Horse Names from A to Z
Good Names for Geldings, Mares, Ponies and Foals

Looking for horse names for your new best friend? From Ace to Zenia, I've put together a handy collection of names just for horses. 

Horse namesYou will choose well... won't you?

What makes a great name for a horse? Consider this:

  • It’s easy to say
  • Rolls off your tongue
  • Has a nice ring to it
  • Hints at personality
  • Sounds good when you ‘call’ it
  • ‘Fits’ your horse

A

  • Abbey
  • Ace
  • Aesop
  • Afrika 
  • Aggie
  • Ajax
  • Alpha
  • Alfie
  • Ali
  • Aladdin
  • Alibaba
  • Ally
  • America 
  • Amber
  • Amos
  • Amigo
  • Andy
  • Annabelle
  • Annapolis  
  • Angel
  • Annie
  • Ansel
  • Apache
  • Applejack
  • Apollo
  • April
  • Arabella
  • Ariel
  • Aries
  • Arnold
  • Arod
  • Arrow
  • Arso
  • Aspen
  • Augustus
  • Aussi
  • Austin
  • Avenger 
  • Avis
  • Axel
  • Ayasha

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B

  • Babe
  • Baby
  • Ballerina                  
  • Bam Bam
  • Bambi
  • Bandera
  • Bandit
  • Bandita
  • Bandy
  • Banjo
  • Banter
  • Barbie
  • Baxter
  • Bear
  • Beauty 
  • BeeBee
  • Bella
  • Belle
  • Bello
  • Benbow
  • Bender
  • Biscuits
  • Bishop 
  • Birdie
  • Blackie
  • Blackjack
  • Blaze
  • Blossom
  • Blue
  • Blue boy
  • Blue Moon
  • Bo
  • Boaz
  • Bodhi
  • Bogart
  • Bonnie
  • Booker
  • Boomer
  • Boon
  • Boots
  • Beauregard 
  • Boris
  • Bowie
  • Brady
  • Brandy
  • Brazos
  • Breeze
  • Brigadier
  • Buck
  • Buckshot
  • Bud
  • Buddy
  • Budweiser 
  • Bullet
  • Buster
  • Buttons
  • Butter
  • Buttermilk
  • Butterscotch
  • Buzz 

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C

  • Cabaret
  • Calamity 
  • Calypso
  • Caliber
  • Candy
  • Cannon
  • Cappicino
  • Captain
  • Carson
  • Casanova
  • Casey
  • Cash
  • Casino
  • Casper
  • Cecil
  • Champ
  • Champion
  • Chance
  • Charcoal
  • Charley Horse
  • Checkers
  • Chett
  • Cherry
  • Chester
  • Chex
  • Cheyenne
  • Chi
  • Chica
  • Chief
  • Chip
  • Chippewa
  • Chipper
  • Chix
  • Chloe
  • Choctaw
  • Chodak
  • Cinnamon
  • Cisco
  • Cloud
  • Clover
  • Clyde
  • Cochise
  • Coco
  • Cocolo
  • Cole
  • Conan
  • Concho
  • Cookie
  • Cooper
  • Copper
  • Corazon
  • Corky
  • Cory
  • Country
  • Cowboy
  • Crazy Horse
  • Cricket
  • Cruiser
  • Cupid
  • Cutter
  • Cyrus 
  • Czar

John Wayne Trivia

Cochise was the name of John Wayne's Appaloosa in the movie 'Road to El Dorado'.

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D

  • Daisy
  • Dakota
  • Dallas
  • Dan
  • Dancer
  • Dandy
  • Darrion
  • Dash
  • Dawn
  • Dealer
  • Deeno
  • Defiance
  • Delmonico
  • Denby
  • Derringer
  • Desi
  • Desperado
  • Dewy
  • Dexter
  • Dezior
  • Diablo
  • Diamond
  • Diesel
  • Digby
  • Digger
  • Dillon
  • Dillinger
  • Dina
  • Dinero
  • Dino
  • Disby
  • Disco
  • Diva
  • Dixie 
  • Dolla
  • Dollar
  • Dolly
  • Dominic
  • Dominator 
  • Dora
  • Dorado
  • Drake
  • Dream
  • Dreamer
  • Drifter
  • Duce
  • Duchess
  • Duke
  • Dunny
  • Durango
  • Duster
  • Dusty

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E

  • Easter
  • Ebony 
  • Echo
  • Eclipse
  • Eddie
  • Eldorado
  • Eleazar 
  • Eli
  • Elixir
  • Ellie 
  • Elvis
  • Ember
  • Epona
  • Esperanza
  • Esteban  
  • Excalibur 

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F

  • Fancy
  • Fargo
  • Felise
  • Festus
  • Fiddle
  • Fifty
  • Fiona
  • Flash
  • Fletch
  • Flicka
  • Freckles
  • Frida
  • Friday
  • Frisky

