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2019

Page last updated: October 10th, 2019

September 5th, 2019 [January Y38]
  1. Quick Match - Information regarding the new automatic quick match feature.

September 3rd, 2019 [January Y38]
  1. Lethal Champagne Syndrome - Crossing two champagne horses will now result in very high chances of stillborns and mare injuries or death.
  2. Stat Stars - now show as greyed out when they are unmaxed and turn blue when they are maxed.

August 13th, 2019 [November Y37]
  1. Star Me Up - New award system for being a kind player.
  2. Pacific Region Available - Information on switching to the new region.
  3. Trader Tickets - All players now earn 2 Trader Tickets per meet and new players start with 30 TT.
  4. Stained Glass Cookies - 2 Year Olds are no longer eligible, and a 2 per year limit on 3 year olds and older.
  5. Auto Qualifier Icon - Horses who have won Auto Qualifier races now show the AQ icon on the Stable page.

July 31st, 2019 [September Y37]
  1. Fundraising Festival - Fundraising for new art is open!
  2. Genetics Page Overhaul - Genotypes remodeled. You can now purchase most gene-related features directly from Genetics pages.
  3. Racing Points - 1 point now awarded to Allowance winners. G3 awards points through 3rd place.
  4. Pro Coins - Credit immediately to your account again!
  5. Set Preferences - Now have an option to set track condition (mud) preferences.
  6. Incognito - New minimalist skin.
  7. Imports - Reduced discounts for Standardbred and Stock Imports.
  8. Bulletin Board - Fancy mini news on the right bar.

July 28th, 2019 [September Y37]
  1. Community Discussion Forum - This weekend's discussions wrap up - you can still review/participate in Discord. Fundraising is being planned to implement new breed art and other anticipated features.

July 24th, 2019 [August Y37]
  1. Mare Improvement Incentive - Mares can now 'earn' MII status after 2 foals with a qualifying AFP.
  2. Stallion Incentive Program - The number of MII mares required to reach SIP has been increased.
  3. Stud Fee Bonus - Stallions covering MII mares will receive a $250,000 bonus from FFH.
  4. Morale - Buddy workouts provide less morale, while training and racing provides more.
  5. Experience - Buddy workouts provide less experience, while racing provides more.
  6. Upcoming Changes - A list of some upcoming changes was announced.
  7. Community Discussion Forums - New community discussion forums will begin this weekend! This is a chance for all members to participate in discussions about FFH development.

July 13th, 2019 [June Y37]
  1. Blood Types - An important, informative, news post regarding Blood Types.

July 5th, 2019 [May Y37]
  1. Arcane Fields - Arcane fields, a place to grow arcane trees, has been added to the Vale of Runes.

July 2nd, 2019 [May Y37]
  1. Stallions - All stallions now start with 5 additional foal slots up to a maximum of 40. 5 slots have been added to all existing stallions and those who were no longer at their limit and under the age of 24 have been unpensioned.

June 19th, 2019 [March Y37]
  1. Standardbred Races - Due to low populations and empty fields, Standardbred races will now only be held in B meets during the main racing season.

June 1st, 2019 [December Y36]
  1. Nonessential pages - Several nonessential, slow-loading, pages around FFH have been removed with aims to improve overall load times.
  2. Imports - Import prices have increased to appropriately reflect their quality. They can also no longer be sold or leased.
  3. Achievements - Achievement rewards have been adjusted.
  4. Stud Roster - The stud roster has been removed. Stud ads will now display on the Genotype Search page instead.
  5. Early Entry Incentives - Entering early will now reward you with Pro Coins!

May 27th, 2019 [?]
  1. Stud Fees - Suggested stud fees now take cloaking into consideration and will be appropriately increased for Cloaked horses.

May 25th, 2019 [?]
  1. Stay Logged In - A new checkbox has been added which will allow you to stay logged in.
  2. Barn Sorting - Barns and pastures are now sortable by breed.
  3. Automatic Pension - Horses will automatically be pensioned upon turning 25.
  4. Neglect Reclaim - You can now reclaim neglected horses (with a contract) through the page on your left Stable sidebar.
  5. Partnerships - A page has been added to view all partnerships invested in a horse.
  6. Aptitude Genes - The training advisor has been removed and replaced with the option to purchase Aptitude Genes at the Geneticist.
  7. Blazing Horseshoes - Blazing Horsehoes may now only be used 2 times per yer, per horse.
  8. PR Restrictions - PR restrictions have been increased for most grades/divisions across the board.

