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100+ Black Horse Names: Ideas for Dark & Mysterious Horses
In addition to being undeniably gorgeous, black horses are fairly rare which makes them all the more special. Their coats are lean and shiny, with dark mysterious eyes and long flowing mane, these steeds are marvelous to watch. Not all black horses are covered head to toe, and often have white or other shades mixed within to offset their shadowy coat. Nonetheless, horses are great companions and life long friends for those who adopt them.
We want to ensure that you find the most suitable name for your black beauty. So through a little research, we found the top-rated, most popular, unique, and fun options for you to have a hay-day with!
Female Black Horse Names
- Midnight Luna
- Stormy Skye
- Black Pearl
- Starry Night
Male Black Horse Names
- Black Jack
- Serious Black
Famous Black Horse Names
Some of the most famous horses in the world happen to have a black luxurious coat. We have included some of the most iconic steeds from film and literature, as well as some of the real-life greats!
- Black Beauty
- On X
- Black Caviar
- The Black
- Quo Vadis
- Black Stallion
- Sky Dancer
- Top Moon
- Cass Ole
Black and White Horse Names
Now there are many coat color combinations among horses, but one of the most prominent and fetching has to be the classic white and black duo. This could include checkered, spotted or lined patterns on the coat, and even offset mane colors, white body black mane, or vis versa! Here are our timeless white and black horse name suggestions.
- Black Tie
Dark Horse Names
Dark horses, in general, are quite beautiful and majestic, but there is just something about a black horse that’s mysterious and alluring. For the effortlessly cool dark horse in your life, we have listed our favorite edgy and tough names for you to consider:
- Dark Knight
- Darkest Secret
- Dark Star
- Black Magic
Cool & Unique Black Horse Names
Now we know you could also consider a trendy and different name for your steed. Selecting something that’s both cool and unique, just as your horse is, may just be the perfect compliment that you could ever give them.
- Deja Vu
Finding the Right Famous Name for Your Black Horse
Choosing the perfect name for your black stallion shouldn’t leave you or your horse chomping at the bit! With a great selection of captivating, unique and celebrated suggestions, we are sure you’ve found a superb match for your grand steed.
If not, we have linked a few of our other name posts and hope with one of them you’ll have better luck.
Feature Image Credit: Pexels | Jan Laugesen
Oliver (Ollie) Jones – A zoologist and freelance writer living in South Australia with his partner Alex, their dog Pepper, and their cat Steve (who declined to be pictured). Ollie, originally from the USA, holds his master’s degree in wildlife biology and moved to Australia to pursue his career and passion but has found a new love for working online and writing about animals of all types.