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How to Get the Best Horse in Red Dead Redemption 2

How to Get the Best Horse in Red Dead Redemption 2

    Last Updated on February 8, 2023

This article will be a Red Dead Redemption 2 guide that explains how to find and get the best horse in the game, as well as the other great horses. A mighty steed is the best companion a cowboy can ask for, and they are especially useful in the game. 

In Red Dead Redemption 2, horses come in many types, with some having certain advantages over others. Specific horses that are hard to find or purchase also have superior stats in speed, acceleration, health, and stamina.

The Red Dead Redemption 2 best horse, to be honest, is subjective depending on the user. In light of that, we will give you a guide that will help you get the steed of your dreams that is best suited for you. 

The White Arabian Horse

Of all the Arabian Horses in the game, The White Arabian Horse is the only elite horse that you can find in the wild. Instead of having to be purchased, you can get it for free, saving you a thousand dollars. 

You can find this special horse on the northwestern side of Lake Isabella in Grizzlies West. To start, Fast Travel to Strawberry and ride north.

You should find the white horse on the snowy bank around the frozen lake. It lives alone, without other horses. Once spotted, approach the Elite White Arabian very slowly as she will spook easily.

Study her with RB. After you study the White Arabian, you’ll gain a “Calm Bar” which shows her alert level. Slowly approach while constantly hitting the button shown to calm her. You will then unlock a Pat button. Pat her. Then you get the option to mount her.

Once mounted, the White Arabian will try her hardest to buck you off. Fight her movement with the left stick to keep from falling off. After a while, she will finally break, and the horse will be yours.

The Missouri Fox Trotter Horse

The Missouri Fox Trotter breed boasts the best base speed in the game, with excellent acceleration, as well as good health and stamina to boot. However, you can only buy the horse from stables, and you cannot tame them in the wild or steal them from others.

The Amber Champagne coat becomes available to buy in Chapter 4 at the Scarlett Meadows Stable, while the Silver Dapple Pinto coat shows up in Epilogue 1, at the Blackwater Stable. You can purchase both of them for around $950.

The Nokota Reverse Dapple Roan

Of all the Nokota horses, only the Reverse Dapple Roan boasts superior Speed and high acceleration. However, the Reverse Dapple Roan can only be purchased from a stable once you reach Chapter 4, and go to the Saint Denis Stable.

The Thoroughbred

There are three Thoroughbred coats, you can find the two in the wild with reduced stats. The Brindle coat has much better stats and can be bought as early as Chapter 3, at the Strawberry Stable.

The Turkomans

All three of the Turkoman coats have great speed, acceleration, and health. You can find the Gold coat after Chapter 4 by going to the Saint Denis Stable. The Dark Bay will appear in the Blackwater Stable during the Epilogue, while the Silver coat will also appear in the Epilogue at the Tumbleweed Stable.

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Juan Cesar Torres

College student. Gamer since birth. Learned to read because of Pokémon. Dreams of buying a Nintendo Switch. Always looking for game recommendations (will play anything).

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