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Page last updated: September 12th, 2020

September 5th, 2020 [April Y42]
  1. Fairs - Standardbreds now have 2 yo series races at 7F and 8F.

September 3rd, 2020 [April Y42]
  1. Pastures - Pastures has been introduces. They have a lot of cool perks depending on whether the horse is a yearling, a racer or a broodmare!

August 31st, 2020 [March Y42]
  1. Item limitations - Blazing Horseshoes, Frozen Horseshoes, Goggles, Happyballs, Slurpits, Jump Standards and Grandma’s Samplers are the only items (besides marking items) that can be used on horses aged 3 and under. Alfalfa Cubes and Mineral Blocks can only be fed to horses aged 4 yo+.
  2. PR adjustments - PRs has been adjusted and horses will likely run lower PRs than before. Style scores affect PR less.
  3. Exhaustion - The first tier of exhaustion no longer reduces soundness.

August 19th, 2020 [January Y42]
  1. Track Familiarity - Horses can only have one home track. However, your horse will now be able to gain familiarity with multiple tracks.

August 18th, 2020 [January Y42]
  1. Select Sale - Select Sale horses can no longer be sold.
  2. Steeplechase Transitions - SC transitions can only be done if the horse is at 90% maturity. Horses can now transition at 3 yo and race at 4 yos.
  3. Favorite stallions - Favorite stallions are sorted into their own section of Genotype and Quick Match results. New way of toggling favorites.
  4. Appendixs - Appendix Quarters and Paints have a new icon.
  5. Spark of Joy - Spark of Joy rewards Pro Coins!

August 9th, 2020 [December Y41]
  1. Yearling Buddies & Gelding Advancement - Yearling buddies and the Gelding Advancement system are implemented. Geldings now must retire with 80% soundness to be workout buddies.
  2. Maturity gain rate - Maturity gain rate has been slowed and safe maturity levels are adjusted - 25% and 40% Maturity for training, 60% for racing.

August 8th, 2020 [November Y41]
  1. Initiate Quest (IQ) series - A new series race has been added for Green, Novice and Amateur players.

August 7th, 2020 [November Y41]
  1. MII status - MII status will now be permanently assigned.
  2. Pacific Region - Pacific has been temporarily closed.

June 28th, 2020 [June Y41]
  1. Tearms of Service - Tearms of Service 3.1 was added pertaining to no FFH regulations or support of trades such as items, currence and breeding.

June 19th, 2020 [May Y41]
  1. Color Shows - Color shows, coat condition, Gleam and Grooming were added!

April 19th, 2020 [August Y40]
  1. Training Changes - Training a horse with low Energy may result in exhaustion, which can cause a horse to suffer a variety of consequences. Stats and traits negatively impacted are: Morale, Condition, Soundness, Prime, and Athleticism. Chance of refusal has been reduced.
  2. Year End Awards - Year End Awards are back!
  3. Group Training - A new feature has been added to Auto Train for racers. Known as Group Training, this will allow you to select a Group for your horses when locking in their Auto Train preferences. As of now, the options you can choose from are A or B.

April 18th, 2020 [July Y40]
  1. Buddy Workouts - Buddy Workouts now always require only 10% Energy, rather than amounts based upon Athleticism. However, working a horse with less than 100% Energy will increase Risk.
  2. Race performance Horses will now lose varying amounts of Morale based upon race performance.

April 13th, 2020 [July Y40]
  1. Prime Stars - Each prime Star now represents 4 months of prime.
  2. Select % - Custom % has been removed and replaced with Select %.

April 12th, 2020 [July Y40]
  1. Appendix Changes - Appendix now earn their papers (become full stock) at 25 points.

April 7th, 2020 [June Y40]
  1. Point Changes - Minimum entry requirements for full points have been reduced to 3 for all races. Training skill 9 has been removed.

March 31st, 2020 [May Y40]
  1. Import Changes - Import prices have been increased. The up front "browsing" fee is 500 PC. The total fee 2000 PC for Green/Novice, 2500 PC for Savvy/Amateur, and (unchanged) 3000 PC for Master/Diamond. Limits will also now reset yearly rather than monthly.

March 19th, 2020 [March Y40]
  1. Entry Limit - Stables may enter up to 3 horses in any non-AQ/series race.

March 13th, 2020 [February Y40]
  1. MA and SC Golden Apples - Marathon and Steeplechase will award 2 golden apples per G3/G2 start.

March 7th, 2020 [January Y40]
  1. Breeding Passes - The amount of starts required to earn breeding passes was reduced for all ranks.

March 2nd, 2020 [January Y40]
  1. Point Changes - Races will now only award points if there are at least 5 entries with the exception of Standardbred, 2yo ONLY, and 3yo ONLY races which must have at least 3 entries. In cases where races do not have enough entries to qualify for normal points, the winner will still receive 1 point.

