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RIP Mrs. Eileen Beckman ~ Otteridge Farm

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  • RIP Mrs. Eileen Beckman ~ Otteridge Farm

    So sad to post
    Mrs. Beckman passed away today, May 2nd 2010.
    Such a grand lady, did so much for the sport and breeding of hunter ponies.
    So happy she is to be honored at Devon this year, so sad she'll not be there to see it.
    My deepest sympathies to all of her family and friends.
    Jen Evans & DaBear

  • #2
    She'll be greatly missed. Condolences to FlyingSwap and VirginiaBred.
    Please don't try to be a voice of reason. It's way more fun to spin things out of control. #BecauseCOTH - showhorsegallery


    • #3
      My condolences to the entire family. I know she will be greatly missed.
      hunter/jumper ponies


      • #4
        My heartfelt condolences to all of her loved ones. So sorry to hear this.
        "I was not expecting the park rangers to lead the resistance, none of the dystopian novels I read prepared me for this but cool."


        • #5
          My deepest condolences to Randee, Laura and the whole family - rest in peace Mrs. Beckman, you are a truly grand lady and horsewoman!


          • #6
            I am so very sorry to hear this. What a grand lady and long time horsewoman Mrs Beckman was - as well as an icon in the hunter pony world. What a terrible loss for Randee and her family, as well as the horse community. I loved the picture of Mrs. Beckman riding on her most recent birthday - priceless. Lots of hugs and condolences, Randee & family.
            Jessi Pizzurro ~~ Pennyroyal Stables
            Racehorses, OTTBs ~~ 330 383 1281
            Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway. -- John Wayne


            • #7
              Such a loss to the horse world. Condolences to her family.


              • #8
                My deepest sympathies to Randee and her family. Mrs Beckman was a grand old time horsewoman and will be missed by all.


                • #9
                  My deepest condolences to Randee and family... Mrs. Beckman was one of the greats and will be missed...
                  Not all who wander are lost.


                  • #10
                    I am so sad to hear this. I grew up around her "turf" at the foot of the Peaks of Otter. Bedford and the horse community just won't be the same without her. ((hugs)) to Randee and the rest of her family.


                    • #11
                      Mrs. Beckman will be greatly missed. I had the honor of meeting her and what an amazing lady she is. Her legacy will live on at that wonderful place Otteridge Farm and, of course, through her incredibly special ponies.


                      • #12

                        I am so sorry for your loss.


                        • #13
                          I'm so sad to read this. My thoughts and prayers to the family.
                          "The joys of motherhood are never fully experienced until the children are in bed" UK


                          • #14
                            I spoke to either Randee or Eileen (can't recall which one) once about purchasing a pony. They were nothing but a class act and would have recommended them to anyone. Sorry for your loss


                            • #15
                              Sincere condolences to Randee & her family.


                              • #16
                                My sincere and heartfelt condolences to you Randee and your family. Your Mom sounds like an incredible woman. I'm so sorry.

                                \"If you are going through hell, keep going.\" ~Churchill~


                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by Sugarbrook View Post
                                  My condolences to the entire family. I know she will be greatly missed.
                                  This.. What a legacy she left.
                                  "Kindness is free" ~ Eurofoal
                                  The CoTH CYA - please consult w/your veterinarian under any and all circumstances.


                                  • #18
                                    I'm very sorry to hear about this. Huge condolences to her family.
                                    They're small hearts.


                                    • #19
                                      So, so, sorry for your loss Randee and to your family.....

                                      8 weeks to the day I lost Dad:-((
                                      Aefvue Farm Ft.Lauderdale


                                      • #20
                                        So sorry to here this and my sympathies to Randee. Loved the photo of her riding on her latest birthday, just hope I am that spry at that age! She leaves behind a wonderful legacy.