Did anyone else name their horse?

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#2 Posted by natetodamax (19441 posts) -

The only horse I ever used for an extended period of time already had a designated name. Otherwise I just called them "dude" or whatever

#3 Posted by Arbie (1476 posts) -

Yup. I even restarted from a previous save when Pickles got shot by some rogue vagabonds!

#4 Posted by kingzetta (4497 posts) -


#5 Posted by Marokai (3538 posts) -

Never bought a horse. Didn't care for horseback traveling much.

#6 Posted by tekmojo (2362 posts) -

My woodelf is frightened by horses, don't ask me why.

#7 Posted by InfamousBIG (3309 posts) -
#8 Posted by Commisar123 (1875 posts) -

*sniff* poor sparky

#9 Posted by Manatassi (789 posts) -

My horse is called Horse. Which sounds obvious but I always call my pets Dog Cat etc. I seem to like descriptive names :)

#10 Posted by the_OFFICIAL_jAPanese_teaBAG (4313 posts) -

My horse was called Darnell III's Horse

#11 Posted by FireSketch (851 posts) -

Yup, Megan made a triumphant return from Oblivion! Chivalry didn't, he's probably still standing outside Lucien's dungeon.

#12 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8734 posts) -

Since all my horses tend to die within half a hour of purchase I decided against it after the first time.
The first one was called Bait.
Think that did it.

#13 Posted by Deranged (1993 posts) -

Pfft horses, I run across the lands of Skyrim.

#14 Posted by Dixavd (1812 posts) -

I named my character Jack and made him look like Jack Shepherd from LOST. And I refer to the horse as kate... trolololol [I don't even hate Kate as a character on the show, just thought it was kind of funny, plus she has a weird affinity for horses in ths show so it sort of fitted].

#15 Posted by g6065 (290 posts) -

@cuddlefish said:

Did anyone else name an otherwise unnameable thing of theirs? I talk out loud to the game as if it can hear me (my brother and sister think I'm crazy but that's ok ^_^)

I call my horse Chicken McHorse. I also have Kharjo, the Khajiit caravan guard as a companion, but I just call him Mr. Kitty. It's so dumb, but it makes the game so much more fun to yell "Mr Kitty noooo! Don't run in there, it's a trap!" or "Come along Chicken McHorse, we've got a mountain to climb!"

I wasn't intending to post today, but this made me chuckle. Great stuff.

#16 Posted by Nihilius (174 posts) -

I called my horse "Bawbag" because he keeps attacking things without reason and dives off cliffs, oh and he's a bawbag.

#17 Posted by RockAction (375 posts) -

bought a horse and it died soon after, didn't name it, mostly just sprint-shout across the land

did keep a horse all the way through red dead redemption despite not really liking the game,

liked having the horse though, but travel in skyrim is too erratic to keep a horse

#18 Posted by MikkaQ (10296 posts) -

Didn't live long enough to earn a name, and I never replaced the damn thing.

#19 Posted by oobs (355 posts) -

tried a horse for about 10 minutes..and never got another one.. totally useless i think

#20 Posted by coaxmetal (1792 posts) -

I just used shadowmare and it already had a name so welp

#21 Posted by EightBitShik (1475 posts) -

I named my horse "Pos" because 10 minutes after I bought it a sabre cat killed it while I used the rest room. I went back to the guy hoping he could cut me a deal but nope he just tried to charge me another 1k. I have not bought a horse since and fast travel or run everywhere.

#22 Posted by Vexxan (4627 posts) -

The few times when I used a horse I used  the Dark Brotherhood one, Shadow-something?

#23 Posted by supermike6 (3779 posts) -

I called my horse Paul Walker's Horse, because I thought that was a pretty damn good name for a horse.

#24 Posted by domsalvia (27 posts) -

Every horse is called Marcus, keeps it simple.

#25 Posted by Sticky_Pennies (2040 posts) -

I'd name mine Asshole, because I only ever steal horses and then when I want to dispose of it I plant it near enemies (or innocents...) and cast Frenzy on it from a distance.


#26 Posted by PeaceBrother (615 posts) -

I bought a horse, but I rarely use him. Something about being pulled out to 3rd person turns me off of it.

#27 Posted by 49th (3298 posts) -

I keep trying to give it a name but then I forget and just call it horse. I hate my horse anyway, it teleports around the map following me and it can't even sprint properly without stopping 5 seconds later.

#28 Posted by Claude (16637 posts) -

I bought a horse and 5 minutes later it died going down a small incline. Never again.

#29 Posted by destruktive (1116 posts) -

No because the damn horse started to fight a dragon right away. There can never be another horse in my life :'(

#30 Posted by Jimbo (10363 posts) -
#31 Posted by tephrox (4 posts) -


#32 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3053 posts) -

I murdered a hunter for his horse in the mountains.

I murdered the horse 2 minutes later, felt like a step back from Oblivion.

#33 Posted by Panpipe (485 posts) -

@Tim_the_Corsair said:

I murdered a hunter for his horse in the mountains. I murdered the horse 2 minutes later, felt like a step back from Oblivion.


Couldn't you have just let the horse go about his horse-business? Or is everything in your Skyrim punished for incompetence?

#34 Posted by Hector (3531 posts) -


#35 Posted by Gruff182 (1065 posts) -


#36 Posted by ABritishNerd (331 posts) -

@Riboflavin said:

I just used shadowmare and it already had a name so welp

Same here, at least the name it comes with is cool.

#37 Edited by drevilbones (110 posts) -

My first horse was named "Goddammit don't fight everything you see you mangy beast." The rest were pretty much variations on that theme.

Edit: Oh, also one was named "Oh shit this is steeper than it looks."

#38 Posted by Firepaw (2922 posts) -

Mr. Tallywacker P. Lickington the 2nd.

The first one died :(

#39 Posted by Capum15 (5434 posts) -

I kept her name "Allie" or whatever the dude at the Whiterun stables called her.

And then I got Shadowmere and Allie went back to the stables.

#40 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3053 posts) -

@Panpipe Necromancers aren't exactly known for their kindness or tolerance. In saying that, I did feel momentarily guilty and tried to raise it as a zombie, but no luck. I'm not all bad though - I came across a horse stomping a bear to death after it killed the noble rider and his guard, so I healed it to ensure victory for it.

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