500+ Majestic Buckskin Horse Names (Mares & Stallions)

Buckskin is a horsehair coat color that mimics various hues of tanned deerskin. Buckskins are characterized by their gold, white, or grey coats and their black mane, tail, and lower leg points.

Some buckskins seem very black without dilution and postulate a dark bay (seal or brown) phenotype. These unique horses need unique names.

That’s why I’ve compiled a list of the best names for buckskin horses.

Don’t have time to read the full list? Here is a quick peek at our favorites!

Buckskin Horse Names for MaresBuckskin Horse Names for Stallions
BeautyApollo
DaisyClyde
EllaDenzel
HollyHarley
JennyJimmy
MoxyIvan
OllieRingo
SallyUther
TillyWade
ValeriaYankee

72 Best Buckskin Horse Names

Buckskin horses are often confused with dun horses, but they’re quite different—while dun horses have dark legs, buckskins have tan legs with black hooves. [1]

@horseditsxofficial0 What’s next ? #fypシ #horseditsx #equestrian #horse #buckskin #horsetiktok ♬ original sound – Horseditsx

If you’re looking for the perfect name for your new buckskin horse, look no further! 

  1. Apache
  2. April Showers
  3. Bear
  4. Bel Bel
  5. Blackfoot
  6. Blondie
  7. Buck
  8. Buckwheat
  9. Bucky
  10. Buddy
  11. Caster
  12. Cisco
  13. Copper Pot
  14. Coyote
  15. Daisy
  16. Darcy
  17. Dobby
  18. Doe
  19. Dove
  20. Dragonfly
  21. Embankment
  22. Exterminator
  23. Finebar
  24. Francis
  25. Freedom
  26. Gladiator
  27. Harley
  28. Heroic
  29. Honey
  30. Insidious
  31. Jester of the Court
  32. Khaki
  33. Kiva
  34. Laredo
  35. London
  36. Loquacious
  37. Mercury
  38. Minx
  39. Misty
  40. Mystic
  41. Neptune
  42. North
  43. Nova
  44. Oblivion
  45. Opie
  46. Orion
  47. Otis
  48. Sahara
  49. Shadow
  50. Shadrach
  51. Slate
  52. Soda
  53. Splash
  54. Stone
  55. Stonehenge
  56. Tampa
  57. Tanner
  58. Taurus
  59. Terracotta
  60. Trapper
  61. Trapper
  62. Treasure
  63. Trillium
  64. Twilight
  65. Ultimatum
  66. Underdog
  67. Vestige
  68. Viceroy
  69. Windstorm
  70. Wisdom
  71. Yahoo
  72. Zither

Also Check: Derby Horse Names

Check out this video about some interesting facts about horses.

89 Horse Show Buckskin Horse Names

If you’ve been looking for an excellent name to suit your buckskin steed, look no further! Here are some of my favorite names for buckskin horses:

