American Paint Horse

30 Horse Names That Give Seabiscuit a Run for His Money


We spend a lot of time researching the perfect name for our animals. What about the perfect horse name? Do you refer to racehorses with a name that comes from the heart?

Scroll through our list and see what jumps out at you. We thought these three categories would get you started for your new foal that needs a name! Or your horse may be an Arabian, Palomino, Quarter horse, Black Horse, Appaloosa, Gelding or simply a new horse you rescued.

Popular horse names for males

Percheron Horse

  1. Alfie
  2. Thunder
  3. Dallas
  4. Smokey
  5. Champ
  6. Diablo
  7. Patch
  8. Big Red
  9. Jumper
  10. Atlas

Female horse names

Appaloosa Horse

  1. Kit kat
  2. Calypso
  3. Pegasus
  4. Cowgirl
  5. Oreo
  6. Black beauty
  7. Zelda
  8. Alaska
  9. Coco
  10. Flicka

Kentucky Derby horse names

  1. Sir Barton
  2. Big Brown
  3. War Admiral
  4. Grindstone
  5. Jet Pilot
  6. Lord Murphy
  7. Elwood
  8. Exterminator
  9. Stone Street
  10. Citation

Is there a good name that we missed? Horse lovers always come up with cute names for their foals so we borrowed as many popular horse names as we could find for this 'best horse name' list.

What do you think about these horse names? Share your thoughts below.

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