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  • Little horse needs a show name

    I recently got a new little horse (actually found him in the give a ways section on COTH). He's about 14.3 and is the biggest little horse you'll ever meet. He came with the name Harpo. At first I didnt like it, but its grown on me. He's silly like Harpo Marx so it works towards his comical side. And everyone at the barn has too much fun calling him Oprah, haha. Either way, we have NO show name for this little bugger. I'd like something short (im a fan of one to two word show names) that plays off of his silly, overgrown pony personality. Any ideas? Once I am at home I will post a picture.

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    Max Thelwell

    And cuz I'm a Pats fan, Wes Welker
    They don't call me frugal for nothing.
    Proud and achy member of the Eventing Grannies clique.

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    • #3
      Duck Soup, Horse Feathers, Animal Crackers. . . all Marx Brothers films.
      www.amiddle-agedmadwomantakesthereins.blogspot.com

      www.pegasusridge.com

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      • #4
        oh this one's easy

        Little Big Man.

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          #5
          Originally posted by 2ndyrgal View Post
          Little Big Man.
          I like it I also love the quote in your sig. I've found the opportunity to use it in conversation a few times since reading it. It's perfect!

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          • #6
            It's taken, though, many times over-- be prepared to be Little Big Man Roman Numeral Whatever if you register him with USEA-- there was also a really successful jumper named Little Big Man not very long ago.

            ETA: I like both Duck Soup and Animal Crackers-- you could also do
            (The) Comedian
            Marx Brother
            Funny Little Man

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            • #7
              How about Court Jester?
              The best thing to do on a golf course is a GALLOP!

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                #8
                Ahhh very good point about LBM XCVIII.. I dont want all those crazy numbers.

                With inspiration to look at Harpo Marx films... I may have decided on Humor Risk. Any thoughts on that?

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                • #9
                  Weeman just for kicks, like the guy off of Jacka#$ lol

                  or keeping with the Marx theme:
                  Monkey Doodle Doo
                  if he's chestnut- O Sole Mio (my sun)
                  Chicolini
                  Faker Englund (Harpo's character)
                  Flywheel
                  Hot Mikado
                  Pinafore

                  What are his bloodlines??

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                  • #10
                    Napoleon Complex
                    .

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                      #11
                      Originally posted by 3phase View Post
                      Weeman just for kicks, like the guy off of Jacka#$ lol

                      or keeping with the Marx theme:
                      Monkey Doodle Doo
                      if he's chestnut- O Sole Mio (my sun)
                      Chicolini
                      Faker Englund (Harpo's character)
                      Flywheel
                      Hot Mikado
                      Pinafore

                      What are his bloodlines??
                      He's a hafflinger/morgan cross. Apparently has some fancy pants hafflinger stallion whose name escapes me currently. He's got a great mind and nothing seems to phase him. If all we ever are is professional beginner novice eventers, i'll be happy.

                      I really like O Sole Mio. He is chestnut (red dun actually but chestnut by all other accounts). I had to put my heart horse down in September (my user name is his name sake) due to a sudden injury and it was raining horribly the entire week. The first day we had sun I was outside on my work break and there was the most incredible sunset with a horse head showing clear as day in the middle of it. Again, pictures will be posted when I get home. O Sole Mio would be a very nice nod to this, still playing with the Harpo Marx part of it!

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                        promised pictures:

                        A few of Harpo:
                        http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/.../Harpocute.jpg
                        http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/.../Harpowalk.jpg
                        http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/...rpobighead.jpg
                        http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/...pohandsome.jpg

                        HeartHorse, Devils Advocate:
                        http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/g342/ooktdoo/DA.jpg
                        http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/g342/ooktdoo/XC.jpg

                        Beautiful sunset:
                        http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/...o/DASunset.jpg

                        Thanks everyone for your input. I think O Sole Mio will be the winner

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                        • #13
                          Awww that's so cool! He's super cute! O Sole Mio-song from Monkey Business and Harpo plays the harp in it.
                          He looks like he's a lot of fun!

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                          • #14
                            OMG is HE cute! Love the name O Sol Mio, looks perfect for him. Love the heart horse photos, love the sunset. I think you have it all figured out!

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                              #15
                              I asked Harpo this morning if he liked the name and he licked my face, I'll take that as a yes.

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                                Heres one last photo. Forgot I had this one on my work computer. His butt is turned away from the camera a bit, its not really that small.
                                http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/.../harpobody.jpg

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                                • #17
                                  Oh my gosh, he's cute. What a dollbaby!! Lucky you, maybe I should be looking at the Giveaways more often!
                                  The best thing to do on a golf course is a GALLOP!

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                                    #18
                                    Thanks. I think he's pretty cute too. He's such a goofball. He was a very lucky find

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                                    • #19
                                      Awww... I think that's perfect! And wow... what a picture!! I truly believe they never leave us.. and that's one example of how they remind us they're still with us. I'm sorry about your heart horse.

                                      And good luck and have fun with Harpo!!! He is adorable!

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                                        #20
                                        Thanks FA! I know DA will never leave me. He's the best guardian angel a girl could have.

                                        Harpo is such a blast, he continues just to be the biggest love bug!

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