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FlewtheCoop
Oct. 17, 2009, 10:17 AM
Ok - I need some good ideas, so put your thinking caps on!!!
I purchased an 8 yo Thoroughbred gelding a couple months ago. He is registered as "Arab Angel" with the Jockey Club and his barn name is "Cooper".
The problem is... I just don't like the name "Arab Angel", even though he is an angel, he is not an Arab... and well, lets face it...he is not always an angel.
I like the name "Cooper" but want something a little stronger, masculine and showy.
Cooper is a 16.1h blood bay, dark bay legs and tipped ears and a single white star on his forehead. He is really a gentle giant!!!
Any suggestions, ideas or thoughts are GREATLY appreciated!!!
Thanks!!!!!

lionstigersbears
Oct. 17, 2009, 10:21 AM
uh, is it too obvious to suggest your name, "Flew the Coop" ?

lcw579
Oct. 17, 2009, 10:26 AM
Gary Cooper? A strong masculine name from Hollywood's past

eventerwannabe
Oct. 17, 2009, 11:21 AM
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper

SweetieG
Oct. 17, 2009, 11:59 AM
I also like "Flew the Coop" or

Coop de Ville (any spelling)

Scaramouch
Oct. 17, 2009, 12:24 PM
Divisadero.... thought I'd throw that out there as I'm reading it right now and one of the main characters is named Coop.

TwoDreamRides
Oct. 17, 2009, 01:41 PM
I also immediately thought Flew The Coop, without noticing your name haha.
Otherwise, what about Anderson? As in, Anderson Cooper.

FlewtheCoop
Oct. 17, 2009, 04:58 PM
wow, why did I not think of the obvious??? Too funny. I love the suggestions... please keep them coming!!!

Sithly
Oct. 17, 2009, 05:19 PM
Another vote for "Flew the Coop" -- love it!

I'm also a big fan of cheesy pun names: "Party Cooper" came to mind, lol.

archieflies
Oct. 17, 2009, 06:23 PM
Cooperstown... what could be more masculine than the baseball hall of fame? How do I even know it's there? Haha...

kookicat
Oct. 17, 2009, 07:01 PM
You could take a look on my site ;) :)

FlewtheCoop
Oct. 17, 2009, 07:06 PM
Love your site Kookicat - everybody should check it out!!! Thanks

kookicat
Oct. 18, 2009, 10:48 AM
Love your site Kookicat - everybody should check it out!!! Thanks

Thank you! :D

I'm in the middle of updating it (still). :)

AppJumpr08
Oct. 18, 2009, 05:05 PM
No name suggestions, but is your guy by Awad? I know a colt by Awad, and he has such a fantastic disposition :yes:

riverpup
Oct. 18, 2009, 07:36 PM
Mini Cooper?
Turbo Coupe?

I'm not really a car person but that is what came to mind.

More importantly, congratulations on getting your new pony!!

3 Day Ranch
Oct. 18, 2009, 10:59 PM
super cooper

FlewtheCoop
Oct. 19, 2009, 10:07 AM
He is out of Awad - and is the best horse I have ever owned!!! Super sweet and willing. Good breeding!!! He is a 2001

FlewtheCoop
Oct. 19, 2009, 10:10 AM
LOVE Super Cooper!!! Thanks!!!

inquisitive
Oct. 19, 2009, 10:21 AM
LOVE Super Cooper!!! Thanks!!!

I think that's cute! :lol:

HollysHobbies
Oct. 19, 2009, 12:30 PM
Another vote for Super Cooper. That's really cute.

xitmom
Oct. 20, 2009, 09:43 PM
If he's really a star, then call him Coopernicus.

midwestrocket
Oct. 21, 2009, 01:46 PM
another vote for super cooper :)

SweetieG
Oct. 21, 2009, 05:18 PM
If you like Super Cooper you may also like

Super Duper Cooper :).

blazing saddles
Oct. 21, 2009, 05:48 PM
I've been saving it, but:

Yo Gabba Gabba

So your done now. Nobodies beating that name. :D

Foxtrot's
Oct. 21, 2009, 06:07 PM
There was a famous horse called Super Trooper, too close to Super Cooper?

I visualize him flying over massive coops with a name like Flew the Coop.

dcphoto
Oct. 23, 2009, 12:18 AM
Ok so this has nothing to do with cooper but I always wanted to name a horse "Amazingly Well" so when you're announced at a show its, "Now entering the ring, Jane Smith riding Amazingly Well."

Super Cooper is pretty darn cute too.

subk
Oct. 23, 2009, 01:05 AM
I really do like Super Cooper, but just a little devil's advocate here. I named a horse Bodoni. It's the name of a typeface. I almost named him Bodoni Bold, but having a friend or two that are announcers (who I am on joking terms with) I could just here the announcer following a refusal, "Bodoni Bold wasn't very was he!" Super Cooper has a bit of the same problem, but then if your announcer pals are kinder than mine it won't be a problem!

Also: Little Deuce Coupe
I love the lyrics of a guy bragging about his hot car as a comparison for a great little horse!
http://www.sing365.com/music/lyric.nsf/Little-Deuce-Coupe-lyrics-Beach-Boys/3276DF842ACDEE65482569820025727F

Moody Mare
Oct. 23, 2009, 02:53 PM
LOVE Super Cooper!!! Thanks!!!

another vote here for Super Cooper!

lizathenag
Oct. 23, 2009, 04:06 PM
How about his registered name. Helps to track his breeding when he is a superstar.

Tamsin
Oct. 24, 2009, 02:14 PM
If you like Super Cooper you may also like

Super Duper Cooper :).

Or Super Duper Trooper Cooper :lol:. But my favorite is Amazingly Well--that would have a nice ring to it when announced on the loud speaker.