Choosing the Right Name

BY Karine Burt

Think hard before choosing a name. Naming a new pet is a necessary part of bonding with any animal. Horses, however, will become a bigger part of your family than many may realize. If you’re buying a horse, then you have high hopes of that animal taking on a heavy workload, which, of course, was what they are bred for. You will become much closer to it than you ever expected, and if you treat your horse well, it will treat you well. Take your time to come up with a good name that you and your trusty new steed will share for a lifetime.


Horses are one of the most majestic creatures to ever run on this planet. If you have ever been up close to one, you would know just what I’m talking about. If you’ve ever ridden on a horse, then you know all about the amazing bond that can exist between human and equine.

It’s almost as if they can understand you, and you can understand them once you get to know a new horse. There is this communication that cannot be heard, rather it is understood.

While you’re brushing their mane, feeding them their favorite treats, and talking into their ear, they snort back at you out of acknowledgement and pure pleasure. There’s just nothing like it.

Horses all have very different personalities, so when you take a deep look into those sweet, pretty eyes, what do you see?

Using their personalities can really help when trying to think of perfect horse names. Really pay close attention to their behavior and mannerisms, the noises they make, how they respond to you, and so on.

If you need some inspiration for horse names and you have already established a riding bond with the horse, saddle up and giddy up! Free your mind on a horse ride, let the breeze flow through your hair, cuddle that sweet horse closely while the mane brushes your cheek; the name will come to you…


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