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This cutie needs a fabulous name!

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  • This cutie needs a fabulous name!

    I know, I know...another "name my horse" thread. Well, you all are just so good at it, and we're all at a loss for something that "fits" him perfectly.
    My trainer's new horse needs a name. Barn name, and/or show name. He is super mellow, very sweet, very obedient, and will be doing lessons/hunters. He's a registered Paint but needs a lot more muscle (he's very out of shape).

    We'd like a name that suggests something classy, but with personality. Trainer likes Paisley but we all think it's too girly :P

    Look at this face!

    Side pic

  • #2
    I've always loved Puddle Jumper for a paint.

    We had an OTTB lesson horse at one farm who came with the barn name Poncho. I named him Looks Like Rain. He is long gone and I think that show name suits your guy, too!
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    • #3
      Just Before Dawn
      Silver Bullet
      Partly Cloudy
      Shades of Grey
      Silver Lining

      Good Luck -- nice looking guy!


      • #4
        I like names from music or literature ... although some have been used before ... if the horse wasn't particularly famous ... why not?

        Storm Front
        Stormy Weather
        Grey Havens (from Lord of the Rings)
        Lightning Crashes (love this song)
        Ain't No Sunshine (Bill Withers)
        Get Off of My Cloud
        Shadows in the Rain (The Police)
        It's Raining Men
        Texas Flood or The Sky Is Crying (Stevie Ray Vaughn - if you like the blues!)
        South Central Rain (REM)

        I would love a chance to use any of these!!!

        Here is a pretty comprehensive list of songs with some kind of weather in the title:

        A couple Adele song titles:
        Chasing Pavements
        Hometown Glory
        You hate that, don’t you? Do you like oysters? You have to acquire a taste for oysters and the deep distance.”
        -- George H. Morris on learning to love the deep distance


        • #5
          ~ Citizens for a Kinder, Gentler COTH...our mantra: Be nice. ~


          • #6
            AHHH! I want him, give him to me lol. He is so beautiful and that face is just ADORABLE!

            I was thinking
            Show name:
            Let's Dance
            Just Dance

            Barn Name:
            Originally posted by SillyHorse
            Some people wear Superman pajamas. Superman wears George Morris pajamas.
            This pretty much sums up everything!


            • #7
              Barn name: Rodney

              Possible show names:


              Just looks like a cute Rodney type!!!
              Live what you love, Love what you do.


              • #8
                Many years ago, a friend named her snowflake-dappled grey Lake Effect.

                I think your boy could borrow this name

                He is one handsome dude!
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                • #9
                  He. Is. PRESH.

                  I'm partial to either people names or silly names. When I saw him I immediately thought Bradley, but I quite like Rodney as well!
                  LEGADO DE RIOS


                  • #10
                    Cloudy with a chance of Ribbons


                    • Original Poster

                      Thanks guys, these are great! I'll pass them along to my trainer. He really has a sweet face to match his personality.


                      • #12
                        Silver Leaf
                        Sterling Quality

                        Or, if you want to get fancy, here's the italian phrase for precious silver

                        Preziosi d'argento
                        Lowly Farm Hand with Delusions of Barn Biddieom.
                        Witherun Farm


                        • #13
                          What a cute guy! I love that blaze. He looks like a Phillip to me, I don't know why.


                          • #14
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                            • #15
                              I've always wanted to name one Hurricane Season, from the Jimmy Buffat song, "Trying to Reason With Hurricane Season".

                              I've resisted. I tried to use a song inspired name before, and the horse didn't work out. I'm superstitious, especially about names-no way I'm taking a second chance!

                              I just think it would make a cute name-maybe you're luck would be better than mine.


                              • #16
                                He needs a fabulous name? How about Fabulous? Barn name could be Fabio, or Fab.


                                • #17
                                  Haha. I love 'Cloudy With a Change Of Ribbons'! Barn name could be 'Ribbon'. I also like 'Fabio'.


                                  • #18

                                    What about?

                                    Silver Man
                                    Silver Surfer (Comic Book Character)
                                    Ashes to Ashes
                                    Silver Tongue
                                    Argentum (Latin for Silver)
                                    Silvio (Italian for Silver)
                                    Grey Ghost

                                    I think Sterling or Grayson are my favorites - Simple... Obvious... Pretty upper crust sounding Good Luck and let us know what name is picked!
                                    Last edited by LoveJubal; Mar. 17, 2012, 10:05 AM. Reason: more names
                                    "The Prince" aka Front Row
                                    Cavalier Manor


                                    • #19
                                      Oh! I like Sterling, too! I was going to suggest Silver Streak, but there are other great suggestions here already.

                                      Just wanted to chime in that he is absolutely lovely.


                                      • #20
                                        He is CUTE! Since I'm an artist I thought of "Silverpoint" when I saw his photo. It's a very delicate, subtle drawing medium (literally, a drawing done with a thin rod of silver).

                                        Barn name: Casper? (He looks friendly).

                                        I also like Lake Effect and Partly cloudy-lots of good suggestions.
                                        Keep us posted!