Horse racing is the game of a real man. From the evolution of mankind, horses have been the most trusted travel companion of a man. Man trusts a horse and loves to ride it. Many like the aristocracy of riding a horse and elegance of the horse. But neither does every person know horse riding, nor can each person afford it. Even if it can be afforded, it is an international law that horses cannot be ridden on the roads and that it is a punishable offense. So, people choose to satisfy their internal horse-riding craving by playing horse riding games. Here is a list of the best horse-riding games for PS4

1.Winning Post 8 2018  

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The game was developed and published by Koei Tecmo. It has 8 versions and 4 sub versions. It was released in the year 2018.  It is a really fast passed horse racing game. It is basic yet brilliant and has a great range of horses. It has vivid racing tracks and betting systems as well. The game was first released on 28th March, 1993. This game series has seen the evolution of gaming consoles. It has been released for X68000, Super Famicon, Mega CD, PC98, 3DO, PS, Saga Saturn, Game Boy Advance, Windows, iOS, Wii, Xbox and even Nintendo switch. 

2.My Riding Stables- Life with Horses

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The game was developed by Sproing and published by familyplay.

It is a causal horse riding simulation. It has 9 cross-country race tracks with varying difficulties and types. There are more than 100 combinations by which a horse can be bred. The game also encourages horse massage and foal training. The graphics of the game are really astounding and detailed. The player is tasked with reviving the Riding stable at Mill Creek. Riding stable is a complete solution for every horse race lover. The player has a horse too and the stable offers massages to horses and guesthouses for horse race lovers to rent. You can train horses and sell them as well.  

3.The Unicorn Princess

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The game was developed by Caipirinha Games GmbH and published by Bigben Interactive.

The game features two worlds, a village and dream world. The player controls the princess. There are 15 missions in total distributed among the two worlds. Both the princess and horses can be customized. There are 6 different horses that the player can use in order to explore the beautiful open world the game is set it. Though it cannot be categorized under the horse racing genre completely, it is a great horse riding game with horse race missions being ban integral part of the game. 

4.Dynasty Warriors 9

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This is a great ‘hack and slash’ action game developed by Omega Force and published by Koei Tecmo. It was released for PS4 on 13th February, 2018. 

The game primarily revolves around the Chinese dynasties that ruled it. It is a completely action driven game. The player chooses the dynasty and heroes of their choice and get into battle with players or computers from other dynasties. The game might not have horse racing but, wielding weapons from horseback is a really great feeling and that’s not the only thing. The horse can, charge, sprint, gallop and be completely realistic. It would also answer the call of the players and come to pick them up. This competitive horseback action is a must top have.

5.Shadows of Colossus 

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The game was developed by SCE Japan Studio Team Ico and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The game was released for PS2 initially on 17th February, 2006 and later remastred to be released for PS4.

The game is an action-adventure game which deals with titans and the player controls a hero. All the travelling in this game is done on horseback. The hero is quite classy. In this game, the horse race is not against other horses. It is against enemies, meteors and other problems in the game. There are many challenges faced by the hero as he travels around on horseback. 

6.Phar Lap Horse Racing Challenge

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The game was developed by PikPok and published by Home Entertainment supplies. The game was released for android and iOS as well under the name of ‘Rival Star Horse Racing’. It is a really beautiful horse racing game.

The graphics of the game is impeccable. It is really cinematic and detailed. The player controls his homestead, horse races, stable and training of horses. The main objective of the game is to earn respect and prestige. You can breed horses and sell horses as well. Real-time PvP races and betting bon occurring races Is a very important part of the game as well.

7.Windstorm

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The game was developed by Aesir Interactive and published Eurovideo Medien. It was released for PS4 on 27th July, 2017.

It is one of the best adventure simulation games available for PS4. The player controls Mika, a horse whisperer who can charm and control horses. The story revolves around Mika and the black stallion called Windstorm. The player takes care of windstorm and keeps it groomed. There are many riding tasks to be completed. Kaltenbach Estate, the open world of the game is an apple to the eye when explored on the horseback. This is a great game and can be enjoyed thoroughly by people.

