Breeding. Feeding two tamed horses golden apples or golden carrots activates love mode, causing them to mate and produce a foal. The foal appears more spindly than adult horses and grows to full size with time.
You will tame a horse by repeatedly trying to mount the horse and getting bucked off. The game control to tame the horse depends on the version of Minecraft: For Java Edition (PC/Mac), right click on the horse. For Pocket Edition (PE), you move your pointer over the horse and press the Mount button.
Mounting consistently from the left side puts a lot of pressure on the right side of a horse’s withers, which can cause a sore back. It also causes the muscles on either side of his body to develop differently. Training him to accept a rider from either side can help equalize this and make him more balanced.
How to Get on a Horse Without a Mounting Block
A skeleton horse does not have an inventory and cannot be equipped with a saddle or given armor.
How to craft Leather Horse Armor in Survival Mode
The rarest regular spawning horse is easily the skeleton horse…
The horses are not tied up with rope and they can be wild or tamed. While playing the game, in both creative and survival mode, when I have moved away from the pen about 150 blocks, then return, the horses can and do despawn. If the horses are wearing armor, they do not despawn.