BOTW Horses Stats Guide For Beginners

Botw Horses

There are very few animals that are mutually equal in both fiction and real life. In one way or other, they make human works so simple. One among them is a horse. Earning them in the game is like a treasure to the player. Horses render multiple uses that help increase the player’s reputation and credibility, which results in the further progress of levels.

BOTW Horses are the horses that come in the game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. These horses come under four categories, and they have their own stamina, strength, and speed points that determine the power of the horses.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an action-adventure game published in 2017 by Nintendo. The world in this game is unstructured, and it can be completed in a nonlinear fashion. Nearly 24 million copies were sold, and it received many honors, including Game of the Year.

BOTW Horses

There are four different types of BOTW Horses in the game “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.”

Each category has the best horse with unique powers and specialties. All the horses have 4 metrics of measuring stats, namely, Strength, Speed, Stamina, and Temperament.

Following are the horses along with their stats –

BOTW HorseStrengthSpeed StaminaTemperament
White Horse435Wild
Giant Horse52Wild

Only after getting your BOTW Horses, you will get to know at what stats your horses are in a health-wise manner.

Note: You don’t get to know the stats of Horses before you acquire them.

You have the possibility to improve the stats of your horses by getting into dangerous areas, but be careful to know your horse stats. If your horses’ stats are low, then it is denoted with one star, and if it is high, you can find it with four stars. These starts of knowing horse health are the same for all the categories.

Stamina is somewhat special metric here because it controls the spurs. Spurs are basically process to make your horse faster. These are visible at the bottom of the screen.

Wild Horses

These BOTW Horses are considered the basic mount in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. This is the first horse that your character will encounter in the journey of the game. They get to know what it is, how to tame it and use it accordingly to move further.

Where are these Wild horses are found?

Since it is the first horse that one encounters, it is found in so many places, such as Central Hyrule and around Lake Hylia. You can also find this adorning horses to the grasslands of the Dueling Peaks and can be seen all the way to the plains in Akkala. If you want still more Wild Horses, you can find it in the snowy tundras of the Hebra Mountains and also seen beyond that.

After registering all your wild horses, you can get the horses’ saddles, bridles, and manes. These can also be customized by speaking on horseback to the stable attendant who takes care of all other horses. But this is possible with the horses that you have maxed affection. If you wish to get different saddles and bridles, you can also get them by undertaking Side Quests and Minigames.

Wild Horses have different types of coat colors that a player can use. There are three different tones of black, grey, brown, blue, and tan. You could find both one-colored horses and spotted ones. Usually, the horses with one color will have higher stats, and the spotted ones own lesser stat points which have an exception with the tan and one of the brown coated horses.

White Horse

White Horse botw

Normally, in our day-to-day life or video games, many would love to own a White Horse because white gives a majestic look and is the most preferred one. It is a descendant of Princess Zelda’s Horse which is before 100 years. You could find out, The Royal White Stallion Side Quests in Central Hyrule at Outskirt Stable just near the northwest of the Great Plateau.

To get to know how to get this noble horse, you have to talk to the old man “Toffa,” who is standing right outside. The White Horse is located at the Sanidin Park Ruins, which is not far from the bridge, and they will be found wandering among the hills. To reach up to this location, you have to follow the path north of the stables across the bridge and follow the hills along the river north.

It would be best if you definitely needed a lot of stamina to tame these BOTW Horses. After making the White Stallion your own, speak again to “Toffa” to get the Royal Saddle and Royal Bridle. It possesses more stamina than Epona but has less speed. But, anyhow, many players consider White Horse to be the best one among all without using an Amiibo.


  • Strength: 4
  • Stamina: 5
  • Speed: 3
  • Temperament: Wild

Giant Horse

Giant Horse botw

It is rumored as the descendant of Ganondorf’s own mighty steed. These BOTW Horses are located in the south of Mount Hylia in the Taobab Grassland. When registering your horses, you can allow for any customization that gives you a unique saddle and bridle.

This huge black daring horse will be tough to tame, but it lacks sprinting stamina and speed. If you wish to get it to the nearest stable, then plow your way through a group of mounted Bokoblins.

  • Strength: 5
  • Stamina: –
  • Speed: 2
  • Temperament: Wild

The Lord of the Mountain

The Lord of the Mountain botw

These glowing BOTW Horses are located at the top of Satori Mountain near the Cheery Blossoms, mainly whenever it glows green. This mountain is figured out when viewing through the hills and towers in Hyrule. The glowing green vertical beam of light is a rare occurrence so make sure to notice carefully.

If you’re fast and sneaky, Link can ride it, but unfortunately, you must have at least two full stamina to tame these BOTW Horses. In this, Saddle will disappear when it is dismounted from it for a long time. So make sure to enjoy this while it is available. You have the opportunity to sprint all the stamina and charge it instantly by pressing “A.”


You will encounter the first Lynel while you are collecting Shock Arrows. They are considered powerful BOTW Horses who possess swords, shields, arrows, and breadth weapons. Sometimes you will see a Lynel drop-down, and so at that time, you will have a window near to it, and you can use it to climb on them.

You have the chance to tame the Lynel exactly like any other BOTW Horses, but one condition is that you can tame it by being its enemy and stabbing and slashing on it. You can do it until your stamina holds.


Many players consider these shining BOTW Horses to be the best mount registered in the game, yet you won’t have the opportunity to find these iconic horses anywhere in the game. These Epona horses come with unique saddles and bridles, but they can’t be renamed or customized.

Usually, Epona is seen in a particular location; if you don’t find them, she cannot be seen in your current area. Then go for scanning an Amiibo and scan the Smash Bros. They can be mounted with ease, and it doesn’t need to be tamed.

  • Strength: 4
  • Stamina: 4
  • Speed: 4
  • Temperament: Gentle


These BOTW Horses are seen in the Northeast region of the Hebra mountains. These are undead stalhorse that arises to life at nightfall. You won’t be able to register them because as soon as the sunrise happens, it goes to poof.


Following are the FAQs for BOTW horses –

What are good stats for a horse Botw?

Good stats depend on use of your horse. But still, speed and stamina of 3 or greater is considered to be a good horse in BOTW.

Which horse is the best in breath of the wild?

Epona is without a doubt the best horse in BOTW. The horse is hard to find and have insane stats.

Is there a 555 horse in Botw?

555 horse is extremely rare to find. Many players have found 455 or 545 but a complete 555 is next to impossible. Even if you managed to find one, its hard to register.

Can you increase horse stats Botw?

No, you cannot increase the base stats of horse by signifincant margin. You need to find a new horse with better stats.

See Also

Breath of the Wild Ability Controls Explained