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  • #41
    So sorry on your loss.
    It's heart-warming to read all the great stories the BBer's have of you two. Please remember all the good times when you feel sad.

    - Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called EVERYBODY, and they meet at a bar. -


    • #42
      Isn't that Moesha in the first picture (haven't looked at the rest yet)? Is "Turan" the same persona as Moesha? [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_confused.gif[/img]

      Well, whomever it is please accept my sincerest condolances on your lost. I'm so very sorry.

      {{{{{{{{{{{For You}}}}}}}}}}}}}}

      Member Of The Texas & TB Cliques
      SueCoo & the Redhead (a/k/a \"Atlanta\")
      Life without horses is possible, but pointless......


      • #43
        It sounds as though you had a beautiful partnership.
        My heart goes out to you..
        You both were so fortunate to have had the opportunity to find each other.

        Stay strong thru this..


        • #44
          Turan is Moesha [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img] Max is Lymerick [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]


          • #45
            <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by suecoo:
            Isn't that Moesha in the first picture (haven't looked at the rest yet)? Is "Turan" the same persona as Moesha? [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_confused.gif[/img]

            Turan is Moesha.


            "Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping."~ Julius Hare
            formerly known as Alohamora
            \"Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one\'s horse as he is leaping.\"~ Julius Hare


            • #46
              I am so very sorry to hear about Max's passing.

              Just from the pictures and the stories that have been shared, I know the amazing partnership that the two of you had.
              He's waiting for you at Rainbow Bridge...


              "Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping."~ Julius Hare
              formerly known as Alohamora
              \"Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one\'s horse as he is leaping.\"~ Julius Hare


              • #47
                There are no words to express how sorry I am for your loss. Max was a true partner and a free spirit. He will be greatly missed by all who were lucky enough to see him go.

                "He was my North, my South, my East and West,
                My working week and my Sunday rest,
                My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song;"


                • #48
                  I was just so devastated to hear this news.

                  My heartfelt condolences to you, Turan, on the loss of your wonderful partner. I enjoyed following your show ring experiences both here and on Towerheads, and I loved seeing a great TB success story in Max.

                  Take care, and you are in my thoughts.
                  In Honor of dublin aka Dee Dee 07/24/53-02/07/03
                  \"Of course, that\'s just my opinion. I could be wrong.\" - Dennis Miller
                  *Go Bruins - Go Niners*


                  • #49
                    I'm so very sorry to hear about Max [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img]
                    You guys made such a great team, and I always enjoyed watching him go. I know there's really nothing anyone can say to make this easier, but please know how much we all care.



                    • #50
                      Turan, I am so so sorry. I had never even met Max, but just reading what you wrote about him, he sounded like a fabulous horse, and it sounds like he gave you many great years in the jumper ring.

                      Here's to Max!


                      • #51
                        I'm so very sorry for your loss, Turan.

                        Along with MKM, I, too, am raising a glass to Max.


                        • #52
                          So sorry for your loss,
                          Max was a beauty.

                          Member, Equine Artist Clique


                          • #53
                            "....Gently they go, the beautiful, the tender, the kind;
                            Quietly they go, the intelligent, the witty, the brave.
                            I know. But I do not approve. And I am not resigned."

                            -- Enda St. Vincent Millay

                            Hold on to the memories.
                            Joan S.
                            Thoroughbreds in Motion
                            Those Old Grand Prix Photos, Vol. II


                            • #54
                              Turan, so sorry to read about this. How devasting and a sad lost to a great friend and partner. My thoughts are with you.


                              • #55
                                I cannot even imagine what you are going through. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img] Us BBers are here if you need us.

                                "Riding- the art of keeping a horse between yourself & the ground"
                                ** Proud owner of a geriatric Arab, a primadonna TB show hunter, and one grouchy Appaloosa Miniature Horse**


                                • #56
                                  Turan, I am so sorry for your loss. I always find comfort in this quote - for me it sums up why we continue to share our life with other beings who will leave our lives much too soon.

                                  <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR> "We who choose to surround ourselves with lives even more temporary than our own, live within a fragile circle, easily and often breached. Unable to accept its awful gaps, we still would live no other way. We cherish memory as the only certain immortality, never fully understanding the necessary plan."

                                  Irving Townsend. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                                  The quote is from the book Separate Lifetimes which is described as collection of essays about living with animals and coping with their loss. The essay containing the quote is The Once and Future Prince which is, maybe not so surprisingly, about a horse named Prince who was rescued from an auction.

                                  Once again, my sincere condolences.



                                  • #57
                                    I'm sorry for your loss. I think it makes everyone realize how very lucky we are to have such a great partnership with this fantastic animal, the horse.
                                    Looks like he was a beautiful horse.


                                    • #58
                                      We all lose when a partnership like this breaks up. Sincere condolences.
                                      "One person's cowboy is another person's blooming idiot" -- katarine

                                      Spay and neuter. Please.


                                      • #59
                                        My sincerest condolences on the passing of your equine partner and friend.

                                        Why does it seem as if this year has had more than its fair share of losses?


                                        • #60
                                          So very sorry for the loss of your partner, Max.

                                          I give you this one thought to keep –
                                          I am with you still – I do not sleep.
                                          I am a thousand winds that blow,
                                          I am the diamond glints on snow,
                                          I am on sunlight on ripened grain,
                                          I am the gentle autumn rain.
                                          When you awaken in the morning’s hush,
                                          I am the swift uplifting rush
                                          Of quiet birds in circled flight.
                                          I am the soft stars that shine at night.
                                          Do not think of me as gone—
                                          I am with you still – in each new dawn.
                                          Native American Prayer
                                          As is our confidence, so is our capacity. ~W. Hazlitt

                                          Gift Hill Farm