cowley, and Harold Denton Jr. Clark Clouse debuted with him in 2005 at ASHAV winning the novice 5-gaited class. In 2006 Justin swept the juvenile 5-gaited division at the American Royal taking home the Junior Exhibitor 5-gaited National Championship. From there they earned the victory pass at shows including River Ridge, Lexington Junior League, Asheville Lions Club, Rock Creek, and many many more shows throughout the country. In 2007 they took home the World Championship in division II of the juvenile 5-gaited 14-17 division and returned for the Reserve World Grand Championship juvenile 5-gaited 14-17 division. In 2008, Colonel and Justin moved into the amateur ranks and took it by storm sweeping the amateur 5-gaited division at River Ridge, Rock Creek, and Lexington Junior League along with a World Championship in the Amateur Gentlemen's 5-gaited division. In 2009 Harold Denton Jr. took over the reins and won the amateur 5-gaited championship at River Ridge in their debut. They went on to take home many blue ribbons in their 5 years together before Colonel retired at Clouse Stables in 2013. He has been living his retired years out playing with the babies at Clouse Stables and he will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace and thanks for the memories Colonel!

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