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Show name for a little black TB gelding?

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  • Show name for a little black TB gelding?

    future event horse. very pretty, very classic OTTB.
  • Original Poster

    Show name for a little black TB gelding?

    very pretty, very classic, true black. future event horse, sparky OTTB.


    • #3
      Sammy Davis


      • #4
        On the other thread--

        Sidney Poitier
        “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” Peter Drucker


        • #5
          really boring, but I always wanted a horse named Cheval Noir
          I Loff My Quarter Horse & I love Fenway Bartholomule cliques

          Just somebody with a positive outlook on life...go ahead...hate me for that.


          • #6
            What is his breeding? You could incorporate part of his breeding into his name. My favorite Shakespere play is Othello, but it's been used a lot probably. You might think Othello and add part of his registered name. I'll think some more.

            After I clicked off, I noticed a thread of "Black actors who ride" or something like that in "Off course". You could cruise the thread for ideas. For example I love everything Samuel L. Jackson does, I would be inclined to name him something that had to do with his movies and call him Sam for short. "Satchmo" is good, but alas it is also probably been overused.
            RIP Kelly 1977-2007 "Wither thou goest, so shall I"

            "To tilt when you should withdraw is Knightly too."


            • #7
              Ive always liked the thought of naming a Black gelding
              Black Tie Affair
              which by the word association game makes me think of James Bond wearing a crisp black suit...
              Casino Royale
              haha, good luck


              • #8
                Changing Lanes

                Sea of Love

                Strictly Business

                Samuel L Jackson movies: I like Changing Lanes because it also has the conotation of changing from a track horse to an event horse.
                RIP Kelly 1977-2007 "Wither thou goest, so shall I"

                "To tilt when you should withdraw is Knightly too."


                • #9
                  Years ago we had a small black tb gelding we called "Get Shorty"


                  • #10
                    I had an awesome black TB named Espresso Forte, barn name Coffee. You could try something with a coffee theme.

                    You never know what kind of obsessive compulsive crazy person you are until another person imitates your behaviour at a three-day. --Gry2Yng


                    • #11
                      How about the Garrion Keillor, Prairie Home Companion character,
                      GUY NOIR

                      or Blackety Black?
                      What would you try if you knew you would not fail?


                      • #12
                        Black slax (the song)
                        Proud member of People Who Hate to Kill Wildlife clique


                        • #13
                          I like the Noir (had a mare called Liberty Noire). In Italian, il nero and in portugueuse preto mean black. You could take something from the sire or dam name and add some piece of those.

                          I'm also fond of Midnight anything for black horses, as well as names with Wizard in them, Onyx is the black stone, Obsidian is also black,

                          "Black Rain" is a fun song,

                          Black Lightning (Jefferson Pierce) was one of the first major African American superheroes to appear in DC Comics.
                          OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


                          • #14
                            How about Little Black Sambo (that old children's book) Or would that get you in trouble these days.
                            “And live like you ain’t afraid to die. And don’t be scared, just enjoy your ride.” Chris Ledoux ~ The Ride


                            • #15
                              Is the registered name so awful that you can't use it? (I have a couple with really bad names, so I can understand why you'd want a change). It's when horses get name changes that their breeding gets lost. When the breeding gets lost, it's hard to trace down good ancestors that are productive for current performance horse.

                              How about Incubus, for a name if you do want a change.
                              "I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay."
                              Thread killer Extraordinaire


                              • #16
                                Little Black TB Gelding.

                                Road to the T3D
                                fri [fri:] fritt fria (adj): Free
                                skritt [skrit:] skritten (noun): Walk


                                • #17
                                  How about Irish Coffee. (it is St Patricks day so I had to come up with something Irish)
                                  Harmonys Maestro: 1992-2008 RIP
                                  Harlequinn - redhead extraordinaire


                                  • #18

                                    Jack Sparrow (pirate captain played by Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean)


                                    • #19
                                      Sterling Impression ; Signature Required ; Highly Explosive ; Sonic ; Boom ; Sonic Boom ; Simply Sterling '; Movado ; Steuben
                                      Last edited by Zu Zu; Mar. 17, 2009, 11:28 AM. Reason: spacing between names - clarification
                                      Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


                                      • #20
                                        or Spyder?
                                        where are we going, and why am I in this hand basket?