@clemence.faivre #clemencefaivre #showhorses #freiheitsdressur #funwithmyhorse #playingwithhorses #buckskinhorse #lusitanohorse #spiritstallion #libertyhorse ♬ Love Me Like You Do – Elena Gray
  1. Absolute Buck
  2. Amber Waves
  3. Angel Wings
  4. Basket Weave
  5. Besame Mucho
  6. Better with Butter
  7. Big Slick
  8. Biscuit Eater
  9. Bold Effort
  10. Brandy Shine
  11. Brown Sugar
  12. Buck Gold
  13. Buck Leaves
  14. Buck Monster
  15. Buck Naked
  16. Buck Secret
  17. Buck Storm
  18. Buck Stranger
  19. Buck Up
  20. Buck Vision
  21. Buck Wolf
  22. Buck’s Last Dream
  23. Buckingham
  24. Buckskin Lady
  25. Buckwiser
  26. Butter Destiny
  27. Buttercup Express
  28. Caramel Cookie
  29. Caramel Delight
  30. Caramel Hero
  31. Caramel Jump
  32. Caramel Splash
  33. Chocolate Truffles
  34. Circle Memory
  35. Classical Clock
  36. Colonel Mustard
  37. Cookies for Everyone
  38. Cost of Honor
  39. Cup of Joe
  40. Dancing Bucky
  41. Dark River
  42. Defying Gravity
  43. Desert Lilly
  44. Distant Memory
  45. Dynamic Shade
  46. Enraptured Soul
  47. Every Penny
  48. Evident Strom
  49. Fade Away
  50. Finding Grace
  51. Fine Spark
  52. Forest Miller
  53. Game Point
  54. Ginger Snap
  55. Golden Sheet
  56. Good Heart
  57. Hawk’s Heart
  58. Heaven’s Gate
  59. Hot Cocoa
  60. I’ll Have Another (Great for any horse with a barn name of something you eat or drink)
  61. Imbued Spirit
  62. Immense Love
  63. Joker’s Trick
  64. Juicy Fruit
  65. Kingdom of Heaven
  66. Knee Deep
  67. Lavish Luxury
  68. Liquid Wind
  69. Lucky Lady
  70. Magic Dice
  71. Magic Trick
  72. Major Buck
  73. Melody Perfume
  74. Midnight Sun
  75. Morning Smoke
  76. Mrs. Buttersworth
  77. Mustard Love
  78. Night Out
  79. Ocean Bay
  80. Pillow Fight
  81. Puzzling Storm
  82. Rokin Rose
  83. Secret Fog
  84. Shiny Catalyst
  85. Snowdrop Sunset
  86. Ten Proof (for a horse with an alcohol-related barn name)
  87. Tequila Talk
  88. The Big Lebowski
  89. Toffee Surprise

Also Check: Horse Names for Bay Mares

81 Mares and Fillies Buckskin Horse Names

For your buckskin mare or filly, you want a strong and feminine name, just like her.

A mare and filly feeding under title Majestic Buckskin Horse Names

I’ve collected the best buckskin horse names for your buckskin mare or filly.

  1. Amaranth
  2. Amora
  3. Arizona
  4. Arizona
  5. Beauty
  6. Bella
  7. Belladonna
  8. Bonnie
  9. Butterscotch
  10. Cajun
  11. Cashius
  12. Charlene
  13. Cheyenne
  14. Ciara
  15. Cowgirl
  16. Daisy
  17. Dakota
  18. Darcy
  19. Dawn
  20. Devotion
  21. Dolly
  22. Dora
  23. Dream
  24. Ella
  25. Emily
  26. Faith
  27. Fiona
  28. Frida
  29. Garnet
  30. Georgia
  31. Glory
  32. Goldie
  33. Hanna
  34. Holly
  35. Honey
  36. Hope
  37. Ingrid
  38. Ira
  39. Irma
  40. Jasmine
  41. Jenny
  42. Jessica
  43. Kate
  44. Kylie
  45. Lady
  46. Lakota
  47. Levi
  48. Lulu
  49. Luna
  50. Melody
  51. Merry
  52. Minnie
  53. Moxy
  54. Nadia
  55. Nicolette
  56. Ollie
  57. Pip
  58. Purty
  59. Rose
  60. Ruby
  61. Sahara
  62. Sally
  63. Savannah
  64. Sierra
  65. Simolta
  66. Sparrow
  67. Spice
  68. Summer
  69. Tabitha
  70. Tandy
  71. Tequila
  72. Tilly
  73. Urchin
  74. Ursula
  75. Valeria
  76. Venus
  77. Victoria
  78. Willow
  79. Wise Woman
  80. Yagalla
  81. Zane

Don’t miss out on my list of other buckskin brindle horse names.

94 Buckskin Horse Names for Geldings and Stallions

If you love buckskins as much as I do, you want them to have the best name possible!

Here are my favorite picks for buckskin gelding and stallion names.

