Create Your Horse's Name Using an Online Name Generator

Horse Name Generators

ARDINGLY, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 01: Detail of a horse's name on it's saddle before the horse parade on April 1, 2013 in Ardingly, United Kingdom.
Create a cool horse name with online generators. Bethany Clarke/Getty Images News/Getty Images

Most horse owners put a lot of thought into choosing an appropriate horse name. Random horse name generators can help inspire creative ideas for the perfect horse name. Some generators allow you to add words, so if you are including the sire's or dam's name, a farm name or your own name, it will include that in the final result it generates. Here are a few online name generators that can help you find a name for your horse. Good luck and have fun!

  • 01 of 09
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    One of the most popular horse name generators is on The Ultimate Horse Site. This name generator allows you to add a word to their database, but doesn't necessarily use that word in the results when you click 'create a name'.  The results are two word names like Marigold Butterfly, Ebony Sonnet, Brazen Tale. The generator sends back some silly names, but you just click the 'create a name' button to make a new one if you don't like what you get. They also ask that if you...MORE do use a name created by their generator that you email them to let them know.

  • 02 of 09
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    Standardbred racing horses on track. Image Credit:Barrett & MacKay/All Canada Photos/Getty Images

    Generator Land has a horse name generator, that although is geared to generating racehorse names, creates some pretty cool names that any horse lover could use. If you've wondered where some of those crazy sounding racehorse names come from, this may be part of the answer. Large breeding operations have lots of foals to name when it comes time to register them, and there can't be duplicate names within the breed registries. So names are sometimes picked with less sentiment than a private...MORE horse owner might. However, hit the "Name Your Horse" button to see names that might lead you to the perfect one.

  • 03 of 09
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    This isn't a horse name generator at all. It is a band name generator for naming your rock band. However, it returns some really cool results that would make great horse names. This generator allows you to add in a specific word you want in your name. By adding the word black, Black Factor, Luminescent Black, Black Alley, Chip of Black and Black Beacon were among the results. Spinach Of The Black Elastic was also a fun but very random result. This one results in some really unusual horse...MORE names. 

  • 04 of 09
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    The Rum and Monkey website has several free name generators, that are again, not specifically for making horse names. This generator creates Egyptian sounding names. These names would be perfect for Akhal-Teke, Barbs and Arabian bred horses. An Egyptian name is created and the meaning is provided. You'll get names that include words like Ain, which apparently means 'priceless', Kamilah (perfection) and Tahirah (pristine). To generate different Egyptian names, enter different real...MORE names and choose male or female.

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  • 05 of 09
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    Here is another name generator from Rum and Monkey. This generator creates Native American names. You might find a name for your Paint, pinto, Palomino, AppaloosaAmerican Quarter Horse or other North American breed. Just enter your own name, or a favorite human name, and choose male or female. The generator will return a Native American name, although unlike the Egyptian name generator, there is no meaning given for the name.

  • 06 of 09
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    Woman wearing a white dress riding a horse. Getty Images/Donald Iain Smith

    The Fantasy Name Generator is aimed at story writers or RPG players. But it makes some pretty cool horse names and there is a simple and advanced mode with lots of options. Each option returns a page full of names. Many of the names created would be great for Icelandic Horses, Warmbloods and Fjiords. There are options to create Oriental sounding names, names, names with apostrophes, hyphens, Greek names, romantic names and much more. The advanced generator requires you read the instructions. You...MORE can specify exactly how you want the names are generated, for instance, using a certain word or set of initials.

  • 07 of 09
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    You'll find a horse name generator and an extensive list of horse names on Horse Rider Supply. There are two options; color and sex. An example of a name for a black mare that it generated was 'Night Hawk'. This is a simple generator, but returns some very attractive names. After the name is generated, a window comes up asking you to complete a short survey to receive premium content, however, hitting the back button takes you back to the original name generator page.
  • 08 of 09
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    Horses enjoying their pasture. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

    This 'quiz' asks you to enter your own name it will return your 'horse name'. But you can enter any two names to generate real horse names.  This generator would be good for finding simple one word stable names.

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  • 09 of 09
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    This horse name generator doesn't work online, but is downloadable free software. Downloading and setup is super quick. Provided by Horse Rider Supply is is basically the same generator mentioned above. This might be handy if you don't have internet access all the time.