These instructions will show you how to fold an easy origami horse beginning with a Fish Base from a single square sheet of paper. If you’re new to paper folding we recommend you check out our Beginner’s Guide first to learn all the basics.
Step 1) Fold the paper in half and then unfold it.
Step 2) Fold both sides of the paper to the centre along the dotted lines.
Step 3) Fold both sides to the centre along the dotted lines.
Step 4) Pull out the trapped paper from underneath the folds.
Step 5) Push the paper flat into two Rabbit Ear Folds forming a Fish Base.
Step 6) Fold the paper in half bringing the bottom half behind the model.
Step 7) Make an Inside Reverse Fold along the dotted lines.
Step 8) Make another Inside Reverse Fold along the dotted lines.
Step 9) Make one more Inside Reverse Fold bringing the tip inside the model.
Step 10) fold the two Rabbit Ear flaps over to the left.
Step 11) Make an Outside Reverse Fold along the dotted lines.
Step 12) Fold the front flaps back on the front and the back.
Step 13) Fold the paper on the neck inside the model on both the front and back.
Step 14) Make an Inside Reverse Fold bringing the paper inside the model.
The complete horse
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