Breeding Skill 6 - The 6th Breeding Skill now allows for the early pensioning of any mare for a fee, with discounts offered for 15+ years old, 20+ years old, and barren mares.
Coat Condition - Coat Condition now shows on the Care page for retired horses if they are opted in to color shows.
Bedazzling Shampoo - Horses who use Bedazzling Shampoo will show a magic wand icon on their Genetics page under any colors it has been applied to.
Mustache Marking - Mustache is now an independent marking that may be applied in addition to other face and paint markings. There are also 3 additional markings that may be selected when using Santa’s Snack.
Racer Quick View - A column has been included to show if a horse has wraps equipped. Depending on Pro packages, exact percentages for Energy, Rest, Morale, and Condition will show when appropriate.
Race History - Race History now shows race type (SC, DT, BR, or PB) under the distance.
July 26th, 2023 [December Y53]
Grooming Center - Players can now open Grooming Centers when they earn the 5th Training Skill.
Equine Therapy - Players can now purchase equine therapy equipment when they earn the 10th Training Skill.
July 25th, 2023 [December Y53]
Color Shows - Color Show divisions for each breed and open divisions have been added for each color.
Color Excellence - Horses who earn 500 points in a singular color can now earn a Color Excellence award.
July 24th, 2023 [January Y54]
Master Awards - Horses who earn 250 points in Steeplechase, Contesting, or Driving Trials will earn a Master award.
Buddy Workouts - Horses locked to alternating surfaces now may perform buddy workouts on alternating surfaces.
Color Shows - Color shows can award up to 10 points based on entries and horses may now earn up to 5 additional points based on their score.
Fae Foals - Homozygous Fae foals will always be fillies (regardless of ultrasounds and/or dusting) and heterozygous Fae foals will most likely be fillies (despite ultrasounds and/or dusting).
Contesting - Contesting horses earn 2 less points in races and purses for Contests are 50% less than typical races.
Driving Trials & Contesting - Horses who have transitioned to Driving Trials (STB) and Contesting (QH/PH) do not suffer morale loss when performing worse than their competitors. These races/contests are also not impacted by Colt Composure and Filly Power.
Pedigree Purifiers - Pedigree Purifiers may now be used on Solid Paint Horses to switch them to Quarter Horses.
July 23rd, 2023 [January Y54]
Racing Points - The PRs required to earn points as a 2 year old have increased (by 20 per level).
Grooming - Grooming now increases Preparedness.
Auto Train - Retired horses not locked to a training automatically perform Groundwork when using Auto Train.
Off Season - Track and Trail Rides now increase Preparedness during off season.
Buddy Scores - Workout buddies now earn a bonus to their BW scores if they ran a personal best PR of at least 160 during their racing career, with a higher bonus if they ran 170+.
Mare Check-ups - Initial and final check-ups for mares have been increased to $50,000.
July 19th, 2023 [December Y53]
Grade Inspections - Grade Inspections may now be purchased for colts who have earned 100 points or earned 50 points as a 4 year old or younger. Early inspections cost $500,000.
July 17th, 2023 [December Y53]
Performance Ratings - The cap for G2 races has been increased to 160 and the cap for Allowance races has been reduced to 90.
Goldbloods - Goldbloods may now be imported from the Horse Trader. The value of a Goldblood Token has increased to 2,500 PC.
July 16th, 2023 [December Y53]
Pro Items - Blossom Tea, Frozen Nectar, and Sunkissed Tart may only be used once in a horse’s lifetime.
July 14th, 2023 [November Y53]
Breeding Passes - The number of race starts and color show starts to earn Breeding Passes has been reduced. They may also be exchanged at the Golden Apple Orchard for apples.
Yearling Auction - Appendix Quarter Horses and Paint Horses and solid colored Paint Horses may no longer be cosigned at the Yearling Auction.
Gemstone Series - Beginning Y54, there will be 3yo and 4yo+ divisions in the Gemstones.
July 13th, 2023 [November Y53]
Ultrasounds - Ultrasounds are now paid immediately rather than stacking up as vet bills.
July 12th, 2023 [November Y53]
Golden Apple Orchard - Pro Items may now be exchanged for Golden Apples.
July 10th, 2023 [November Y53]
Golden Apples - All racers have a chance to earn golden apples from racing as long as they do not receive a Handily note. Chances are weighted with the largest odds coming from allowance racers and decreasing in odds as the grade goes up.
