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100+ Lord of the Rings Inspired Horse Names: Ideas for Warrior & Brave Horses

Oliver Jones

People who have a seeding love and passion for horses and Lord of the Rings are absolutely in the right place. We all know about the storyline that takes place in a fantasy world referred to as middle earth and the narrative that takes us on a wild and captivating journey. Our relationship with our horses can be just as riveting and rewarding as these novels. 

Not only is a name from this universe a cool pop-culture reference, it’s also a great way to honor an engaging story or character that we love as much as our horse. We have a list of the most heroic and memorable hobbits, elves, dwarves, wizards, and everything in between – all fun and unique options for horse names!


Female Lord of the Rings Horse Names

  • Galadriel
  • Gilraen
  • Elanor
  • Miriel
  • Melian
  • Elwing
  • Nienor
  • Lava
  • Ephel
  • Eowyn
  • Hild
  • Star
  • Shelob
  • Haleth
  • Carda
  • Nerdanel
  • Yavanna
  • Lothiriel
  • Berylla
  • Belladonna
  • Ungoliant
  • Morwen
  • Tauriel
  • Celebrian
  • Arwen
  • Rosie
  • Aredhel
  • Rian
  • Pearl
  • Idril
  • Goldberry
  • Liv
  • Bree
  • Arien
  • Haleth

Lord of the Rings Horse 2

Male Lord of the Rings Horse Names 

  • Gimli
  • Wolf
  • Elrond
  • Ted
  • Gondor
  • Isengard
  • Aragorn
  • Rohan
  • Gimli
  • Pippin
  • Helm
  • Bilbo
  • Hobbit
  • Smeagol
  • Baggins
  • Tolkien
  • Saruman
  • Faramir
  • King
  • Shadowfax
  • Legolas
  • Frodo
  • Sam
  • Theoden
  • Gandalf
  • Boromir
  • Draugluin
  • Gollum
  • Strider
  • Peregrin
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Shutterstock | Dan Rentea

Other Lord of Rings Horse Names 

There are references to a ton of fictional and non-fictional people, items, places in the Lord of the Rings universe which could easily double as a unique and fun spin on a pet’s name! Below have noted some of our favorites from the LOTR glossary – saddle up, as a few of these are a bit wild!

  • Ostler (Stableman)
  • Haywards (Officials who maintain pastures)
  • Eyot (Small Island)
  • Aman (Holy Ones Home)
  • Nauglamer (Jewel)
  • Gladden (Marshlands)
  • Rowan (Ash Tree)
  • Buckler (Small Sheild)
  • Kine (Cattle)
  • Erebor (Lonely Mountain)
  • Lorian (Land of Blossoms Dreaming)
  • Eyries(Cliff Top Nest)
  • Dotard (Senile Person)
  • Nenya (Ring of Power)
  • Eriador (Lone Lands)
  • Elfstone (Jewel)
  • Elevenses (Midmorning Snack)
  • Goblin (Orc)
  • Ells (Measurement under four feet)
  • Huorn (Partially Awake Tree)
  • Gaffer (Old Man)
  • Warg (Intelligent Evil Wolf)
  • Mathom (Term for old item you cant get rid of)
  • Smials (Small Tunnel)
  • Hithlain (Elvish Rope)
  • Mithril (Metal)
  • Anduril (Sword)
  • Vilya (Ring of Power)
  • Cairn (Heap of Stones)
  • Fathom (Six Feet)
  • Orc (Golbin)
  • Loth (Reluctant)
  • Palatiri (Seeing Stones)
  • Narya (One of the Three Rings of Power)
  • Arda (Flat World)
  • Mordor (Black Land)
  • Dryad (Nature Spirit)
  • Carrion (Dead Meat)
  • Dor-Lomin (Helm)
  • Arnor (North Kingdom)
  • Mearas (Intelligent Horse)
  • Flaxen (Pale Yellow)
  • Minas (Tower of the Rising Moon/Sun)
  • Rivendell (Refuge)
  • Esquire (Knight in Training)
horse with elf
Shutterstock | Serhii Bobyk

Horses from Lord of the Rings

The one area that this universe happens to be synonymous with ours ss we both have horses as pets and rely on them for transportation and battle. used for both good and for evil, these stallions were integral parts of the series. Here we have listed the most iconic horse characters:

  • Brego
  • Hasufel
  • Arroch
  • Billy the Pony 
  • Lightfoot
  • Felarof
  • Asfaloth
  • Firefoot
  • Qeyna
  • Nahar
  • Roheryn
  • Windfola 
  • Noldorin
  • Shadowfax
  • Rochallor
  • Arod
  • Gnomish 
  • Snowmane 


Finding the Right Lord of the Rings Name for Your Horse

If you are just as passionate about Lord of the Rings as you are about your horse, deciding on a name from the LOTR universe may be overwhelming. We suggest spending some time with your horse before selecting a name and hopefully, their personality will give you the insight you need to make a great and suitable choice.

We also hope you were able to stirrup some inspiration from our list of Lord of the Rings names and found a wonderfully mysterious and magical fit for your horse! 

If your search for the right name continues, please check out one of our other horse name lists below:

Oliver Jones

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.