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Page last updated: June 12th, 2020

December 14th, 2019 [ ? Y39]
  1. Driving Trials added in - Information on driving trials, option to transition Standardbreds available.

December 1st, 2019 [ January Y39 ]
  1. Marathon change - Marathons now run on 14-18f rather than 12-16f.
  2. Artificial Insemination - You can now draw straws from studs.
  3. Driving Trial Announced - An early announcement for a transition option for Standardbreds.

November 30th, 2019 [ December Y38 ]
  1. Minimum morale to consign yearlings. - Announcement that yearlings sold in the yearling auction will have a minimum morale requirement.

November 2nd, 2019 [ September Y38 ]
  1. Pro section of the Yearling Auction - Information on the new pro section of the yearling auction.

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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Year 45

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Making Magic
Issa (#1)
Yesterday at 11:02 am
Forgot to repost after the time traveling... Basic Wraps have a chance to reduce Risk during training.
Issa (#1)
06/09/21 5:09 pm
Thoroughbreds, Goldbloods, and Standardbreds have a chance to reveal their transition Stat Genes upon retirement. (With relevant skill.) They no longer have a chance to reveal Jump.
Issa (#1)
06/09/21 12:30 pm
Unfilled series races may be entered late for a tripled entry fee.
Issa (#1)
06/07/21 7:04 pm
We're working on a spreadsheet to track community-created item art. If you're working on art for an item, add your name under the 'In Progress' column. This does not mean that others can't try it, but can help avoid some overlap.
Issa (#1)
06/07/21 3:15 pm
Goldblood stallions are temporarily eligible to test for Producer Quality if they are: 100% Goldblood, retired, and not Cloaked. Testing fees for Goldbloods during this period are reduced to $500,000 or 50 PC. Although mares can benefit from discounted fees, normal testing restrictions still apply.
Issa (#1)
06/06/21 7:19 pm
Yearlings must compete in 10 shows to receive a Travel boost.
Issa (#1)
06/06/21 7:19 pm
Yearlings must compete in 10 shows to receive a Travel boost.
Issa (#1)
06/06/21 6:25 pm
Suggested Grade and Style have been added to all horse pages as a replacement for Peer Comparisons. Young series race prospects are marked with an icon next to their grade.
Issa (#1)
06/06/21 1:38 pm
Players who don't have Hidden Stats can now see a Potential range on their horse's pages. This reflects current Potential only. A new chart has been added to the Evaluating Talent page to help place these horses into appropriate grades.
Issa (#1)
06/06/21 11:03 am
Although the Golden Apple Orchard is still taking horses as low as 20 potential, apple supplies are dwindling and you won't receive extra Golden Apples. You will still receive Arcane Apples for exceptional horses.
Issa (#1)
06/04/21 5:05 pm
AI Straw limits have been increased to 4 with an age limit of 20.
Issa (#1)
06/04/21 4:45 pm
The 12 Select Sale stallions age 10 and under with less than 20 foal slots have been set to 20 foal slots.
Issa (#1)
06/03/21 1:41 pm
Favorited horses may no longer be placed 'For Claim'. If a horse is already 'For Claim' and is a Favorite, they will automatically swap to 'No Claim' when visiting their Race Preferences page.
Issa (#1)
05/30/21 1:49 pm
Stallions may have a maximum of 30 foal slots, with the exception of any stallion who already has more than 30 foal slots. If a stallion already has 30 or more foal slots, he will not earn more through SIP upgrades.
Issa (#1)
05/30/21 12:54 pm
Train All for racers is down for maintenance. If you have used it recently please double check your horses' Surface Proficiency before entering races, as it likely hasn't been improving surface.
Issa (#1)
05/29/21 11:37 am
Monday is the last chance to (Spring) Fling!
Issa (#1)
05/17/21 10:51 pm
The hidden clues were: 🍃🍨🦁♈🧁 - lilac. Congrats to all winners!
Issa (#1)
05/15/21 3:33 pm
If it's a prize you want (surely you do!) find five misplaced emoji and unscramble the clue! When you've found the word that's right as can be it's time to send a message to me! All who win will be rewarded but the first to finish shan't be shorted.
Issa (#1)
05/14/21 8:52 pm
Morale has been removed from the Peer Comparison formula.
