Your beautiful new horse is batting her eyelashes at you, and you can’t wait to get out of the show, so let’s take a look at horse show names for mares. Choosing a name for your horse is great fun, if not a little headache-inducing. We want to help you along with some fun ideas.
Best Horse Show Names
#1 All-Around Fancy
Your mare deserves a name that expresses her good looks. This name elegantly conveys her beauty, suitable for any type of riding discipline.
#2 Ask Nicely
You know what they say about mares, you can’t tell them what to do. Ask Nicely perfectly shows that you have a strong mare, maybe even a chestnut one!
#3 Awesome Blossom
For an adorable mare, particularly a pony, this name is perfect.
#4 Toffee Surprise
Toffee Surprise is another name we love. Perfect for a pony or a horse will a light chestnut or palomino coat.
#5 Chocolate Truffles
Another super cute name for a pony mare. You can picture it now, with Chocolate Truffles and her little rider impressing the judges in the ring.
#6 Beautiful Blonde
If your mare has luscious blonde locks, this name suits her perfectly.
#7 Dazzling Belle
If your mare is the belle of the south, Dazzling Belle will dazzle the other competitors in the show ring.
If your mare is a goddess and you want a short and sweet name, Hera is a good choice. Hera is the wife of Zeus in Greek mythology and the goddess of women and a proud deity. Perfect for a mare that is beautiful and knows it.
Short horse show names are popular. Sticking with Greek mythology for another entry, consider Nyx, the mysterious goddess of night. This is a great name for a black horse that gives off an ethereal vibe.
#10 Black Pearl
A lovely horse show name for a dark-haired beauty that doesn’t like to rock the boat with a name that’s too ‘out there.’
A pretty name that comes from the Spanish word for ‘emerald’. Esmeralda is a slightly different spelling if you want something a little different.
Harry Potter fans will love this take on the name Hermionie. Show off your love of the books and sense of humor with this fun name.
#13 Princess Fluffy
Do you have a mare that could win a competition of fluffy horse coats? This is the name for her!
#14 Ms. Sassafrass
One of those perfect horse show names for mares that have a spicy personality.
If your mare is the epitome of grace, calm, and elegant behavior Serenity could suit her perfectly.
#16 Buckle Up Buttercup
We love this fun name for a mare that is full of life and likes to show off. Perfect for an evening or barrel racing mare that loves letting loose.
#17 High Maintenance
A name for a mare that has a tendency towards diva behavior and expects nothing but the best.
#18 Ice Queen
Grey mares are extra special horses. They combine the ask me nicely personality trait of mares with the secret skills of how to get dirty that all grey horses possess.
#19 Cinnamon Spice
What this name lacks in originality, it makes up for with its classicism. A great show name for those redheaded mares in your life.
#20 Sprinkle Explosion
A horse show name for mares with spotted or Appaloosa coats. This name would suit both horses and ponies.
#21 Pilot Error
If you have one of those super mares that look after you in the show ring, this name puts a fun spin on rider navigational issues.
#22 Heaven Sent
For those mares who never put a hoof wrong, and are essentially angels.
#23 Mischief Maker
The perfect horse show name for a mare that likes to stir things up, and keep everyone on their toes.
#24 I’m No Princess
A fun horse show name for mares that take no-nonsense, and give their all when competing.
#25 I Only Wear Prada
If your mare only wants the best in horse wear, she won’t accept a horse show name that is anything less than haute couture.
#26 Genuine Risk
Those that know their horse racing history will recognize this name. Genuine Risk was famous for winning the Kentucky Derby, the second mare ever to win it.
Naming for your horse Quevega is the perfect nod to one of the best National Hunt racing mares to grace the planet. Quevega is famous for her incredible feat of winning the Mare’s Hurdle at the prestigious Cheltenham Festival six times in a row!
If you like funny horse names racehorses often have some of the best. Watch this hilarious video for some of the funniest racehorse names in the UK. NOTE – video is suitable for adults only.
Choosing horse show names for mares is a personal decision. The name should suit your horse and your personality. If you love a bit of fun, go for a humorous twist. Or if you prefer staying inside the lines, pick something simple and elegant.
We hope you like this taster of horse name options, and it got your brain thinking. Horse show name options are unlimited! We’d love to know your favorite horse names that you’ve heard?