Online Horse Games to Play: Immerse into an Equestrian World

Not all of us horse-lovers have access to or the time for equestrian retreats. But online horse games allow us to experience the thrill of riding and caregiving for horses in a fun virtual space.

These games can also be quite informative about how one can look after and tame a horse. It’s obviously no replacement for real-world experience with actual horses. But if you ever end up chasing your equestrian fantasy, it sure helps to come prepared with some important facts about different breeds.

Horse Online Games for All Age Groups

There are many kinds of horse games such as riding, racing, jumping, and caregiving. Let us take a look at some of the coolest online games for PC as well as mobile or tablets. Here are some of the most exciting horse games you can play.

Premium Horse Games to Play

If you’re willing to spend, there is a whole litany of incredibly high-end horse simulator games to choose from. These games go the extra mile to try and enrich the user experience as much as possible. You will feel like you own a horse and are in charge of it.

1. Horse World Showjumping Premium — For Horse Fans

Horse World

Ever dreamed of becoming a world-touring horse-jumping showman with your own ranch, a variety of horses, and accessories. Horse World Showjumping by Tivola Games lets you build customizable obstacle courses, look after horses, and equip them with the right gear for training.

You get to brush your horses’ hair, feed them, pet them, and keep them happy. You can even prepare your own track for training and enter your best horses into galloping tournaments in cities like Paris, London, Sydney, and Hong Kong.

Horse Breeds

As your experience grows, you can unlock new breeds like Palominos, Hanoverians, Thoroughbreds, Arabians, and more.

Difficulty

It’s an easy game.

Platform

This game is available for both iOS and Google devices.

Cost

USD $12.99 with in-app purchases.

2. Jumping Horses Champions 2

Jumping Horses

If you’re in the market for a mid-tier to high-difficulty horse roleplaying game (RPG), this is the game for you!

Jumping Horses Champions 2 is an action-packed adventurous game with obstacles that will test your patience and challenge your motor skills.

It’s more of an arcade-style game compared to Horse World Showjumping but the graphics are almost indistinguishable and high-end. It also gives you the experiences of running your own stable, managing funds, and preparing horses for world-class jumping tournaments.

Horse Breeds

Jumping Horses Champions 2 offers over 90 unique horses to choose from, with the option to breed them.

Difficulty

Intermediate – difficult range.

Platform

This game is available for both iOS and Google devices.

Cost

USD 0.99 with in-app purchases.

Free Horse Games

Not sure whether you want to spend too much on games? Don’t worry, there are loads of great options in free games as well where you can enjoy fantastic gameplay without burning a hole in your pocket.

The horse lovers’ market has been well catered to as far as developers are concerned. You might have to deal with a few ads, but the graphics are every bit as clear with free games as with premium ones.

1. My Horse

My Horse

My Horse, developed by MunkyFun Inc., is a casual easy-to-play horse-keeping game. You have your own realistic 3D horse to look after, feed, and train. The interactive and dynamic gameplay offers an almost semi-realistic experience of raising a pet horse.

What distinguishes this game is that it offers a social aspect. With the in-game camera, you can capture snapshots of your horse in action, as though you were there to see it, and share these pictures with your friends. You can also visit your friends’ stables and check up on their horses in case they need an extra hand.

Horse Breeds

There are 8 different breeds to collect and look after including a unicorn.

Difficulty

Easy to play.

Platform

This game is available for both iOS and Google devices.

Cost

Free.

2. Horse Academy

Horse Academy

Horse Academy will take your imagination out on a wild spin. Blaze beautiful scenic trails on a Pegasus, the winged horse from Greek mythology, or own a horse with tiger stripes, there are no limits to the horses in this world.

You can compete with your friends in a variety of events such as barrel racing, showjumping, and cross country. Or just train with your friends or go on treasure hunts on a huge multiplayer island. It even lets you form your own communities with other equestrians.

Horse Breeds

Create your dream ranch with diverse horses and breed them to create new ones, or design a whole new horse from scratch. There are no biological boundaries in this virtual space.

Difficulty

As this is a multiplayer game, the difficulty level depends on how good your friends are.

Platform

This game is available for both iOS and Google devices.

Different Kinds of Horse Games

There are so many different types of horse games owing to the sheer number of domains of human activity that involve horses, no wonder it is a category all to itself.

1. Riding Games

Horse-riding games are basically all games that involve exploration of the in-game universe on horseback. If you want to enjoy scenic virtual trails on horseback or ride through the sand dunes of the Wild West, check out Cowboy Horse Simulator 2016 on Google Playstore.

Cowboy Horse

Alternatively, you could horseback ride to deliver pizzas in a busy town with Mounted Horse Riding Pizza Guy food delivery game also available on Google Playstore.

2. Jumping Games

An example I’ve already shared is Horse World Showjumping Premium – For Horse fans. Horse Jumping games are all about putting on a performance by showcasing your horse’s abilities.

Rival Stars

Of the free games, you could try the Equestriad World Tour. It’s a family-fun game with all the concepts of a good horse jumping game, available on both iOS and Google devices.

3. Racing Games

Racing games are more competitive and thrilling. If you want to play horse games with your friends, compete in events, and unlock achievements, you can try some of these games.

Rival Stars Horse Racing lets you breed unique horses and race them to compare their abilities. It is available on iOS and Google devices.

Horse Breeds

And if you’re really into arcade-style games, there are a number of simple horse racing games on Crazygames. I recommend Stallion’s Spirit for racing.

Most Popular Horse Games

Of all the games on this list, and perhaps all horse games invented, Star Stable Online is arguably the most popular and successful horse game of all time.

It has the largest in-game universe, almost an endless number of character skins, clothes, hair, and other features to choose from, the largest multiplayer community of all horse games, and it keeps coming out with new quests, adventures, and intriguing characters to forward the storylines.

Star Stable Online

Star Stable Online is a multiplayer RPG, not too dissimilar from the games we’ve already discussed. Although it is a free game, it does offer some paid features as well. The graphics are comparable to Xbox or PS3 games, and the movements of the first person and horses are very fluidly animated.

Star Stable

What distinguishes Star Stable Online though is its intriguing story with exciting quests to complete. The game takes place in the vast fictional world of Jorvik that has countless beautiful trails with otherworldly colors.

It has the largest in-game universe, almost an endless number of character skins, clothes, hair and several other features to choose from. The largest multiplayer community of all horse games, and it keeps coming out with new quests, adventures, and intriguing characters to forward the storylines.

Horse Breeds

This game is not based on real-life, so there is an infinite number of possibilities to what kinds of horses you can design here.

Difficulty

It’s mostly a multiplayer game, so the difficulty setting depends on how good your friends are.

Platform

To start playing, you can create a new account on Star Stable Online. Click here to visit the site on your PC.

Cost

You can only play up to level 5 with the free version. It costs $20 USD to unlock the full game and explore all the areas of Jorvik. And if you’re really into horses, you’re sure to get your money’s worth.

Horse Games for Girls

If you’re looking for a horse game that is more tailored to female audiences, here are some popular games you can play on your mobile phones and tablets. In fact, Star Stable Online was also created for girls.

1. Princess Horse Caring 3

An RPG with a story mode is Princess Horse Caring 3 — a game with a defined purpose. An evil witch has stolen the princess’ sight and you, her stallion, must accomplish all the required tasks to recover it. It’s a sad story with a happy ending.

Princess Horse

You can choose from a range of options in horses while you progress through the game. You can also customize them in a number of ways. Plus, the game has 100 levels, all of them in different lands, so it’s bound to keep you occupied for quite a while.

The game has an engaging narrative and high-quality graphics. To get the best experience, make sure you’re playing it on a device that can run high-resolution games.

Horse Breeds

The horses are custom-designed in-game characters as they’re part of a storyline.

Difficulty

It’s an easy game.

Platform

This game is available on Google Play Store, click here to download it.

Cost

Free.

2. Princess Horse Club 3

Princess Horse Club 3 focuses more on raising cute little horses as beloved pets. You can dress them up, style their hair, and make them look glamorous.

Horse Club

They’re not ordinary horses either! These are royal horses with names like Beauty, Thunder, Daisy, Windy, and Baby Caramel, each with uniquely mysterious abilities and secrets.

This game seeks to foster creativity and promote kindness by bringing you the joy of looking after the most precious horses you will ever see.

Horse Breeds

The horses are custom-designed in-game characters as they’re part of a storyline.

Difficulty

It’s an easy game.

Platform

This game is free and is available on iOS devices, click here to visit the store.

Cost

Free.

Conclusion

Horse games can be a great break away from the monotony and dins of regular life. Studies have even shown that looking after animals, even virtual ones can significantly improve your mood. With this list, you now have a variety of options to help you unwind at the end of a tiring day!

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