Quarter Horse Names

The history of the American west is a gold mine for great quarter horse names. The quarter horse, along with the paint and appaloosa were an integral part of daily life. Following are western horse names that capture some of the magic of the bygone age.

western saddle



ABILENE
ALAMO
AMBUSH
AMIGO
APACHE BRAVE
BANDIDO bandit in Spanish
BANDIT
BANDOLERO another name for bandit in Spanish
BAT MASTERSON
BILLY THE KID
BUTTERFIELD the name of a stage coach line in the American west
CHESTER
CHEYENNE
CHIEF
CHIEF BUFFALO HUMP a Commanche chief
CIMARRON
COWBOY cowboy riding a paint horse in Monument Valley

DAKOTA
DENVER
DERINGER
DESPERADO
DIAMONDBACK
DROVER
DURANGO
DUSTY
GERONIMO
GET OUT OF DODGE sculpture outside of Dodge City, Kansas

sculpture outside of Dodge City, Kansas
GHOST RIDER
GOLD RUSH
GUN FIGHTER
GUN SLINGER
GUNFIGHT
GUNPLAY
GUNSMOKE

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HAVE GUN WILL TRAVEL
INDIAN BLANKET
JACK OF DIAMONDS
LAREDO
LONE RANGER He was a Texas Ranger. Lone Ranger's horse name was Silver
MIRAGE
MARSHAL DILLON
MAVERICK
OUTLAW
PEACE PIPE
PECOS PETE
QUICK DRAW
RATTLER
RED SKY
RENO
RICOCHET
RIO
ROUGH RIDER
ROWDY Clint Eastwood played Rowdy Yates in the TV western, Rawhide.
ROY ROGERS
RUSTLER
SANTA FE
SARSPARILLA
SCOUT
SEDONA
SHERIFF
SHOWDOWN
SIDEWINDER
SIERRA
SILVER BULLET
SMOKE SIGNAL
SIX SHOOTER
STAMPEDE
SUNSET
TEX
TEXAS RANGER
TEXAS STAR
TEXAS TEA
TIN STAR
TOMAHAWK
TOMBSTONE ROSE Did you know that the largest rosebush in the world (according to the Guinness Book of Records) is in Tombstone, Arizona?
TONTO Tonto was the Lone Ranger's Native American partner. In the TV series of the 1950's the character was played by a Mohawk named Jay Silverheels.
TRAIL BLAZER
TRAIL BOSS
WEST WIND
WHISKY
WINCHESTER "the gun that won the West"
ZORRO

paint horse

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