What do Horses Eat in Minecraft?

You should know the fact that feeding animals is Minecraft is very important for the players. As we know it is required to make them grow in order to breed and t be framed. It also helps them to maintain their health and in the case when they want to recover their health then they can do it easily. Among all the other animals in Minecraft, the most important one to feed is the horse. 

What do Horses Eat in Minecraft? Horses can eat a variety of food they want to and it will help the horse to grow faster and also if they want to recover their health then they can do that too. But they can only breed the specific one with the help of the materials they eat. The food that they will eat will help them to have the energy for all of the tasks that they are going to perform for the player.

But if the food is dealt with damage then it will restore their health and it may result in changed behavior of the horse. Do you know the fact that the growth of the foul that is a baby horse in Minecraft, its growth can be reduced by four minutes if it is fed once per day?

Now coming back to that what horses eat in Minecraft? As we told you horses eat a lot of items in Minecraft and the items include apple, golden carrot, sugar, wheat, hay bale, and also golden apple. In order to feed the horse in Minecraft, you need to hold the food in your hand then you need to press use the horse.

You should know that there are few horses that are tamable and you need to go through a few special tasks in order to earn their loyalty. And there are few horses that you need to ride until they accept you continually. And after you have them you need to feed them in order to have them with you and if you want they should stay with you. 

What do horses eat in Minecraft?

Here are all the items that horses eat and we have also told about the effects of each item that the horses will have after having them. Talking about them in detail you should know what effect does this food has on the horses when they eat it.

So talking about the apple first. When the horse eats the apple it will help it to heal two and a half hearts. It will help it to increase the speed of a young horse by one minute. And it will also increase the temper by three.

After this talking about the golden carrot. When the horse will eat the golden carrot then it will heal two hearts and it will increase the growing speed for a young horse by one minute. It will also increase the temper by five and talking about any tamed h*re it will enter into love mode enabling them to breed.

Now come golden apple. When the horses will eat the golden apple it will heal five hearts and it will also increase the growing speed for a young horse by four minutes. Talking about the temper it will increase the temper by ten and if there is any tamed horse it will enter into the love mode which will enable them to breed.

After this talking about the wheat. When the horse will have wheat it will heal a heart and it will help to increase the growing speed for young gorse by twenty seconds and it will increase the temper by three. Now coming to sugar. When the horse will have the sugar in Minecraft it will heal a half heart and it will increase the growing speed for a young horse by thirty seconds and it will help to increase3 the temper by three.

And then comes the last item that is Haybale. When the horses will eat the hay bale it will heal ten hearts and it will help to increase the growing speed for a young horse by ten minutes and it will not increase the temper.  And one thing that you should know about hay bale is that you can’t feed this to untamed horses. 

Among all of these items majority of them are very simple to have and also they are a good way to heal your horse. One thing is clear from this you need a golden carrot or a golden apple if you want to try to breed it with another horse that is tamed. As these are the two items that will enable the love mode among them and they will help in activating the horses.

With the help of these food items horses can run fast, the will jump high blocks and these items will also help them to carry loads for a longer time and distance. As you know in Minecraft if you want to carry a load from one place to another and that at a higher speed then there is nothing better than horses as they are considered the fastest mode of transporation in the game.

The other important thing that you should know about horses is that the speed of the horse can be 4.74 blocks/sec to 14.10 blocks/sec. It depends on the player’s speed of 4.32 blocks/sec. These horses can also jump for a lot higher than a player. Do you know that an average horse can jump up to 5 block heights as compared to that of 1 of that of the player. They are the best in climbing mountains or jumping fences. They are also best at strutting in the 2m deep water. You should feed them well in order to have all these benfits from them..

How to feed a horse in Minecraft?

As we know horses are very friendly to players and they do not cause any harm to them as they are passive animals. So this makes them more friendly and they are very easy to get with the players. Even if you will attack the horse it will not attack you rather it will run away. You can find horses in plain biomes in Minecraft like of savannah and in order to feed them, you need to look for them in those areas.

You need to search for the horse in those areas and in order to feed them you need to select the food time in the hot bar and there is also the condition that the horse must be hungry. If you fail to follow this instruction then you may mount the horse instead of feeling them. 

So this was all about what do horses eat in Minecraft and how you can feed them. We have explained in detail all about the food items too. You can do this easily now. If you have any doubt then you can ask us in the comment section.

Chris Eva
Chris Eva
Chris Evan was born in Quebec and raised in Montreal, except for the time when he moved back to Quebec and attended high school there. He studied History and Literature at the University of Toronto. He began writing after obsessing over books.

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