250+ Spotted Horse Names for Your Majestic Steed

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If your new horse’s coat is as wild and colorful as an abstract painting, you need the perfect name to match their unique appearance. Before you can order your personalized stall nameplate, you need to choose a name for your spotted horse.

If you aren’t sure where to begin and would rather just saddle up for a ride, take a minute to read this article first. Here, you’ll find 250+ spotted horse names to choose from, plus some advice on deciding on the right one.

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How to Name Your Spotted Horse

Your horse’s physical appearance will probably play a role in what you decide to name them. After all, this is an article specifically on what to name your spotted horse. Besides the obvious names (yes, they’re here,) you’ll need to dig a little deeper to find one that fits.

Which breed is your new horse? What purpose are they going to serve for you? How big are they? If you’ve already spent some time with the horse, you probably have an idea of their personality, which can also influence your decision.

Are you ready to check out your options? Here’s our list of spotted horse names.

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Obvious Spotted Horse Names

No, these names didn’t take a lot of imagination to come up with. But, hey, you’re busy enjoying your new horse. Maybe you don’t have time to read a whole article about what to name them.

  • Spot

  • Spotty

  • Dot

  • Dotty

  • Speck

  • Speckle

  • Freckle

  • Splotch

  • Splotches

  • Freckles

  • Splatter

  • Scatter

  • Patch

  • Patches

  • Pinto

  • Swirl

  • Zigzag

  • Mottle

  • Camo

  • Dapple

  • Stripes

  • Sprinkle

  • Smudge

  • Ashes

  • Cinder

  • Polka Dot

  • Tuxedo

  • Tux

  • Sox

  • Blemish

  • Sparkle

  • Twinkle

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Food-Inspired Spotted Horse Names

Horses don’t eat very exciting meals, but the culinary world can provide inspiration for your spotted steed. Grab a snack and check them out.

  • Chip

  • Chocolate

  • Dip

  • Sesame

  • Poppy

  • Pepper

  • Pepita

  • Sugar

  • Spice

  • Cinnamon

  • Cookie

  • Whiskey

  • Dick (Spotted)

  • Treacle

  • Gumball

  • Oreo

  • Peppermint

  • Muffin

  • Biscotti

  • Sundae

  • Raisin

  • Fig

  • Skittles

  • Biscuit

  • Coffee

  • Kahlua

  • Cappuccino

  • Mocha

  • Milky Way

  • Snickers

  • Snickerdoodle

  • Starburst

  • Lollipop

  • Tapioca

  • Pudding

  • Cake

  • Caramel

  • Cadbury

  • Nutmeg

  • Java

  • Almond

  • Rocky Road

  • Godiva

  • Brownie

  • Toffee

  • Fudge

  • Latte

  • Truffle

  • Spritz

  • Maple

  • Tootsie

  • Nestle

  • Cider

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Nature-Inspired Spotted Horse Names

If you’re planning to spend more time on the trail than in the riding ring, why not consider a nature-inspired name for your spotted horse? Many of these names relate to the night sky since spotted horses look like they’re wearing the stars on their skin.

  • Star

  • Starlight

  • Galaxy

  • Constellation

  • Orion

  • Dipper

  • Andromeda

  • Sirius

  • Drizzle

  • Rain

  • Shower

  • Moon

  • Marble

  • Stargazer

  • Apollo

  • Mars

  • Venus

  • Saturn

  • Neptune

  • Pluto

  • Twilight

  • Midnight

  • Monkey

  • Snow

  • Cheetah

  • Leopard

  • Jupiter

  • Comet

  • Astro

  • Asteroid

  • Stone

  • Thunder

  • Pebbles

  • Creek

  • Rocky

  • Sky

  • Cloud

  • Thistle

  • Stormy

  • Misty

  • Meadow

  • Blossom

  • Clover

  • Frost

  • Puddles

  • Ray

  • Orca

  • Panda

  • Dusty

  • Diamond

  • Nova

  • Snowflake

  • Twister

  • Blizzard

  • Dalmatian

  • Daisy

  • Astra

  • Stardust

  • Rainbow

  • Cow

  • Moo

  • Aurora

  • Estrella

  • Luna

  • Phoebe

  • Artemis

  • Ariel

  • Ophelia

  • Halo

  • Rocket

  • Grizzly

  • Draco

  • Skunk

  • Badger

  • Wolf

  • Meteor

  • Bear

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Game-Inspired Spotted Horse Names

If your horse is a fun-loving equine with a sense of humor, why not choose one of these names inspired by everything from dominoes to classic video games? Life is no Nintendo game, but that doesn’t mean you can’t name your horse after one.

  • Dice

  • Domino

  • Pixel

  • Pong

  • Atari

  • Mario

  • Sega

  • Luigi

  • Puzzle

  • Ace

  • Spade

  • Jack

  • Checkers

  • Chessie

  • Parcheesi

  • Yahtzee

  • Bingo

  • Jigsaw

  • Riddle

  • Poker

  • Galaga

  • Soccer

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Art-Inspired Spotted Horse Names

If your horse’s coat looks like someone closed their eyes and flicked a loaded paintbrush repeatedly in their direction, why not choose one of these art-inspired names? They can also work if your new horse is green and unbroken.

  • Jackson

  • Pollack

  • Vincent

  • Van Gogh

  • Inky

  • Graffiti

  • Flick

  • Dashes

  • Confetti

  • Daub

  • Brushstroke

  • Kazuma

  • Ansel

  • Da Vinci

  • Rembrandt

  • Monet

  • Claude

  • Matisse

  • Seurat

  • Damien

  • Rorschach

  • Mosaic

  • Kaleidoscope

  • Canvas

  • Chroma

  • Tie-dye

  • Picasso

  • Warhol

  • Frida

  • Kahlo

  • Dali

  • Manet

  • Degas

  • Renoir

  • Georgia

  • Bosch

  • Greco

  • Banksy

  • Abbie

  • Palette

  • Salvador

  • Munch

  • Stipple

  • Etch

  • Sketch

  • Fresco

  • Dabble

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Multi-Lingual Spotted Horse Names

These names all mean “spot” or “star” in a language other than English. If you want a name that’s also a conversation starter, pick one of these options.

  • Hoku

  • Dara

  • Stelle

  • Vend

  • Tacka

  • Mancha

  • Plek

  • Mjesto

  • Tache

  • Kiko

  • Manchita

  • Kol

  • Kolka

  • Etoile

  • Hoshi

  • Aster

  • Esther

  • Izar

  • Sidra

  • Seren

  • Itri

  • Nevio

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Conclusion

These 250+ spotted horse names offer a little something for everyone and should give you a great head start on deciding what to call your new ride. While your horse may not fully learn their new name the same way a dog can, that doesn’t mean they can’t be trained to react to it. Have a tasty treat waiting every time you call your horse, and they will soon learn that responding to that specific sound earns them a delicious reward.


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