Buckskin stallion standing
  1. Ansel
  2. Apollo
  3. Arthur
  4. Asher
  5. Bailey
  6. Beamer
  7. Betty
  8. Big Brown
  9. Bloke
  10. Bluto
  11. Boaz
  12. Bozo
  13. Brick
  14. Butch
  15. Casanova
  16. Cash
  17. Cedar Wood
  18. Chance
  19. Chaplin
  20. Cherokee
  21. Chevy
  22. Chubs
  23. Cigar
  24. Clyde
  25. Copper
  26. Daren
  27. Death Valley
  28. Denzel
  29. Doc
  30. Dumplin
  31. Elias
  32. Esteban
  33. Fernando
  34. Frank
  35. Frankel
  36. Gallant
  37. Gatlin
  38. Gizmo
  39. Grazer
  40. Grazer
  41. Harley
  42. Harpoon
  43. Harvey
  44. Hercules
  45. Huey
  46. Hyde
  47. Instigator
  48. Ivan
  49. Jennings
  50. Jimmy
  51. Johnny
  52. Kelso
  53. King Kong
  54. Marshall
  55. Medicine Man
  56. Minnie
  57. Moustache
  58. Nigel
  59. Nordic Vikiing
  60. Northern
  61. Ole Wil
  62. Ole William
  63. Omega
  64. Osprey
  65. Patrician
  66. Patriot
  67. Patriot
  68. Pepper
  69. Pirate
  70. Pogey
  71. Quimby
  72. Ringo
  73. Rino
  74. Rocky
  75. Roper
  76. Scout
  77. Seabiscuit
  78. Sergeant
  79. Teak
  80. Tommy
  81. Travis
  82. Trooper
  83. Ulster
  84. Uther
  85. Vainglorious
  86. Venus
  87. Viper
  88. Visigoth
  89. Wade
  90. Waylon
  91. Wyatt
  92. Yankee
  93. Zanzibar
  94. Zorba

50 Racehorse Buckskin Horse Names

Of course, those of us who grew up with horses will tell you that the best way to name a horse is to get to know it first.

@jess__green Miss racing this talented buckskin😢 #foryoupage #prayforsadie #hearthorse #getwellsoon #barrelhorse #buckskin #barrelracer #BetterTogetherChallenge ♬ the real slim shady – favsoundds

Spend some time with your new horse and learn its personality before you try slapping a name on its butt! But if you’re looking for ideas to get the ball rolling, here are some suggestions:

  1. Angel Wings
  2. Antique Collection
  3. Brown Sugar
  4. Buck Gold
  5. Butter Destiny
  6. Captain Nemo
  7. Chocolate Truffles
  8. Circle Memory
  9. Cost of Honor
  10. Defying Gravity
  11. Desert Wonder
  12. Dynamic Shade
  13. Evident Strom
  14. Eye of the Storm
  15. Finding Grace
  16. Forest Miller
  17. Golden Sheet
  18. Good Heart
  19. Grand Prince
  20. High Priest
  21. Hot Cocoa
  22. Institutional Fear
  23. Intimating Forever
  24. Jigger of Whiskey
  25. Juggernaut’s Landing
  26. Lacy Rainstorm
  27. Leather N’ Lace
  28. Leprechaun’s Wrath
  29. Lucky Lady
  30. Lunch Break
  31. Morning Smoke
  32. Mustard Love
  33. Never Ending Story
  34. Obscure Lesson
  35. Open Season
  36. Pasadena Semolina
  37. Praline Dream
  38. Raising Arizona
  39. River Nymph
  40. Rockin Rose
  41. Secret Fog
  42. Stolen Funds
  43. Tornado Mud
  44. Toffee Surprise
  45. Under Warranty
  46. Upper Peninsula
  47. Who Knew
  48. Witch’s Brew
  49. Yodeling Skillz
  50. Zipper Zoom

43 Buckskin Horse Names Based on Color

Buckskin is one of the most unique coat colors out there. And the special colored horse deserves an extra unique name.

Check out these great suggestions.