March 1st, 2020 [January Y40]
  1. Buddy Workouts - Horses performing buddy workouts will now have a higher chance of improving their unmaxed stats.
  2. Maintenance Training - When performing Maintenance training, 2 and 3 year olds may occasionally improve a random (unmaxed) stat. The chance of gaining stats through Maintenance is based on Development and Peak genes.

February 28, 2020 [December Y39]
  1. Green 2 Gold Changes - Green 2 Gold will be split by breed rather than gender from Y40 on. Standardbred don’t currently have a team, but Stock, Thoroughbred, and Goldblood have their own teams.

February 16, 2020 [November Y39]
  1. Race Changes - TB and GB races will be completely split, down to allowance. Trinity preps will go from December through March B. A limited card for STBs will be offered in meet A.
  2. Driving Trial - Driving Trial Eligibility shows correctly on the main page for Standardbreds. Driving genes were adjusted so more HT/SS/Import would be eligible for transition.
  3. Standardbred buddies - Standardbreds can only BW with other buddies.
  4. Stock Horse Changes - Stock will start with lower longevity and higher prime in the future.
  5. Early Retirement - Horses 6+ can be retired early for a fee.
  6. Gelding Changes - Gelding now increases athleticism. Low athleticism will always increase to average. Average has a chance to increase.
  7. Icons - Icons for race notes and race placement appear next to race history on a horse’s main page.
  8. Quick Enter - Series tracks now appear below regular tracks on quick enter
  9. Created Horses - All 2 and 3yo created horses will have their stats adjusted to reflect the month they were created.
  10. New Craftables - Pedigree Purifiers and Love Blooms tack can now be crafted.

February 14, 2020 [October Y39]
  1. Pedigree Purifiers - Change to pedigree purifiers announced. Pedigree Purifiers will be used to purify appendix as of Y40.

February 10, 2020 [October Y39]
  1. New Series Races - Zodiac Zenith and Elemental Seniority announced.


