Your horse is your companion in Red Dead Redemption 2, and having a good horse is necessary. It will be easy to complete missions that involve racing or chasing when you have a fast horse with great stamina. For the mission including horseback fighting, a horse with good health is essential. Horses are more than just a way to travel fast in-game, Having the best of all can genuinely affect your gameplay and your time in Red Dead Redemption 2.
Horses and Relations
To tame a horse, you need dedication and love. Regularly brushing and feeding the horse, while avoiding overburdening, will help you build a good relationship with your horse. This, in turn, gradually increases its health and stamina.
There are much better horses available, and one of the best in the entire game can be obtained for free after completing the “Exit” mission and unlocking the stables.
Below are the Top 4 Best Horses in RDR2, ranked based on their overall rating, which includes attributes such as Stamina, Speed, Health, Acceleration, and Handling.
- Rose Grey Bay Arabian Horse
- Black Arabian Horse
- White Arabian Horse
- Missouri Fox Trotter
Rose Grey Bay Arabian Horse
The Rose Grey Arabian Horse is an Arabian Breed Horse, which is featured in RDR2 story mode. It’s ranked as the “Superior Horse” with elite handling.
How to get Rose Grey Horse
The Rose Gray Horse is only available at Blackwater Stable for a price of $1250. To own it you have to purchase the horse in story mood.
Black Arabian Horse
The Black Arabian Horse is an Arabian Breed and is available in RDR2 story mode and RDR2 online. This horse is classed “Superior Horse” with elite handling.
Black Arabian Horse in RDR2 Online
You can purchase Black Arabian Horse in RDR2 Online from any stable or from Handheld Catalog, for $1050 or 42 Gold Bars.
Black Arabian Horse in RDR2 Story Mode
The horse can be purchased in RDR2 Story mode at “Saint Denis Stable” for $1050.
The horse will unlock after completing “Chapter 4” in Story Mode.
White Arabian Horse
The White Arabian Horse is of Arabian breed and is available in both RDR2 Story Mode and RDR2 Online. It is classified as a “Superior Horse” with elite handling.
White Arabian Horse in RDR2 Online
You can purchase the White Arabian Horse from any stable or through the Handheld Catalog at a price of $1,200.
White Arabian Horse in RDR2 Story Mode
As an alternative to the Rose Grey Horse, you can find and tame a Wild White Arabian Horse for free. The White Arabian Horse is considered the best and rarest horse available in the RDR2 Storyline without the need for a purchase.
The White Arabian Horse can be found near Lake Isabella in the western Grizzlies of the Ambarino state. Specifically, in the snowy mountains to the far northwest corner of the RDR2 map.
How to Tame the Horse
Below are some steps you can follow to tame a Wild Horse.
Crouch and Approach Slowly
Make sure to keep yourself low and approach slowly toward the horse to avoid spooking it. If the horse gets scared, he will move away.
Calm it Down
Look toward the horse and maintain eye contact. The “Calm” button will appear on the bottom of the screen in a bit, press it to Calm the horse.
Hop On The Horse
After Approaching the horse, mount it so you can break it in. Follow the prompts on-screen and move your keys or joysticks in the opposite direction of the horse movement and keep pressing the calm button to tame it.
After taming it, don’t forget to saddle your horse up, so it will be yours to own.
Missouri Fox Trotter
The Amber Champagne Missouri Fox Trotter is from the Missouri Fox Trotter breed. It is available in RDR2 Online as well as In RDR2 Story Mode.
It is classed in Race Horse, Work Horse, Multi Class Horse with standard handling type.
Fox Trotter in RDR2 Online
The Missouri Fox Trotter can be purchased from any Stable or from the Handheld Catalog. The price of this horse is $950.00 or 38 Gold Bars.
Fox Trotter in RDR2 Story Mode
The Missouri Fox Trotter can be purchased from Scarlett Medows Stable at a price of $950.00 in RDR2 Story Mode.
It will unlock after completing Chapter 4 in the Storyline.