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  • Which name to put on halter nameplate?

    I'm in the process of ordering a nice leather halter with a nameplate on it for my Thoroughbred. I occassionally show him, but mostly just local stuff and he lives at home. He is not registered with the USEF. He shows under the name "Complexus" (we call him Lexus at home), but his JC registered name is "Set Dance". I'm debating whether to put just "Complexus" on his nameplate, or to put "Set Dance" on the first line, and "Phantom Jet - Dundalk Lass" on the bottom (sire and dam). Which would you do?

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    I am assuming you are buying the leather halter with a nameplate to use for horse shows only. It is not a wise practice to use a nameplate on an everyday halter, as they can easily come undone on one side and swing around and cause a nasty eye injury. So for show purposes his show name Complexus would be appropriate on the nameplate. If you use this same halter to ship in you should put duct tape around the name plate while in transit.

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    • #3
      I'd do his show name, and on the second line put his JC name
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      • #4
        I wouldn't put his jockey club name on it if you don't use it as his show name. I put show names on show halters and barn names on everyday halters. I would personally put Lexus on it if you're gonna use it for both. But that's just what I'd do

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        • #5
          Show name for halter used at shows. Nice and simple.
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          • #6
            I have two leather halters with nameplates. I have a halter that I use only for shows and it has my horse's show name and I have an everyday leather halter that has my horse's barn name.

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            • #7
              All mine have their show names on the nameplate and their barn names on a small round bridle tag on the cheek ring.
              Originally posted by EquineImagined
              My subconscious is a wretched insufferable beotch.

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              • #8
                I put my horse's show name on his halter and his barn name on his everyday halter (he doesn't wear his halter while turned out or in his stall, so no chance of random eye injury with the halter). I would personally leave off his JC name and even his sire and dam. The ones I've seen have had the owner's name on the second line, or barn, if anything.
                “Thoroughbreds are the best. They’re lighter, quicker, and more intelligent.” -George Morris

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                • #9
                  I would put his show name on the halter. And I disagree about name plates being a safety issue. If they are put on correctly they will not easily dislodge, and its easy to see if one is coming loose, if so it should be repaired immediately.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by ComeAbout View Post
                    If you use this same halter to ship in you should put duct tape around the name plate while in transit.
                    Can I ask what the purpose of the duct tape is?

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                    • #11
                      Another vote for shown name only!

                      I only have my horse's show name on his leather pretty boy halter I think it looks good with just the show name - understated yet classy!
                      ALP
                      "The Prince" aka Front Row
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by ComeAbout View Post
                        I am assuming you are buying the leather halter with a nameplate to use for horse shows only. It is not a wise practice to use a nameplate on an everyday halter, as they can easily come undone on one side and swing around and cause a nasty eye injury. So for show purposes his show name Complexus would be appropriate on the nameplate. If you use this same halter to ship in you should put duct tape around the name plate while in transit.
                        My mare has a leather halter with a name plate that she has worn every day for 2 years.

                        I guess it could be a risk if you turned out in a halter but I cannot imagine how it is a risk otherwise?

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                        • #13
                          Mine have their show name in bigger letters on the top line and their barn name in smaller letters on the second line. I've only seen one halter plate come loose in the 38 years I've been around horses and it was easily fixed.

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                            #14
                            Ended up ordering it with just his show name. I though about putting his barn name under the show name, but I thought it would look silly since half of his show name IS his barn name lol. I'm very excited for it!

                            As an enabler for anyone that should need a new halter with nameplate, I chose this one:

                            *Enable*

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Crown Royal View Post
                              Ended up ordering it with just his show name. I though about putting his barn name under the show name, but I thought it would look silly since half of his show name IS his barn name lol. I'm very excited for it!

                              As an enabler for anyone that should need a new halter with nameplate, I chose this one:

                              *Enable*
                              Great choice! I love mine!
                              http://pic100.picturetrail.com/VOL75.../399737643.jpg

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                              • #16
                                Very Nice. Would love to see a picture of your lovely horse and his new halter when it arrives!!!

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                                • #17
                                  Great choice! Look forward to pics of your guy in his new accessory
                                  Equestrian At Hart - A blog about adventures in bringing along a young TB mare and a 2016 Big Star filly

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by ComeAbout View Post
                                    It is not a wise practice to use a nameplate on an everyday halter, as they can easily come undone on one side and swing around and cause a nasty eye injury. If you use this same halter to ship in you should put duct tape around the name plate while in transit.
                                    umm no, not if the nameplate is put on properly. my horse is at a vet barn, and i've heard the most bizarre stories from my trainer (her husband is the vet), and none of them have ever involved a nameplate injury (especially considering most of the horses at our barn have nameplate halters), even when the nameplate on my halter came off on one side (no, not near her eye, and it was due to the idiot at the tack store who put it on in the wrong place ).

                                    plus, why would you ruin the name plate with duct tape? taking the tape off would leave so much nasty residue on the metal and leather...duct tape is meant to stay on things permanently.

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                                    • #19
                                      My mare's leather halter has her barn name on it. Only because I hadn't given her a show name yet when I got the name plate made In the future when she starts doing bigger shows I might get a fancier one with her show name on it.

                                      I have seen name plates come loose on several occasions. Never one of mine, but I have seen it happen. One of the screws pops loose, and the plate is left to swing around the remaining screw. The edges of the name plate can be sharp, and if it's large enough, it can come in contact with an eye.

                                      My mare wears her name plate halter for everyday grooming and handling. I would never turn her out in it, or keep it on while she's in a stall unattended. I don't want my nice halter wrecked, and I don't want the name plate to come loose.

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by ComeAbout View Post
                                        It is not a wise practice to use a nameplate on an everyday halter, as they can easily come undone on one side and swing around and cause a nasty eye injury. So for show purposes his show name
                                        I heard that 1 out of 4 TBs never makes it to the track due to nameplate halter eye injury!

                                        *snort*

                                        I have not seen evidence of nameplate failure in riveted nameplates, but sometimes the ones put on with chicago screws come loose.... although I have never seen an injury caused by that... But hey, with horses anything is possible, so I put this advisory in the ZOMG! you better wrap him up in bubble wrap too!category. If all those haltered and nameplated TBs have survived, barring freak accident, the rest of us are probably OK as well.
                                        Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.

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