Black and white horses are beautiful, and now you have one you need to name. To be honest, I'm a little jelly, but I am super pumped about helping you find a name that suits your unique horse. Of course it still won't be easy to pick the perfect name, but looking through lists of black and white horse names could get the ideas churning.
Horse Names Inspired by Nature
I'm a huge lover of all things outdoors, and as such, I am always looking to nature for inspiration. This is especially true when it comes to naming a new pet. Not only are nature names beautiful, but they can also capture your horse's spirit perfectly.
Catchy Horse Names From Black and White Movies
Even though we don't watch them much these days, there's a long list of memorable names that come from black and white films. And what's more clever than naming your black and white horse after a black and white film? Black and white films have given us some of the most iconic characters in cinematic history, spanning various genres and themes.
- Atticus: To Kill a Mockingbird, 1962
- Bates: Psycho, 1960
- Bailey: It's a Wonderful Life, 1946
- Blain: Casablanca, 1942
- Crane: Psycho, 1960
- Eliza: My Fair Lady, 1932
- Finch: To Kill a Mockingbird, 1962
- Kane: Citizen Kane, 1941
- Lila: Psycho, 1960
- Malloy: On The Waterfront, 1954
- Maria: Metropolis, 1927
- Norman: Psycho, 1960
- Regina: The Little Foxes, 1941
- Chaplin: After B&W film star, Charlie Chaplin
- Spade: The Maltese Falcon, 1941
- Waldo: Laura, 1944
Scroll through lists of black and white films for more character name ideas.
Clever Names for Black and White Horses
If you're looking for a clever name, you may want to look for names that are the complete opposite of your horse. This is not only a surefire way to spark a conversation, but it adds a fun touch to your horse's name. You're going to be saying it out loud quite often.
- Polka Dot
- Yin Yang
Name Your Horse After 101 Dalmatians
Yeah, I know — 101 Dalmatians is a film about dogs that are black and white. But isn't that how you see your horse? They're kind of like giant dogs, or at least that's how I viewed mine. He would come when I called, begged for treats, and vocalized when he wanted something. So, why not pick a name from this iconic cartoon.
- Anita: Perdita's owner
- Cruella: The villain who wants to make coats out of the Dalmatians
- Lucky: One of the original 15 puppies, known for the horseshoe-shaped pattern of spots on his back
- Patch: One of the original 15 puppies
- Penny: Another of the original 15 puppies
- Pongo: The male Dalmatian owned by Roger
- Perdita: The female Dalmatian owned by Anita
- Roger: Pongo's owner
- Rolly: A chubby puppy, always claiming to be hungry
- Sergeant Tibbs: The tabby cat who helps rescue the puppies
If you have another Disney favorite, write out the names you can remember and add them to your name list.
Food-Inspired Horse Names
Who doesn't love food? When you say names of food aloud, they may get your mouth watering, but calm down. We're trying to pick out names here. Think of some black and white foods off the top of your head. Did they match any of these? If not, you have some new ideas to play around with.
Be Creative With Your Choice
Now that you've picked a few of your favorites, it's almost time to make it official. Naming your black and white horse can be such a fun, creative process, right? Whether you've been inspired by nature, black and white films, or food, that perfect name is out there just waiting to be discovered.
A name isn't just a name; it's a statement about your horse's personality and a reflection of your own style. If you haven't found a name yet, don't get discouraged. Use these names as inspo to find the perfect name for your horse.
Can't get enough horse names? How about one of these fantastic fantasy horse names?