There Can Only be One

Did you know that once a race horse becomes famous, the name can never be used by another horse again? Famous race horse names:

  • Secretariat
  • Seabiscuit
  • Man O’ War
  • Winning Brew

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G

  • Gambler
  • Gantry
  • Gator
  • Gemini
  • Genie 
  • Genius
  • Gent
  • Gentry
  • George
  • Georgia
  • Ghost 
  • Gidget
  • Gilly
  • Gin
  • Ginger
  • Giselle
  • Goldie
  • Goliath
  • Gracie 
  • Grit
  • Guapo
  • Gucci
  • Gulliver
  • Gunner
  • Gus
  • Gypsy

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Horse Colors

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H

  • Hana
  • Hanna
  • Hardy
  • Harley
  • Harvey
  • Hashtag
  • Hawk
  • Hercules
  • Hero
  • Hickory 
  • Hobo
  • Holiday
  • Holly
  • Holy Smoke
  • Hombre
  • Hondo
  • Honey
  • Honey Dew
  • Hooch
  • Hoover
  • Hopscotch
  • Hoss
  • Houdini
  • Howdy
  • Huck
  • Huckleberry
  • Huey
  • Hurricane

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I

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  • Indiana
  • Indigo
  • Indy
  • Invitation
  • Ira
  • Ivan
  • Ivanhoe 
  • Ivery 

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J

  • Jack
  • Jackie
  • Jagger
  • Jake
  • Jarvis
  • Jasmine
  • Jasper
  • Jazzibelle
  • Jazzy
  • Jed
  • Jetta
  • Jenny
  • Jerico
  • Jesso
  • Jester
  • Jet
  • Jewel
  • Jiminey
  • Jingles
  • Jo
  • Joey
  • Jo Kid
  • Jonah
  • Johan
  • Joni
  • Joy
  • Jule
  • Jumper
  • Juno
  • Justice

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Horse Names K-S


K

  • Kansas
  • Kate
  • Katy Brown
  • Keisha
  • Kemosabe
  • Keno
  • Kendra
  • Kia
  • Kickapoo
  • Kietche
  • King
  • Kiowa
  • Kipper
  • Kit
  • Kodiak
  • Kody

Horses from the 50's

Dales Evens horse was named Buttermilk and of course everyone knows Roy Rodgers rode Trigger! 

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L

  • Lacey
  • Lady
  • Lakota
  • Legend
  • Legacy 
  • Lena
  • Levi
  • Leo
  • Lexy
  • Liberty
  • Lightning  
  • Lily
  • Lita
  • Lobo
  • Lola
  • Lonesome
  • Loredo
  • Lucero
  • Lucky
  • Lucy
  • Luke
  • Lumpy
  • Luna 

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Bone Spavin

Learn to recognize Bone Spavin before you purchase a horse or how to manage it in a horse you already own. 

Horse Clubs

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M

  • Mac
  • Maggie
  • Magic
  • Magnum
  • Malachi
  • Malak
  • Marco
  • Marengo
  • Mariah
  • Marty
  • Marz
  • Master
  • Mateo
  • Max
  • Maya
  • Memphis Belle
  • Merlyn
  • Mesa
  • Mica
  • Micky
  • Midnight
  • Milly
  • Mingo
  • Minnie
  • Minot 
  • Miracle 
  • Mischief
  • Missy
  • Misty
  • Mixer
  • Mocha 
  • Molly
  • Money
  • Montana 
  • Monty
  • Moon
  • Moondance
  • Moonshine
  • Moose
  • Mordecai 
  • Morgan
  • Moxie
  • Mystic
  • Mystery

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N

  • Nacho
  • Nala
  • Natacha
  • Navajo
  • Nemo
  • Neptune
  • Nero
  • Nevada
  • Night
  • Niner
  • Nyx
Choose the perfect name for your horse!

After you've chosen the perfect name for your horse, click here to find out what kind of horse you are!

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O

  • Oliver
  • Ollie
  • Oncore
  • Onyx
  • Opal
  • Oreo
  • Outlaw
  • Ozzy
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P

  • Paco
  • Pablo
  • Paige
  • Paisley
  • Panama
  • Pandora
  • Papoose
  • Paprika 
  • Partner  
  • Patches
  • Patriot
  • Paiute
  • Pawnee
  • Payday 
  • Peaches
  • Pebbles
  • Pecos
  • Penny
  • Pepper
  • Peso
  • Pharoah
  • Philippe 
  • Picalo
  • Picasso
  • Pie
  • Pierce
  • Pierre
  • Pilot
  • Pistol
  • Pixy
  • Playboy
  • Playgirl
  • Play Gun
  • Pocahontas
  • Pocket
  • Pogo
  • Polo
  • Poncho
  • Poppy
  • Prairie
  • Prancer
  • Prankster  
  • Presley
  • Pride
  • Prince
  • Professor
  • Promise
  • Prowler 
  • Pueblo

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Q

  • Queball
  • Queen
  • Queenie
  • Quervo 
  • Quest
  • Quincy

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R

  • Rafter
  • Rai
  • Rain
  • Rainy
  • Rambo
  • Ranger
  • Rascal
  • Raven
  • Razor
  • Razuli
  • Reba
  • Rebel
  • Red
  • Reggie
  • Reilly 
  • Rembrant
  • Remi
  • Remington
  • Renegade 
  • Reno
  • Rhapsody
  • Rhythm
  • Ricochet
  • Riddle
  • Rifle
  • Ringo
  • Rio
  • Riptide
  • Ritz
  • River
  • Robby
  • Rocky
  • Rodeo
  • Rojo
  • Rolly
  • Roman
  • Rono
  • Rooster
  • Rounder
  • Rowdy
  • Rowen
  • Roy
  • Ruby
  • Rumi
  • Rumor
  • Rustler
  • Rusty
  • Ruth

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Horse Names S-Z


S

  • Sabino
  • Sabrina
  • Sage
  • Sahara
  • Sailor
  • Saint
  • Sally
  • Salty
  • Sammy
  • Sampson
  • Sandy
  • Sargent
  • Sassy
  • Savanna
  • Scamper
  • Scarlet 
  • Scooner
  • Scotty
  • Scout
  • Secret
  • Seeka
  • Seminole
  • Serenade
  • Serendipity
  • Sgt. Pepper
  • Shadow
  • Shayla
  • Shawnee
  • Shieka
  • Shiloh
  • Shooter
  • Shorty
  • Shoshone
  • Sidekick
  • Silver
  • Sinatra
  • Skeeter
  • Skippy
  • Sky
  • Smoke
  • Smokey
  • Snickers
  • Snoopy
  • Soldier
  • Solomon
  • Song
  • Sooner
  • Sophi
  • Spanky
  • Sparrow
  • Spirit
  • Splash 
  • Spook
  • Spot
  • Sport
  • Spring
  • Sputnic
  • Stan
  • Star
  • Stella
  • Stepper
  • Stewy
  • Stix
  • Stomp
  • Stormy
  • Stretch
  • Strut
  • Stumpy
  • Summer
  • Sundance
  • Sunday
  • Sunny
  • Surprise 

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T

  • Taco
  • Tandy
  • Tango
  • Tank
  • Tanka
  • Tarzan
  • Tesa
  • Tessy
  • Theia
  • Theo
  • Theodore 
  • Thor
  • Thunder
  • Tiki
  • Tilley
  • Tinker
  • Tiny Tim
  • Tipper
  • Tippy
  • Titan 
  • Titus
  • Toby
  • Tokahee
  • Tomahawk
  • Tonto
  • Tootie
  • Topaz
  • Tornado
  • Torro
  • Tow Bar
  • Traveler
  • Travis
  • Treasure
  • Trevor
  • Trickster
  • Trigger
  • Trinket
  • Troubadour 
  • Trucker
  • Trusty
  • Tucker
  • Tuff
  • Turbo
  • Twister
  • Ty

Great name for an Appaloosa

Tokahee- meaning speckled, spotted or freckled in Creek languages.

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U

  • Umber
  • Ulysses
  • Uno
  • Uri
  • Utah

V

  • Val
  • Van Gogh
  • Vargas
  • Vegas
  • Venus 
  • Vesta
  • Victory 

Did You Know?

Napoleon rode horses named Morengo, Vizir and Tauris!

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W

  • Wapiti
  • Warrior 
  • Waylon
  • Weaver
  • Wes
  • Whinney
  • Whisper
  • Wicked
  • Wildfire
  • Wiley
  • Willard
  • Willie
  • Willow
  • Winchester
  • Windy
  • Wing
  • Winston
  • Winter
  • Wolf
  • Wrangler

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X

Xavier

Y

  • Yakama
  • Yankie
  • Yeller
  • Yeti
  • Yoda
  • Yonkers

Z

  • Zahara
  • Zara
  • Zelda
  • Zenia
  • Zia
  • Zipper



  • Zodiac
  • Zoe
  • Zoey
  • Zoro
  • Zeus 
  • Zuza

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Brainstorming for Horse Names

Need more ideas? See Funny Horse Names or try a little brainstorming by subjects like these:

  • Astrology
  • Nature
  • Music
  • Super hero 
  • Movies
  • Favorite actors
  • Art
  • Historical figures
  • Characters
  • Greek mythology
What are your favorite horse names?

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