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  1. #1
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    Default Need help naming new horse

    This guy needs to loose his old name " Spot" and get something cooler

    Any suggestions?

    http://www.kodakgallery.com/ShareLan...localeid=en_US

    a few things come to mind, but i also need a name to Hardship register him with too.

    Some one suggested Ellispis( that is the pause inbroken thought as in ...) but I am not 100% sure.



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    He looks like a Leonard.

    Leonard the leopard appaloosa.
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    Ohh, what a cutie!

    It's 'elipses' btw... which I like

    So you don't know anything about bloodlines, but is there anything special about his circumstances, or your life or something that you want 'reflected' in his name?

    Do you like Native American names that might be consistent with Appaloosas? (some aren't... but some are) Place names?

    He's really beautiful. I love the roaning. He makes me think of gourmet hot cocoa with marshmallow and/or whipped cream. Maybe a word for gourmet chocolate?
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    Quote Originally Posted by pintopiaffe View Post
    It's 'elipses' btw... which I like
    Actually, you're both off. It's "ellipsis", plural version "ellipses". There are also elliptical clauses and elliptical sentences, which omit words that lack an element yet are still comprehensible from context. "Fire when ready" is an example--technically, it should say "Fire when you are ready", but we all understand the sentence.

    I don't know if "Ellipsis" is something I'd care to yell across the fields as a barn name, but it would be a very cute show name.
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    thanks for fixing that, i was working ( overnight) and my brain was not functioning!
    My thought with Ellipsis was that no one would ever know how to pronouce his show name, but I would call him something like Eli.
    I was thinking something along the lines of his apprearance. he was bought after a LONG hiatis from horses. I have been a Marine Wife for the last 17 + years so thats an option too. I think he looks like hot chocolate, but I don't really like food names( alchohol is another story! I had a White Russian before )



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    I've always like the name Eli, from your idea Ellipsis. Someone also mentioned a "Leo" name, and I thought I'd throw out how that name reminds me of the movie Kate and Leopold, which is cute and adorable. Leo the Leopard App?

    He is super pretty by the way



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    Since he's covered in dots and you're a Marine wife, could you name him something related to Morse Code?
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    How about Dot, dot, dot...When we do proofreading here, we say Dot, dot, dot instead of ellipses...

    Or S.O.S.

    We have a book called The Incredible Little Book of 10,001 Names for Horses?
    I looked up a few:
    All Points Bulletin
    Spots Before My Eyes
    Point to Ponder
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    Alcohol related: Creme de coco? He looks yummy! Pretty boy.

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    mmm.... Godiva... Sheridans.... Bottega Gianduia, Vermeer ... mmmm.....

    I am not up on cordial names nor mixed drinks, but perhaps there is one out there about chocolate and booze...

    I do very much like Eli. He looks like an Eli. I really do like Ellipses/is.

    There are perhaps some really nice military names. I'm too tired to really think on them, but I do like the Morse Code suggestions...

    But I also LOFFFFFF chocolate liqueur. Sheridans is actually two bottles, one of cream liqueur and one of chocolate. You pour them *right* and they layer. Or you just pour 'em and they mix. Either way, YUMMY *and* suitably coloured.

    Really, I'm no help at all, but I think he's very loffly. Congratulations.
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    Finally Spotted Him
    Finally Spotted You
    Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (morbid byt memorable)
    Dashes & Dots

    Im not a fan of apps but hes really cute
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    The first thing that came to mind when I saw his picture was this:

    Beam Me Up Spot.

    I know...sorry sorry

    I do like Eli/Ellipsis/Ellipses though

    What about Dot Dot Dot?
    Last edited by Bluesy; Dec. 14, 2008 at 10:34 PM. Reason: haha!
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    He's a beauty. Do you know his breeding?

    I'm no help on naming--I've been through this twice with my two leopards and it was painful on both occasions!

    But how about "Inspector Morse."



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    I like Morse Code.
    What about Toberlone? Is that how you spell that?



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    thanks for all the kind compliments I kinda like him too, Ok I lied, I am totally smitten!


    No i don't know his breeding, but he is super mellow and very friendly. Even the vet was impressed with this demenor

    I am kinda leaning towards Ellipses( plural) Sounds like e-lip-sez. But i still want to put something with that for the registration papers still sounds like its missing something....



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    Too late to this, too many good names already out there, Eli my favorite.

    When I first saw the picture, those two Micky Mouse ear dots on his hip made me think of the name Micky for him.

    He is of a very stunning coloring and even better if he has such a sterling temperament.
    How about Sterling, with that gray silver coloring?



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    For some reason I am thinking Oscar.
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    Kahlua and Creme



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    Can't see the pic, but.. How about Absinthe or Tanqueray? Alcoholic name.

    Show name wise..

    On The Dot
    Spot On
    On Your Marks
    Bullet Point
    Rapid Fire
    Crossfire
    Dot To Dot
    To A T



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