July 8th, 2023 [October Y53]
Producer Quality - All pensioned horses are eligible to have their producer quality tested. It will cost more to test horses that you are not listed as the breeder.
Victor’s Blade - Victor’s Blade can only be used on stallions under 20 years old.
April 16th, 2023 [January Y53]
Stud Fees - Stud fees can now be listed in cash and/or PC. Requesters can choose which way they would like to pay.
April 15th, 2023 [January Y53]
Athleticism - Horses with Low Athleticism consume slightly less energy when training. Horses with Moderate Athleticism have a chance to not use energy when completing a Buddy training as their first workout.
April 11th, 2023 [December Y52]
Workshop - Celestial Lantern is now craftable in the Workshop.
April 10th, 2023 [December Y52]
Goldblood Creator - The Goldblood Creator has been updated to include the new leg markings.
April 9th, 2023 [December Y52]
Solid Paint Geldings - Solid Paint Horse (no paint marking) geldings are now eligible for series races.
April 8th, 2023 [November Y52]
Off Season Bonus - 2 and 3 year olds have new off season bonuses. Performing Track Ride or Trail Ride will improve Maturity, Peak, and Risk and also has a chance to improve Longevity.
April 2nd, 2023 [November Y52]
Stallion Grades - Stallion grades no longer evaluate Quarter Horses, Paint Horses, or Standardbred differently than other breeds.
March 29th, 2023 [October Y52]
Marking Items - Celestial Lantern may be used to add Mosaic markings to your horses. Silly Stocking may now be used to add the Full Leg marking to horses. Skyscope has been expanded to include 3 additional eye color options.
Leg Markings - Leg marking variety has been expanded from 9 to 13 unique options. Some of the old options have changed names to fit in with the new hierarchy, but all horses have retained their markings.
Face Markings - The former Masque 2 marking has been changed to be Mosaic 7. A new Masque 2 has been added as a replacement. Horses who already had Masque 2 will still show the same marking and will keep the Masque gene. The art for Masque 3 has been updated.
March 23rd, 2023 [September Y52]
Horse Previewer - The horse previewer has been updated to include the new colour for Goldbloods (Opal) and two new markings (Aurora and Abyss).
March 18th, 2023 [August Y52]
Retirement Fees - Early retirement fees for older horses have been decreased.
February 18th, 2023 [April Y52]
Terms of Service - Section 5.b of the Terms of Service have been updated to clarify rules regarding copyright.
February 13th, 2023 [April Y52]
Smelter - Costs to craft items in the Smelter have been adjusted.
Risk - Racers with extreme Risk may now lose Soundness at monthly rollovers.
February 12th, 2023 [April Y52]
Golden Apple Orchard - Requirements to relenquish horses to the Golden Apple Orchard have been changed.
Trader Tickets - Trader Tickets have been removed from the game.
Horse Trader - You may no longer purchase horses from the Horse Trader if you meet the limit for the breed and age group.
Sales - Horse Trader horses may no longer be sold or leased within 6 months of purchase.
February 10th, 2023 [March Y52]
Golden Apples - Only geldings are eligible to earn Golden Apples in races.
February 9th, 2023 [March Y52]
Point Milestones - Point Milestones have been added for Green, Novice, or Amateur players and replace auction vouchers.
Horse Trader - Horse Trader prices have been adjusted for all ranks.
January 31st, 2023 [February Y52]
Imports - Import and Custom Goldblood mares are now ineligible for Robin's Nest and Legacy.
January 29th, 2023 [February Y52]
Neglect Contrats - Horses with Neglect Contrats now show an icon on their pages.
Golden Apple Orchard - Horses with a Neglect Contract may no longer be relinquished to the Golden Apple Orchard by anyone other than their breeder, unless made eligible through claiming races.
January 28th, 2023 [January Y52]
Buddy Workouts - Recent Buddy Workouts now always show a horses most recent 4 results instead of only results from that year.
January 20th, 2023 [January Y52]
January - January will now always be two weeks long.
Entry Suggestions - An updated form of entry suggestions has been added for all players.
January 18th, 2023 [January Y52]
Entry Suggestions - Entry suggestions no longer show for players with Hidden Stats.
January 1st, 2023 [November Y51]
Select Sale - Select Sale horses now come with a minimum of Moderate travel.