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100+ Pony Names: Ideas for Calm & Caring Ponies

Oliver Jones

Small stature, long flowy hair, and beyond adorable – ponies are an excellent family pet as they are much easier to train than a horse. They are the perfect height for little ones to ride around on, and their calmer temperaments are sure to ease any anxious mind! Although they may be mini – these pintos still require a ton of space to roam!

Deciding on a name for your pint-sized horsie should be a fun experience! We want you to enjoy the process and hopefully find some inspiration from our list of pony names. Below we have included our favorites for male and female, names incited by baby ponies, cute and funny suggestions, as well as all our favorite personalities from My Little Pony. 


Female Pony Names

  • Sadie 
  • Izzy 
  • Treasure 
  • Patsy 
  • Aurora
  • Vera 
  • Isla 
  • Tango
  • Gypsy
  • Magnolia
  • Sedona 
  • Bonnie
  • Portia
  • Astrid
  • Stella
  • Cleo
  • Freya
  • Grace
  • Sable
  • Majesty
  • Peony

Male Pony Names 

  • Chet 
  • Sebastian 
  • Fargo 
  • Jake 
  • Ace
  • Buster
  • Toby 
  • Apollo
  • Zelda
  • Sonic
  • Khan
  • Leo 
  • Abe 
  • Major
  • Milton 
  • Oscar 
  • Dale 

Baby Pony Names 

How cute are baby ponies?! Also known as foals – they have stubbiest of legs, precious faces, and wild hair. Foals are playful and charming, and if you are searching for a name that is just as wee and darling as your newborn pony, this is the list for you!

  • Clover 
  • Sprout 
  • Bud 
  • Gizmo
  • Gigi 
  • Paisley
  • Pip 
  • Nero 
  • Bean
  • Mini
  • Penny
  • Arrow 
  • Thorn
  • Bugs
  • Pickle
  • Basil
  • Artie
  • Chip
  • Echo
  • Cosmo
pony in field
Credit: pxhere

Cute Pony Names 

Ponys are calm and endearing – their gentle qualities make them perfect candidates for an adorably cute name. In addition to the obvious yet precious name Mini, here are the top picks for names that are simply adorbs!

  • Franklin 
  • Orchid 
  • Tallulah
  • Tibbs 
  • Dusty 
  • Spud
  • Luna 
  • Blossom 
  • Tux
  • Luski
  • Lotto
  • Dash 
  • Celestia 
  • Lunamoon
  • Mare 
  • Polo

Funny Pony Names 

Ponies almost look as though they are the funny looking cousin of the horse. Despite their usual tranquility, they can also be quite comical. The occasional buck, funny face or amusing sound – you might be interested in a name that keeps it light and humorous, just as the following do: 

  • Rico Suave 
  • Houdini
  • More Cowbell 
  • Alimony Pony
  • Fabio 
  • Usain Colt
  • David Hasslehoofs
  • Low Rider 
  • WeeBiscuit
  • Neigh Sayer
  • Harry Trotter
  • Sylvester Stallion
  • Maple Stirrup
  • Edgar Allen Pony
  • Al Capony
  • Liam Neighson
  • Tater trot
  • Gluteus Maximus
  • Pony Soprano
  • Pita Chip 
  • Ricky Bobby
pony in grass
Pixabay | Tidy

Bonus: My Little Pony – Pony Names

Hasbro has perfected the toy horse with the My Little Pony collection. Widely known for their colorful bodies, vibrant flowing hair, and distinctive booty stamps – they’ve guaranteed an ideal pony for every type of child. Here are a few of our favorite My Little Pony characters:

  • Princess Twilight Sparkle (Mane Six)
  • Spike (Mane Six)
  • Yona
  • Princess Cadance
  • Apple Bloom 
  • Babs Seed
  • Smolder 
  • Fluttershy (Mane Six)
  • Ocellus
  • Princess Celestia
  • Scootaloo
  • Gallus
  • Sweetie Belle
  • Applejack (Mane Six)
  • Fancy Pants
  • Sandbar
  • Derpy
  • Princess Luna
  • Mayor Mare
  • Gabby
  • Sunburst
  • Rainbow Dash (Mane Six)
  • Cranky Doodle
  • Silverstream
  • Chancellor Neighsay
  • Pinkie Pie  (Mane Six)
  • Kerfuffle
  • Bulk Biceps
  • Trixie Lulamoon
  • Rarity (Mane Six)


Finding the Right Name for Your Pony

Adopting a miniature pony is a wonderful and exciting journey, and selecting a fitting name for them is just as important. Whether you’ve kept it classic and went with a name inspired by My Little Pony, or chose a darling or funny name, we know that your pony will be one of your best friends and most faithful companion. 

However, if you haven’t found the right one, take a look at one of our other name posts below to help spark your imagination: 

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Feature Image Credit: Pixabay | Alexas_Fotos

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.