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I'm tired of my horse dying because a mob gets a lucky shot or I don't start healing fast enough.

Is there a way to see your horse's health?

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There is no way to see your horse's health without attacking it yourself, sorry.

But for tips on how to keep your horse from dying, check out:

If you're willing to bend a few rules, you could also try resurrecting your horse via the console.

First, find the horse's PRID: you can do that by opening up the console, selecting the horse, and using the following command:

prid

Then, use the following command:

<prid>.ressurrect 1

Where <prid> is the PRID of the horse. This should resurrect your horse, good as new.

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So far, the only way that I've determined to see your horse's health is, to, well, uh, hit your horse. Then your horse's health bar is displayed.

Yeah.

...You might consider hitting the horse gently, say with your fists or something, to make sure that you don't end up inadvertently scaring it off or killing it.

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Aslong as your not Khajiit ;) –  Lyrion Nov 17 '11 at 7:42

If you have the healing hands spell, you can cast it on your horse and see it's health bar.

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This doesn't work with companions (healing them does not display health bar, unless they happen to be in a fight). Are you sure it does work with a horse? –  Konerak Nov 17 '11 at 8:50
    
It works for my companions when they are injured but not when they are fully healed. –  GmNoob Nov 17 '11 at 10:55
    
Any time i've healed the horse it hasn't displayed a health bar. I get restoration skill so its obviously geting healed. –  Samson Nov 18 '11 at 8:49

There is a way tho... just shout at the horse

Aura Whisper

Your Voice is not a Shout, but a whisper, revealing the life forces of any and all.

Read more: http://segmentnext.com/2011/11/11/elder-scrolls-v-skyrim-dragon-shouts-location-guide/#ixzz1dzl6p3UV

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Aura Whisper doesn't show life bars, it just shows auras that penetrate through walls. It's like X-ray vision, not a tactical display. Video demonstration. –  user3389 Nov 17 '11 at 20:22
    
@MarkTrapp Ah sorry my bad, don't have it yet... figured life force would actually be the health... does it maybe turn brighter or not depending on health? –  Lyrion Nov 18 '11 at 9:32

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