Add a Chest To Your Donkey
The only two differences between donkeys and horses is that donkeys can’t wear armor, but can wear chests that can be unlocked in its inventory. On the other hand, horses can wear armor, but can’t wear chests.
Now that you have tamed and put a saddle on a horse, you can ride it and control its movements. The game control to mount 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.
Put Armor on Horse
A window should open displaying the items that your horse is wearing. Move the diamond horse armor from the hotbar to the armor box on the left side of the horse picture. After you move the diamond horse armor to the armor box, you will see your horse’s appearance change as the armor is worn.
A donkey can only hold one Chest , even though it appears to have two (one on each side). A chest is simply equipped by placing a chest on the donkey by right clicking.
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Chests cannot be placed on horses in Minecraft; they can be placed, however, on donkeys, mules, and llamas by using (typically right clicking) a chest on one of these three types of creatures.
Add Items to make Leather Horse Armor
In the crafting menu, you should see a crafting area that is made up of a 3×3 crafting grid. 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 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.
Leather is the weakest, and despite Gold being the weakest armor material because of its low durability, Gold Horse Armor is slightly more effective than Iron Horse Armor. It provides more protection, and it is much rarer. Diamond Horse Armor is still the best type to use for protection when it comes to horse armor.