Riding on horseback is the primary in Red Dead Redemption 2's massive world. Before long, you'll find yourself rearing up a multitude of horses in search of the one that'll get you around the quickest.
While the question arises, there are a few breeds that can be classified as some of the top candidates. Below we discuss these breeds and highlights their locations. If you're looking for a better in-depth guide on horse care and how to boost your trusty steed's performance while making it all along, we've got one in the hopper coming soon, so be sure to check back often to get
light location spoilers below given that most of these horses can only be later in the game.
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What Are The Best Breeds?
As stated, there is no singular "best horse "in the game. There are only a few things that are better than the standard. Speaking on the different types: the Arabian, Turkoman, and Missouri Fox Trotter breeds stood out as the most well-rounded and top-tier.
Arabian breed horses have some of the best stats jumpsuit. White, Black, and Rose Gray Bay.
The White-Maned Arabian can only be found in the wild, which makes it possible to find This snow-white beauty wanders around the edges of Lake Isabella. It's quite difficult to tame, so you've come to  lowest base Health and Stamina stats – though, it's still much higher than any of the more standard horse breeds. A worthy compromise for a fantastic horse you can catch and be so early in the game.
Black Arabian [19659011TheBlack-ManedArabianhorsecanbepurchasedattheSaintDenisStableduringChapter4Ithasthemostwell-roundedstatsoftheArabianHorseswith decent Health and Stamina .
Rose Gray Bay-Maned Arabian
The Rose Gray Bay-Maned Arabian can only be bought at the Blackwater Stable during the Epilogue section of the game. It has the highest health and stamina of the three Arabian horses.
Turkoman breed horses doing their sports acceleration with solid speed, average handling, and high health pool . As a cross between War and Racing breeds, they're well worth owning for riders who want a trusted steed who can withstand damage without sacrificing speed. All three Turkoman breeds have the same exact stats.
- Gold Turkoman: Sold at Saint Denis Stable during Chapter 4.
- Dark Bay Turkoman: Sold at the Blackwater Stable during the Epilogue.
- Silver Turkoman: Soldier at the Tumbleweed Stable during the Epilogue.
Missouri Fox Trotter
The Missouri Fox Trotter balances the best base speed of all the breeds with solid health and high stamina . As a mix between the Race and Work breeds, the Missouri Fox Trotter comes highly recommended for those who want all the perks and benefits of a fast riding horse with resilient stamina. Like the Turkoman breed, all of the Missouri Fox Trotter coats have the same exact stats.
- Amber Champagne: Sold at Scarlett Meadows Stable during Chapter 4.
- Silver Dapple Pinto: Sold at Blackwater Stable during the Epilogue.