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The Name Game – 2012’s Top Horse Names

Got a “Jack” in your barn? You’re not alone!

Every year, thousands of horse owners discover the peace of mind and convenience that come with the SmartPaks supplement feeding system. That means that every year we get to welcome thousands of new horses into the SmartPaks “stable.” And as every rider knows, a new horse in the barn means a new name to learn. The names we hear range from the run of the mill to a little more “creative” (just yesterday we welcomed “Doodle” and “Her Majesty”).

As part of our year-end tradition, we compiled a list of the top 100 horse names for the last year. Check out the list and see if your horse’s name made the cut!

Pak Fact: The names with *’s are shared by SmartPakers’ horses!

1. Jack
2. Buddy
3. Bella*
4. Max
5. Rocky*
6. Charlie*
7. Chance
8. Cody*
9. Annie
10. Beau
11. Bailey
12. Blue*
13. Star
14. Sunny*
15. Red
16. Lady
17. Rosie
18. Jake
19. Romeo
20. Tucker
21. Lucy*
22. Teddy
23. Doc
24. Gracie
25. Lucky
26. Maggie
27. Dakota
28. Toby
29. Rio
30. Belle
31. Molly
32. Sam*
33. Ben
34. Magic
35. Cash*
36. Oliver
37. Ace
38. Lilly
39. Lily
40. Fancy
41. Sonny
42. Daisy
43. Harley
44. Ginger
45. George
46. Ruby
47. Misty
48. Prince
49. Duke
50. Joe
51. Angel
52. Jazz
53. Indy
54. Stormy
55. Cowboy
56. Sugar
57. Penny
58. Leo
59. Dusty
60. Joey
61. Flash
62. Ellie*
63. Bentley
64. Willow
65. Sassy
66. Gus
67. Dixie
68. Cooper
69. Sophie
70. Chip
71. Scout
72. Danny*
73. Shadow
74. Henry
75. Bo
76. Riley
77. Rose
78. Missy
79. Abby
80. Rusty
81. Louie
82. Holly
83. Willie
84. Stella
85. Luke
86. Smokey
87. Honey
88. Spirit
89. Sadie
90. Grace
91. Andy
92. Mac
93. Scooter
94. Pete
95. Dolly
96. Chloe
97. Winston
98. Lola
99. Hank
100. Junior

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88 comments on “The Name Game – 2012’s Top Horse Names
  1. Suzanne Dean says:

    Ready and Nikki didn’t make it but Gracie is there.

  2. Ketana says:

    My Lucky made the list. I get a “zero” for originality but it was the only part of his track name I could use as a stable name…and he is Lucky because he was pulled out of the slaughter yard. Thanks Smartpak!!!! for the supps and for the fun posts!

  3. Samantha G. says:

    Glad to see MY “Bean” Is unique!!! hate having a Common name ! <3

  4. Phyllis Lackey says:

    I did not see two of our horses names which is nice. Thier names are Pinto and Little Man. We also have a Sassy. :))

  5. Dianne F says:

    Well, we have a Missy from the list, but also have Shiloh that’s not on it.

  6. G.Charron says:

    My horses’ names are Pepper, Stuffy, Pretty and Punky and Cowboy is already there…

  7. Glenda says:

    We have an Elway, Della and a Lola. 🙂 I didn’t see any of these either. 🙂

  8. Terri says:

    We have Black Jack, Sophie, and Lola. Didn’t see Black Jack on the list. 🙂

  9. Taryn S says:

    My horses:
    Ojoysie – Joysie
    Pool House – Cue
    Happy Dayz – Harlie (filly of 2012)
    Ardimas – Ardie (colt of 2012)

    But my mom does have a Dakota (I call her the crazy paint horse 🙂 )

  10. Missy Bessette says:

    Both my first name, Missy, and my maiden name, Rose, are on the list. However my horse’s name, Eli, is not. Go figure…

  11. Lisa Freeman says:

    My horse is named Zatara. I bet that there is not another horse, atleast in the U.S., with the same name. I challenge anyone to tell me it;s origin and what it means!

  12. Sheri says:

    Well I have the Cody and Honey and had a Sassy but have 3 not on the list Trouble, Tag and my 2012 filly Spicy. Nice to know I have a couple of originals

  13. Hallie says:

    Hmm…we have Reno, Tonka, Jamie, and Scotti and Red…pretty original, I guess (not Red or Reno)

  14. Emma says:

    My horses name made it.. #7, Chance…. whooooooo hoooooo…..

  15. Jessica says:

    I have a Ginger, an Oliver and an Ameera. Ameera isnt on here 🙂

  16. Olivia says:

    I have Diamond and Wesley, neither on the list!!! Diamond doesn’t seem too original, but its not in the list!!

  17. unknown says:

    We have a Nullah. She is a 12 year old riding pony, saddle pony and welsh. She has won at the Grand Nationals before. That’s not on the list 🙂

    Please reply if you have a pony with the same name


  18. Sarah says:

    I know a (gypsy)’ rose’ but not a rosie, and a jacob we called jake or jakey, he was sold though, those are mybtwo favorite horzes

  19. McKenna says:

    My horses!!:
    Carlton (Nikko)
    Solaris (Sol)
    Area 51 (Aria)
    Lamborghini Z (Zeno)
    Shotgun Blues (Gunner)

    Proud to say that none of these names are on there!!! 🙂
    Gunner’s sire was called Guns N Roses, and his barn name was something like Rosto, which I think is cool!

  20. Maya says:

    I like lily

  21. Raisama says:

    Most of my guys aren’t up there. I’m glad!

  22. Kimberly says:

    And we have:
    And Kim

  23. Isabelle says:

    I don’t have any horses but I have ridden 3 horses in my life and there names were Zuse, Moose, and Big Joe, and it doesn’t look like any of those names are on the list.

  24. Sydney says:

    Thanks! Got several good names! I am going to get my filly soon, and really helped with the names! Thank you so much! And I am trying to get a palomino filly, and I was thinking about naming her Echo.


  25. Tayla says:

    Meg & diva weren’t on there so sad

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