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18 Famous War Horse Names

Sergeant Reckless
  • Sergeant Reckless (Decorated war horse who held official rank in the United States military)
  • Bucephalus (Alexander the Great)
  • Tencendur (Charlemagne’s warhorse in “The Song of Roland”)
  • Altivo (Cortez’s warhorse from DreamWorks’ The Road to El Dorado)
  • Dora (A war horse of Đurađ Senković)
  • Kasztanka (Marshal Jozef Pilsudski)
  • Marengo (Napoleon Bonaparte)
  • Copenhagen (Lord Arthur Wellesly)
  • Chetak (King Maharana Pratap)
  • Stranger (Sandor Clegane’s warhorse from “A Song of Ice and Fire”)
  • Cincinnati (General Ulysses S. Grant)
  • Palomo (Simon Bolivar)
  • Smiler (Theon Greyjoy’s warhorse from “A Song of Ice and Fire”)
  • Joey (“War Horse” by Michael Morpurgo)
  • Argo (from “Xena: Warrior Princess”)
  • Topthorn (War Horse by Michael Morpurgo)
  • Traveller (General Robert E. Lee)
  • Comanche (Captain Myles Keogh of the 7th Cavalry)