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Sims 4 Horse Traits: All CAS and Reward Traits!

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Every horse is unique thanks to their traits!

Sims 4 horse traits

Just like people, horses have their own individual personalities. Their Sims 4 horse traits are what make them unique. No two horses are exactly alike. Some horses may be more aggressive and defiant while others are more docile and needy. Knowing your Sims 4 horse traits is key in fostering a good relationship with them so they can be your lifelong companion no matter how ornery or sweet their natures are! We’ve got the full list of CAS and reward Sims 4 horse traits right here for you!

Full List of Sims 4 Horse Traits

How to See Your Horse’s Traits

Since horses are not controllable, you might be wondering how you can look at their Sims 4 horse traits. It’s not like you can just open up their info panel like you can with Sims. Luckily, it’s easy to find your Sims 4 horse traits, too. Just click on their portrait in your relationship panel and ring up their profile page.

All of your horse’s traits, skills, and competition info will be displayed here so you can check back with it whenever you need to stay up-to-date on your horse’s progress. For more information on what all Sims 4 horse traits do, hover over it to get a tooltip description.

CAS Traits

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Horses have a total of 11 traits available in CAS. Each horse can be assigned up to 3 of these traits.

TraitDescription
AggressiveThese Horses are cranky! They act meaner towards other Sims and are more difficult to train.
BraveThese Horses tend to be stout of heart, unfazed by bad weather or danger. They also have a higher chance of succeeding when using Horse Jumps and Barrels.
DefiantThese Horses tend to be more ornery when it comes to training and will develop skills more slowly. They also have a higher likelihood of failing Horse Jumps and Barrels.
EnergeticThese Horses are full of energy! They gain athletic skills faster but are slower to gain the Temperament Skill.
FearfulThese Horses are afraid of everything and will often become spooked. Due to their fearful nature, it will take them longer to gain Temperament Skill.
Free SpiritThese Horses thrive in the open outdoors and will become sad if left inside for too long.
FriendlyThese Horses love all things social! They are more likely to have positive social interactions.
IndependentThese Horses are content on their own and don’t need as much attention.
IntelligentThese Horses are all-around rapid learners, giving them an increased gain of all skills. As an added bonus, they’re also brilliant conversationalists!
MellowThese Horses prefer relaxing over everything else! Because of their laid-back nature, they are quick to gain the Temperament Skill and slow to gain athletic skills.
NeedyThese Horses need social interaction often. They will frequently approach Sims in the hopes of getting their attention.

Reward Traits

Sims 4 horse traits

There are additional Sims 4 horse traits that can be gained as gameplay rewards. The key to gaining this trait is competitions!

TraitDescriptionHow to Acquire
Champion HorseA champion through and through! This Horse’s Foals will gain skills and that fighting spirit faster and have higher value.Win the Ultimate Horse Championship (Needs Confirmation)

Competition Traits

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The following Sims 4 horse traits serve more of a documentation purpose than anything else. They don’t come with any perks; they’re just for recording which competitions your horse has placed in. Your horse’s competition wins will be displayed in the competition wins section of their profile rather than their Sims 4 horse traits section.

TraitHow to Acquire
Show Jumping (1)Place 1st in Beginner Show Jumping
Show Jumping (2)Place 2nd in Beginner Show Jumping
Show Jumping (3)Place 3rd in Beginner Show Jumping
Show Jumping (4)Place 1st in Intermediate Show Jumping
Show Jumping (5)Place 2nd in Intermediate Show Jumping
Show Jumping (6)Place 3rd in Intermediate Show Jumping
Show Jumping (7)Place 1st in Expert Show Jumping
Show Jumping (8)Place 2nd in Expert Show Jumping
Show Jumping (9)Place 3rd in Expert Show Jumping
Show Jumping (10)Place 1st in Master Show Jumping
Show Jumping (11)Place 2nd in Master Show Jumping
Show Jumping (12)Place 3rd in Master Show Jumping
Barrel Racing (1)Place 1st in Beginner Barrel Racing
Barrel Racing (2)Place 2nd in Beginner Barrel Racing
Barrel Racing (3)Place 3rd in Beginner Barrel Racing
Barrel Racing (4)Place 1st in Intermediate Barrel Racing
Barrel Racing (5)Place 2nd in Intermediate Barrel Racing
Barrel Racing (6)Place 3rd in Intermediate Barrel Racing
Barrel Racing (7)Place 1st in Expert Barrel Racing
Barrel Racing (8)Place 2nd in Expert Barrel Racing
Barrel Racing (9)Place 3rd in Expert Barrel Racing
Barrel Racing (10)Place 1st in Master Barrel Racing
Barrel Racing (10)Place 2nd in Master Barrel Racing
Barrel Racing (12)Place 3rd in Master Barrel Racing
Endurance Racing (1)Place 1st in Beginner Endurance Racing
Endurance Racing (2)Place 2nd in Beginner Endurance Racing
Endurance Racing (3)Place 3rd in Beginner Endurance Racing
Endurance Racing (4)Place 1st in Intermediate Endurance Racing
Endurance Racing (5)Place 2nd in Intermediate Endurance Racing
Endurance Racing (6)Place 3rd in Intermediate Endurance Racing
Endurance Racing (7)Place 1st in Expert Endurance Racing
Endurance Racing (8)Place 2nd in Expert Endurance Racing
Endurance Racing (9)Place 3rd in Expert Endurance Racing
Endurance Racing (10)Place 1st in Master Endurance Racing
Endurance Racing (11)Place 2nd in Master Endurance Racing
Endurance Racing (12)Place 3rd in Master Endurance Racing
Western Pleasure (1)Place 1st in Beginner Western Pleasure
Western Pleasure (2)Place 2nd in Beginner Western Pleasure
Western Pleasure (3)Place 3rd in Beginner Western Pleasure
Western Pleasure (4)Place 1st in Intermediate Western Pleasure
Western Pleasure (5)Place 2nd in Intermediate Western Pleasure
Western Pleasure (6)Place 3rd in Intermediate Western Pleasure
Western Pleasure (7)Place 1st in Expert Western Pleasure
Western Pleasure (8)Place 2nd in Expert Western Pleasure
Western Pleasure (9)Place 3rd in Expert Western Pleasure
Western Pleasure (10)Place 1st in Master Western Pleasure
Western Pleasure (11)Place 2nd in Master Western Pleasure
Western Pleasure (11)Place 3rd in Master Western Pleasure
Ultimate Horse Championship (1)Place 1st in Ultimate Horse Championship
Ultimate Horse Championship (2)Place 2nd in Ultimate Horse Championship
Ultimate Horse Championship (3)Place 3rd in Ultimate Horse Championship

Breeding Traits

Sims 4 horse traits

The following two Sims 4 horse traits can only be acquired through breeding or by purchasing/rescuing a foal and raising them well.

TraitDescriptionHow to Acquire
Champion GenesHorses with Champion Genes have winner’s blood coursing through their veins! As a result, these Horses will gain skills faster and hold a higher Simoleon value than the average horse.Be born to a dam or sire with the Champion Horse trait
Well-Mannered Foal[Horse Name] got a good head start on Temperament skill as a foal, s/he is primed to learn more skills.Grow from a foal to an adult horse with high Temperament skill (Exact Level Unknown – Our foal got this trait with level 7 Temperament)
PlayfulThese Horses love playing with toys and other Sims!Random chance of being born with this trait (Needs Confirmation)
CuriousThese Horses are naturally more curious and enjoy exploring objects and using Horse Jumps and BarrelsRandom chance of being born with this trait (Needs Confirmation)

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