How To Make Horse Armor In Minecraft

In this tutorial you will learn how to make horse armor in Minecraft.

Minecraft horse armor helps protect your horse from attack. There are 4 different types of horse armor: leather, iron, gold and diamond armor.

You can make a leather horse in Minecraft (which we show you step by step below), but you need to find iron, gold and diamond horse armor (which we show in the video).

Available Platforms

Edition Platform Available
Java Edition Windows, Mac & Linux PC’s Yes
Bedrock Edition Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC’s Yes
Education Edition Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC’s Yes
PlayStation Edition PlayStation 3 & 4 Yes

Required To Make Leather Horse Armor

  • 7 Leather

Steps To Make Horse Armor

Step 1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To make leather horse armor, we open your work table in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

How To Make Horse Armor In Minecraft

Step 2. Add The Leather To The Menu

On the craft table, add the leather 7 to the grid.

You need to add the leather to the grid exactly as shown in the picture below. In the 1st row, place 1 skin in the 1st space and 1 skin in the 3rd space. In the second row place 3 skins, one in each box. In the 3rd row put 1 leather in the 1st box and 1 leather in the 3rd box. This is the recipe for leather horse armor from Minecraft.

How To Make Horse Armor In Minecraft

Now that you’ve added the leather to the grid as described above, you’ll notice that the horse’s armor appears in the box on the right.

Step 3. Move The Horse Armor To Your Inventory

Once the horse armor is made, you need to drag it into your inventory to use it.

How To Make Horse Armor In Minecraft

That is! You now have a leather horse harness. Minecraft horse armor helps protect your horse from attack.

How To Make Horse Armor In Minecraft

Minecraft Leather Horse Armor Command

You can also give a command to make leather horse armor in Minecraft. The command is available in the following editions of the game:

  • Java edition
  • Pocket edition
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10 Edition
  • Educational Edition

To run the learning horse armor command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.

Java Edition 1.13 and higher command

/give @p leather_horse_armor 1

PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition

/give @p horsearmorleather 1 0


1. What do you need to make horse armor in Minecraft?

To make leather horse armor, place 7 leather in the 3×3 crafting grid. When making leather horse armor, it is important that the leather is placed in the exact pattern as the image below. In the first row, there should be 1 leather in the first box and 1 leather in the third box.

2. How do you make Netherite Horse Armor in Minecraft?

To get it, just combine Diamond Horse Armor and a Netherite Ingot in a Smithing Table! Just like other Netherite pieces, Netherite Horse Armor won’t burn when you light it on fire or throw it in lava! “Netherite Armor will give its wearer a special resistance to burning.

3. Can horse Armour be crafted?

Crafting. Only leather horse armor can be crafted; other horse armor can be obtained only from chest loot from some generated structures.

4. Why can’t I ride my horse in Minecraft?

This is because you are trying to mount the horse in someone else’s claim. Horses are protected inside claims, so walk outside the claim, teleport your horse to you, then get on.

5. What is the fastest horse in Minecraft?

Black Pegasus
Black Pegasus is the fastest Minecraft horse that can serve you well compared with the other horses in Minecraft.

6. How do you put leather armor on a horse in Minecraft?

Horse armor can be equipped either by opening the horse’s inventory and putting it into the relevant slot, or just by giving the horse the ol’ right-click. Horse armor was added to Minecraft in version 1.6.

How To Get Horse Armor in Minecraft Video Tutorial

In this video, watch how we show you how to find a horse harness, how to put a harness on a horse and other fun facts.

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