There are plenty of ways that you can traverse the large expanse of Hyrule in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom. One of these ways is by using your trusty steed, as it's fast, easy, and exciting to ride, however, there is one that embodies royalty above the rest, and that's the Golden Horse.
This steed symbolizes Princess Zelda's royal heritage and can be tricky to find if you don't know where to look. So in this guide, you can find a full breakdown of how to get the Golden Horse in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.
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How to Get the Golden Horse in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom
To obtain Princess Zelda's golden horse in Tears of the Kingdom, your first step is to make your way to the Lucky Clover Gazette, which is situated east of Rito Village in the Hebra region. When you arrive, you'll find that the old stables in the area have been repurposed into an office where Traysi, the editor of the Lucky Clover Gazette, is working from.
After speaking to Traysi, she will give you the "Potential Princess Sightings!" quest, which requires that you gather reports from individuals who have seen Zelda near various stables in the game. Once you have initiated this side quest, head to the nearest stable you can find, which will be the Snowfield Stable located in the South Tabantha Snowfield at (-1642, 2566, 0234).
Upon arrival, you will notice Penn conversing with Harlow, the stablehand responsible for Princess Zelda's Golden Horse, and hell seem a bit distraught. Harlow will explain that the horse has disappeared after being frightened by a ghostly manifestation of Princess Zelda.
This will trigger Harlow's quest, "Zelda’s Golden Horse" and you'll be tasked to head out and find the missing horse. To get started, you'll need to venture into the North Tabantha Snowfield, and it is advisable to use another horse or construct a sled, as you will need to navigate past the dangerous Frost Gleeok.
Unless you're up for the challenge, give this formidable dragon a wide birth, and you will come across a field with several horses, including Princess Zelda's Golden Horse at a roughly (-1785, 3409, 0236). Approach the horse cautiously and mount it, ensuring you have consumed stamina/sneak-boosting food or sneak-elixirs to make it easier to catch it off guard and prevent exhaustion or falling off.
After taming the Golden Horse, ride it back to the Snowfield Stable and engage in another conversation with Harlow. Following a brief exchange, the stablehand will reward you with Zelda's Golden Horse and provide you with both the Royal Bridle and Royal Saddle.
After this, you'll be free to register the horse to yourself and give it a name, which will also give you one free Pony point if you need it. But that's been our guide on how to get the Golden Horse in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom.