They are very good combat and transport mounts. The males can attack, which allows them to gather thatch very efficiently. The females have no attack, but are a little faster, as there are no horns to weigh them down. There's also something satisfying about riding a moose. WHEEEEEEEEEE
The females are pure speed. They can't attack, however they can jump really far. I've had a few die that way. The males however, they sent as fast, still have the super jump. But they are the best thing to ever use for thatch gathering. Its worth it to get this as soon as you can.