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For the Red Dead Redemption variant, see War Horse.

This handsome iron-grey-colored Ardennes War Horse can always be relied on in the heat of the battle. With greater courage and stamina than the average steed, this is a horse that knows how to keep its head under fire.
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The War Horse is a special horse in Red Dead Redemption 2.


The War Horse is is an iron-grey horse. Its description mentions that it is a reliable mount during combat, as well as possessing above average stamina.


The War Horse is available for players who pre-order Red Dead Redemption 2.[1]

The horse breed is an Ardennes. Other coats can be bought in the Scarlett Meadows Horse Shop and the Van Horn Livery and Feed Stable.


  • The War Horse is a draft horse, horses typically bred for hard tasks such as pulling heavy equipment and carriages easier. They were primarily used on farms but also in wars to pull large artillery guns.
  • Despite the War Horse being labelled "iron grey", its actual colour is blue roan. Incidentally, it uses the same coat as the Grey Kentucky Saddler.