Top Female Horse Names (Beautiful Mare Names)

Getting a horse is a very important and hard decision to make. Naming your horse can feel just as important and is tough especially if you plan on keeping the horse for a long time. Luckily you can name your horse a couple names like a barn name (short and sweet) and a show name which is normally a bit longer. Choose wisely and hopefully you enjoy reading our names we picked and came up with.

What Should I Name My Mare?

Mare names can be created from anything. They are often given names based on their breed, color, physical characteristics, and personality. Most admired mare names are one-word names as they are catchy, elegant, and easy to remember. The long names are not preferable as they are difficult to recall.

Finding a name is a difficult task because names give a sense of individuality and you want a unique name that people can recall, as well as one that fits the mare. We made this task easy for you and came up with good and unique list of female horses. Surely, these lists will assist you in making your decision.

Barn Names For Female Horses

  • Whisper
  • Callie
  • Rosie
  • Katie
  • Scarlet
  • Cerys
  • Gem
  • Dreamer
  • Whinny
  • Precious

Cool Names For Female Horses

  • Maxima
  • Sophie
  • Bella
  • Misty
  • Pippi
  • Winny
  • Luna
  • Daisy
  • Brandy
  • Verona
  • Angelic

Cute Female Horse Names

  • Flicka
  • Destiny
  • Mari Gold
  • Missouri
  • Titania
  • Kelly
  • Victoria
  • Holy Smoke
  • Indy
  • Olivia
  • Tiara

What Are White Female Horses Called?

White female horse is considered a warrior. They have white hair coats and unpigmented skin throughout their life with dark brown or blue eyes. White female horses reflect innocence, purity, as well as good fortune, and sometimes symbolize prosperity.

White Female Horse Names

  • Pearl
  • Angel
  • Silver
  • Charm
  • Lightening
  • Heaven
  • Glory
  • Melody
  • Diamond
  • Ember
  • Daisy
  • Nova
  • Crystalline
  • Icecap
  • Lilac

Black Female Horse Names

  • Black pearl
  • Velvet
  • Raven
  • Marbles
  • Dark star
  • Black rose
  • Coco
  • Eclipse
  • Galaxy
  • Shadow

Female Horse Names in Spanish With Meaning

Spanish Names Meanings

  • Agnese Pure
  • Neva Covered with snow
  • Olinda Protector
  • Zerlina Beautiful down
  • Ria Mouth of river
  • Sally Savior
  • Bonita Pretty
  • Flora Flower
  • Morena Brunette
  • Unica The only one
  • Chico Queen of swords

Female Horse Names Grey

  • Neptune
  • Blare
  • Kali
  • Skye
  • Beau
  • Ash
  • Vanilla
  • Wilma
  • Zinnia
  • Smoky
  • Graphite

Female Horse Names Brown

  • Honey
  • Bronze
  • Java
  • Grizzly
  • Clay
  • Biney
  • Anastasia
  • Peanut
  • Caramel
  • Nutmeg
  • Dusty
  • Walnut

Painted Female Horse Names

  • Splash
  • Rainbow
  • Crystal
  • Ely
  • Soccer
  • Overo
  • Mack
  • Pastel
  • Foxy
  • Colorina
  • Snow raven
  • Domino

Palomino Female Horse Names

  • Daffodil
  • Aurora
  • Blondie
  • Gold nugget
  • Honeybunch
  • Rose gold
  • Glitter
  • Goldie Hawn
  • Buttercup
  • Tawny

Famous Female Horse Names

  • Amber
  • Aqua
  • Wilma
  • Celestia
  • Jewel
  • Spirit
  • Argo
  • Ginger
  • Halla
  • April
  • Alexa
  • Haley

Famous Female Horses And Names

Oprah: a woman so dominant that the world only knows her first name.

Shadowfax: For the people of Middle-earth, this horse was known as the Lord of Horses because it could run faster than the wind, was brave in war, and had almost unending power even over long distances. You can also refer to your mare as “shadowfax”.

Pegasus: What horse name is more strong or more imposing than Pegasus? the legendary winged horse from Greek mythology. If you ask me, immortality and the ability to fly are pretty powerful features. You may also call your mare by the same name.

Hera: Hera was King Zeus’s wife and represented the perfect woman. The name is derived from her given name and means “queen.” The name regal is fitting for a horse with the grace and aura of royalty.

Xanthus: one of two immortal horses gifted by Poseidon to the hero Peleus.

Willow: Willow gets its name from a tree of the same name, which is known for its slender branches and leaves. Despite the obstacles it faces, the tree still has the strength to stand gracefully. The name is fitting for a mare who has overcome adversity and is always able to stand with grace and vitality.

ElviraFemale horses are usually given pretty names, and Elvira suits that bill perfectly. The name is of Spanish origin and means “real,” “white,” or “female.”

Dinah: Dinah from Alice in Wonderland jumps to mind. She was a kitten in the film who loved sleeping and taking her time to join Alice in her adventures. The name comes from Hebrew and can be used to describe a horse that is calm and friendly with its owner.

Duchess: A Duchess is a title bestowed upon a woman who occupies a high position or is a monarch. The name is appropriate for a mare who is self-assured and shows good leadership qualities among her companions.

Camie like: Camie is simply camera-like if you enjoy taking pictures of your mare.

Marengo: Napoleon’s iconic mount and another well-known war horse. This is the white horse that features often in Napoleonic paintings.

Snickers: Snickers is a popular candy that is enjoyed all over the world. Did you know, however, that the candy is named after a horse? Yes, Snickers was a beloved horse that belonged to Frank Mars, the founder of Mars Inc., who named the chocolate after his equine companion. You may also call your mare by the same name.

Jewel: A unicorn from the Narnia book The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis.

Bella: “Bella” is an Italian and/or Latin name that means “beautiful.” It’s a lovely name that’s simple to pronounce, recall, and has a lovely ring to it. The name is well-known as the name of one of the main characters in the “Twilight” book series and subsequent films.

Arwen: In J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel “The Lord of the Rings,” Arwen is a fictional character. It’s a lovely Welsh name that translates to “noble maiden.”

Kasper: The name of the black, three-foot-tall wooden cat sculpture at the Savoy Hotel in London that is given to any group of diners with the number 13 (traditionally thought to be unlucky). Kaspar’s job is to increase the number of diners in any dining party from 13 to 14, thereby shielding them from bad luck. Consider the name Kaspar if your mare has ever saved you or given you good fortune.

Top Female Horse Names And Meanings

Giving names to your mare sometimes becomes a quite challenging job. So, with the help of the name meanings, you can find the best fit name for your mare.

Names Meanings

  • Maia – Goddess of mountain
  • Asta – Divine strength
  • Valerie – Strength
  • Bella – Beautiful
  • Borak – Lightening
  • Elvira – Truth
  • Merry – Joyful
  • Lilly – Flower name
  • Pegasus – From Greek myth means immortal, ability to fly
  • Athena- Goddess of wisdom
  • Arwen – Lords of the Rings famous character
  • Lornu – Glow
  • Tormenta – Tornado
  • Sage – wise



I have owned over 50 horses and currently own a small horse farm with 8 horses. I have competed on and off for over 25 years while doing mostly trail riding and cow sorting these days. I write these articles to help anyone out there if you love this article pin it to your Pinterest or Share on other social media platform. Thanks for visiting.

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