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Making Magic
Issa (#1)
09/20/20 8:44 pm
Prizes for the Color Hunt are in the process of being awarded. Check your PMs to make your selections!
Issa (#1)
09/20/20 4:18 pm
As of next Sunday, the start of July A, the Pro Shop will resume cyclical/seasonal stocking of items.
Issa (#1)
09/20/20 11:54 am
Timber Tournament and Crusader's Challenge winners from Y38 to Y41 have been awarded their trophies and prizes!
Issa (#1)
09/16/20 11:20 am
Welcome Waylon (#1593) to the mod team! Also a (very) belated hello to mods Light Shock (#2785) and Bucky (#2464) who were regrettably not formally announced.
Issa (#1)
09/15/20 4:47 pm
Genotypes have been reduced to $200,000 ($150,000 if you have the appropriate Business skill). The Pro Coin option has likewise been reduced to 20 PC.
Issa (#1)
09/13/20 11:56 am
Gem and Trinity Prospect icons have been removed.
Issa (#1)
09/07/20 5:33 pm
Horses in all sections of the stable now show a quick check for show entry, which is greyed out if they are not currently eligible (or opted in) to enter shows.
Issa (#1)
09/07/20 2:47 pm
Yearlings now show checkmarks on the stable page to designate when have a yearling buddy assigned.
Issa (#1)
09/07/20 2:46 pm
A bug with Bundle of TLC has been fixed. If you had TLC active on any horses, it has been returned to your inventory.
Issa (#1)
09/07/20 1:46 pm
Out slot mares will no longer earn Golden Apples while on pasture.
Issa (#1)
09/07/20 1:10 pm
Players now have unlimited Import rolls, but are still limited to 5 purchases per breed per year.
Issa (#1)
09/05/20 5:14 pm
Peer Comparison are no longer available for horses that have been transitioned to marathon, steeplechase, or driving trials.
Issa (#1)
09/02/20 3:10 pm
Due to a severe bug causing horses to be created with no stats, some March foals have been reset. All imports and horse trader horses affected by this bug have also been removed. Purchase prices and trader tickets have been refunded.
Issa (#1)
09/01/20 4:50 pm
Customs, Imports, Horse Trader, and Select Sale horses will all start with reasonable levels of Rested from this point forward.
Issa (#1)
08/19/20 10:38 pm
2 year old races will be offered for Standardbreds beginning this year!
Issa (#1)
08/17/20 9:27 pm
Sending Sparks of Joy rewards Pro Coins!
Issa (#1)
08/17/20 9:26 pm
Horses may now transition to Steeplechase if they have at least 90% Maturity and are 3 years of age. Steeplechase races have been changed to 4yo+. Courage will play a greater role in Steeplechase races.
Issa (#1)
08/17/20 8:21 pm
Appendix horses have updated icons to make them easier to find.
Issa (#1)
08/17/20 4:18 pm
Favorite stallions are sorted into their own section of Genotype and Quick Match results.
Issa (#1)
08/16/20 9:14 pm
Select Sale horses can no longer be sold.
Issa (#1)
08/16/20 1:22 pm
Blossom Tea now only increases Maturity to a minimum of 60%.
Issa (#1)
08/15/20 8:17 pm
Don't forget your yearling partnerships! The clock's ticking!
Issa (#1)
08/14/20 10:25 am
Maturity was updated for yearlings to be a little more in line with the new standard (with a lot of grace!). We've decided not to adjust horses 2yo+ as it's too difficult to account for variables that may have impacted their Maturity. You'll start experiencing the new system properly with yearlings incoming in Y42.
Issa (#1)
08/10/20 3:06 pm
Maximum age of eligibility for Gelding Advancement has temporarily been increased to 12. This will be available through the end of February.
Issa (#1)
08/10/20 10:42 am
Bedazzling Shampoo may now be used from your Inventory.
Issa (#1)
08/08/20 10:23 pm
Every 3rd freshman stallion a stable breeds to will not require a Breeding Pass. (In other words: 1 out of every 3 freshman breedings will not use a pass.)
Issa (#1)
08/08/20 10:22 pm
Horse Trader colts will improve to the maximum possible Geldability gene upon retirement.
Issa (#1)
07/14/20 10:19 pm
Experience and Rested are now reflected with stars which vary in color similar to Morale.
Issa (#1)
07/12/20 7:58 pm
Yearling auctions are open for consignment through the end of August!
Issa (#1)
07/12/20 1:55 pm
The maximum cap for color show points has been increased from 10 to 15.
Issa (#1)
07/12/20 1:51 pm
Color show purses have been adjusted. The purse will now be a 'jackpot' combined from the base $10,000 entry fee of every entry, scaling based on number of entries. A $100,000 minimum purse remains in place in the case of shows with less than 10 entries.
Issa (#1)
07/09/20 9:45 am
Horses now show a note when they do not have wraps equipped during a race. This does not trigger an icon and can only be seen by viewing the results.
Issa (#1)
07/05/20 11:36 am
Auction vouchers will no longer be awarded for auctions.
Issa (#1)
06/27/20 10:13 am
We've added a new community feature: Horse Hunt! Check in daily(ish) for a new mystery horse to find.
Issa (#1)
06/26/20 6:50 pm
Stablewide Show Results can now be accessed from your Stable Results page.
Issa (#1)
06/23/20 1:03 pm
The cost of stallion Spotlight Ads have been reduced to $200,000.
Issa (#1)
06/23/20 11:14 am
Grey yearlings may now participate in Color Shows if they are otherwise eligible.
Issa (#1)
06/21/20 9:59 pm
Show results from last week had some hiccups with points and earnings. They'll be fixed later this week. In the meantime, you can go ahead and enter new shows!
Issa (#1)
06/21/20 9:16 pm
Shows will award a maximum of 10 points for the time being. (Y'all tossed waaaaay more ponies into them than we imagined!)
Issa (#1)
06/21/20 3:22 pm
Morale is now displayed as colored stars rather than a sliding scale bar.
Issa (#1)
06/21/20 3:20 pm
Refusal chances for Gate Training and Interval workouts have been swapped. Horses will now refuse Interval (G-B and B-G) less often and Gate Training more often.
Issa (#1)
06/21/20 11:04 am
Yearlings who compete in 5 Color Shows will receive a boost to their Travel ability.
Issa (#1)
06/17/20 6:59 pm
Horses have heights now which are rolled within a breed-appropriate range for foundation horses and genetically inherited from parents of bred horses. Ominous, if I say so myself.
Issa (#1)
06/16/20 8:33 pm
Hype will now slightly decrease a horse's Experience and Well Rested traits.
Issa (#1)
06/14/20 6:06 pm
Horse Trader stallions will receive a 200 PC bonus if they are accepted into SIP. This has been retroactively awarded for active (not pensioned) HT stallions.
Issa (#1)
06/14/20 5:49 pm
Peerless has been corrected to only assign to horses who are Peerless by birth. This may have removed Peerless awards from some horses who had attained it by other methods previously.
Issa (#1)
06/14/20 5:46 pm
Horses sired by Horse Trader stallions or who are from the Horse Trader themselves will earn doubled rewards when they earn Performance Merit and Performance Distinction.
Issa (#1)
06/14/20 10:30 am
Horses may now be fed again! Feeding any type of grain will slightly boost Morale and Condition.
Issa (#1)
06/14/20 10:18 am
Feeding is temporarily unavailable.
Issa (#1)
06/13/20 7:43 pm
Buddy Workouts will be temporarily unavailable after tonight's rollover.