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Didn't know if anyone else saw today, but Rhythmical crossed the rainbow bridge...

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  • Didn't know if anyone else saw today, but Rhythmical crossed the rainbow bridge...

    One of the greatest jumpers of all time...

    Nona posted this on Facebook earlier...

    Nona Garson
    I lost my beautiful magic horse today, after almost 18 years together.Rhythmical left this world today..my world will never be the same without him...a braver better partner I will never know...Godspeed Rhyth...I will always love you. — My Flying Horse, Rhythmical (11 photos)

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  • #2
    I saw that. He was an amazing horse.. my condolences to all of his family
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    • #3
      He was such a good horse. Really a freak of nature.

      And how could you not like a horse with his back story- traded for a truck load of used washing machines, or whatever it was.


      • #4
        That was an amazing partnership. End of an era.


        • #5
          So sad. What a great horse.


          • #6
            I heard this earlier this evening.

            I know Nona posts here, so I would like to extend my condolences. It was so exciting for me a young rider to walk into the barn and see a horse as special as Rythmical. He was such a character, and larger than his small body in so many ways. He will be missed.
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            • #7
              I watched him go in one of his first GP, amazing horse. His ability was a true talent and gift, so sad to hear that he left this earth. This world is not as brillant without him.


              • #8
                SO sad that he is gone. But how brilliant that you found each other and we are eternally thankful that you did not name him Frigidaire or Whirlpool.


                • #9
                  How sad. He was one of my all time favorites to watch. And with the washing machine connection to top it all off.

                  How old was he? It seems both like just yesterday and forever since we saw him go. RIP.


                  • #10
                    War Horse for Washers a Good Deal...
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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by betonbill View Post
                      How old was he? It seems both like just yesterday and forever since we saw him go. RIP.
                      According to USEF, he was 27. He had a good run.


                      • #12
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                        • #13
                          My fav

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Tha Ridge View Post
                            According to USEF, he was 27. He had a good run.
                            That's so hard to believe - gosh how the years fly by!

                            Sympathies to Nona and her team.

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                            • #15
                              I'm so sad to hear this. He was one of my all time favorites. Such an amazing horse to watch go, I got goosebumps everytime. An amazing partnership with Nona as well. My heartfelf condolences to Nona and the rest of his team. RIP, little big man.
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