Gorgeous buckskin horse under title Buckskin Horse Names
  1. Ash
  2. Asher
  3. Blondie
  4. Buffy
  5. Bullet
  6. Chrome
  7. Cloud
  8. Coconut
  9. Copper
  10. Crystal
  11. Dove
  12. Earl Grey
  13. Finbar – means fair-haired in Irish
  14. Goldie
  15. Goldilocks
  16. Granite
  17. Greyson
  18. Hazel
  19. Hazey
  20. Ivory
  21. Khaki
  22. Luna
  23. Mercury
  24. Milky
  25. Misty
  26. Moonbeam
  27. Pearl
  28. Pebbles
  29. Pepper
  30. Rusty
  31. Shadow
  32. Sherlock – means fair-haired in English [2]
  33. Slate
  34. Smokey
  35. Steele
  36. Stone
  37. Stormy
  38. Tanner – play on the horse’s tan color
  39. Tansy – a variation of color tan
  40. Tawny
  41. Titanium
  42. Winter
  43. Wolf

13 Names for Buckskin Horses Inspired by Their Black Points

When you first look at a buckskin horse, the first thing that stands out is their black points: their muzzle, lower legs, and tail.

@dreamy.ponies Buckskin beauty! @caballos_guizar #horses #buckskin #spirit ♬ original sound – Dreamy Ponies

But if you’re looking to name your horse something unique, why not take inspiration from those black points? Here are a few suggestions to get you started:

  1. Blackfoot
  2. Boots
  3. Dips
  4. Dipsy
  5. Fancy Feet
  6. Hadrian (male) – means dark-haired in Latin
  7. Inky
  8. Kerry (female) – means dark-haired in Irish
  9. Nigel (male) – means dark-haired in Irish [3]
  10. Pretty Paws
  11. Raven
  12. Smudge
  13. Tipper

36 Buckskin Horse Names Based on Food

How about some yummy names.

  1. Amaretto
  2. Baileys
  3. Biscuit
  4. Brandy
  5. Brie
  6. Butter
  7. Butterscotch
  8. Caramel
  9. Chai
  10. Champagne
  11. Chip
  12. Cider
  13. Cobbler
  14. Cocoa
  15. Cracker
  16. Cream Puff
  17. Custard
  18. Dumpling
  19. Ginger
  20. Honey
  21. Java
  22. Latte
  23. Mocha
  24. Molasses
  25. Nugget
  26. Nutella
  27. Nutmeg
  28. Oatmeal
  29. Peanut
  30. Peanut Butter
  31. Sesame
  32. Toasty
  33. Toffee
  34. Twinkie
  35. Twix
  36. Waffles

32 Nature Inspired Buckskin Horse Names

The gorgeous brown tan can’t help but remind you of nature. That’s why I also got inspired to get some names from mother nature.

buckskin horse walking towards the camera

  1. Acorn
  2. Aspen
  3. Autumn
  4. Barley
  5. Bear
  6. Buck
  7. Buckingham
  8. Buckwheat
  9. Bucky
  10. Buttercup
  11. Daisy
  12. Dandy – play on a dandelion
  13. Doe
  14. Dusty
  15. Fawn
  16. Flax
  17. Hickory
  18. Hyde
  19. Marigold
  20. Russet
  21. Sahara
  22. Sandalwood
  23. Sandstorm
  24. Sandy
  25. Savannah
  26. Sooty
  27. Summer
  28. Sunset
  29. Sunshine
  30. Teak
  31. Tumbleweed
  32. Woody

66 Spotted Buckskin Horse Names

There are a variety of names to pick from when your young buckskin has unique markings, such as a lovely colorful coat and a black mane.

@equestriankasia I never planned to have buckskin horses but here we are 😆 🤷‍♀️ #horse #buckskinhorse #spottedhorse #appaloosahorse #equestrianlife #horsegirlproblem ♬ оригинальный звук – _malifisenta007_

If they have patches, splashes, or a few specifications, a moniker that reflects that is perfect.

