There’s not really a definite answer, but in general I would say, don’t leave the saddle on longer than needed to get the job done. Left on too long the saddle and girth can cause rub marks and sores. Even in cool weather the horse is going to sweat under the saddle and girth just for lack of air movement.
Bareback riding is a form of horseback riding without a saddle. It requires skill, balance, and coordination, as the rider does not have any equipment to compensate for errors of balance or skill. … Over time, it is more fatiguing to both horse and rider to ride bareback.
Saddles can now be obtained from village blacksmith chests. … Saddles are now sold by leatherworker villagers for 8-10 emeralds as their only third tiers trades.
In Minecraft, a saddle is an item that you can not make with a crafting table or furnace. Instead, you need to find and gather this item in the game. Most commonly, a saddle can be found inside a chest in a dungeon or Nether Fortress or you can catch a saddle while fishing.
In order to ride a Horse, all you need is a Saddle. … Optionally, you can put Horse Armor on Horses (not Donkey’s or Mules). This also can only be found, not crafted. You can equip a Donkey or Mule with a Chest to have it hold supplies for you (you cannot add a chest to a Horse).
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.
Feeding a horse will make it easier to tame. They will eat wheat, hay bales, sugar, apples, bread, golden carrots, and golden apples. Mules are not found naturally in Minecraft.
In the crafting menu, you should see a crafting area that is made up of a 3×3 crafting grid. To make a lead, place 4 string and 1 slimeball (also called redstone dust) in the 3×3 crafting grid. When making a lead, it is important that the strings and slimeball are placed in the exact pattern as the image below.