May 20th, 2019 [?]
  1. Auctions - Semi-annual training and bloodstock auctions have returned.
  2. Stock Horses - Longevity and Prime have increased for all stock horses.
  3. Horse Trader - Horses 4 years and older purchased from the Horse Trader now start fully maxed.
  4. Peak - Horses no longer lose Peak before the age of 3.
  5. Training Refusals - Some helpful tips for avoiding training refusals!

May 13th, 2019 [?]
  1. Standardbreds - Standardbreds have made their way into FFH!

April 19th, 2019 [?]
  1. New Items - New items have been added/improved: Bundle of TLC, Distance Dice, Cozy Cocoa, Thunderbolt Mints, Valebloom, Dust Bunnies.

April 17th, 2019 [?]
  1. Horse Images - Horse images have been updated to a new system. An Image Gallery has also been created, allowing you to upload your own art.
  2. Jockey Images - Jockey images have also been updated to a new system.

March 23rd, 2019 [?]
  1. Entering - All race entering must now be done through Quick Enter.

March 20th, 2019 [February Y36]
  1. Jockey Changes - Trailblazer, Last to First, and Adaptable jockeys now reduce the chances of your horse refusing to train.
  2. Tournaround Medallion - All Timber Tournament victors now receive a Tournaround Medallion that can make a horse SC eligible and also increasing their Longevity and Prime.
  3. Stock Horses Series Races - Two series races for stock horses were added in July A and December.
  4. Stallion Incentive Program Changes - A stallion must now have 10 foals on the ground to test for silver, 15 for gold and 20 for platinum.
  5. Serie Races Qualifying System - Entries into series races are now drawn through a pool system.
  6. Bronze SIP Stallions - Stallions reaching bronze SIP level will now be eligible for public studding if they weren't already.

March 8th, 2019 [December Y35]
  1. Off Season Training 2 - During off season Track or Trail Ride and long gallop may also increase prime.
  2. Stallion Incentive Program - It's now possible to test a stallion for SIP through his breeding page.

March 7th, 2019 [December Y35]
  1. Selling Retired Horses - Retired horses no longer gain stats when bought or sold.
  2. Golden Apple Orchard - New items were added to the Golden Apple Orchard.
  3. Outbid Notifications - It's now possible to disable outbid notifications.
  4. Search Page - It's now possible to search by breed and by ID in the main search.
  5. Rusty - Feeding Rusty the Recycler now gains EXP.
  6. Condition Decline - A horse who hasn't been fed/trained now suffers a larger decline in condition.
  7. Off Season Training - During off season Track or Trail Ride may improve a horse's maximum Courage or Consistency and Long Gallop may improve their Colt Composure or Filly Power.
  8. Well Rested - A horse who is well rested will earn a 'rested bonus'.

March 6th, 2019 [November Y35]
  1. Favorited Horses - Favorited horses can no longer be gelded.

March 4th, 2019 [November Y35]
  1. Evaluating Potential - Issa wrote a great tutorial on evaluating why a horse may have turned out with lower potential than expected. It can be found here.

March 1st, 2019 [October Y35]
  1. Current Entries Page - The current entries page was remodeled.
  2. Breeding Tutorial - Issa wrote a great breeding tutorial which can be found here.

February 28th, 2019 [October Y35]
  1. Jockey Fees - Jockey fees have been reduced.
  2. Assistant Fees - Assistant fees have been reduced.
  3. Race Purses - GII and allowances races have had their purses increased.
  4. Race Purse Distribution - The race purse distribution has gotten an update.
  5. Partnership Payback - Partnership paybacks have been increased.
  6. Genetic Rating For Yearlings - The price for buying the genetic ratings for a yearling has been reduced.
  7. Farm Plots - Farm plots have a smaller chance of triggering events and the fee has been reduced.
  8. Feed Prices - Feed prices have been reduced.
  9. Breeder Earnings - Breeder earnings were increased from 5% to 8%.
  10. Tack and Feed Discount - The 2* business skill discount on tack and feed were increased from 25% to 30%.
  11. Import Prices - The price of importing a horse were increased to a total of 500 PC.
  12. Saving Accounts - Saving Accounts were added.

February 24th, 2019 [October Y35]
  1. Horse-Trader Chaanges - HT horses now swap gender at midnight.
  2. Distance & Surface Training - The rate at which horses train distance and surface has been increased.
  3. Injury Odds - Injury odds have been reduced.

February 17th, 2019 [September Y35]
  1. Image Gallery - It's now possible to upload personalized images of horses.
  2. Pro-Coin Trades - PC trades through the banks were added.

