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Top Horse Games for Horse Lovers

Top Horse Games for Horse Lovers picked by an equestrian. For horse lovers, the digital world offers a plethora of games that allow you to immerse yourself in the equestrian lifestyle, from the thrill of racing to the joy of caring for these magnificent animals. Whether you're a PC gamer, console enthusiast, or mobile gamer, there's something for everyone. Here's a roundup of the top horse games across various platforms, each offering a unique experience for horse lovers and equestrians. If you are like me you ride horses, think about horses, dream about horses, and play horse games!


Platform: PC & Mobile

Dive into the expansive world of Jorvik with "Star Stable Online," the largest and most actively developed horse game. It combines adventure, horse care, and racing, offering loads of content and constant updates. Despite its monotonous quest mechanics, the game's variety of horses and kid-friendly art style make it a hit.

Genre: Adventure

Platform: PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One

Based on the popular film, this game invites players to explore an open world on the back of Windstorm. The game's unique storyline and exploration elements are a draw, though some players find the horse mechanics lacking. Aesir Interactive's newest game coming out in September of 2024 is Windstorm: The Legend of Khiimori is an open world horse riding game set in historical Mongolia!

Genre: Action-Adventure

Platform: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Not exclusively a horse game, but the realistic horse mechanics and the bond players can form with their horse in the immersive wild west landscape makes it a favorite among equestrian gamers! The horse lovers are abundant in this game and so are the communities. Check out The Rift Trails as an example!

Genre: Adventure

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Horse Tales: Emerald Valley Ranch invites players to breed and tame horses while exploring the wilderness. It's a delightful adventure that where you discover the mysteries of Emerald Valley! They even have an arabian breed DLC as well as a few horse horse game dlcs.

Genre: Sports, Simulation

Platform: PC, Mobile

Rival Stars Horse Racing offers a mix of breeding, training, and racing. With stunning graphics and a deep breeding system, it's perfect for those looking to manage their own stable and race to victory! So many horse coat color options to choose from and they even have a horse creator! They even added other horse breeds like the Selle Francis and Arabian horse breeds!

Genre: Simulation

Platform: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

The Sims 4 Horse Ranch Expansion Pack invites players to immerse themselves in the rustic charm of a fully operational horse ranch. Set against the backdrop of a beautifully rendered countryside inspired by the American West, this expansion allows players to raise, train, and form deep bonds with majestic horses. Each horse can be customized and becomes a beloved member of the family. Players can also care for mini sheep and mini goats, adding a delightful variety to their ranch life.

Key features of the game include the ability to design and manage your own ranch, from constructing traditional cabins to modern barns. The daily routine involves keeping animals happy and clean, harvesting prairie grass, collecting horse manure for fertilization, and crafting homemade Nectar to sell. The social aspect of ranch life is vibrant; Sims can visit the local town to meet friends, enjoy the nightlife, or participate in equestrian activities at the park. They can also host community events like cookouts and dances on their property.

Horse lovers will appreciate the detailed customization options in Create a Sim for horses, the ability to rescue or purchase new horses, and the joy of raising foals. Horses can be trained in skills such as Agility and Jumping, and skilled horses and riders can win awards at the equestrian center. This expansion not only enhances the gameplay with new activities and social interactions but also deepens the player's engagement with their Sims and their animals, creating a truly immersive equestrian experience. I personally love to create my own stable and horse farm.

Genre: Simulation

Platform: Mobile

Released in 2022, "Equestrian the Game" allows players to create their character, choose their horse, and compete in various events. It's praised for its horse animations and detailed control system, despite mixed reviews on community management and graphics

Genre: Action Adventure

Platform: Nintendo Switch, PC

Horse Club Adventures" brings the beloved characters from the HORSE CLUB™ by Schleich to life in an open-world setting at the Lakeside Riding Stable. Players can join Hannah, Sarah, Lisa, Sofia, and their horses in over 40 main quests and 30 optional side quests, including a mysterious tale involving Edith Jacobs. The game is packed with mini-games, secrets to uncover, and numerous customization options for both the player's character and their horses. With its vibrant and detailed world, "Horse Club Adventures" offers an engaging mix of exploration, adventure, and horse care

Each of these games offers a unique window into the world of horses, catering to different aspects of equestrian life. Whether you're into racing, breeding, or simply exploring beautiful landscapes on horseback, there's a game on this list for you. So saddle up and embark on your next digital equestrian adventure!


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