50+ Cool Horse Names List: Unique And Breed Based Just For You

Horses are majestic creatures.

They're big, beautiful and strong. Horses also have big personalities which range greatly depending on the specific horse.

They give their owners so much joy (despite all the work) and years of companionship.

All of these qualities and characteristics deserves a great name.

If you think your horse is particularly cool, you probably want to find the coolest name to match him/her.

Well, that’s why we're here!

We've gathered 50+ cool horse names for you to choose from, categorized depending on what color or gender your horse is.

List of Cool Horse Names

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So, you bought a new horse and you think he/she is the absolute coolest.

First, before diving into these categorized lists, there's a few points to think of first:

  • What gender is your horse?
  • What color is your horse?
  • What personality does your horse have?
  • What tendencies or mannerisms does your horse have?
  • What makes him/her cool specifically?

Once you become more acquainted with your horse, the perfect name will come to you more naturally. If your horse a bit skittish? Does he/she have any special markings or aesthetic traits? Does he/she remind you of a specific character?

All these questions are great to ask yourself before taking the time to browse through long lists of wide-ranging names.

Cool Color-Themed Names for Horses
We're making the name research process a bit easier by listing specific color-themed names first. If your horse's color is a characteristic you think stands out the most, choosing a color-themed name is a great route to go.

Happy name hunting!

Black Horse Names

  1. Noir
  2. Domino (black with white markings)
  3. Kit Kat
  4. Onyx
  5. Ebony

Brown Horse Names

  1. Adobe
  2. Brandy
  3. Cleveland
  4. Cinnamon
  5. Bailey

Gray Horse Names

  1. Napoleon
  2. Misty
  3. Pepper
  4. Traveler
  5. Gandalf

Horse Breed-Based Names

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The breed of horse you get can greatly determine what personality your horse has.

Maybe you have bought a sport horse such as a British Warmblood, Danish Warmblood, Hanoverian, Irish Sporthorse, Irish Hunter or Holsteiner (just to name a few.)

Or perhaps you have chosen to adopt a Western Horse such as an American Saddlebred, Arabian, or a Mustang.

Either way, we have some name suggestions you can use for your new loveable horse. Can you recognize some of the references?

Sport Horse Names

  1. Challenger
  2. Bolt
  3. Jet
  4. Victory
  5. Pharaoh

Western Horse Names

  1. Rio
  2. Champ
  3. Sun Dance
  4. Butch
  5. Cash

Gender-Based Horse Names

Gender Base

If you want to get more gender-specific with your horse name, we have laid out some cool horse names for both male and female horses.

For these categories, consider combining these names with a middle name that speaks more to your horse's personality!

Girl Horse Names

  1. Hera
  2. Ivy
  3. Kalli
  4. Karma
  5. India
  6. Honey
  7. Gypsy
  8. Heaven
  9. Imagine
  10. Gucci

Boy Names

  1. Saturn
  2. Santiago
  3. Scooby
  4. Seamus
  5. Willow
  6. Zephyr
  7. Zorro
  8. Wildfire
  9. Zodiac
  10. Ziggy

Unique Horse Names

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Alright so we've gone through the basic horse name categories. It's always beneficial to start with the generic categories in order to get your creative juices flowing.

But what you REALLY came here for was cool horse names.

Although the names we have chosen for you, listed above, are the coolest we could find for those categories, this list is for truly unique names.

After all, horses are extremely unique and personable, so it only makes sense to match such raw beauty with a fitting name.

There's even online quizzes you can do to see which type of horse YOU are. That's pretty unique!

So, without further ado, here are the top unique horse names to give to your special buddy:

  1. The Duke of Monte Carlo
  2. Texas Rose
  3. Saragon
  4. Back Street Bay
  5. Bronco
  6. Emerald
  7. Mariposa
  8. Felicity
  9. Primo Extremo
  10. Ajax

Cool Horse Names at a Glance

If you've found your ultimate horse name on this list, that's awesome! If not, don't worry.

It takes a lot of time to find a special name for such a magnificent and unique creature. Although you don't want to exhaust yourself and end up naming your horse the same name you gave your cat, Sam, it does pay off to figure out a suiting and respectful name for your new horse.

So, spend some time with him/her, figure out what tendencies or isms he/she may have. Naming an animal is a great way to spend some well-deserved bonding time. This time spent with your horse during the beginning stages will be beneficial in more ways than one.  

Last update on 2024-04-23 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API


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