• Welcome to the Chronicle Forums.
    Please complete your profile. The forums and the rest of www.chronofhorse.com has single sign-in, so your log in information for one will automatically work for the other. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse.

Announcement

Collapse

Forum rules and no-advertising policy

As a participant on this forum, it is your responsibility to know and follow our rules. Please read this message in its entirety.

Board Rules

1. You’re responsible for what you say.
As outlined in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, The Chronicle of the Horse and its affiliates, as well Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., the developers of vBulletin, are not legally responsible for statements made in the forums.

This is a public forum viewed by a wide spectrum of people, so please be mindful of what you say and who might be reading it—details of personal disputes are likely better handled privately. While posters are legally responsible for their statements, the moderators may in their discretion remove or edit posts that violate these rules. Users have the ability to modify or delete their own messages after posting, but administrators generally will not delete posts, threads or accounts upon request.

Outright inflammatory, vulgar, harassing, malicious or otherwise inappropriate statements and criminal charges unsubstantiated by a reputable news source or legal documentation will not be tolerated and will be dealt with at the discretion of the moderators.

2. Conversations in horse-related forums should be horse-related.
The forums are a wonderful source of information and support for members of the horse community. While it’s understandably tempting to share information or search for input on other topics upon which members might have a similar level of knowledge, members must maintain the focus on horses.

3. Keep conversations productive, on topic and civil.
Discussion and disagreement are inevitable and encouraged; personal insults, diatribes and sniping comments are unproductive and unacceptable. Whether a subject is light-hearted or serious, keep posts focused on the current topic and of general interest to other participants of that thread. Utilize the private message feature or personal email where appropriate to address side topics or personal issues not related to the topic at large.

4. No advertising in the discussion forums.
Posts in the discussion forums directly or indirectly advertising horses, jobs, items or services for sale or wanted will be removed at the discretion of the moderators. Use of the private messaging feature or email addresses obtained through users’ profiles for unsolicited advertising is not permitted.

Company representatives may participate in discussions and answer questions about their products or services, or suggest their products on recent threads if they fulfill the criteria of a query. False "testimonials" provided by company affiliates posing as general consumers are not appropriate, and self-promotion of sales, ad campaigns, etc. through the discussion forums is not allowed.

Paid advertising is available on our classifieds site and through the purchase of banner ads. The tightly monitored Giveaways forum permits free listings of genuinely free horses and items available or wanted (on a limited basis). Items offered for trade are not allowed.

Advertising Policy Specifics
When in doubt of whether something you want to post constitutes advertising, please contact a moderator privately in advance for further clarification. Refer to the following points for general guidelines:

Horses – Only general discussion about the buying, leasing, selling and pricing of horses is permitted. If the post contains, or links to, the type of specific information typically found in a sales or wanted ad, and it’s related to a horse for sale, regardless of who’s selling it, it doesn’t belong in the discussion forums.

Stallions – Board members may ask for suggestions on breeding stallion recommendations. Stallion owners may reply to such queries by suggesting their own stallions, only if their horse fits the specific criteria of the original poster. Excessive promotion of a stallion by its owner or related parties is not permitted and will be addressed at the discretion of the moderators.

Services – Members may use the forums to ask for general recommendations of trainers, barns, shippers, farriers, etc., and other members may answer those requests by suggesting themselves or their company, if their services fulfill the specific criteria of the original post. Members may not solicit other members for business if it is not in response to a direct, genuine query.

Products – While members may ask for general opinions and suggestions on equipment, trailers, trucks, etc., they may not list the specific attributes for which they are in the market, as such posts serve as wanted ads.

Event Announcements – Members may post one notification of an upcoming event that may be of interest to fellow members, if the original poster does not benefit financially from the event. Such threads may not be “bumped” excessively. Premium members may post their own notices in the Event Announcements forum.

Charities/Rescues – Announcements for charitable or fundraising events can only be made for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations. Special exceptions may be made, at the moderators’ discretion and direction, for board-related events or fundraising activities in extraordinary circumstances.

Occasional posts regarding horses available for adoption through IRS-registered horse rescue or placement programs are permitted in the appropriate forums, but these threads may be limited at the discretion of the moderators. Individuals may not advertise or make announcements for horses in need of rescue, placement or adoption unless the horse is available through a recognized rescue or placement agency or government-run entity or the thread fits the criteria for and is located in the Giveaways forum.

5. Do not post copyrighted photographs unless you have purchased that photo and have permission to do so.

6. Respect other members.
As members are often passionate about their beliefs and intentions can easily be misinterpreted in this type of environment, try to explore or resolve the inevitable disagreements that arise in the course of threads calmly and rationally.

