Simeon Shai 24th B-day Celebration
On October 4th, 2008 Silver Maple farm hosted a celebration in tribute to *Simeon Shai+, legendary straight Egyptian stallion. Please visit www.smfarabs.com for more photos and info.
For the story visit http://www.arabhorse.com/article/simeon-shais-24th-birthday-party , by Christie Metz
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Suzanne van Kollenburg
*Simeon Shai+ - Whooohoo!
*Simeon Shai+ - On his way to the presentation ring!
Shaia+ - She remembers the cues!
Shaia+ - With Bruce Clark
Suncatcher SMF - by BB Thee Renegade x Shaia+
Shai Elation - Ten year old straight Egyptian gelding owned by Dr. Rex and Christine Wang.
Om El Shadream
Om El Shadream - by Dreamcatcher SMF x Om EL Shadina
Nightstar SMF - by BB Thee Renegade x Shaia+
Nejd Queen SMF
Bint Example - By Dreamcatcher SMF x Example, dam of El Perfecto senior sire at SES Planes in Spain.
Jade Lotus SMF
Jade Lotus - Know at the farm as J.LO because of her attitude! By Ali Saroukh x Imdals Jade by Imperial Imdal
Ali Sadiid - By Ali Saroukh x Shaia+ with Emily Devers, SMF Farm Manager
Christie Metz - Presentation time
Flowers from friends and SMF trophys
Delilah SMF - By *Simeon Shai out of Dance Diva by Raquin RA
David, are you ever not on the phone?
Bill Porcher, Christie, Barbara and Lauren Porcher
Caesar - Gerry Alexander's Chiweenie sitting with Sylvia Linn
*Simeon Shai+ - Greeting the guests at the luncheon and for his toast wearing the National Champion ribbons
*Simeon Shai+ - Ron with Shai
Christie and Gerry with Shai - Shai always touches my heart and many others too.
Simeon Shai - Christie, Gerry, Ron, Shai, Emily and Bruce
Shai on the wat to the luncheon for his tribute toast
Ron with Christie and Henry
Ron Palalek of Vantage Point Farm showed Shai to his quatro crown
A Toast in tribute to Shai by Bruce Clark original Shai Alliance member
Henry - Welcomes our guests and reads the card from Marion Richmond to Shai!
Ann Marie Linn - SMF Office Manager and Christie's sister
Photographer Kimerlee Curyl, photo by photogrpaher Richard T. Bryant
Gerard Paty with daughter Brennen, she wanted birthday cake!!!
Christine Bruce of HB Arabians
Is there going to be a toast?
Luncheon in Anne Marie's backyard; one of Christie's five sisters
Dr. Jody Cruz and Dr. Karen Fong of Rancho Bulenkenyo
Sheila Morgan with Tom
Christie and Gerry
Kelly Elm of Arroyo with Christie Metz arranging the Shai wall featuring progeny of Shai and stories from owners.
Mario and Antonia Arroyo of Arroyo Arabians
Viewing Shai memorabilia and visiting with friends
Kris and Kathy Penner with their friend Wendy
Cory and Joan Palelek
More friends from northern California
Christie greeting Mich Irwin of Michigan
Tiffany, Jennifer, Daniel Scmidt with David Cains of Stonewall Farm
Sign up - Meet and Greet between friends
Kimerlee Curyl - Sidon SMF (Ali Saroukh x Shaboura by PVA Kariim) yearling colt
Fall at SMF