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One of around 20 different card games you can play online, H.O.R.S.E is a rotation of five mixed games - Hold'em, Omaha Hi Lo, Razz, Stud Hi and Stud Eight or Better (Stud Hi Lo).

Each game is played fixed limit for a round of 8 hands before switching. HORSE is played with max 8 playersOther variations include HEROS, to break up the Stud parts, HOSE to remove Razz, or RSE for a rotation of only Stud games. 

How to Play HORSE - Mixed Game Rotation


The HORSE rotation starts with 8 hands of Limit Holdem.

See how to play Texas Holdem here.

Omaha Hi Lo

Next up is 8 hands of Limit Omaha Hi/Lo, or LO8 for short.

See how to play Omaha Hi Lo here.


The game then switches to Razz for another 8 hands.

See how to play Razz here.

Stud Hi

The fourth game in HORSE is 7 Card Stud Hi.

See how to play 7 Card Stud here.

Stud Hi Lo

Before repeating the rotation, a final 8 hands are played in 7 Card Stud Hi Lo.

See how to play Stud Hi Lo here.

 Play HORSE online free at PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.