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A naming thread - original, I know!

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  • A naming thread - original, I know!

    I'm sorry for posting the 132098582348th naming thread - I just love all your ideas and would love your input on my new boy!

    He's a four year old thoroughbred, 17h, dark bay no white. Very classic looking, but build more like a warmblood. A big sweetheart - quiet and VERY willing! We're going to be making our way up to the AA's.

    I wanted a name that reflects his easy-going personality, but something classic and nice.

    TIA! Its much appreciated!

  • #2

    all i could come up with for now... will have more later!


    • #3
      Can you give us a little more to go on? What is his registered name? Barn name? Any kind of themes you like?
      Auventera Two:Some women would eat their own offspring if they had some dipping sauce.
      Serious Leigh: it sounds like her drama llama should be an old schoolmaster by now.


      • #4
        Red Red Wine
        Different Kind of Bill
        Afternoon Delight
        Ain't Misbehaven
        Teachers Pet
        Rodeo Drive
        Bare Necessities
        Mandalay Bay
        Yager Meister
        Unlikely Hero
        Cafe Mocha
        Celebrity Status
        Limited Edition
        Make Believe
        Double Jeopardy
        Horses aren't our whole life, but makes our life whole


        • Original Poster

          Sorry - he doesn't have a barn name yet. I'm not sure what his registered name is either, he does have papers but I have not picked them up yet. Sorry for the lack of info!

          I like simple and nice names - I really like names like Wallstreet to name a popular one (but would never want the poor guy to have to live up to that name). I had a couple idea's for him, one being Everlasting Tuck - Tucker for short.

          I really like Limited Edition and Rodeo Drive too! I think Bare Necessities is great because of his lack of white

          Thanks for the ideas! Hopefully we can get a couple more!


          • #6
            Bay Meadows
            Mr Darcy


            • #7
              You may end up loving his registered name... to spin off of one of rdc's recommendations - Unmarked Bill (Bill for a barn name)


              • Original Poster

                So now I have so many I like, and I have to pick one! Much better than being stuck with nothing.

                Thank you for all the help!


                • #9
                  Guiseppe! (my favorite)

                  Some random names that I like...

                  im having a brain fart at the moment, ill try to add some more later!
                  *We tolerate behaviors in human beings that would horrify us if we saw them in a horse.*
                  R.I.P El Salvador*


                  • #10
                    I like the name Bodie. Then for a show name Bodacious (spelling?)

                    I also like the name Brody.


                    • #11


                      • #12
                        Quite The Gentleman
                        Solid Citizen
                        Vintage Couture
                        Old Hollywood
                        Time Honored


                        • #13
                          I love one word names...so I used thesaurus.com to find words that mean "dark" or "lack of light" - given that he doesn't have any white...here are my suggestions:

                          Evanescence - which has nothing to do with lack of light, but it's a cool name and could call him Evan for short!


                          • #14
                            You can't do Everlasting Tuck because of Tucks Medicated Pads. You just can't.

                            Being unchromed, is he also the "good citizen, plain bay gelding" kind of horse? Do you think he might get lost in a hack? I have one of these so I gave him a really cute, memorable, one word name. Classy wouldn't have done it because, really, every damned bay hunter gelding out there is trying to be classy. Without humor, he would have been just another wannabe.

                            I knew a very nice dark bay horse named Sable. He was the sleeper type-- plain to look at, but a fantastic, try-hard-all-day-without-fanfare kind of horse. The name-- simple, luscious, slightly plain-- worked for him.
                            The armchair saddler
                            Politically Pro-Cat


                            • #15
                              Do you have any pictures!? Also, I'm a fan of one-word names as well.


                              • #16
                                Did you choose a name?


                                • #17
                                  Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight, / And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way, / Do not go gentle into that good night. -- Dylan Thomas


                                  • #18
                                    Simple Simon


                                    • #19
                                      Too Much Coffee This Morning



                                      • #20
                                        Bump, did you pick a name?