If you see a post that you feel violates the rules of the board, please click the “alert” button (exclamation point inside of a triangle) in the bottom left corner of the post, which will alert ONLY the moderators to the post in question. They will then take whatever action, or no action, as deemed appropriate for the situation at their discretion. Do not air grievances regarding other posters or the moderators in the discussion forums.

Please be advised that adding another user to your “Ignore” list via your User Control Panel can be a useful tactic, which blocks posts and private messages by members whose commentary you’d rather avoid reading.

7. We have the right to reproduce statements made in the forums.
The Chronicle of the Horse may copy, quote, link to or otherwise reproduce posts, or portions of posts, in print or online for advertising or editorial purposes, if attributed to their original authors, and by posting in this forum, you hereby grant to The Chronicle of the Horse a perpetual, non-exclusive license under copyright and other rights, to do so.

8. We reserve the right to enforce and amend the rules.
The moderators may delete, edit, move or close any post or thread at any time, or refrain from doing any of the foregoing, in their discretion, and may suspend or revoke a user’s membership privileges at any time to maintain adherence to the rules and the general spirit of the forum. These rules may be amended at any time to address the current needs of the board.

Please see our full Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for more information.

Thanks for being a part of the COTH forums!

(Revised 1/26/16)
See more
See less

Need farm name suggestions! : )

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • 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


    Thanks!
    Last edited by Blacktree; Aug. 20, 2009, 09:04 PM.
    Blacktree Farm
    Lessons, Training & Sporthorse Sales.
    Blacktree Studio
    Graphic Design, Web Design & Photography.

  • #2
    Willow Valley
    Hidden Pond
    A Proper Farm
    Round The Bend Farm
    Big Rock Farm
    Big Boulder Farm
    EverGreen
    Pacific Northwest Farm

    Scoth Pine Place
    Blue Spruce Farm
    Big Spruce Place

    Big n Bold

    Comment


    • #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?
      2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

      A helmet saved my life.

      Comment


      • #4
        How about Tanglewood 2 Meadows Farm.

        Or just Tanglewood II Meadows.
        Lowly Farm Hand with Delusions of Barn Biddieom.
        Witherun Farm
        http://witherun-farm.blogspot.com/

        Comment


        • #5
          Cedar Ridge Farm.

          Comment


          • #6
            farm names?

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

            Comment


            • #7
              another one

              How about Horses in the Pines Farm?

              Comment


              • #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!

                http://www.npr.org/templates/story/s...toryId=4679760

                http://itotd.com/articles/595/the-golden-spruce/

                Comment


                • #9
                  Do you have barn colors?

                  That may help narrow the name down.

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    a couple more

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

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Spruce Meadows

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Crestline is already a fairly well known farm with a wonderful Pinto WB stallion.
                        InnisFailte Pinto Sporthorses & Coloured Cobs
                        ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

                        Bits are like cats, what's one more? (Petstorejunkie)

                        Comment

                        • Original Poster

                          #13
                          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?
                          Blacktree Farm
                          Lessons, Training & Sporthorse Sales.
                          Blacktree Studio
                          Graphic Design, Web Design & Photography.

                          Comment


                          • #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?
                            "I have been Foolish and Deluded," said he, "and I am a Bear of No Brain at All." - Winnie the Pooh

                            Comment


                            • #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
                              CLIPclop Bodyclipping by Morgan
                              Serving North GA with high quality clips.
                              --> Just Press Start // '99 Oldenburg
                              --> Always The Optimist (reg. Simply Stylin) // '02 Thoroughbred

                              Comment


                              • #16
                                Pinemist Acres
                                Cedar Valley Farm
                                Granite Pines Farm
                                Cedar Run Farm
                                Pinedream Farm

                                Comment


                                • #17
                                  Bronzewood Forrest (I always like the image this one conjures!)
                                  Tanglewood Hollow
                                  Do not take anything to heart. Do not hanker after signs of progress. Founder of the Riders with Fibromyalgia clique.

                                  Comment


                                  • #18
                                    Blackacre.

                                    Comment


                                    • #19
                                      Mossy Pond
                                      Willowpond
                                      Willowsprings
                                      TimberCrest
                                      SleepyWaters


                                      My husbands favorite is BrokenWalletRanch
                                      Horses aren't our whole life, but makes our life whole

                                      Comment


                                      • #20
                                        How about Rainforest farm

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

                                        Comment

                                        Working...
                                        X