Weird Horse Names (100+ Crazy Ideas!)

One thing we love about going to the races is those incredible horse names! When it comes to naming horses, owners sure do get creative. 

The naming of horses and racehorses is an institution in itself and an important personal choice for private horse owners.

For us, the stranger the name the better, so we compiled this list of weird horse names, and some of the funniest names in horse racing history!

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Best Weird Horse Names

When it comes to weird names, there are almost too many to choose from. Although we gave it a good shot and scoured history for some of the best weird names around.

Here is a definitive list of some of the best weird ideas, followed by categories of horse names to fit your taste and your horse’s personality.

  1. Odor in The Court
  2. Hoarse
  3. Hoof Hearted
  4. Potoooooooo
  5. NightMare
  6. Reya Sunshine
  7. Foaling Around
  8. MyExWifesAshes
  9. Teeny Turner
  10. Neighsayer
  11. D’apples are Sweet
  12. Ghostzapper
  13. Just Mare-ied
  14. Ze Brah
  15. Pants
  16. Wotsit
  17. Clear So Far
  18. Usain Colt
  19. Long Face
  20. Hay Jude
  21. Degeneres
  22. Snail Male
  23. Hannibal Lector
  24. Bunny Killer
  25. Rogue One
  26. 4-Hooved Sloth
  27. Trojan Horse
  28. Ha Ha Ha

Weird Names For Female Horses

Whether she’s a young filly or a seasoned mare, finding a good name that fits the gender and personality of your horse is important to many horse owners.

Here are some of the best weird names to fit your mares character and style.

  1. Penny Loafer
  2. Tricky Silver
  3. Kit Kat
  4. My Little Pony
  5. Horsey Kiss
  6. Mane Attraction
  7. Money Penny
  8. Kolt Kardashian
  9. Nightshade
  10. Kate Winsalot
  11. Teeny Turner
  12. Britney Spurs
  13. Justine Thyme
  14. Pony Tail
  15. Mane Event
  16. Black Pearl
  17. Minnie Scule
  18. Hermioneigh
  19. Night Mare
  20. Hay Girl
  21. Lady Rover
  22. Maple Stirrup
  23. Shoe Crew
  24. Tater Tot

Weird Names For Male Horses

Although more than one term is used for male horses, they are most commonly referred to as Stallions. Although ‘Stallion’ is a pretty good name for a horse by itself, we think we’ve found better:

  1. Sir Neighs A Lot
  2. Mister Ed
  3. Liam Neighson
  4. Richard Friction
  5. Al Capony
  6. Horse Power
  7. Sylvestor Stallion
  8. Chuck Horris
  9. Hoof Jackman
  10. Mr McWhinney
  11. Harry Trotter
  12. Spongebob Horsepant
  13. Jon Bon Pony
  14. Forrest Jump
  15. What The Buck
  16. Dappleganger
  17. Buck Rogers
  18. Dustin Hoofman
  19. Adam Neighiski
  20. Pony Soprano

Weird Race Horse Names

The naming of racehorses is ruled by the U.S Jockey Club, and no two horses can be named alike. So, there are some really quirky and fun horse names out there, and here is our list of some of the best weird racehorse names we could find.

  1. Attention Shoppers
  2. Where’s The Beef
  3. Bofa Deez Nuts
  4. Shakalakaboomboom
  5. Red hot Filly Pepper
  6. DoReMiFaSoLaTiDo
  7. Riding Miss Daisy
  8. GiveMeAnotherName
  9. WhyKickAMooCow
  10. Barely Legal
  11. WhatAmIChoppedLiver
  12. Ha Ha
  13. JunkintheTrunk
  14. Bodacious Tatas
  15. NotACatButaLlama
  16. Thats’ WhatSheSaid
  17. Horsey McHorseface
  18. Panty Raid
  19. Slumpbuster
  20. EighteenCharacters
  21. IWinYouGetNothing
  22. MayTheHorseBeWithU
  23. TheWifeDoesntKnow
  24. FiftyShadesofHay
  25. GeeSpot
  26. OhNoItsMyMotherInLaw
  27. Houdini
  28. Stopchargingmaria/stopshoppingmaria/stopspendingmaria
  29. Spineless Jellyfish
  30. Walk of Shame
  31. Mookie’s Runnin
  32. ARRR
  33. MyWifeKnowsEverything
  34. Sotally Tober
  35. Leading By A Length
  36. Race Career

Horse Name Inspiration

Getting a little inspiration for your horses’ name can come from anywhere. But to help get you started, here are some of the most popular names for horses, both male and female.

  1. Willow
  2. Turbo
  3. Kid
  4. Sunrise
  5. Cody
  6. Sugar
  7. Pixie
  8. Star
  9. Cash
  10. Dan
  11. Rum
  12. Cloud
  13. Tucker
  14. Apache
  15. Pepper
  16. Magic
  17. Jasper
  18. Charlie
  19. Bruno
  20. Shadow
  21. Stella
  22. Ginger
  23. Sky
  24. Molly
  25. Jack
  26. Teddy
  27. Opie
  28. Peaches
  29. Rebel
  30. Mac
  31. Blue
  32. Lady
  33. Fiona
  34. Dakota
  35. Harry
  36. Spirit
  37. Daisy
  38. Fancy

Help Choosing The Right Name

Horse owners usually name their thoroughbreds according to their breed, color, or temperament. Here is a guide to naming your horse by breed. These may not be the most funny horse names, but they are the most fitting.

Naming Your Horse By Color

Your horse’s color is perhaps its most noticeable feature, so you may be looking for a name that fits!

Here are some of the best horse names by color: 

Bay And Brown

  1. Adobe
  2. Cinnamon
  3. Brandy
  4. KitKat
  5. BullsSundancereye
  6. Falcon
  7. Grizzly
  8. Cappucino

Chesnut

  1. Peter pan
  2. Pippi Longstocking
  3. Autumn
  4. Cougar
  5. Dark Beauty
  6. Gizmo
  7. Chocolate
  8. Fudge

Gray

  1. MoonShadow
  2. Snowball
  3. Lacey
  4. Traveller
  5. Napoleon
  6. Artax
  7. Steele
  8. Dusty
  9. Grayson
  10. Luna
  11. Shadowfax

Palomino And Buckskin

  1. Rapunzel
  2. Blondie
  3. Trapper
  4. Golden Ticket
  5. Chantilly
  6. Tesoro
  7. Dune
  8. Sand Dollar
  9. Bambi
  10. SunDancer

Black

  1. Midnight
  2. Noir
  3. Ebony
  4. Domino
  5. Onyx
  6. Dahlia
  7. Raven
  8. Nero
  9. Chez noir
  10. Drogon

Pinto

  1. Jigsaw
  2. Pirate
  3. Scout
  4. Rembrandt
  5. Boba tea
  6. Moo Moo
  7. Picasso
  8. Oreo
  9. Sherbet

Naming Your Horse By Breed

Naming your horse by its breed is a popular method for horse naming. Although those outside of horse husbandry may not be in the know, other horse owners will appreciate your clever naming tactic.

Arabian 

  1. Tara
  2. Black Flower
  3. Trix
  4. Heighty
  5. Aslan
  6. Oscar
  7. Oreo
  8. Queenie
  9. Warrior
  10. Manny
  11. Whisper
  12. Xander
  13. Halifa
  14. Genie
  15. Legend
  16. AzzySkaylark
  17. White Pharoh
  18. Thunder
  19. Aladin

American Quarter Horse

  1. O’Lena
  2. Doc
  3. Chick
  4. King
  5. Bar Bandito
  6. Carolina Chick
  7. Butterscotch Buck
  8. Avalanche
  9. Ivory Jet
  10. Kentucky Derby
  11. Johnny Hancock
  12. Peace A Pie
  13. Poco Coco
  14. Rainbow Skipper
  15. Skipper Stormcloud
  16. Smokin Jet
  17. Tennessee Glitter
  18. Zero Buck

Appaloosa

  1. Arfamous
  2. Hayes Dakota Cloud
  3. Triple Chick
  4. Ambright
  5. Thorched
  6. Copper Echos
  7. Radio Rome
  8. Everett
  9. Roman
  10. Clouds Fame
  11. Chicago V
  12. Constellation
  13. Freedom fire
  14. Indian Summer
  15. Freckles
  16. Dots and Dashes
  17. Splatter Black
  18. Jester
  19. Admmiral

Clydesdale

  1. Angus
  2. Balfour
  3. Bell
  4. Conery
  5. Sherlock
  6. Cannie
  7. Lassie
  8. Loch
  9. Toaty
  10. Bairn
  11. Scotch
  12. Highlander
  13. Brodie
  14. Crofter
  15. Edna
  16. Bonnie
  17. Aagr
  18. Argyle
  19. Alister
  20. Sterling
  21. Chip
  22. Abhain
  23. Brave Heart

American Paint Horse

  1. Domino
  2. Ace
  3. Doli
  4. Awee
  5. Bindy
  6. Lona
  7. Glow
  8. Penguin
  9. Might Miss
  10. Rosie
  11. Kamanchee
  12. Skippetta
  13. Painted Joe
  14. Thunderbird
  15. Delta
  16. Jackson
  17. Checks
  18. Mai
  19. Princess
  20. Rapid Danger
  21. Yellow
  22. Wanderer

Mustang

  1. Chico
  2. Alix
  3. Flame
  4. Teacher
  5. Alba
  6. Pax
  7. Amigo
  8. Blotto
  9. Bronze
  10. Blot
  11. Mario
  12. Flame
  13. Blazer
  14. Bailey
  15. Angel
  16. Marryleg
  17. Nacho
  18. Cider
  19. Cowboy/girl
  20. Coalcrimson
  21. Cheney

Conclusion

Finding the right name for your horse can be tricky and since the options for naming your horse are almost endless, you can be spoilt for choice.

Things are even more complicated if you own a racehorse. Since there is much regulation around the naming of horses, it has lead to horses being named some of the funniest and quirkiest things.

Finding a name that matches your horse’s appearance and personality is difficult but can also be fun, especially with the abundance of funny horse puns out there.

Naming your horse is personal, choosing the right one is important not only to you but also to your horse!

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