8.My Little Riding Champion

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The game was developed by Caipirinha games and published by Toplitz production. It was released on 29th November, 2018.

It is a causal adventure game. The game is a treat for the players who are passionate about horse riding. The player is a rider who is given the opportunity to choose the horse of their choice. You need to train it, take care of it and nurture it. Riding at a countryside and enjoy the beautiful scenery. The main objective of the game is to win riding competitions as a representative of the village. You get medals for winning competitions. There are many missions to complete. You can also get many outfits to customize yourself and the horse. Accessories are also available to make it look elegant. It has an open world to explore and that is one of the best parts of the game.   

9.Red Dead Redemption 2

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This game is not unknown to people. It has also been able to write its name in golden letters in the history of gaming. Developed by Rockstar Studios and published by Rockstar games, this masterpiece has bagged many awards. It was released on 26th October, 2018 for PS4.

The game is an action and adventure game set in the era of cowboys. There are horses and they are the best way to have a perfect chase, race and even robbery. You can interact with non-playing characters as well. You can also explore the open world and complete side missions. The story is very grasping and people love to play it. The horses are powerful and let you do many things. 

10.Witcher III: Wild Hunt

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The game was developed and published by CD Projekt Red. It was released for PS4 on 19th May, 2015. 

It was a path breaking adventure game and the action in it is actually commendable. The game is set in a pre-historic place. The player controls Geralt of Rivia who is a monster slayer. The game has stunning graphics, amazing action, weapons and many other things to drool upon. The horse is the special attraction of the game. Horses are the main mode of travel in the game and should be taken care of. The long-distance travels, battles, stopping enemies, racing past the wind towards the destinations are all possible in this game because of the presence of horses.

11.Horse Racing 2016

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The game was developed and published by Yash Future Tech Solutions Pvt. Ltd. It was released on 21st October, 2016.

The game is largely inspired from gallop racing and is a fast passed horse racing game. The graphics of the game is way behind its time and the winner determination is also very random. The player controls horses at random and races to the finish line. Though there are very limited features in the game, it is an authentic horse racing game and players enjoy it.

12.Assassin’s Creed The Ezio Collection

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The game was developed and published by Ubisoft. It was released as a combo pack of three games.

We would talk about all the parts that are great spy and assassin action games but, as they are set in a medieval age, horses are a crucial part of this game. Each of the games has the character Ezio being controlled by the player band each game has numerous horse missions. Horses are the primary mode of transport and jumping off from building to building is not a great option every time. There are horse chases and action scenes in the game that make it quite versatile. Ezio can also call a horse by whistling.  

13.Call Of Duty: Black Ops

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The game was developed by Treyarch and published by Activision. It was released on 9th November, 2010 for all the platforms globally. It is based during the cold war. It is one of the best army shooting games. But there are many amazing levels that display horseback actions and horse riding to destinations. 

14.The last of Us

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The game was developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer entertainment. It was released for PS4 till 1st August, 2014 all around the world. 

It is a survival; action and horror game. It has interactive conversations too. The game has received many awards and is great to play. The game is set in post apocalyptic backdrop and horses are an integral part of travelling in this game. The player controls Joel. There are many parts in the game where horses were the rescuers of the player racing away from the enemies in the game, zombies.

15.Uncharted: Nathan Drake’s collection

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The game was developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer entertainment. It was released for PS4 till 9th October, 2015.

The game is a compilation of 3 parts where the player plays as Nathan Drake where each part features horse riding as a crucial part of the game. More emphasis is to be laid upon Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. This game featured horse riding, racing, and horseback shootouts more than any other part of the game. It was because this part was based in a Wild West game setting.

These games satisfy not only the horse-riding carving in the gamers, but also the adventure hunger in them. These games are quite elegant and are a really good experience. They deserve to be given a try.