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Need Show Name for Cute Bay Mare with Chrome! (Pics!)

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  • Need Show Name for Cute Bay Mare with Chrome! (Pics!)

    My friend is having a heck of a time coming up with a name for her new horse.

    The mare is 6 years old, previously did hunters and will be introduced to eventing this year! She is light and feminine, has a sweet personality, and came with the barn name "Lilly".

    Show name doesn't necessarily need to include the word Lilly, nor does it need to be flower-related. She is more concerned about something that fits her sweet but sensitive personality.

    Thanks in advance!

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    Every one of them had that look of a girl infatuated with horses, the happy, fated look of a passenger setting sail on the Titanic.

  • #2
    I've been tending toward drink names recently, but some thoughts:

    Lillet Rose http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/0...n_1605867.html
    Sweet Lucy http://www.drinkupny.com/Prichards_S...ur_p/s0499.htm
    Sweet Adeline http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/0/Adeline
    Aiglentina (although it would probably be mispronounced often) http://bbnames.com/meaning_of_name_Aiglentina.php
    Dulcinea (Spanish for sweet)
    Melisenda (also a Spanish name meaning Sweet)
    OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


    • #3
      Fleur de Lis


      • #4
        Originally posted by baxtersmom View Post
        Fleur de Lis
        Which I really like, but there are already several registered with the USEA with that name. I try to check and not use duplicates when coming up with a name.
        OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


        • #5
          Miss Lilly
          Sweet Lilly

          A nickname I used on my Lily--Lil' Miss Lil (Little Miss Lily)
          Against My Better Judgement: A blog about my new FLF OTTB
          Do not buy a Volkswagen. I did and I regret it.
          VW sucks.


          • #6

            (fans of the LOST tv program will get this.)
            "Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain" ~Friedrich Schiller


            • #7
              Can you tell us more about your friend? Some personality traits, music preference, etc. Need a little more to work with (lots of great horse names to "match" their people )

              The mare is adorable!
              Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

              The Grove at Five Points


              • #8
                I personally love using names that are either based off of ancient complex societies or drawn from them. From common ones like Egypt, Greece and Rome, to places like Harappa, Sumer, Persia, Assyria, Babylon, and Akkad. I also like to drawn names from pieces of ancient artwork, such as Lady of Auxerre or Doryphoros. Ancient rulers or significant figures is another one I use too.
                "One reason why horses are happy is because they are not trying to impress other horses."
                "Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction"


                • #9
                  Hey friend, here are a few random ideas!

                  Lilith Fair
                  Sweet Lillybee (google it, hehehe)
                  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lilium has lots of names for all the different flowers in the lily family, such as tiger lily, Alpine Lily, or Swamp lily


                  • #10
                    Ms Charm
                    Nice & Easy
                    No pressure here
                    Bright Light


                    • #11
                      The name that popped into my head from your description is Covergirl. (Easy, breezy, beautiful)!
                      A horse may be coaxed to drink, but a pencil must be lead.


                      • #12
                        Originally posted by eventersmom View Post
                        The name that popped into my head from your description is Covergirl. (Easy, breezy, beautiful)!
                        but already 6 of them with the USEA
                        OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


                        • #13
                          My mom didn't raise no jellybean salesman!


                          • #14
                            How about using "Li'l" as a prefix for something like -

                            Li'l E
                            Li'l Gem
                            Li'l Socks
                            Li'l Delight
                            Li'l Prize
                            Li'l Treat
                            Li'l Love
                            Li'l Tiger
                            Li'l Treasure



                            • #15
                              Originally posted by scubed View Post
                              but already 6 of them with the USEA

                              Yeah, not the most original, for sure. Lol!
                              A horse may be coaxed to drink, but a pencil must be lead.


                              • #16
                                How about Lady Clairol? I gleaned that name from an episode of The Nanny. LOL.
                                "One reason why horses are happy is because they are not trying to impress other horses."
                                "Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction"


                                • #17
                                  Lily of the Valley
                                  Charm School
                                  Finishing School
                                  She's A Lady (whoaa whoa whoa she's a LADY)
                                  "Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out." ~John Wooden

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