60 Songs About Horses (Pop, Country, Rap/Hip Hop & More)
Horses are the inspiration for many songs. It might even surprise you just how many songs focus on horses in a wide range of genres. After all, horses are majestic, fast, and strong animals which might be why they are the topic of many songs.
- I. Latest Songs About Horses (2019, 2020, 2021)
- II. Old Songs About Horses
- III. Pop Songs About Horses
- IV. Country Song About Horses
- V. Rap/Hip Hop Songs About Horses
- VI. Folk Songs About Horses
- VII. Rock Songs About Horses
- VIII. Funny Horse Songs
- IX. Horse Songs for Kids
- X. Song with Horses in the Lyrics
I. Latest Songs About Horses (2019, 2020, 2021)
Over the recent few years, there have been quite a few songs about horses in a mix of genres. However, in these songs, horses are usually used as a symbol.
1) Dead Horse
2) Horse Song
3) Old Town Road
Horses in Old Town road are compared to a Porche, and the artist is sending a message that he does not need anything fancy to succeed.
4) Ride The Horse
6) Chasin’ Wild Horses
II. Old Songs About Horses
Songs about horses from the 70s to the 90s usually focused on the wild nature of horses. Which was used to represent the wild nature of something or someone.
1) She Rides Wild Horses
2) The Wild Horse
In “The Wild Horse,” the artist refers to himself as the horse, which he is expressing is wild and free.
3) Let That Pony Run
4) American Horse
5) Wild Horses
6) A Horse with No Name
III. Pop Songs About Horses
Horses in pop songs are usually used to paint a picture of a person’s character. Usually telling a story of how wild or dangerous the story’s protagonist is.
1) Dark Horse
The artist describes themselves as the Dark Horse. Their potential love interest should be cautious because there is no going back once they love them.
2) Only the Horses
3) Black Horse and Cherry Tree
4) Wild Horses
5) Fallen Horses
6) White Horse
IV. Country Song About Horses
Horses can represent a wide range of meanings in different country songs. However, most songs in this genre tell a story of the joys of horse riding.
1) Just Like Them Horses
2) High Horse
4) White Horse
5) Beer For My Horses
6) Girls & Horses
7) A Horse In The Country
V. Rap/Hip Hop Songs About Horses
The topic of horses has become popular in Rap and Hip Hop music. In these genres, horses usually represent wealth and success.
1) High Horse
2) I’m Thinking About Horses
3) Cowboy Riding Horses in Illinois
In this song, the artist refers to the horsepower he has in his car that makes it a fast and luxurious vehicle.
5) Horses in the Stable
6) Horse & Carriage
VI. Folk Songs About Horses
There is a mix of how horses are represented in folk songs in this genre. However, folk songs are usually appreciated for the beauty and mysticism of horses. In these songs, horses usually represent purity and heavenly.
1) Broken Horse
2) Pretty Little Horses
3) All the Wild Horses
4) Which Way Does That Old Pony Run
5) Run for the Roses
6) Crazy Horses
7) Three White Horses
The three white horses in this song are described as what the artist sees, calling him to heave before resting.
VII. Rock Songs About Horses
In the Rock genre, horses usually represent actions of being more wild and carefree. Although, horses are also used to describe someone’s character in a few of these songs.
1) Another Horsedreamer’s Blues
2) They Shoot Horses, Don’t They
3) Heavy Horses
4) Pony Boy
5) Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
In this song, the artist describes someone who is too wild, which is why nobody will be with them.
6) Chestnut Mare
VIII. Funny Horse Songs
There are many funny songs about horses. Some of these songs are parodies of other songs that focus on horses. At the same time, others are simply made just for a laugh.
1) 15,000 Pound Horse
2) “Dark Horse” Parody
3) I’m On A Horse
This song is funny because the singer boasts that he is on a horse; however, it is a rocking horse.
IX. Horse Songs for Kids
Kids are usually drawn to horses because of their calm nature. If your child loves horses, they will enjoy the songs we have included on this list.
1) Trot Trot Trot
This is a song for kindergartners who are just learning about new animals. It is an instrumental with the sound of trotting, teaching kids that horses trot.
2) Funny Horses Song
3) Horsey Horsey, Don’t You Stop
4) “Bucky” The Horse
5) Little Red
6) This is the Way the Lady Rides
X. Song with Horses in the Lyrics
The word horses can be found in the lyrics of a wide range of songs. Here are just a few of the songs that include horses in their lyrics.
1) High Horse
2) Dark Horse
4) Jingle Bells
This classic Christmas song mentions being on a sleigh and being pulled by a horse.
5) Rocking Horse
6) Buckin’ My Horse
7) Cabin Essence
Chasin’ Wild HorsesBruce Springsteen
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