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Red Dead Redemption 2 Horse Exploit – How to Get Horses Free

Players have discovered a Red Dead Redemption 2 horse exploit which allows you to unlock almost every horse for free. Horses are a massive and essential part of the Red Dead experience. Some breeds are simply better than others and some are even suited specifically for different jobs. Having your pick of the stable is sure to aid you in your cowboy adventure.

Whether you’re wanting to chase down a carriage, outrun the law, carry your prey, or ride you into battle a horse that fits the job is a necessary but expensive companion. The good news is Reddit User Cerusia has found a fairly simple exploit to help you get as many horses as you like of all kinds for free.

How to Use Red Dead Redemption 2 Horse Exploit to Get Horses For Free

To the North of Saint Denis along the main road are a few houses and behind them is a line up of stables where various horses are kept.

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The horses that spawn here are of all kinds, including the arguably best breed the Arabian horses. Players have documented finding all manner of colour and breeds in this spot but if what you’re looking for isn’t there yet you can always try again.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Horse Exploit - How to Get Them

How to reset Red Dead Redemption 2 Horse Exploit

So you’ve made your way to the stables but either nothing was there, or what was just wasn’t what you’re after. Well, fortunately, there’s an easy fix to get new horses to spawn.

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Saving not too far and reloading the whole game will trigger a whole new set of horses to appear. If this is taking too long for you, riding north out of town until you get to the small swamp bridge should also force a reload.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Horse Exploit - How to Get Them

If you’re not too sure which horse you’re after, check out our horse guide to help find a breed that suits your needs.

Whichever horse you end up going with, don’t forget to treat it well to increase your bond rating for extra buffs and abilities.