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75 Excellent Names for Your Black & White Horse

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Ah, the black and white horse. I think what makes them so popular is the striking contrast of pure black against pure white (at least when they are clean!). I think it helps, too, that for most breeds they are rarer than other colors, and people like to have uncommon things.

If you have a black and white horse, how do you come up with a name that is fitting. One that gives tribute to it’s monochromatic coat color but still has a little spice and pizzazz. If you haven’t already, check out my post that covers 11 breeds where you can find black and white horses.

Let’s have a look at some names that might be well suited for black and white horses.

  • Ace of Spades
  • Cappuchino
  • Chaplain (for the famous black & white film star)
  • Chocolate Chip
  • Chocolate Milk
  • Cookie
  • Cookies n’Cream
  • DeVille (like Cruella)
  • Domino
  • Dotty
  • Frappe
  • Freckles
  • Holstein
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Inkblot
  • Inkspot
  • Inky
  • Junior Mint
  • Latte
  • Lemur
  • Libro (Book)
  • Magic
  • Magician
  • Magpie
  • Marble
  • Maverick
  • Mickey
  • Milk and Cookies
  • Minney
  • Mittens
  • Moo (cow)
  • Newspaper
  • Orca
  • Oreo
  • Panda
  • Patches
  • Penguin
  • Perdita (from 101 Dalmations)
  • Pirate
  • Pongo (from 101 Dalmations)
  • Salt N Pepper
  • Shamu
  • Skunk
  • Smudge
  • Snoopy
  • Socks
  • Storm Cloud
  • Tapir
  • Tuxedo
  • Tiger
  • Valais (for the Valais Blacknose Sheep)
  • Zebra
  • ZigZag
  • Zorro

Making a Cute Show Name

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All of the names above are great for a barn name but, how would you use them to make a great show name for your black and white horse? To do that, you will want to add a few additional words to make the names more elegant or fancy. Here are some examples on how you might expand on some of the names above to make them show names.


  • Copperfield
  • Magic Colors
  • Magic in the Making
  • Nothing Up My Sleeve
  • Painting with Magic
  • Presto Chango
  • Wonder Wizard
  • Working Magic


  • Can’t Have Just One
  • I’m So Yummy
  • Milk’s Favorite Cookie
  • Oreo Dream


  • Fox Trot Socks
  • She Rocks the Socks
  • Sock Hop
  • Sock it To Me
  • Who’s Got the Sock


  • A Ruffled Tuxedo
  • Foxy Tuxedo
  • Lacey Tuxedo


  • The Mask of Zorro

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Black and white horses exist in a variety of different breeds. These 11 examples serve to show you what is possible. Explore the various breeds that offer black and white as a color choice.