February 12th, 2019 [August Y35]
  1. Gem & Trinity prospect Icons - Gem and Trinity prospect icons were added.
  2. Cap On Entry Fees - There's now a cap on entry fees depending on member status.
  3. Outbid Notices - Outbid notices were added.

February 7th, 2019 [July Y35]
  1. Breeding Info - 'Miscarried' will now show on a stud's breeding page if the mare miscarried.
  2. Mare Service - Mares are now divided by breeds on the mare service page, stallion names now link to the stallion, prefixes have been added to both stallions and mares, and hovering over the hearts will show due date and filly/colt if the mare has been ultrasounded or Dusted.
  3. Foaling Complications - Foaling complications show up in a mare's injury history.
  4. Sale Arena - The sale arena was split into breeds.
  5. Race Preferences - Your primary jockey will now be automatically be used if no jockey is set in race preferences.
  6. BB Code - BB code was added to messages and the forum.
  7. Favorite Bias Trait - A favorite bias trait was added, determining how much your horse benefits from racing at/near their favorite distance.
  8. Travel Preference Trait - A travel preference trait was added, determining how well a horse travels.

February 1st, 2019 [June Y35]
  1. New Breeds - Quarter horses and Paint horses were added.

January 17th, 2019 [April Y35]
  1. Stardust - Stardust has been nulled for series race tracks.
  2. Jump Standard - Jump Standard now improves a horse's jump gene.
  3. Blood Range - Paying one add-on point while creating a Goldblood allows you to chose a blood range.
  4. Imports - Imports were added to the game.


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Making Magic
Issa (#1)
03/26/20 2:59 pm
Peer Comparisons have been adjusted slightly. Recheck your horses if you'd like to get a better idea of what grade they might be competitive in.
Issa (#1)
03/26/20 2:59 pm
Entry requirements for points in Goldblood races have been tentatively reduced to 3.
Issa (#1)
03/26/20 2:58 pm
2 year olds and some other Stock/Standardbred Imports/SS that had incorrect favorite distances have been fixed.
Issa (#1)
03/24/20 10:51 am
Sparks of Joy have been reopened! Please follow the guidelines. <3
Issa (#1)
03/19/20 12:35 pm
Stables may enter up to 3 horses in any non-AQ/series race.
Issa (#1)
03/19/20 12:08 pm
Marathon and steeplechase races now award 4 Golden Apples per allowance start and 2 Golden Apples per G3-G2 start.
Issa (#1)
03/19/20 10:59 am
Entry requirements to award points in stock races have been reduced to 3.
Issa (#1)
03/18/20 6:34 pm
6 game month Pro upgrades are currently FREE.
Issa (#1)
03/04/20 11:52 am
Breeding Passes will no longer be able to be bought and sold through user shops starting approximately at the beginning of February. There will be some other new options coming for them, so please make buying/selling decisions accordingly before then!
Issa (#1)
03/01/20 8:11 pm
Races will now only award points if there are at least 5 entries in the race. The exceptions to this rule are Standardbred, 2yo ONLY, and 3yo ONLY races, which must each have a minimum of 3 entries to award points. Races that do not 'fill' will still award 1 point to the winner.
Issa (#1)
03/01/20 3:25 pm
Suggested stud fees for Silver, Gold, and Platinum SIP stallions have been adjusted. Please double check your stallions' suggested fees and update their listings as desired.
Issa (#1)
02/29/20 4:38 pm
When performing Maintenance training, 2 and 3 year olds may occasionally improve a random (unmaxed) stat.
Issa (#1)
02/29/20 4:37 pm
Horses performing buddy workouts now have a higher chance of improving their (unmaxed) stats.
Issa (#1)
02/29/20 4:35 pm
When horses are sold or leased, all of their tack will be automatically removed and they will also be set to non claiming racing preference.
Flash (#2)
02/22/20 6:39 pm
You can now purchase Trader Tickets from the Exchange link on the right sidebar. Business Skill 6 gives you the ability to buy TT with FFH Cash.
Issa (#1)
02/22/20 5:00 pm
Retired mares can now be purchased from the Horse Trader and Imports.
Issa (#1)
02/21/20 3:32 pm
Excited about WCFs? See if you can predict the winners! Check out this post.
Issa (#1)
02/18/20 1:23 pm
I'll be around Ask Issa in Discord this afternoon if you'd like to stop by and ask anything! :)
Issa (#1)
02/15/20 7:46 pm
The lovely new Sweet and Sassy Love Blooms tack colors are now craftable in the Workshop!
Issa (#1)
02/15/20 12:46 pm
Pedigree Purifiers are now craftable in the Workshop!