How do I research foal names online?

A lot of time and effort goes into choosing the perfect name for your American Quarter Horse foal. Let the AQHA Research Foal Name tool help you narrow the search.

The American Quarter Horse Association has registered more than 5 million horses since the 1940. It can feel like a daunting task to choose a name for your foal with so many names already taken, which is why AQHA developed the Research Foal Name tool.

Step 1: Go to

Step 2: Under the Ownership section, click Research Foal Names.

Step 3: Log into your AQHA account. If you do not have an AQHA account, learn how to create one here.

Step 4: Check name availability.

Step 5: If a name is not available, click Reset to check another name.

Before researching foal names, make sure you are following these American Quarter Horse naming rules.