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!
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