500 Best Buckskin Horse Names (Male & Female Ideas)

Do you know the perfect buckskin horse name for your new buckskin horse? If not, this guide is for you.

We have put together a list of 500 buckskin horse names inspired by their beautiful coat color. This list of ideas aims to help make naming your buckskin easier.

Some are traditional buckskin names and some are more modern buckskin names, but all of them would be perfect for your buckskin!

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Good Names For Buckskin Horses

A good, strong name for a horse is of the utmost importance.

Not only does it describe the horse’s personality and character, but it portrays their temperament and general mood.

Here are some good names to get you started:

  1. Apache
  2. April Showers
  3. Bear
  4. Bel Bel
  5. Blackfoot
  6. Blondie
  7. Buck
  8. Buckwheat
  9. Bucky
  10. Caster
  11. Copper Pot
  12. Coyote
  13. Doe
  14. Dragonfly
  15. Embankment
  16. Exterminator
  17. Finebar
  18. Francis
  19. Freedom
  20. Gladiator
  21. Heroic
  22. Insidious
  23. Jester of the Court
  24. Laredo
  25. London
  26. Loquacious
  27. Mercury
  28. Minx
  29. Mystic
  30. Neptune
  31. North
  32. Oblivion
  33. Orion
  34. Shadrach
  35. Slate
  36. Stonehenge
  37. Tampa
  38. Tanner
  39. Taurus
  40. Terracotta
  41. Trapper
  42. Treasure
  43. Trillium
  44. Twilight
  45. Ultimatum
  46. Underdog
  47. Viceroy
  48. Vestige
  49. Windstorm
  50. Wisdom
  51. Yahoo
  52. Zither

Female Buckskin Horse Names

Buckskin mares and fillies should have names that reflect who they are, how they look, and their personality. But, more importantly, the name should have feminine flair and panache.

  1. Amaranth
  2. Amora
  3. Arizona
  4. Beauty
  5. Bella
  6. Belladonna
  7. Bonnie
  8. Butterscotch
  9. Cajun
  10. Charlene
  11. Cheyenne
  12. Ciara
  13. Cowgirl
  14. Daisy
  15. Dakota
  16. Darcy
  17. Dawn
  18. Devotion
  19. Dolly
  20. Dora
  21. Dream
  22. Ella
  23. Emily
  24. Faith
  25. Fiona
  26. Frida
  27. Garnet
  28. Georgia
  29. Glory
  30. Goldie
  31. Hanna
  32. Holly
  33. Honey
  34. Hope
  35. Ingrid
  36. Irma
  37. Jasmine
  38. Jenny
  39. Jessica
  40. Kate
  41. Kylie
  42. Lady
  43. Lakota
  44. Levi
  45. Lulu
  46. Luna
  47. Melody
  48. Merry
  49. Minnie
  50. Moxy
  51. Nadia
  52. Nicolette
  53. Pip
  54. Purty
  55. Rose
  56. Ruby
  57. Sahara
  58. Sally
  59. Samantha
  60. Savannah
  61. Shera
  62. Sierra
  63. Simolta
  64. Sparrow
  65. Spice
  66. Summer
  67. Tabitha 
  68. Tandy
  69. Tequila
  70. Tilly
  71. Urchin
  72. Ursula
  73. Valeria
  74. Venus
  75. Victoria
  76. Wise Woman
  77. Willow
  78. Yagalla
  79. Zane

Male Buckskin Horse Names

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A big, beautiful, and burley stallion or gelding needs a name to reflect his stamina, endurance, and strength. Alternatively, it could reflect his playful and gentle nature.

Here are some ideas:

  1. Ansel
  2. Apollo
  3. Arthur
  4. Asher
  5. Bailey
  6. Beamer
  7. Betty
  8. Big Brown
  9. Bloke
  10. Bluto
  11. Boaz
  12. Bozo
  13. Brick
  14. Butch
  15. Cash
  16. Casanova
  17. Cedar Wood
  18. Chance
  19. Chaplin
  20. Cherokee
  21. Chevy
  22. Chubs
  23. Cigar
  24. Clyde
  25. Copper
  26. Daren
  27. Death Valley
  28. Denzel
  29. Doc
  30. Dumpling
  31. Elias
  32. Esteban
  33. Fernando
  34. Frank
  35. Gallant
  36. Gatlin
  37. Grazer
  38. Harley
  39. Harpoon
  40. Harvey
  41. Hercules
  42. Huey
  43. Hyde
  44. Instigator
  45. Ivan
  46. Jennings
  47. Jimmy
  48. Johnny
  49. Kelso
  50. King Kong
  51. Marshall
  52. Medicine Man
  53. Moustache
  54. Nigel
  55. Nordic Vikiing
  56. Northern
  57. Ole William
  58. Omega
  59. Osprey
  60. Patrician
  61. Patriot
  62. Pepper
  63. Pirate
  64. Quimby
  65. Pogey
  66. Ringo
  67. Rino
  68. Rocky
  69. Roper
  70. Scout
  71. Seabiscuit
  72. Sergeant
  73. Teak
  74. Tommy
  75. Travis
  76. Trooper
  77. Ulster
  78. Uther
  79. Vainglorious
  80. Viper
  81. Visigoth
  82. Wade
  83. Waylon
  84. Wyatt
  85. Yankee
  86. Zanzibar
  87. Zorba

Cute Buckskin Horse Names

When your buckskin horse is absolutely adorable, you must call it something that matches.

