How to change Horses in Red Dead Redemption 2

How to change Horses in Red Dead Redemption 2
The Stable is where you are able to change your horse's equipment and look.

The world of Red Dead Redemption 2 is massive, meaning you will spend a ton of your time travelling to places. While there are different forms of travel, the major one you will be using is horse. There are a number of different horses you can ride while playing through the game. Below I will show you how to change horses in Red Dead Redemption 2.

Note: You need to beat the opening tutorial (Chapter 1) before you can access any of the to horses. Once you’ve beaten Chapter 1 you will be able to free roam from camp. At this time there will be a hunting mission you can do with Hosea. Do this to unlock Stables.

How to Change Horses

If you are travelling around on your horse and feel it is lacking some character, you can easily change to a horse that suits your style. To change your horse, you will need to go to a Stable in town. At the Stable you can change your horse to one that better suits your liking. You can keep a maximum of 3 horses in a Stable.

Inside the Stables you can also purchase in a number of other services to keep your horse at its best (check out or guide for horse customization here):

  • Tack and Services: Horse appearance, upgrade and service options.
    • Saddles.
    • Saddlebags.
    • Stirrups.
    • Horns.
    • Blankets.
    • Bedrolls.
  • Horse Provisions: Buy items to care for your horse.
    • Different horse treats.
    • Horse Stimulants.
    • Horse Medicine (normal and potent).
    • Reviver

Change Horse at Horse Station in Camp (Cost: $240)

After you’ve reached Chapter 2 in the story of Red Dead Redemption 2 you will be introduced to the Camp mechanic. In the camp you can donate money to purchase upgrades which provide new services to use. One of the services you can purchase at the Ledger for $240 is the Horse Station. This hitching post allows you to retrieve any of your 3 possible horses from any Stable. This allows you to change your horse from the Camp instead of having to go to a Stable.

To change at the Horse Station, go up to the hitching post and press and hold up on the D-Pad. This will open another menu which allows you to select from you available horses by pressing right/left on the D-Pad.

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