193+ Paint Horse Names [Inspiring Ideas]

Finding paint horse names is very easy as it is a very popular breed. Paint horses are versatile in color, genetics, and body temperament. They provide the best riding experience to riders. The selection of names is first to step to welcome new horses in the barn. Due to different colors and body appearance, paint horses need unique ideas.

Here are some popular ideas for paint horses.

Top 50 Paint Horse Names

These names are most popular for paint horses. Name selection depends on the type and origin of the horse. Here are some ideas.

  • Wrangler
  • Ronnie
  • Spark
  • Hiamovi
  • Yellow Mount
  • Domino
  • Ace of Spade
  • Rodio
  • Riot
  • Tail Spin
  • Leo
  • Penguin
  • Pamelio
  • Dancer
  • Cloud
  • Boomer
  • Mighty Miss
  • Bella
  • Painted Lasan
  • Apache
  • Leonardo
  • Smokey
  • Smogy
  • Splash
  • Cigar
  • Vegas
  • Danger
  • Eye Candy
  • Custom Chrome
  • Wakanda
  • Skipetta
  • Nandita
  • Black Pearl
  • Chocolate Chip
  • Scarlet
  • Marshmellow
  • Ashki
  • Rainbow End
  • Muzzle Flash
  • Jack Frost
  • Delta
  • Crimson
  • Cinnabar
  • Thunderbird
  • Crystal
  • Acoma
  • Peach and Cream
  • Mack
  • Rusty
  • Ranger
paint horse names for geldings

Paint Horse Names for Geldings

Male horses need tough names as compared to mares. In the case of paint horses, there is not a specific difference in the body. However, these names are best for geldings.

  • Slow Pearl
  • Yos Mite
  • Illusion
  • Kansa
  • Kares
  • Montie
  • Crazy Jack
  • Low Danger
  • Acomi
  • Zoni
  • Junior Pinto
  • Pitches
  • Skunk
  • Freckless
  • Prismatic
  • Cinamon
  • Party Paint
  • Pastel
  • Party Tint
  • Paint Brush
  • Shade Aire
  • Spectrum
  • Party Paint
  • Show Spotter
  • Brutus
  • Cowboy
  • Brutus
  • Cruize
  • Dozer
  • Mac Truck
  • Designer Jen
  • Custom Blend
  • Color wheel
  • Foxy Tuxedo
  • Lophy Gup
  • Lacey Tuxedo
  • Cocktail Party
  • High Voltage
  • Cocktail Dream

Paint Horse Names for Mares

  • Darling
  • Party Color
  • Poly Color
  • Confetti
  • Versicolor 
  • Prismatic
  • Iridian
  • Party Tint
  • Mark
  • Winsom Color
  • Rink Martini
  • Ink Pot
  • Cherry Blue
  • Cruella
  • Domino
  • Paint Aire
  • Airebrush
  • Paint Brush
  • Pastel
  • Irredescent
  • Party Lust
  • Radiance
  • Colorina
  • Patent n Pearls
  • Carbon Color
  • Coloratura
  • Technicolor
  • EtchaSketch
  • Snow Raven
  • Panda Colors
  • Lacey Tuxedo
  • InkaDots
  • Colour palette
  • Hunting For Color
  • Winsome Color
  • Piano Keys
  • Polka Dot
  • Metallic Fix
  • Gem Tone
  • Raven Sky
  • Mangolia Blush
  • Colour Division
  • Colour My Echo
  • Color Connection
  • A Carousel of Color
  • CyberColor
  • Mistress of Color

Black and White Paint Horse Names

That is a specific type of color in paint horses. Black and white horse names provide unique ideas for both genders. This collection of names is perfect for paint horses.

