On the Horse Page you can find answers to frequently asked questions about breeding the type of horse you want. Essences are needed for some of the specialty types, but please read the Horse page to save yourself the time and frustration that many of us had to already go through.
Essence of Darkness
The Essence of Darkness is used to create bat Horses and black pegasi and is also used to heal them.
Essence of Fire
Essence of Fire is required to create a Nightmare and heal them.
Essence of Undead
The Essence of Undead is used to create undead horses and heal them. Rumour has it that it can also be fed to a tame Ostrich to make it lava immune. You will still need to drink a Fire Resistance potion if you try to swim in lava on the Ostrich. It also might make you immune to fall damage. Yes
Essence of Light
The Essence of Light is the rarest essence in the game. It can be used to create Pegasi and Unicorns and is also used to heal them.
It is made by combining all three other essences together: