Top Male Horse Names (Unique Gelding and Stallion Names)

We have most always had gelding horses growing up as they are mild tempered and get along with most all horses including mares. We have had a total of 4 studs two of which we bred and the other two were show horses. We had one horse named Tex that was a beautiful Quarter Horse stallion that we got directly from the country singer George Strait. Some of the names of our geldings over the years were Cutter, Tucker, Phantom, Doc, Dude, Playboy, Max and Freckles. Below is a list of great names for all kinds of male horses so enjoy.

What Are The Best Male Horse Names?

Once you have purchased a new horse, the first and most crucial selection you’ll make is choosing your horse’s name perfectly. While naming an equine, you want to make sure the name is appropriate. Perhaps the name will relate to the horse’s color, attitude, breed, or bloodline.

Naming a horse adds a whole new difficulty level because not only the name has to sound awesome when called out loud, but it also has to be exclusive. Here, we have placed together the different lists of top and best equine names that you will love. Surely, these lists will help you in choosing the most appropriate name for your favorite horse.

Stallion VS Gelding Names


  • Turk
  • Amos
  • Clyde
  • Blaze
  • Star
  • Breeze
  • Bandit
  • Pirate
  • Genius
  • Marty
  • Zipper


  • Clot
  • Hershey
  • Panther
  • Nevada
  • Jack
  • Whisper
  • Murphy
  • Turner
  • Gypsy
  • Mystic
  • Wiley

Barn Names For Male Horses

  • Jackson
  • Spirit
  • Alexander
  • Dancer
  • Ranger
  • Scout
  • Nightmare
  • Willy
  • Splash
  • Harry
  • Smokey
  • Shadow

Male Horse Names Unique

  • Fury
  • Wildfire
  • Maximus
  • Blazer
  • Arrow
  • Cloud
  • Calypso
  • Hawk
  • Saragon
  • Thunder
  • Raven
  • Hunter
  • Firefoot

Male Horse Names Western

  • Eldorado
  • Falcon
  • Grazer
  • Reno
  • Grainger
  • Bullet
  • Raider
  • Shanty
  • Knight
  • Duke
  • Trigger
  • Silver

Male Horse Names By Color

This category contains male horse names of the different colors such as white, black, gray, palomino, black and white, brown, and bay. Hope this list will assist you in naming your horse by their color coat.

  • Blondie
  • Butter
  • Dusty
  • Honey
  • Alaska
  • Silver
  • Cotton
  • Glacier
  • Shimmer
  • Olaf
  • Argent
  • Dale
  • Kara
  • Oreo
  • Scooby
  • Misty
  • Crystal
  • Java
  • Woody
  • Simba
  • Jigsaw

Male horse names in Spanish

Names Meaning

  • Cielo – Sky
  • Noche  – Night
  • Sombra  – Shadow
  • Oscuro  – Blackness
  • Gerardo – Courageous
  • Lucio – Light of day
  • Jandro – Protector
  • Rodolfo – Legendry Wolf
  • Azura – Sky Blue
  • Carlito – Freedom
  • Rita – Pearl
  • Faustino  – Fortunate

Male Horse Names And Meanings

Names Meaning

  • Marely March Meadows
  • Inferno Fiery name for the fiery horse
  • Aslan Chronicles of Narnia famous character
  • Beau Short for beautiful
  • Zeus God of gods
  • Felix Lucky
  • Lancelot Famous Knight
  • Mars God of war
  • Vesper Evening Star
  • Aherne Lord of horses
  • Balius Name for immortal horses
  • Fletch Motion of feathers

Male Horse Names For Clydesdale

Clydesdale horse originated in Scotland’s Clyde Valley. It is the most recent of all the United Kingdom’s heavy breeds. Color of a Clydesdale horse is usually bay. Clydesdale’s horse, on the other hand, maybe black. Clydesdale horses are also available in dark brown.

  • Aklen
  • Braden
  • Carson
  • Andrew
  • Evan
  • Gaven
  • Alan
  • Chip
  • Scotech
  • Calum
  • Barabal

Male Horse Names For Thoroughbred

  • Wonder
  • Dancing Fire
  • Frankel
  • Kelso
  • Valegro
  • Alydar
  • Barbaro
  • Winx
  • Secretariat
  • Arrogate
  • Thunder Gulch
  • Curlin

Male Horse Names For Black Horse

  • Knight rider
  • Eclipse
  • Raven
  • Carbon
  • Zorro
  • Graphite
  • Ruffian
  • Tornado
  • Jackson
  • Caspian
  • Midnight
  • Slayer

Male Arabian Horse Names With Meanings

Arabian Names Meaning

  • Hayat Life
  • Faris Night
  • Malik King
  • Azhar Blossom
  • Saqr Falcon
  • Amir Prince
  • Asad Lion
  • Shihab Flame
  • Rana Gaze
  • Janan Beloved one
  • Yamir Moon
  • Lutfi Kind

Famous Male Horse Names

Blueskin: George Washington’s horse during the Revolutionary War, a gray half-Arabian stallion.

Blackjack: Blackjack was most renowned for being a black gelding of unknown breeding who served in the US military as a caparisoned (riderless) horse for formal occasions such as funerals.

Yulong: In the novel Journey to the West, a horse transformed into a shape-shifting dragon.

Phoebe: It’s most likely derived from a Greek word that mean “light” and/or “pure.” As well made famous by the television show “Friends,” in which the character Phoebe was sweet and good-natured, but a bit naughty.

Comanche: The only survivor of the Battle of Little Big Horn in 1876 was a Mustang horse from the US 7th Calvary.

Gulliver: Gulliver is perhaps best known as a character in Jonathan Swift’s novel “Gulliver’s Travels.” Gulliver travels to a land where the people are all very small, making Gulliver appear to be a giant in comparison. For a horse with a great heart, Gulliver would be a fantastic name.

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

Stonecoat: Stonecoats are colossal rock monsters. These mythical creatures are twice the size of humans and have rocky scales on their bodies. They are snow and winter creatures. This is a fitting name for a strong horse with a grey coat.

Raweno: Raweno is the Huron and Mohawk tribes’ creator god. Raweno is a Japanese word that means “great ruler” or “great voice.” Raweno is a kind and generous caretaker. This name may be appropriate for a horse that is supposed to be a leader or a calming power. It could also work for a very vocal horse.

Tornado: The black horse that Zorro famously rode. It was fun to marvel at how Tornado proudly held Zorro when fighting wars.

Abastor: “Far from the stars” or “deprived of the light of day” it is a Greek term. This is the name of one of Pluto’s four night-black steeds, who are said to outrun the stars in mythology.

Centaur: This was the name of a form of creature that was part human and part horse in Greek mythology. They were portrayed as wild, lawless, and inhospitable creatures with animalistic desires.

Palomo: During Simón Bolvar’s fights in Latin America, he mounted a white horse named Palomo.

Bucephalus: Bucephalus is possibly history’s first celebrity horse. Alexander the Mighty, one of history’s greatest fighters, favored the stallion. Bucephalus, described by historians as a massive beast, was acquired by Alexander when he was 13 years old, according to legend.

Copenhagen: Lord Arthur Wellesly, Duke of Wellington’s famous war horse was Copenhagen. In honor of the British victory at the Second Battle of Copenhagen, he was given this name.

Comanche: The US Army’s Comanche was a famous war horse known for being the only survivor of the Battle of Little Bighorn. The army purchased the horse in 1868. He was given this name because of his courage and loyalty during the fight against the Comanche, where he carried Keogh even after he was wounded. Comanche passed away in 1891.



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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