  • Atari – A video game with black and white dot
  • Pongo – A pup with black and white marking on his body
  • Mark – Stands for mark of different colors
  • Goofy – A cartoon character from Micky Mouse. Goofy has black color with white hands
  • Patches – Horse with black and white patches
  • Black foot – A horse with black foot and body of white color
  • Checker – If your horse has a check (different colors) body than checker is the perfect name
  • Zebra – Zebra has black and white stripes on body
  • Dice – A dice is a game box with black and white sides
  • Domino – It is part of different games with black and white tiles
  • Freckles – They are darker spots that usually appear on fair skin
  • Mosaic – These are special kind of patches that appear on plants
  • Chester – Taken from a chess game
  • Inky – A horse with a white coat and blue or black stripes on the body
  • Dusty – Irregular spots on the body that give a dusty appearance
  • Blister – That name is perfect for pinto or paint horses that spots appear like a blister on the body
  • Skunk – A white and black color animal with special characters
  • Penguin – A bird with black and white spots on the body
  • Ladybug – A beautiful insect with different colors on body

Paint Horse Names by Breed

Depending on the breed which is actually the same, but Indian and American horses can be differentiated on the bases of origin.

American Paint Horse Names

  • Snickers
  • Amber
  • Cookie
  • Chocolate
  • Autumn
  • Gizmo
  • Woody
  • Falcon
  • Bruschetta
  • Brown sugar
  • Rusty
  • Toffee
  • Pumpkin
  • Cinnamon
  • Ginger
  • Goldie
  • Sun dance
  • Nutmeg
  • Marron
  • Camel

Indian Paint Horse Names

  • Lynx – A big cat with a different color coat
  • Oreo – A chocolate cookie with a white center of the cream
  • Snowflake – White spots of snow
  • Appaloosa – It is a beautiful breed with a different color combination
  • Watermelon – A beautiful fruit
  • Stipple – Another term for spots
  • Buttons – Little circular with different colors
  • Cloudy – From different colors of cloud
  • Junior Mint – A little candy with a unique taste
  • Soccer – From soccer ball of different colors
  • Pollock – A famous painter known for his different paintings
  • Spatter – From spots of different colors
indian paint horse names

Paint Names in other languages

  • Dotto – Another word for Dots in Japanese
  • Farbe – Word for paint in the German language
  • Dragut – Word for cute in Romanian
  • Boya – Word for Paint in Bulgarian
  • Toppa – Another word for patches in the Italian Language
  • Mala – Meaning paint in the Swedish language
  • Punkt – Stands for dot in Swedish
  • Mancha – Spot in the Spanish language
  • Punt – Word for dot in Dutch
  • Orca – A killer animal with black and white spots on the body
  • Lappa – Meaning of Patches in Swedish

How to Name your Paint Horse

There are a name selection criteria for every horse breed. Paint horses are famous for athleticism, friendliness, and trainability. They are best for transportation and work. Their body can appear in different color combinations. White color with chestnut, bay, roan, dun, or black pattern. Here are some common display patterns by Paint horses.

Tovero – These horses have white color on the body while the chest can be of a different color. This makes a unique combination.

Tobiano – These horses have white color on the flanks and the rest of the coat comes with different colors as mentioned in combination.

Overo – These types of paint horses come in different solid color patterns on different parts of the body.

Here are three tips that can help you to pick best name for your paint horse.

Similar Color Breeds

There are similar color breeds are present in the horse world. Picking a name from appaloosa, a bay horse, dun, or another spotted horse name can be perfect. These names with different combinations are perfect for paint horses

Easy to Call

Always pick a name that is easy to call. Usually difficult names are hard to train your horse and difficult to remember for your kid. A short and easy name is perfect for horses.

Body Appearance

The difference in gender also make difference in name. If you have a mare, give her a cute name while male horses need a tough or badass name.


Name selection can never end. This list of paint horse names can be suggestions or creative ideas from different horse lovers. If you have a paint horse in your barn than pick a name from the above list and drop your favorite name in the comments.

Hi, I am Waqar and active in the horse world since 2012. I have MSc (Hons) in Agriculture from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. I love to solve equine health care issues and note down in the form of research papers. I have written hundreds of equine health care, accessories, names, and history-related blogs. My equine related work is watering a lot of horse-related magazines and blogs.

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