250+ Stunning Dun Horse Names for Female & Male Horses

Dun is a horse coat color characterized by a light-colored body with a dorsal stripe down the back and darker mane, tail, ear edges, and lower legs.

The mane and tail of the dun horse often have a darker shade than the rest of their body, and there may be other stripes on the legs as well.

Whether you’re looking for dun horse names with a specific meaning or one that’s just plain fun, it can be hard to come up with names for dun horses. 

That’s why we’ve put together this list of some of the best dun horse names around. We’ve also added some tips on how to choose the right name for your new foal.

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Top Dun Horse Names

Dun Horse Names for StallionsDun Horse Names for Mares
Dusty DunCinnamon Dust
SandstormSandy
Cinnamon SugarBrown Sugar
Desert RosePumpkin Spice
Caramel CandyDusty Gold
ToffeeTawny
HerculesMitzi
CarterTrixy
SamsonLynx Melody
WallaceSmokin’ Flower

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52 Dun Horse Names for Stallions and Geldings

A lot of people think that naming a horse is easy – you just pick a name out of thin air and voila! But it’s actually not that simple. 

There are a lot of things you need to take into consideration when naming a horse, such as the horse’s personality, appearance, and breed. 

And if you’re stuck on what to name your new dun-colored [1] horse, we’ve got you covered.

A dun horse under title Dun Horse Names

Here are great names for dun steed!

  1. Alexander
  2. Aquarelle
  3. Aragorn
  4. Archibald
  5. Ashton
  6. Atwood
  7. Beans
  8. Biggie
  9. Carter
  10. Chester
  11. Churchill
  12. Deerhoof
  13. Dun Hope!
  14. Dunaway
  15. Dunbar
  16. Duncan
  17. Duncannon
  18. Dunce Cap
  19. Dunce Cap
  20. Duncey
  21. Duncie
  22. Dundalk
  23. Dundee Cake
  24. Dune
  25. Dune Rider
  26. Dune-Fee
  27. Fizz
  28. Geronimo
  29. Gunnysack
  30. Hedwig
  31. Heracles
  32. Hercules
  33. Horatio
  34. Jupiter
  35. Khan
  36. Lancelot
  37. Leather
  38. Magnus
  39. Monte
  40. Mud
  41. Neptune
  42. Posiedon
  43. Riddley Walker
  44. Rootbeer
  45. Sailor
  46. Samson
  47. Sand Dancer
  48. Sandy
  49. Sprinter
  50. Teak
  51. Walker Chaucer
  52. Wallace

95 Dun Horse Names for Mares and Fillies

Well, your new addition is a pretty little dun mare and she’s got the personality to match. So what should you call her? 

A majestic dun horse running in the fields under title Dun Horse Names

By color or traits – check out these beautiful dun horse names for your mare or filly

  1. Adira
  2. Aguaje
  3. Alexia
  4. Amber
  5. Amber Ale
  6. Amelia Mary
  7. Antique Bronze
  8. Apple
  9. Ash Dust
  10. Asta
  11. Autumn
  12. Bella
  13. Biscuit
  14. Blaze
  15. Blushing
  16. Bonnie Ginny
  17. Brandywine
  18. Bronze Knight
  19. Buckskin Sunrise
  20. Burning
  21. Burnt Gold
  22. Butterscotch
  23. Cabernet
  24. Calypso
  25. Camelot Gold
  26. Caramel
  27. Cedarwood Brown
  28. Cerise Red
  29. Champagne Toast
  30. Cherry Rose
  31. Chocolate Milk Shake
  32. Cinder
  33. Cinnamon Toast Crunch
  34. Coco
  35. Cowgirl
  36. Crimson
  37. Daenerys
  38. Dawn
  39. Desert Queen
  40. Diomedes
  41. Dolly
  42. Donella
  43. Dreamer
  44. Dun it
  45. Dune
  46. Dusty Duststorm
  47. Ecru
  48. Ellen
  49. Ember Duchess
  50. Flames
  51. Henrietta
  52. Hera
  53. Hermione
  54. Herring
  55. Hibiscus
  56. Honey
  57. Jenny
  58. June
  59. Lady
  60. Ladybug
  61. Lassie
  62. Lavender Lace
  63. Lobster
  64. Maui
  65. Maya
  66. Melisande
  67. Minerva
  68. Mitzi
  69. Pepper Henna
  70. Phoenix
  71. Poppy Lily
  72. Puff
  73. Rapunzel
  74. Reckless
  75. Ruby
  76. Sage
  77. Sandstorm
  78. Scarlet
  79. Scorch
  80. Sidney
  81. Smokey Quartz
  82. Snapper
  83. Sparky
  84. Summer
  85. Sunny
  86. Tethy
  87. Tigger
  88. Tigress Fae
  89. Tinnie
  90. Torch
  91. Tory
  92. Trixy
  93. Tumbleweed
  94. Vermillion
  95. Volcano

17 Names for Red Dun Horses

Red dun horse eating from a blue bowl under title Dun Horse Names

How about a yummy name for your charger.

