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Time to register one with USEF, need a jumper name.

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  • Time to register one with USEF, need a jumper name.

    My boy's registered name is Solitaire. It's just so sleepy sounding. He is anything but sleepy.

    His barn name is Ollie. My mom calls him Ollie By Golly

    While he was still a stallion we called him Muppet. It suited him at that time.

    My husband called him Scooter the other day and I thought that suited him too.

    I have no idea what to call him. Suggestions?

    Here is his picture.
    Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN

  • #2
    Ace of Spades
    King of Hearts


    • #3
      No good suggestions on the name, just had to chime in that my jumper Ollie was by far my favorite horse ever! Also an Oldenburg with a lot of white, but had a hideous registered name that was also his USEF name.

      Scooter makes me think of one that... scoots. Not necessarily the best connotation.


      • #4
        Bounce House

        No idea why. That's just what came into my head when I looked at his picture.


        • Original Poster

          I like Bounce House!

          What a weird name. LOL.

          It would have to have a crazy kind of spelling. How could it be spelled so it is pronounced the same but looks crazy?
          Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


          • #6
            Bounce Haus, with an umlaut over the U. I don't think that's actually correct.
            "I'm not always sarcastic. Sometimes I'm asleep." - Harry Dresden

            Amy's Stuff - Rustic chic and country linens and decor
            Support my mom! She's gotta finance her retirement horse somehow.


            • #7
              bauns haus

              Write it every which way & then pass the paper around at a party & ask people to read aloud - or even better, random strangers that you meet


              • Original Poster

                Would this work?

                Baunce Haus
                Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                • #9
                  You just made me think of "Bouncey Castle" although that might be better for a pony!

                  It's a bit long, but the stationary store in Harry Potter was called "Flourish & Blotts" - I always thought it was a good name for a pinto!


                  • #10
                    with the "ce" I find myself pronoucing it more like "on" rather than "ow" - sorry absolutely cannot write phonetically.


                    • Original Poster

                      The bounce reference for this horse is great!

                      He's like Tigger from Whinnie the Pooh. "The wonderful thing about Tigger is tiggers are wonderful things. Their tops are made out of rubber and their bottoms are made out of springs."
                      Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                      • #12
                        I LOFF your horse, and I really like Ollie By Golly since he is so flashy. Please post a jumping picture, too!


                        • Original Poster


                          here he is jumping 2 foot.

                          and jumping 2'9 or 3'
                          Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                          • Original Poster

                            Originally posted by waremares View Post
                            I LOFF your horse, and I really like Ollie By Golly since he is so flashy. Please post a jumping picture, too!
                            Ya, see that would make my mom happy too, she's part owner in him and she always calls him that.
                            Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                            • #15
                              Ollie BY Golly does suit him now, but I think he'll mature very nicely into Bauns(ce) Haus

                              How old is he?


                              • Original Poster

                                He's 4 1/2. Heading to his first rated show in November and doing his first jumper courses at an Ohio Hunter Jumper Association show at the end of this month.

                                He's very fast and careful,
                                Baunc Haus ????
                                Bounce Haus ???
                                Baunse Haus ???
                                Bauns Haus ???
                                is a good one for him! There's got to be a good way to spell it...
                                Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                                • #17
                                  Ha ha, I'm glad you like it! I opened up his picture and he just said to me "Hi, I'm bouncy!" LOL.

                                  I think Bounce Haus is cute. I can't think of an alternative way to spell "Bounce" that won't get messed up when annouced.



                                  • #18
                                    Wait, I think that works.

                                    Bownce Haus


                                    Bownse Haus


                                    • #19
                                      Bownse Howse?


                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by tidy rabbit View Post
                                        LOL at the 2' picture. Yes, he is bouncy!