The best way to discover this is to observe the horse and see which charming behaviors it exhibits.

  1. Amethyst
  2. Aquarius
  3. Blessed
  4. Buddy
  5. Caboose
  6. Cider
  7. Coconut
  8. Daisy
  9. Dips
  10. Dove
  11. Elder Tree
  12. Enchantment
  13. Fawn
  14. Figaro
  15. Glance
  16. Gizmo
  17. Hobbit
  18. Honey
  19. Imitate
  20. Instant Oatmeal
  21. Jasper
  22. Java
  23. Kiva
  24. Koala
  25. Mingo
  26. Mocha
  27. Molasses
  28. Nice Baby
  29. Nova
  30. Oatmeal
  31. Opie
  32. Otis
  33. Panther
  34. Peanut Butter
  35. Pickles
  36. Pine Needle
  37. Pipe Organ
  38. Precious
  39. Pretty Paws
  40. Quince
  41. Quiver
  42. Rice Cake
  43. Rowdy
  44. Sea Wind
  45. Shadow
  46. Spitfire
  47. Squid
  48. Sunset
  49. Tancy
  50. Tango
  51. Tawny
  52. Teddy
  53. Tender
  54. Timidity
  55. Tinker Bell
  56. Tree Bark
  57. Turbo
  58. Umber
  59. Violet
  60. Wyndham
  61. Wildfire
  62. Yawn
  63. Yellow
  64. Zealous
  65. Zephyr

Dappled Buckskin Horse Names

When your little buckskin has special markings with a beautiful colored coat and black mane, there are a host of names to choose from.

If they have patches, splashes, or a few specs, a nickname reflecting it will be ideal.

  1. Ardent
  2. Asbestos
  3. Beady
  4. Blotched
  5. Camouflage
  6. Cave Painting
  7. Chai
  8. Charred
  9. Cloudy
  10. Cobbler
  11. Creamy Latte
  12. Dingy
  13. Dobby
  14. Dodger
  15. Dusty
  16. Ecclectic
  17. Elaborate
  18. Fancy
  19. Flash
  20. Giraffe
  21. Globule
  22. Gorgeous
  23. Hot Spot
  24. Harlequin
  25. Iris
  26. Khaki
  27. Leopard
  28. Loops
  29. Misty
  30. Muddy Waters
  31. Nominal
  32. Nuanced
  33. Nuisance
  34. Opulence
  35. Patches
  36. Pebbles
  37. Petroglyph
  38. Powdered Chocolate
  39. Quaker
  40. Rigid
  41. Sandstorm
  42. Shamrock
  43. Soda Pop
  44. Sooty
  45. Speck
  46. Splash
  47. Splotch
  48. Spot
  49. Sprinkles
  50. Star Spangled
  51. Starry
  52. Stodgy
  53. Stone
  54. Striker
  55. Tiger
  56. Tumbleweed
  57. Twinkie
  58. Umbrella
  59. Universal
  60. Vivid
  61. Waverly
  62. Wizard
  63. Xanthenes
  64. Yarrow
  65. Zebra
  66. Zoological

Famous Buckskin Horse Names

Many movies feature buckskin horses that have worldwide acclaim, such as Bandit and Spirit.

Perhaps your horse takes on similar qualities and, therefore, should take on the name.

  1. Apache – “Adventures of Kit Carson;” Bill William’s steed in the movie
  2. Bandit – from “Caitlin’s Way”
  3. Buck – “The Range Rider,” Jack Mahoney’s horse in the movie
  4. Buttercup – Alternate name for Dale Evans’ horse
  5. Buttermilk – Notorious Horse of Dale Evans
  6. Casey’s Ladylove – Quarter Horse Mare in the Hall of Fame
  7. Cisco – famous name from, “Dances with Wolves”
  8. Denny – horse name from the movie, “The Man From Snowy River”
  9. Expensive Hobby – Quarter Horse Gelding in the Hall of Fame
  10. Harlan – a Hall of Fame Quarter Horse Stallion
  11. Hollywood Dun It – Quarter Horse Dunskin Stallion in the Hall of Fame
  12. Spirit – Of the popular animation“Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron”

Show Names For Buckskin Horses

Some buckskin horses are so pretty, they lend themselves to having a show name. But, if are planning to put it in show, then your horse needs a name specific to the rules of the organization.