  1. Ardent
  2. Asbestos
  3. Beady
  4. Blotched
  5. Camouflage
  6. Cave Painting
  7. Chai
  8. Charred
  9. Cloudy
  10. Cobbler
  11. Creamy Latte
  12. Dingy
  13. Dobby
  14. Dodger
  15. Dusty
  16. Ecclectic
  17. Elaborate
  18. Fancy
  19. Flash
  20. Giraffe
  21. Globule
  22. Gorgeous
  23. Hot Spot
  24. Harlequin
  25. Iris
  26. Khaki
  27. Leopard
  28. Loops
  29. Misty
  30. Muddy Waters
  31. Nominal
  32. Nuanced
  33. Nuisance
  34. Opulence
  35. Patches
  36. Pebbles
  37. Petroglyph
  38. Powdered Chocolate
  39. Quaker
  40. Rigid
  41. Sandstorm
  42. Shamrock
  43. Soda Pop
  44. Sooty
  45. Speck
  46. Splash
  47. Splotch
  48. Spot
  49. Sprinkles
  50. Star Spangled
  51. Starry
  52. Stodgy
  53. Stone
  54. Striker
  55. Tiger
  56. Tumbleweed
  57. Twinkie
  58. Umbrella
  59. Universal
  60. Vivid
  61. Waverly
  62. Wizard
  63. Xanthenes
  64. Yarrow
  65. Zebra
  66. Zoological

12 Famous Buckskin Horse Names

Many films, including Bandit and Spirit, depict buckskin horses that have received international recognition.

@cautionk9 Not too far off 😍 #equestrian #spirit #buckskin #childhoodhorse ♬ original sound – Said The Sky

Perhaps your horse possesses comparable characteristics and, as a result, should bear the name.

  1. Apache – “Adventures of Kit Carson;” Bill William’s steed in the movie
  2. Bandit – from “Caitlin’s Way”
  3. Buck – “The Range Rider,” Jack Mahoney’s horse in the movie
  4. Buttercup – Alternate name for Dale Evans’ horse
  5. Buttermilk – Notorious Horse of Dale Evans
  6. Casey’s Ladylove – Quarter Horse Mare in the Hall of Fame
  7. Cisco – famous name from, “Dances with Wolves”
  8. Denny – horse name from the movie, “The Man From Snowy River”
  9. Expensive Hobby – Quarter Horse Gelding in the Hall of Fame
  10. Harlan – a Hall of Fame Quarter Horse Stallion
  11. Hollywood Dun It – Quarter Horse Dunskin Stallion in the Hall of Fame
  12. Spirit – Of the popular animation“Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron”

Here’s a quick video recap!

In Conclusion

Although buckskin horses come in many different shades and can often look the same to the untrained eye, the odds are that even the prettiest buckskin horse will appreciate a memorable buckskin horse name that sets them apart from the crowd.

Remember to choose wisely!      

majestic buckskin horse

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

Resources

  • 1. Douglas Householder D. THE GENETICS OF EQUINE COAT COLOR [Internet]. Available from: https://agrilifecdn.tamu.edu/animalscience/files/2012/04/genetics-equine-color.pdf
  • 2 PARENTING.FIRSTCRY.COM [Internet]. parenting.firstcry.com. [cited 2022 Feb 10]. Available from: https://parenting.firstcry.com/baby-names/meaning-of-sherlock/
  • 3. Nigel – Baby Name Meaning, Origin, and Popularity [Internet]. Nameberry. [cited 2022 Feb 10]. Available from: https://nameberry.com/babyname/nigel#:~:text=Nigel%20Origin%20and%20Meaning
Andreea J.
Andreea J.

Andreea is a very passionate content creator and her purpose is to provide you with the most interesting articles, while constantly discovering new facts. She’s been freelance writing for the past five years and has created numerous articles and educational materials while managing her own mom blog.
Read her Latest Articles
Find her on
FACEBOOK AND Instagram

Leave a Comment


SUBSCRIBE OUR NEWSLETTER

Want The Best Care For Your Horse? Subscribe to our EXPERT RIDER Tips