[Top 5] RDO Best Looking Horses In The Game (And How To Get Them)

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Let's take you through our list of the best-looking horses in RDO.

Understanding horses is vital to your experience in the wild west. You must know how the stats work to figure out which horses will give you an edge. You need a horse that will win you gunfights while proving to be a great travel companion. Red Dead is known for its counter-generosity towards players. So, you need to choose wisely when you use that hard-earned money. Or, you could just choose the best-looking one if you’re that rich.

5. Ardennes

Feel the air around!

Some of the most well-built horses for combat and war belong to the Ardennes breed. They have excellent health and stamina, but, like other warhorses, they tend to have low speed and acceleration. They are among the heaviest of horse breeds in the game, but they handle well, especially under pressure, something that is important when going into battle. These horses are also extremely brave: they rarely become agitated, even when in combat.


  • Extremely brave
  • Great stamina and health
  • Makes you feel like a war hero

Price: 18 gold
Unlock level: 36

Details: https://reddead.fandom.com/wiki/Ardennes

4. Mustang

Can win a war, for sure!

Mustangs are great for combat. They’re among the worst-tempered horses in the game and are tough to fully bond. The best variation of Mustangs is the Tiger Striped Bay. It has superior stats than the Grullo Dun and the Wild Bay.


  • Makes you feel like the general of an army
  • Very bold and not stunned easily

Price: 14 gold
Unlock level: 27

Details: https://reddead.fandom.com/wiki/Mustang

3. Arabian

Ride like the wind!

The superior horse type undoubtedly contains the best horses in the game. You’ll find here that the Arabian has staggeringly high stats. It has the best stats and is the fastest horse you can find. The White variation is free if you can find it while free-roaming but is inferior to the others. The Rose Gray Bay is arguably the best but is only obtainable once you beat the game. For those with deep pockets in the endgame, the Black variation is your best bet and makes for a great horse in any situation.


  • Extremely fast
  • Extremely agile
  • Best acceleration in the game

Price:  Black - 42 gold bars
            White - $850
Unlock Level: 66 (70 for the black one)

Details: https://reddead.fandom.com/wiki/Arabian

2. Turkoman

Strong as it looks!

The Turkoman is a cross-breed of a warhorse and a racing horse, and you can see it in the stats. This beast has plenty of acceleration, but also, a ton of Health. The Turkoman makes a solid steed for almost any situation.


  • Good speed
  • Good acceleration
  • Very high Health

Price: $925
Unlock level: 56

Details: https://reddead.fandom.com/wiki/Turkoman

1. Missouri Fox Trotter

As brave as agile!

The Missouri Fox Trotter actually falls under two different categories of horses: race and work. This combination means that Missouri Fox Trotters are fast as well as sturdy, which makes them one of the best breeds in the Wild West. They are powerful horses with great stamina, but they also have good speed and a lively trot that will help you travel long distances faster.


  • Extremely fast
  • Great acceleration
  • Not easily spooked

Price: $950
Unlock level: 58

Details: https://reddead.fandom.com/wiki/Missouri_Fox_Trotter

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