Guide: How to make a Saddle in Minecraft

How to make a saddle

The saddle is a crucial item in the Minecraft game. You cannot implement it using tools or any other method. You need to find it. The common way to catch a saddle is fishing or inside a chest in a Nether Fortress.

The main purpose of the saddle in Minecraft is to ride a variety of animals. Players can use it to tame horses, pigs or place it on mules. Here we will instruct you on how to make a saddle in Minecraft.

A saddle is available on the following Minecraft versions:

Supported Platforms:

Platform Supported (version*)
Pocket Edition (PE) Yes (0.15.0)
Java Edition (PC/Mac) Yes
Xbox 360 Yes
Xbos One Yes
PS3 Yes
PS4 Yes
Wii U Yes
Nintendo Switch Yes
Windows 10 Edition Yes (0.15.0)
Education Edition Yes (1.0)

How to find a saddle in Minecraft?

There are mainly four ways to track a saddle. They are looting treasure chests, fishing, trading and hunting.

Treasure chests:

You can find saddles in treasure chests at these locations like bastion remnants, End cities, Nether fortresses and villages. This is a common way of finding saddle in Minecraft.

The Netherfortress chest, desert temple chest and dungeon chest are some of the best bets.

However, the chances of finding a saddle within a treasure chest will vary. You have to reach the Nether. This can be done by way of a Nether Portal crafted from obsidian in the Nether Fortress chest.

The Dungeon chests are found in the Overworld. They are always near caves. So you can dig down until you encounter a cave system.

The desert temples are found in desert biomes. The temple chests are available in the Pyramid rooms. The chests and their contents will get destroyed when treasure chests are flanked by the TNT trap. So here you need to be careful.  


fishing in minecraft

The chances of catching treasure are high in fishing. You can do fishing in any of the water bodies. The chance of reeling in a saddle is less than 1 percent.

To increase the odds you can bless the fishing rod with Luck of the Sea enchantment. Later on, incorporate a tier 3 Lure enchantment for faster fishing. Like this, you will be reeling in a saddle.

The main requirement here is a fishing rod and water. You can find ponds and rivers in the Minecraft world.

Kill a Ravager:

kill a raveger

You can kill a Ravager if you like the thrill of the hunt. These Ravagers are strong enemies that look like bulls. They will accompany pillagers on the raids.

When you kill them, the Ravager will drop a saddle. This is how you can simply grab the saddle. So, to find the saddle in Minecraft, you need to kill a ravager.

Trade with a master Leatherworker:

It is good to trade them with your friendly village leatherworker in exchange for a saddle. Especially, If you have accrued a good deal of emeralds, 

You can Trade with the leatherworker until they have reached “Master” status. You should be able to exchange emeralds for the saddle.

There will be only a 50% chance that they will offer you the trade when you play on the console-friendly Bedrock version of the game.

How to make a saddle in Minecraft survival? 

Taming pigs:

taming pigs

You can place a saddle on a pig in Minecraft. They will also need to place a carrot on the stick to control the pig.

You can mount or unmount the pig. You can find the pig in almost every place with grass. However, wooded badlands and snowy tundra biome are some of the places where pigs are not found.

Tame Horses:

tame horse


The player can steer the horse in any direction with the help of a saddle. In this way, you can use the saddle to tame horses in Minecraft. After finding a saddle in Minecraft, you can tame a horse.

Using a saddle, the player can easily ride a horse around the world. Riding horses can decrease the amount of time it takes for players to travel.


striders minecraft

Striders in Minecraft are the passive mob that is found in the Nether biome. Players will need a wrapped fungus on the stick to ride these mobs.

Striders are found around lava seas in the Nether. Players can look for these mobs around lava seas instead of the entire Nether.

Riding mules:

minecraft mule

Mules are another animal for placing saddles. The saddle on the mule will allow the players to ride the mule-like other mobs in Minecraft. Therefore, you can control the mule after finding a saddle in Minecraft.

Mules are found in plains biomes. You will be able to mount and dismount the mule after using a saddle. Mules are bred for horse and donkey breeding.

Taming Donkeys:

taming donkey minecraft

The animal to tame in Minecraft is a donkey. The player can keep the saddle on the donkey to ride.

You can track donkeys randomly around the plains biome. It looks similar to horses but with a difference in ear size. This difference can be easily spotted.

Wrapping up

This is how you get the information on how to use a saddle in Minecraft. We hope you get the correct information through our words. Don’t forget to comment and share your words below.

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