  1. Absolute Buck
  2. Amber Waves
  3. Basket Weave
  4. Besame Mucho
  5. Big Slick
  6. Bold Effort
  7. Buck Leaves
  8. Buck Monster
  9. Buck Secret
  10. Buck Storm
  11. Buck Stranger
  12. Buck Vision
  13. Buck Wolf
  14. Caramel Hero
  15. Caramel Splash
  16. Classical Clock
  17. Cup of Joe
  18. Dancing Bucky
  19. Dark River
  20. Desert Lilly
  21. Distant Memory
  22. Every Penny
  23. Enraptured Soul
  24. Fade Away
  25. Fine Spark
  26. Game Point
  27. Ginger Snap
  28. Hawk’s Heart
  29. Heaven’s Gate
  30. Imbued Spirit
  31. Immense Love
  32. Joker’s Trick
  33. Juicy Fruit
  34. Kingdom of Heaven
  35. Knee Deep
  36. Lavish Luxury
  37. Liquid Wind
  38. Magic Dice
  39. Magic Trick
  40. Major Buck
  41. Melody Perfume
  42. Midnight Sun
  43. Night Out
  44. Ocean Bay
  45. Pillow Fight
  46. Puzzling Storm
  47. Shiny Catalyst
  48. Snowdrop Sunset
  49. The Big Lebowski

Racehorse Names For Buckskin Horses

For horses intended for the races, the names below feature the best ones specific to the Kentucky Derby.

However, if you are entering them in some other organization, it’s best to fully understand the rules.

  1. Angel Wings
  2. Antique Collection
  3. Brown Sugar
  4. Buck Gold
  5. Butter Destiny
  6. Captain Nemo
  7. Chocolate Truffles
  8. Circle Memory
  9. Cost of Honor
  10. Defying Gravity
  11. Desert Wonder
  12. Dynamic Shade
  13. Evident Strom
  14. Eye of the Storm
  15. Finding Grace
  16. Forest Miller
  17. Golden Sheet
  18. Good Heart
  19. Grand Prince
  20. High Priest
  21. Hot Cocoa
  22. Institutional Fear
  23. Intimating Forever
  24. Jigger of Whiskey
  25. Juggernaut’s Landing
  26. Lacy Rainstorm
  27. Leather N’ Lace
  28. Leprechaun’s Wrath
  29. Lucky Lady
  30. Lunch Break
  31. Morning Smoke
  32. Mustard Love
  33. Never Ending Story
  34. Obscure Lesson
  35. Open Season
  36. Pasadena Semolina
  37. Praline Dream
  38. Raising Arizona
  39. River Nymph
  40. Rockin Rose
  41. Secret Fog
  42. Stolen Funds
  43. Tornado Mud
  44. Toffee Surprise
  45. Under Warranty
  46. Upper Peninsula
  47. Who Knew
  48. Witch’s Brew
  49. Yodeling Skillz
  50. Zipper Zoom

Horse Name Inspiration

Horse name inspiration can come from many places. Some include tv shows, films, books, places and colors to name a few.

Below are some ideas that can be used as inspiration for naming your buckskin horse:

  • Buckskin is a light brown color, so any name with the word “brown” in it could work well for a buckskin horse.
  • Names of animals, such as tigers or lions, would work well for buckskin horses.
  • Names of items that are light brown in color, such as Twinkie or Waverly, could also work well for buckskin horses.
  • Finally, if you are looking for a more creative name, you could choose to name your buckskin horse after a famous buckskin horse, such as Buckskin Lady or Dun Dreamin.

Help Choosing The Right Name

Here are some questions to ask yourself when trying to choose the perfect name for your buckskin horse:

  • Does the name fit my horse’s personality?
  • Is the name easy to remember?
  • Can I see myself yelling this name across a busy show ring?
  • Is the name unique and different?
  • Do I like the sound of the name?
  • Will other people be able to easily spell and say the name?
  • Am I okay with others using this same exact name for their horses?

Once you have asked yourself these questions, you will be better equipped to choose a fantastic and fitting name for your buckskin horse!

The best names are often inspired by things in nature, such as animals or colors. You can look to your horse’s appearance for inspiration, but also consider their personality and the sound of the name.

Names that are easy to read in a show ring or when heard over a loud speaker are important too! Don’t be afraid to ask friends for help if you’re having trouble coming up with names; everyone loves naming things! With enough time, you’ll find the perfect name for your buckskin horse.

Here are a few more tips to keep in mind:

  1. Consider your horse’s breed, personality, and color
  2. Pick a name that reflects the horse’s personality or something they are good at
  3. Make sure you have an easy to remember name for your horse
  4. Avoid naming horses after food items (i.e., Apple) because it may make them prone to weight gain
  5. Keep your horse’s full name short with 2-3 syllables and avoid using long names like “Cinderella”

Conclusion

When choosing a name for your buckskin horse, it is important to consider all of the options that are available to you.

With so many great names to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect one for your horse.

Needing more help? Check out a horse name generator or our related naming guides perfect for different shades of brown (including light all the way to dark brown):

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