  1. Almond
  2. Apple Pie
  3. Biscuit
  4. Butterscotch
  5. Caramel Cheesecake (Cheesecake)
  6. Chips
  7. Cookie
  8. Creme Brulee (Crème brûlée)
  9. Espresso Coffee
  10. Muddy Waters
  11. Wafer
  12. Red Velvet
  13. Strawberry
  14. Sugar Cubes
  15. Toasted Marshmallow
  16. Toffee
  17. Toffee Brownie (Brownie)

48 Grulla Dun Horse Names

Grulla horses come in many different colors and shades. You can have gray, dapple grays, or duns with blue roans to find inspiration for your horse’s name from this variety of appealing coat patterns!

  1. Acero
  2. Angel
  3. Arctic Star
  4. Argent
  5. Argento
  6. Artex
  7. Arwen
  8. Azure
  9. Baloo
  10. Blau
  11. Boomer
  12. Bubbles
  13. Cadet
  14. Charcoal
  15. Chico
  16. Chrome
  17. Cinder
  18. Coal
  19. Diva
  20. Ferro
  21. Flammer
  22. Foggy
  23. Gin
  24. Gladio
  25. Gothel
  26. Grady
  27. Grayson
  28. Gris
  29. Gunner
  30. Jupiter
  31. Luna
  32. Malady
  33. Meleg
  34. Meluma
  35. Mercury
  36. Monday
  37. Murk
  38. Myst
  39. Nasa
  40. Nickel
  41. Paloma
  42. Pawa
  43. Plata
  44. Powder
  45. Rocky
  46. Siva
  47. Steel
  48. Wisp

29 Dun Quarter Horse Names

Check out these awesome dun horse names videos.

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  1. Adios Butler
  2. Angel River Bar
  3. Baby Doll Combs
  4. Black Zephyr
  5. Blondy’s Dude
  6. Blue Gold
  7. Bossy Little Mess
  8. Chyna’s Silk
  9. Day Al-Din
  10. Dun & Done
  11. Dun It Again
  12. Dun’It
  13. Dunbar
  14. Ebony Smoke
  15. Final Fantasy
  16. Galaxy
  17. Glimmer
  18. Indigo Illusion
  19. Mr. Dunbrows
  20. Nanook
  21. Ought to go
  22. Royal Rose
  23. Runaway Winner
  24. Smokin’ Flower
  25. Sparky
  26. The Dunning Falcon
  27. Thebes
  28. Totally Butterscotch
  29. Twisted Noodle

18 Famous Dun Horse Names

There are quite a number of famous dun horses [2].

The racehorse War Admiral was a dun horse (although he was usually described as chestnut). However, in Seabiscuit (the movie) he’s portrayed as being brown. 

A red dun horse next to a barn

This is not unusual since many people incorrectly assume that.

Here are some more famous dun horses.

  1. Barb A Doc
  2. Doc Bar
  3. Doc O’Lena
  4. Dry Doc
  5. Dundeeel
  6. Go Man Go
  7. Jet Deck
  8. Lynx Melody
  9. Moon Deck
  10. Poco Bueno
  11. Smart Little Lena
  12. Smart Little Lena
  13. Three Bars
  14. Top Deck
  15. Top Flight
  16. Two Two Smart
  17. Zabeel
  18. Zippos Mr. Good Bar

Choosing a Name for Your Dun Horse

There are a few things you should consider before choosing clever horse names:

The breed and age of the horse. For example, a young horse may appreciate something playful like “Bambi” or “Buddy,” while an older horse might prefer something more elegant such as “Queenie.”

You may also want to take into account any special features about your foal—such as its color, markings, or personality traits—so that its name reflects these qualities appropriately.

Conclusion

So there you have it, a list of some interesting and unique dun horse names to get your creative juices flowing. 

Whether you’re looking for a name for your new foal or are just curious about the origin of this color variation, we hope you’ve enjoyed this article. 

If you have any other favorite dun horse names that we missed, be sure to let us know in the comments below!

A beautiful dun horse in the fields

What are your favorite dun horse names? Please share below!

Resources

  • ScienceDaily. (n.d.). A horse of a different color: Genetics of camouflage and the dun pattern. [online] Available at: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/12/151221133612.htm [Accessed 24 Mar. 2022].
  • 2. Texas A&M Today. (2015). Unlocking Genetic Secrets Of The Dun Coat In Horses. [online] Available at: https://today.tamu.edu/2015/12/22/unlocking-genetic-secrets-of-the-dun-coat-in-horses/ [Accessed 24 Mar. 2022].
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