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  • Need farm name suggestions! : )

    Ok, we've had our farm for 4 years now and still don't have a name for it! I'd love some suggestions/ideas.

    We are located in the PNW - so the property has lots of tall, big evergreen trees (Cedars, Firs, etc). It is mostly wooded, plus it has a big open valley with some willows and a pond. When we got it, you couldn't even walk through the tangled/overgrown mess. Now it's starting to actually look like a proper horse farm, so I think we're ready for a name at last. I'd love to have the name have something to do with woods, forest, trees.

    Here are some of our fav ideas so far:
    • Tanglewood Farm
    • Black Tree Farm
    • Blackwood Farm (we really like this one, but when I googled it, I found out that it is also - unfortunately - the title of an Anne Rice book, so people would never be able to find us in a search)

    Here are some other farm names (of existing barns that I know) that I like, to give you an idea of what we're looking for:
    • Whitethorn Farm
    • Wildwood Farm
    • Timberridge Sporthorses
    • Crestline Farm
    • Rimrock Farm
    • 4 Star Farm (we are eventers)
    • Greenstone Farm
    • Silverwood Farm

    Last edited by Blacktree; Aug. 20, 2009, 09:04 PM.
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  • #2
    Willow Valley
    Hidden Pond
    A Proper Farm
    Round The Bend Farm
    Big Rock Farm
    Big Boulder Farm
    Pacific Northwest Farm

    Scoth Pine Place
    Blue Spruce Farm
    Big Spruce Place

    Big n Bold


    • #3
      Golden Spruce Farm

      There was a book a few years ago called The Golden Spruce. A golden spruce is a genetic variation, rare and revered by the native people.

      Wasn't Big Spruce the name of a famous TB hunter sire?
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      • #4
        How about Tanglewood 2 Meadows Farm.

        Or just Tanglewood II Meadows.
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        • #5
          Cedar Ridge Farm.


          • #6
            farm names?

            How about Evergreen Woods Farm, or Evergreen by the Lake Farm?


            • #7
              another one

              How about Horses in the Pines Farm?


              • #8
                I liked Tanglewood right of the bat.

                But after doing a little googling and reading the following I now love the idea of Golden Spruce Farm. As an eventer the name provides you with natural colors: green and gold. Logo, too. Of course, you will have to plant a sitka spruce on the property somewhere!




                • #9
                  Do you have barn colors?

                  That may help narrow the name down.


                  • #10
                    a couple more

                    Evergreen Valley Farm (It sounds like a pretty place). Pine Woods Farm?


                    • #11
                      Spruce Meadows


                      • #12
                        Crestline is already a fairly well known farm with a wonderful Pinto WB stallion.
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                        • Original Poster

                          Thanks for all the suggestions so far guys!

                          Originally posted by pintopiaffe View Post
                          Crestline is already a fairly well known farm with a wonderful Pinto WB stallion.
                          Yes, I know - they are in our area. That second list was of *already existing* farms (mentioned just as examples of names that we like).

                          Originally posted by Bluey View Post
                          Do you have barn colors?

                          That may help narrow the name down.
                          We really want to use a mossy green, a harvest yellow, tan or orange - plus black in the logo. When we were thinking of using Blackwood Farm (before I googled it), I wanted to use a black silouette of a tree with color in the background. My cross country colors are black and tan.

                          So far, I like 'Cedar Ridge Farm' - that's a good one. I've also toyed with the idea of 'Mossy Rock Farm' or 'High Tide Farm' (since we are in Puget Sound). Maybe something to do with rain?
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                          • #14
                            This might be too simple, but I like the sound of Raintree Farm? Or how about something like Misty Ridge Farm, or Misty Cedar Farm, or Misty Pines Farm?
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                            • #15
                              TimberRidge Sporthorses .. hey, that's us! I named our business, so thanks for the compliment!

                              I also like the idea of Golden Spruce Farm. It would allow you to use a golden tan. I think it also ties in nicely with the fact that Yeager's a buckskin and your foundation stallion. I know he's not a "golden" buckskin, but still..

                              Thinking along the lines of what you said and considering that your preferences are mostly "Farm" ending as opposed to Stables, Acres, etc..

                              Tangletree Farm
                              Cedar Line Farm
                              Great Fir Farm [I dunno, tho, "fir" is just a weird word for me]
                              Rain Tree Farm [Although Raintree might be a better idea, so people don't think you are a Tree Farm titled Rain]
                              Lost Pond Farm
                              Treeline Farm
                              Pine Ridge Place
                              Hidden Willow
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                              • #16
                                Pinemist Acres
                                Cedar Valley Farm
                                Granite Pines Farm
                                Cedar Run Farm
                                Pinedream Farm


                                • #17
                                  Bronzewood Forrest (I always like the image this one conjures!)
                                  Tanglewood Hollow
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                                    • #19
                                      Mossy Pond

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                                      • #20
                                        How about Rainforest farm

                                        If you are on the Puget sound, you are in a Rainforest area.