Horse Armor

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Horse Armor
Leather Horse Armor.pngIron Horse Armor.pngGolden Horse Armor.pngDiamond Horse Armor.png




No (except leather horse armor)



First appearances

See History

Data values

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Horse armor is a special type of armor that can be given to a horse to wear.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Natural generation[edit | edit source]

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Leather Horse Armor Leather

[Bedrock and Legacy Console editions only]

Usage[edit | edit source]

Protection[edit | edit source]

There is a gradual increase in the defense given from a horse wearing the different types of armor:

Material Armor
Leather[Bedrock and Legacy Console editions only] 3 (Armor.svgHalf Armor.svg)
Iron 5 (Armor.svgArmor.svgHalf Armor.svg)
Gold 7 (Armor.svgArmor.svgArmor.svgHalf Armor.svg)
Diamond 11 (Armor.svgArmor.svgArmor.svgArmor.svgArmor.svgHalf Armor.svg)

In the Bedrock Edition and Legacy Console Edition, leather horse armor is available. It is dyeable like regular leather armor.

Smelting usage[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Smelting recipe
Iron Nugget or
Gold Nugget
Iron Horse Armor or
Golden Horse Armor +
Any fuel

Data values[edit | edit source]

ID[edit | edit source]

Item ID Name (PC) ID Name (PE) Numerical ID
Leather Horse Armor unavailable horsearmorleather 416[Bedrock Edition only]
Iron Horse Armor iron_horse_armor horsearmoriron 417
Golden Horse Armor golden_horse_armor horsearmorgold 418
Diamond Horse Armor diamond_horse_armor horsearmordiamond 419

History[edit | edit source]

Official release
1.6.1 13w16a Added horse armor. It could be crafted using the following recipe.
13w18a Removed crafting recipe for horse armor.
Can now be found in chests in jungle & desert temples, dungeons, Nether fortresses, stronghold altar rooms and village blacksmith buildings.
Iron horse armor can additionally be found in mineshaft chests.
13w21a No longer stackable, to be consistent with other types of armor.
1.9 15w31a Added to end city chests.
15w43a Slightly decreased average yield in nether fortress chests.
15w44a Increased average yield in desert temple chests.
Slightly decreased average yield of iron horse armor from dungeon chests, and removed from mineshaft chests.
1.11.1 16w50a Golden and iron horse armor now smelt down into one of their respective nuggets.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.15.0 build 1 Added horse armor and version exclusive dyeable leather horse armor.
Pocket Edition
1.1 build 1 Iron and golden horse armor are now smeltable.
Legacy Console Edition
TU19CU71.12Patch 1Added horse armor.
TU53CU431.49Patch 23Patch s3Iron and golden horse armor are now smeltable.
TU60CU511.64Patch 30Patch s11Added leather horse armor.

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