The horse is a tameable mob in Minecraft. You can ride a horse after you tame it. It can be one of the fastest means of transportation in the game.
After you have tamed a horse in Minecraft, you can put a saddle on it and ride the horse. The saddle allows you to control the movements of the horse. Read on to know how to do this.
If you want to tame and ride a horse, you need to have the required materials below:
How To Tame and Ride A Horse In Minecraft
You need a saddle to ride a horse. You have to make the saddle first before taming the horse.
Total Time: 10 minutes
Find a Horse
Horses are usually found in the Plains biome, or you can summon it using a spawn egg.
Tame the Horse
Select an empty slot in your Hotbar. You will tame a horse by repeatedly trying to mount the horse, while it will buck you off. After some attempts, the horse will let you sit on it a bit longer. When the horse is tamed, you should see red hearts appear and the horse will no longer buck you off.
Put a Saddle on the Horse
After the horse is tamed, you can put a saddle on it. Select the saddle in your hot bar to do it. Then put the saddle. The inventory window will appear. Put the saddle on the horse’s equipment. When you return to the game, you should see the horse wearing the saddle.
Mount the horse
After you tamed and put a saddle on the horse, you can ride it and control its movements. The game control to mount the horse depends on the version of Minecraft. Have fun riding your horse.
And that’s what you have to do to ride a horse in Minecraft. Enjoy exploring your world with your new ride. Don’t forget to check How to Breed Horse in the game. Also, check this beginner’s guide on Minecraft if you are new to the game.