How to breed horses in Minecraft?

Minecraft hasn’t left anything in the game that cannot be done. From mining for resources to making your own house, everything is possible.

Animals also play an important role in the game as they can be precious for various processes in the game. They are many animals introduced in the game like pigs, chickens, and cows. frogs etc. A horse was also introduced so players can ride on it and travel long distances. 

When it comes to breeding horses it is an easy process and it doesn’t require many resources too. 

So let’s have a look at How to breed horses in Minecraft. Just take care of the fact that the horses need to be tamed before they can be bred.

Items required:

You will need a golden apple or a golden carrot to breed horses.

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How to breed horses in Minecraft?

For breeding two horses in the game follow the following process:

  • Step 1: Find two horses in the game. They usually travel in a group and you can easily find them in plain biomes or savannas.
  • Step 2: Tame both of the horses and make them your pets.
  • Step 3: Once you have tamed the horses feed both of them golden carrots. When heart signs appear on the heads of horses it means they have bred.
  • Step 4: Wait for some time and a baby horse will be there in the game.
How to breed horses in Minecraft

Taming horses in Minecraft:

For taming a horse in Minecraft you need to go close to a horse and right-click on it. When you right click it will make you sit on the horse. In the first few attempts the horse will buck you off but you need to give it some more attempts. When hearts appear on the head of the horse it means that it has been tamed and it is your pet now.

Finding horses in the game:

Horses are normally found in plain biomes. They can also be found in forests where they spawn usually. One more place to find horses is the stable in the villages where the horses are kept as pets.


Q1. What is the best way to breed a horse in Minecraft?

Ans. The best way to breed a horse in Minecraft is to use a golden carrot and feed it to the horses.

Q2. Why can’t I breed horses in Minecraft?

Ans. You may not be able to breed the horses in the game because you have not tamed them in the game. Once you have tamed the horses they will be your pets and you can breed them then.

Q3. How do you make baby horses grow in Minecraft?

Ans. Baby horses grow in the game by eating food. So you need to feed them food to make them grow.

Q4. What is the best way to breed horses?

Ans. The best way to breed horses is by using golden carrots to the horses. 

Q5. What is the fastest horse in Minecraft?

Ans. Horses normally have a speed of 9,5 blocks per second in the game. The fastest record speed is 14.5 blocks per second.

The Bottom Line:

Breeding horses is a very easy process in Minecraft. Horses can be bred using golden carrots. You can use them as your pets in the game. Horses can be very useful for riding when you have to go on long travels in the game. 

Sanjay Gill
Sanjay Gill

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