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  • Stumped on a Name

    I know, I know. A naming thread. But I'm bad at thinking up cute names and tend to pick the first thing that pops into my head. Which is why my last horse ended up with a movie name, First Knight.

    My boy is a 16hh 5 year old mustang gelding who's learning how to be a hunter. His barn name is Keno. He's a bright bay with no white. Keno's not an elegant mover but he's cute/safe over fences and he's got a good mind. I'm hoping for a name that's light and fun. The best I can come up with is Casino Royale which just doesn't seem to fit him. (again with the movie names, see how bad I am at this)

    Here's a pic of him.
    Keno in the Field
    For the horse color genetics junky

  • #2
    He's cute. Since Keno is also a game played at casinos, you could call him Gamblin' Man, Casino, Leaving Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Poker Face....I think some kind of gambling/casino name would be cute and light. Have fun with him!


    • #3
      He's very cute. Personally, I would stick with Keno - it's a good name. I also like "Casino Whirl". I wanted to use it, but it didn't fit any of the horses I had.


      • #4
        I agree with BeaSting I like Keno
        I love horses with one name for home and shows
        Hes adorable btw


        • #5
          Keno is cute.
          You could also look at names of Vegas (or other place) casinos.
          For example, there is a place in Colorado called "Cripple Creek" that has a bunch of small casinos- one of them might have a cute name appropriate for a mustang


          I think you should name him Fremont Street, because its awesome


          • #6
            Also like Keno and Fremont Street. How about Roulette?
            "I have been Foolish and Deluded," said he, "and I am a Bear of No Brain at All." - Winnie the Pooh


            • #7
              He's a cutie. How about Jet Boy? It's a New York Dolls song. I always wanted to use it as a show name, but I've never had a horse or pony that it would fit. We didn't want to encourage Mr. Speed-demon-pony-hunter.


              • #8
                Texas Hold Em'!


                • #9
                  long time lurker...first post...had to chime in on this one
                  may be one of the few who enjoy naming threads...

                  always thought if I had a mustang (secretly always wanted one) I would name him/her:

                  Wild at Heart

                  since it is not looking like a mustang is in my future...
                  thought I would share:


                  • #10
                    My friend wanted to name her horse Mandalay Bay, which is a hotel/casino in Vegas but it didn't fit her horse. I think that would be adorable for you guy. He is very cute.
                    Horses aren't our whole life, but makes our life whole


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by rabicon View Post
                      My friend wanted to name her horse Mandalay Bay, which is a hotel/casino in Vegas but it didn't fit her horse. I think that would be adorable for you guy. He is very cute.
                      I did name one Mandalay Bay. There was also a Bellagio in the barn and a possible "Tao" so we had a theme going.


                      • #12
                        Worth The Gamble
                        Solid Bet
                        Bet on Me


                        • #13
                          I would stick with KENO — short and sweet. Ever notice that some of the greatest racehorses have one-word names? (e.g. Ruffian, Secretariat, Seabiscuit)
                          "Go on, Bill — this is no place for a pony."


                          • #14
                            I really like Keno, it's simple yet fun. Best of all, it's not cheesy.


                            • #15
                              Card Trick
                              Card Game
                              What A Card
                              In The Cards
                              Pick A Card

                              Key Note

                              Take A Gamble
                              Make A Bet
                              Won A Bet

                              King of Hearts (Spades.... Diamonds....)
                              Jack of .......
                              Ace of........
                              Royal Flush
                              Full House
                              In Spades


                              • #16
                                One Armed Bandit!
                                I'd rather be riding!


                                • #17
                                  All In
                                  Luck of the Draw
                                  Roll the Dice
                                  Aces High
                                  Raise You Five
                                  High Roller
                                  What Happens in Vegas
                                  King of Hearts


                                  • #18
                                    I like All In!

                                    What about Atlantic City?

                                    In keeping with the Atlantic City theme;
                                    Show Boat

                                    aww man, if only he was a mare, you could have Luck Be A Lady
                                    I know now, the place that I was trying to reach, was you, right here in front of me


                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by Pirateer View Post
                                      I did name one Mandalay Bay. There was also a Bellagio in the barn and a possible "Tao" so we had a theme going.
                                      Ours is currently Bellagio! "Belle" for short.


                                      • #20
                                        I don't have any new ideas but I LOVE Poker face, which mybeau posted, and What Happens in Vegas, by Kestrel. I also like just Keno, but personally I love a cute showname