Good name for a pony. Especially if Bright or Star is already taken.

A palomino plush horse with a night light in her head, part of the No More Night Mares Collection. Squeeze her hoof and her blaze lights up. Manufactured by the Wild Heart Ranch company.
Moonbeam shines a ray of light,
to give you courage in the night.
Comes in a miniature size, too.

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In folklore, moonbeams are gathered by faeries during a full moon, or used as a means to ascend or descend to earth. The sacred bull of Memphis, Apis, was conceived from a moonbeam.

Although Webster 1913 doesn't mention it, William Shakespeare was the first one to join the words "moon" and "beam" together to form this compound word. See A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 3, Scene 1.

Moon"beam` (?), n.

A ray of light from the moon.


© Webster 1913.

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