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How to Ride a Horse in Minecraft


Using this guide, you will learn how to ride a horse in Minecraft. The following instructions are applicable to Minecraft on all platforms, including Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox 1.

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How to Ride a Horse in Minecraft

To tame and ride a horse in Minecraft, follow the methods outlined below:

1. Locate a Saddle or a set of Horse Armor. These things may be found in Chests in dungeons and Nether Fortresses, among other places. You may also be able to capture them if you go fishing.

2. Find a horse to ride. Horses may usually be seen grazing on grasslands or savannas, depending on the season.

3. Feeding the horse will help to tame it. Continue to feed it until hearts begin to emerge over its head.

4. With an empty hand, choose the horse you want to ride. You’ll get on the horse, but you won’t be able to control its motions for a while.

5. A saddle (or horse armour) should be placed on the horse. The Saddle may be found in your inventory by dragging it into the proper box beside your horse.

6. Ride your horse. To dismount, press the Sneak button. This button is different depending on your platform:

  • PC: Press the left Shift key
  • Xbox: Press the right joystick
  • PlayStation: Press the right joystick
  • Nintendo: Press the right joystick
  • Mobile: Tap the center button twice

What Do Horses Eat in Minecraft?

To tame a horse in Minecraft, feed them any of the following items:

  • Apples
  • Bread
  • Hay
  • Golden Apples
  • Golden Carrots
  • Sugar
  • Wheat

How to Horse Breeding in Minecraft

Once you’ve tamed two horses, you should encircle them with a fence and feed each of them a Golden Apple or a Golden Carrot every day. With luck, hearts will emerge over their heads, and you’ll soon be the proud owner of a miniature colt. Feed the young horse in order for it to mature into an adult. It is recommended that you wait at least five minutes before attempting to breed your horses again.



Why can’t I tame a horse in Minecraft?

Horses are gentle creatures in Minecraft, which means you won’t have to fight to tame one. However, they are a little wary of newcomers…. You will most likely get unseated a few times by the horse, so you must persevere and keep trying. Once the horse has accepted you and has stopped attempting to buck you off his back, it is time to mount him and begin riding him. Select a saddle from your inventory and put it on your horse.

How do you put a saddle on?

Lift and position the saddle on the horse’s back gently by swinging it up from the horse’s left side. (See illustration.) With the saddle in the hollow just below the withers and approximately 3 inches of the pad showing in front and rear, the horse should be comfortable and happy.

How do you sprint a horse in Minecraft?

The “Sprint” button has been added, with the default setting being Left Ctrl. The option to “sprint” in minecarts, boats, and horses has been added. This just alters the field of view and does not improve the speed. Flying is now made faster by sprinting.