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New horse- needs a new name!

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  • New horse- needs a new name!

    So my new horse finally arrived and I couldn't be happier!! He's a 5 year old imported from Holland and hopefully my next 1.50m horse. So the only issue is his name- Clapton. It's not a bad name, just doesn't suit him. He's 17.1 but almost all leg and literally wants to be in your pocket. His name has to start with a C and I would prefer only one or two words long. By ideas? Ill post pictures tomorrow hopefully!

  • #2
    Show name or barn name? What color is he?


    • Original Poster

      Totally spaced! He is a bright bay with a blaze and a hind right sock. And show name!


      • #4
        College bound. Lol I like that as his name


        Call me

        That's ok my horses name was Cletus lol
        Horses aren't our whole life, but makes our life whole


        • #5
          Clandestine! I've always wanted to name a horse that. I also like Cadet, Cadenced Rhythm, and Cuzco.


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            • #7
              For some reason Contender came to mind.

              Congrats - I bet your excited!!!

              Catch me if you can... A bit Quarter Horsey but cute... and you could call him Catch. Cause he's a catch..
              Live in the sunshine.
              Swim in the sea.
              Drink the wild air.


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                • Original Poster

                  Ooh I like contender!


                  • #10
                    Calling Card


                    • #11
                      Will you be changing his name with KWPN? I think it's a shame that so many horses change names when they get here from Europe or change owner's in general. It makes it very hard to track successful bloodlines and a horse's history over time, so please consider making the change "official" with his registry. If you do change his name, please do not choose Contender, that is a VERY famous Holsteiner stallion, one of the best ever, and there are probably a million of them in USEF anyway. Good luck with your new mount! Hope we get to see pics sometime!
                      Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. - William Jennings Bryan



                      • Original Poster

                        Yes I will be changing his name officially as well as his passport. And I guess contented is out! CoPilot is cute too!


                        • #13
                          Eric Clapton songs that start with C include: Carnival, Catch Me If You Can, Change the World, Circus, Come Back Baby, Comin' Home, County Jail Blues, Crosscut Saw, Crossroads, The Core... and of course Cocaine!... he was in a band called Cream.


                          • #14
                            Is your horse a Holsteiner?

                            How about Chaperone
                            Live in the sunshine.
                            Swim in the sea.
                            Drink the wild air.


                            • #15
                              candidly classic
                              candidly perfect


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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by danceronice View Post
                                  You gave me an idea-
                                  How about 'ConAir?


                                  • #18
                                    Very happy to hear you are going to go the official route with his name change! Thank you for that!

                                    While I personally like Clapton (I also love the singer), I really love the name Cessna for a jumper. I do know a mare named Cessna, but she is not competing...
                                    Not all who wander are lost.


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                                        I also really like Cessna

                                        Corsair is also a jet name. The old Navy A-7 attack jets were Corsairs.
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