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Another show name help thread. (I never thought I'd need to ask!)

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  • Another show name help thread. (I never thought I'd need to ask!)

    I usually can come up with great show names, but I'm really stuck on this mare.

    Her first outing is going to be KY Classique and I want her to have a fitting name. Her barn name is Brandy, she's a perchie/QH cross and she is like a big dog. Off the farm she just follows me like a puppy, never trying to meet new people or eat or drag me around- just nose in my pocket and happy to be there. On the farm shes a little more secure and has a "I can take on the world!" disposition.

    She is BOLD on XC, never even batted an EYE at anything- ditch, banks, water- not a problem. She'll jump anything on stadium too- if we can make the turn to get there! Dressage is lovely... when she wants it to be!

    I do like to use musical references for my show names, but I'm open to anything that works for her. Here's some pics, of course:


    And a face shot. She usually has a very soft eye, but she looks minorly concerned in this photo.


    She has a big DOT on her nose, if you can't quite see it.

    Any ideas? Like I said, I'm at a total loss!
    Big Idea Eventing

  • #2
    "Big Idea"


    • #3
      Sorry if these are a little nerdy.

      You could do something with the Brandenburg Concertos, either Brandenburg on its own or something about the concertos themselves. For example, they all started with an Allegro movement, so maybe Brandenburg Allegra for a mare?

      Alternately, you could pick some piece of terminology related to the liquor named brandy. For example, XO is one of the abbreviations added to brandy of very fine quality, so Brandy XO might be a cute show name that also alludes gently to the "kiss" on her nose.
      Head Geek at The Saddle Geek Blog http://www.thesaddlegeek.com/


      • #4
        How about, "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)"? Maybe it's too long.
        -Debbie / NH

        My Blog: http://deborahsulli.blogspot.com/


        • #5
          How about "Bring Down the House"
          kind of long, I know

          or "Bring it On"

          or "Brahm's First Symphony"


          • Original Poster

            Alright, subK, you won on the name competition since my entry had to be filled out tonight. She's going to be "SPF's Big Idea" and our little paint pony just got dubbed "SPF's Little Muse."
            Big Idea Eventing


            • #7
              Oh...I'm ;ate for this entry, but the frirst name that came to mind whtn I saw the photos....
              Chunklet Cookie
              What would you try if you knew you would not fail?


              • #8
                her Big Pony ?


                • #9
                  Originally posted by cranky View Post
                  How about, "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)"? Maybe it's too long.
                  I was thinking along the same lines -- Show name "You're a Fine Girl" and barn name Brandy.


                  • #10
                    Spot of Brandy
                    I Need a Drink
                    Evening Brandy

                    That's all I have for now


                    • #11
                      Brandywine Devine
                      Sweet Brandywine
                      After Hours
                      Brandy de Jerez type of Brandy from southern spain
                      V.S Brandy (which means Very special, 3 star)
                      Vintage Brandy
                      Burnt Wine (dutch translation to brandywine)
                      Brandy Sour (type of drink)
                      5'oclock somewhere
                      Call me Brandy
                      Horses aren't our whole life, but makes our life whole


                      • #12
                        So... a little late, but here are some ideas...

                        After Hours
                        All That Jazz
                        Almost Famous
                        Con Brio (Means "with vigor." On music sheets.)
                        Curtain Call
                        Entre Nous
                        For the Fiddler
                        Four on the Floor
                        Happy Hour
                        Kiss on the Lips
                        West Side Story

                        PS: Shes so cute! I have a thing for Draft crosses.
                        New Username: tres grey


                        • #13
                          Originally posted by eponacowgirl View Post
                          Alright, subK, you won on the name competition since my entry had to be filled out tonight. She's going to be "SPF's Big Idea" and our little paint pony just got dubbed "SPF's Little Muse."
                          COOL! What did I win?!


                          • Original Poster

                            Originally posted by subk View Post
                            COOL! What did I win?!
                            The joy of hanging out with me at dressage shows surrounded by DQ's in their polos and top hats while munching on Doritos and discussing Wofford's review of Rolex.

                            Is there a better prize?!
                            Big Idea Eventing


                            • #15
                              Cute mare!

                              You could take a look at my site for more ideas
                              Horse Show Names Free name website with over 6200 names. Want to add? PM me!


                              • #16
                                Sweet Symphony
                                Musical Delight
                                Disco Dynamite
                                Cat Scratch Fever

                                i can't think of anymore
                                For your information, I do ride like a girl