So you want a black horse name for your lovely stallion or mare. It is easy to find the best ideas for your horse or pick any name from our collection.
The staggering black colour of your pet will need a moniker which should be as perfect as they appear, so you will have to brainstorm a lot of names which represent its beauty forever.
It is an Irish myth, said that Fomorian was a black supernatural and a dangerous creature that was known for its speed of light. So, the Balor gives a sense of fast or speed which suits to the name of a black horse. Here is the list of black horse names.
Famous Black Horse Names
There are some horse names for black horses which are famous and very popular. These names are a collection of recent resources and data of black horse lovers.
Ruffian thoroughbred was famous for his last injury on race tracks.She won every race on track.
- Black Caviar
Caviar took from famous fish food. Black Caviar was a mare who won 25 races on the track.
Two tones for this world like black carbon paper or even Carbon. It is a catchy name for both genders.
Ash is a cute female horse name in black colour. Very short and easy to call name.
Jasper is basically mineral phase but it is very common the first name in European states.
Kol sounds like coal gas. It is the best to name for your jet black horse. Very easy to call name for a stallion.
Batman is a fiction character but the black outlook of this character sounds crazy. Best for black pony or horse.
In digital word, E word is enough to increase word weight. This eopny sounds like ebony but it is good to name for a black pony.
Derived from the color of smoke like dark greyish. Smokey is a catchy term for black mares.
Bear is a catchy name for a stallion. If you have any full black breed like Friesian or any type of Arabian Horse.
Blackberry is a famous mobile company. The good thing about this name is that already most of the people aware of this.
Looks crazy name for a stallion. There is nothing to do with the black horse but it is cool addition in list.
If you are looking for the stormy name of your mares. This word ”stormy” is good for the female horse.
A thunderstorm was the best to name for the stallion in a time. Now only Thunder is a catchy name for geldings or stallion.
All-time favourite movie of most of the people. This name is dedicated to the black female horse.
Caviar is a kind of fish food in black colour. This name is good for both genders either you use it for the male or female horse.
Sounds good for black stallion.
A cookie is baked food in round shape. It is very easy to remember and looks catchy.
Colby is a famous college in the United States. The name has many reasons to come to this list.
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey was a famous television series. So the Cosmos is also a catchy name in the list.
Darcy is first name and famous character in Novels.
If you have black Arabian horse than chase is best name for your horse.
Duna is famous college
Best for the black mare.Elvira: Mistress of the Dark was a famous movie. But Elvira is good for the only mare
Famous bike company in Northwest.
Olive is black seed.Great name for both mare and geldings.
Oreo is a cute name for a black and white horse. If you have a black and white horse than pick this name.
Duncan was famous basketball player.
Ebony is dense black and hard wood.This name is best for mares.
Bucky is the best to name for a buckskin horse. According to the life stage of the horse, you can give this name.
Barton is famous community college
Female Black Horse Names
A black horse name should be something which gives a vintage or a kind of Viking feeling like; Balor, it was the name of a giant who also happened to be a king of Fomorians. Picking female horse names is easy as compared to male names.
- Black Beauty
- Black lady
Male Black Horse Names
Male black horse name should be tough or strong as compared to a female horse. There are few breeds with black coat colour. Here are some male name ideas.
- Black Pack
- Dark Night
- Black hole
Unique Black Horse Names
Unique ideas come in mind and build a catchy tag. You can take ideas from food, home or even patio products. These unique horse names ideas are the best to pick.
- Clubber – Rocky
- Finn – Star Wars
- Bucephalus – Favorite horse of Alexender the Great
- Tornado – Name from Zoro’s hore
- Black Bacardi
- Kuro – Japanese
- Nero – Italian
- Noir – French
- Pango – Maori
- Preto – Portuguese
- Schwarz – German
- Zwart – Dutch
Dark Horse Names
These dark names are ideas from other black animals or natural things. Pick the best name for mare or stallion from the list.
- Darky short
- Black beard
- Black Jack
- Dark web
Black Horse Name with Meaning
Another parable of the horse has a name; Sleipnir. This is one of the pre-eminent story, which says that a horse with eight legs was owned and ridden by Norse Vanir, he was said to be a king which was also a warrior.
You might want to consider this name for your black beauty is because Sleipnir was wild stallion which had an attitude and temper.
This horse was said to Loki’s son and not anyone could ride it since only the chosen ones could do. All these attributes fit for your pet horse. Here are more names with meaning.
|Kona||It is coffee bean variety from Hawaii|
|Jameson||A whiskey type or product name|
|Hershey||Hershey is a famous chocolate brand|
|Latte||Coffee and milk combination product|
|Nero||Name for black in the Italian language|
|Must||For black in famous Estonian languae|
|Espresso||Espresso is Italian coffee|
|Porter||Porter is very delecious dark beer|
|Snickers||Give a catchy look, a shoe type|
|Poppy||A new emerging seed like baby|
|Raisin||A black by-product from trees|
|Amaya||In japanese , night rain is called Amaya|
|Stout||Stout is a variety of dark beer|
|Bork||Bork is also german beer type|
|Qara||Name for black in Azerbaijani language|
|Madow||Name for black in Somalian language|
|Pearl||A black pearl resemble your dark horse|
|Nisha||Nisha for night in sanskrit|
|Oreo||Good for black and white horse|
Naming your Black Horse
If you live anywhere near the mountains then Skadi will be the perfect name female horse. Since Skadi holds the reputation of trekking into the mountains and steep hills.
Skadi was said to be a horse of a frost giant called Thiazzi. Skadi is said to be a gentle and loved a quiet peaceful environment. So, if your black steed is a gentle one this name would be the perfect match.
If you are a fan of The Lord of the Rings series, then you definitely know the name of the horse already.
Shadowfax was the name of Gandalf’s personal horse, this horse possessed and showed the perfect reflection of speed and stamina of trekking on mountains and through thick forest.
Shadowfax also had the capabilities of sensing dangers and always protected Gandalf with its life. Although Shadowfax was a slight mix of grey and black in colour, this name stands perfect for your horse.
We hope these names will help you to find the best name for your black horse. You can drop suggestions so we can update our list with your suggestion.
Three Tips to pick Black Horse Name
There are some tips which are famous for every breed or colour of horses. Compare them and pick your desired name.
The appearance of your horse also matter. If you have strong stallion than pick badass horse names for him. Mare deserves cute names.
Idea from other Animals
Some other animals with black colour can bring unique ideas. You can use black dog, cat or wolf names for your horses.
This collection of black horse names is more than enough but we love your ideas in the comment box.
Hi, I am Waqar and active in the horse world since 2012. I have MSc (Hons) in Agriculture from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. I love to solve equine health care issues and note down in the form of research papers.
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