Equip Tools then go out and collect resources while in horseback! Very useful if you are in Ragnarok Highlands, tame a few Equus then use them as mules! They also make Taming other creatures easy since you can kite them from horseback as well!
Don't Listen to people who say that they are waste of time. If are probably used they will be the best early game dino ever and in taming you just have to complete hunt Megapirana task and you will get a 10X smoothing balm and then gather 8 to 10 bushes and you will get 2 carrots then just go and tame it.
BEST THINGS ABOUT THEM IS THAT THEY DO A CONTINUOUS TORPOR DAMAGE WITH THEIR KICK NOT LIKE OTHER CREATURES LIKE PACHY AND SCORPION. AND YOU AND EASILY MAKE NARCOTICS IN THEM SO THEY ARE VERY GOOD FOR TAMING.
BTW THIS IS MY FIRST TIP.
These are great to tame. Their a bit hard though because their sensitive. I use the Equus and Unicorn a lot. Gathering but mostly taming. I've tamed T-rexes, Brontos, Thylas and more with them. Just level up the heath, stamina, movement speed, and melee a bit and... There ya go! Perfect taming mount. :)
Equus are so good on genesis for starting, so many times have I knocked out bigger and stronger dinos with their kick so I wouldn't have to use precious resource. Plus they are great berry harvester so you can mass gather narcoberries and mejoberries before you get mammoths or other gathering dinos. You should definitely consider this as a great starter tame on any map as they are a passive tame.
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These guys are good starter tames in ark because you dont need a saddle to ride 1 also if it's a high level like level 100 tame it they have good hp, weight, stamina etc. Also if you encumbered you can ride this guy and put your stuff I'm him
Level Health and Stamina and a little bit of melee, up to 200 per kick and use to knock out literally everything. Can knock out whole heards of wolves and allos. Can even knock out a giga with high enough health. Remember to use a saddle for extra armor. Wont even need tranqs and horses can make narcotics with the saddle so it's an all in 1 taming machine.