Horse Name Generator
Are you ready for the ultimate list of horse names? We have over 300 ideas you’re sure to love!
A horse is an unbelievable animal. From its graceful build and lush main to its incredible athleticism and unique personality, a horse is truly a special creature.
But we don’t have to tell you that. You already know and are welcoming one into your life.
Now it’s time to find it a name!
With 300+ ideas, you’re in store for lots of inspiration and ideas.
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Top Horse Names
Let’s start our guide to horse names with the top trending ideas out there right now.
The list is a mix of tried-and-true favorites and popular new names that are rising the ranks with horse enthusiasts.
Charming, fun and full of personality, these names are a great fit for your new filly.
Without further ado, here are the top horse names for females and males.
Top Female Horse Names
Top Male Horse Names
- Black Jack
Cute Horse Names
We may be biased, but we think horses are pretty darn cute. It’s hard not to melt in their large, soulful eyes.
That’s why cute horse names are excellent for an equine.
In recognition of their aesthetic appearance, a cute name might just be in order. Fortunately, we have lots of ideas we think you’ll like.
These horse names are sweet and graceful, just like a horse. Take a look and see if you agree!
Funny Horse Names
Do you like to laugh? Do you pride yourself on your sense of humor?
If you answered yes, you’ll love these funny horse names!
The world needs more laughter these days, and these silly, funny and perfectly punny names will give everyone a good chuckle.
Are you ready for the mane event? (Get it?!) Without further ado, here are funny horse names guaranteed to make you laugh out loud.
- Al Capony
- Bitney Spurs
- Chuck Horris
- Colt Forty-Five
- David Hasselhoof
- Edgar Allen Pony
- Filly Cent
- Forrest Jump
- Harry Trotter
- Hay Girl
- Hoof Hearted
- Just Foalin Around
- Leon Trotsky
- Liam Neighson
- Mane Attraction
- Maple Stirrup
- Pony Montana
- Pony Soprano
- Sylvester Stallion
- Talk Derby to Me
- Tater Trot
- Trojan Horse
- Usain Colt
- Whinney Houston
Cool Horse Names
Cool horse names are another great idea as you search for names for your new addition.
They’re stylish and fun with just the right bit of attitude. Without a doubt, your horse will be the coolest pony in the stable with one of these names.
We think you’ll enjoy these ideas and get plenty of inspiration. You may even find the horse name you’ve been looking for.
Horses have been featured everywhere from movies and TV shows to cartoons and video games to literature and even mythology.
There are many famous horses in the zeitgeist, and this provides plenty of inspiration for naming your new animal.
You may recognize some of the characters on this list and remember how much you enjoyed them. Or they could be completely new, but you like the name and want to repurpose it.
Either way, these famous horse names are interesting and inspired. Take a peek and see if any are right for you.
- Achilles – Captain Phoebus’ horse in The Hunchback of Notre Dame
- Agro – Shadow of the Colossus videogame
- Aldebaran – Ben-Hur
- Altair – Ben-Hur
- Amigo – Walker, Texas Ranger
- Angus – Disney’s Brave
- Antares – Ben-Hur
- Applejack – My Little Pony
- Argo – Xena
- Artax – The Neverending Story
- Arvak – Skyrim videogame
- Beau – John Wayne movie True Grit
- Bill – Lord of the Rings
- Black Beauty – children’s story
- BoJack – BoJack Horseman
- Brego – Aragorn’s horse in the Lord of the Rings
- Buck – Bonanza
- Bullseye – Woody’s horse in Toy Story
- Buttercup – unicorn from Toy Story 3
- Buttermilk – ridden by Dale Evans in movies and TV shows
- Captain – 101 Dalmatians
- Centaur – mythological half human half horse
- Champion – The Adventures of Champion TV show
- Chub – Bonanza
- Cisco – Dances with Wolves
- Cochise – John Wayne movie El Dorado
- Comet – The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.
- Denny – The Man from Snowy River
- Diablo – Cisco Kid movies
- Epona – Link’s horse in Legend of Zelda
- Flicka – My Friend Flicka
- Frou Frou – The Aristocats
- Frost – Skyrim videogame
- Gunpowder – The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
- Hidalgo – movie Hidalgo
- Hortense – Scrooge McDuck’s horse
- Khan – Mulan
- Khartoum – The Godfather
- Kleo – Kleo the Misfit Unicorn
- Li’l Sebastian – miniature horse from TV show Parks and Recreation
- Major – Cinderella
- Man o’ War – Famous racehorse
- Maximus – Disney movie Tangled
- Mr. Ed – talking horse from the classic show
- Passelande – one of King Arthur’s horses
- Pegasus – flying horse in Greek mythology
- Pharfignewton – Pinky & the Brain
- Philip – The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
- Pilgrim – The Horse Whisperer
- Pokey – The Gumby Show
- Princess Skystar – My Little Pony
- Queen Chrysalis – My Little Pony
- Quick Draw McGraw – Sheriff horse from Hanna Barbera cartoon
- Rainbow Dash – My Little Pony
- Rapidash – Pokemon
- Rigel – Ben-Hur
- Roach – The Witcher
- Rocinante – Don Quixote
- Samson – Sleeping Beauty
- Seabiscuit – Racehorse popularized in books and a movie
- Secretariat – Racehorse
- Scout – Tonto’s horse from the Lone Ranger
- Shadowfax – Gandalf’s horse Lord of the Rings
- Shadowmere – Skyrim videogame
- Silver – The Lone Ranger’s white stallion
- Sophie – M*A*S*H
- Sport – Bonanza
- Swift Wind – She-Ra
- Tempest Shadow – My Little Pony
- The Pie – National Velvet
- Tornado – Zorro
- Trigger – Roy Rogers’ favorite horse
- Twilight Sparkle – My Little Pony
Hopefully you found lots of inspiration reading this guide to horse names.
Of the 300+ ideas on the list, were any a fit for your foal?
When naming any animal, it’s always a good idea to write down any idea that piques your interest. From there, gradually narrow it down one by one until you find the one that’s right.
And how do you narrow down the list, you might ask?
These tips can help you quickly find the right option from your list of horse names.
How Do You Pick The Right Name?
Here’s an important question: how do you know if you’ve picked the right name for a horse?
These tips can help narrow down your search:
- Is it easy to say? Some names are great on paper but tough to pronounce in everyday life. Before you become set on a name, make sure it rolls off the tongue because you could be saying it frequently.
- Does it fit your horse? Check to see if the name matches your horse’s personality and appearance before committing to a name.
- Say it out loud. Can you imagine calling for your horse with this name? If not, then it’s not the right choice. Move on and select something more appropriate.
- And finally, trust your gut. Ask any animal enthusiast: when you find the right name, you’ll know it!