Issa (#1)
05/14/21 5:43 pm
Breeding Info pages for mares show a list of Breeding Complications (miscarriages and stillborns) beginning in Y45. Any stillborns from this year should already be listed.
Issa (#1)
05/14/21 5:41 pm
Racing stables have a new column for Region (R) to make it easier to see where your horses reside.
Issa (#1)
05/14/21 5:09 pm
Neglect Reclaims are open again.
Issa (#1)
05/12/21 3:09 pm
Stallions and mares with any amount of racing points up to 100 now have a chance to provide bonuses to their foals' stats, with a guaranteed bonus for those who have a Performance Merit (100 points). Performance Distinctions (250 points) from either parent still provide an additional bonus to foal stats.
Issa (#1)
05/12/21 2:58 pm
Transitioning horses to Steeplechase or Driving Trial will always improve Low Athleticism to Moderate. There is also a chance to improve Low Athleticism when transitioning to Marathon.
Issa (#1)
05/11/21 6:28 pm
Two year old Peak has been fixed!
Issa (#1)
05/11/21 2:22 pm
Standardbreds are ineligible to enter Zodiac Zenith races they have previously won.
Issa (#1)
05/11/21 1:41 pm
To help foster Quarter Horses, Paint Horses and Standardbreds racing at older ages, they now only suffer faster Condition deterioration if they are 10 or older. They will also only experience significant Condition loss if they are 13 or older.
Issa (#1)
05/11/21 1:18 pm
Two year olds will never have 'lackluster' Buddy Workout results, however, their Buddy Workouts now consume more Energy.
Issa (#1)
05/11/21 12:50 pm
Moving cooldowns have been reactivated and horses will only be allowed to move once per year. Cooldowns will always reset in January.
Issa (#1)
05/11/21 11:18 am
Horses will no longer win item prizes for series sweeps. Instead, Heir's Crown, Tournaround Medallion, and Victor's Blade will have a chance to appear in Crystal Chalices.
Issa (#1)
05/10/21 3:36 pm
Training Assistant purse fees have been adjusted as reflected on the Training Assistant page.
Issa (#1)
05/09/21 8:26 pm
Blazing Horseshoes may only be used once annually on any individual horse.
Issa (#1)
05/09/21 6:14 pm
The effects of Sugar Cubes now only last 3 races. Sugar Cubes may also only be used twice in a horse's lifetime and do not immediately improve Energy.
Issa (#1)
05/07/21 5:56 pm
Don't forget to share your successes in this week's positivity threads! You can find them on the Forum.
Issa (#1)
04/28/21 11:18 am
Buddy Workouts no longer increase Experience, except when using a buddy with an Experience-boosting trait.
Issa (#1)
04/28/21 10:35 am
Join me this morning for Coffee with a Mod on Discord! I'm here to answer questions or chat about whatever comes to mind.
Issa (#1)
04/24/21 2:02 pm
Like custom GBs, Import and SS stallions may now stand at stud regardless of points.
Issa (#1)
04/20/21 2:17 pm
All feeds (excluding Steady) are once again priced equally. Defend can now take Risk down to zero.
Briana (#3)
04/14/21 5:52 pm
The daily earnings limit for Springo has been changed to $100,000.
Issa (#1)
04/05/21 9:08 pm
Y44 Yearling Sales are open for consignments.
Issa (#1)
04/01/21 2:18 pm
A lonely lady did not find a home after the SS. She has been placed into a quick auction which will end before the end of this meet.
Issa (#1)
03/31/21 2:26 pm
Help us name an item!
Issa (#1)
03/20/21 6:29 pm
Ahem... Now the Select Sale is properly open for bids!
Issa (#1)
03/16/21 1:36 pm
Mosaic is now in the Custom Previewer and might also be making an appearance on some of the Select Sale horses starting to sneak into my barns.
Issa (#1)
03/15/21 4:26 pm
Horses now have a chance to gain Courage in races. The chance is based on age, with 2 year olds having the highest chance followed by 3 year olds and then older horses.
Issa (#1)
03/14/21 4:30 pm
A bug has been fixed which was causing a substantial number of horses under age 10 to completely bypass the impacts of Travel on Rest, Energy, and PR. All horses will now be affected by Travel as intended.
Issa (#1)
03/13/21 1:05 pm
The first training of the month for 2 year olds no longer consumes Energy if it is Interval or Gate Training.
Issa (#1)
03/08/21 9:26 pm
If your horse fancies making a splash, they might like the new options in Spilled Paint!
Issa (#1)
03/08/21 1:01 pm
A little bird told me a new Badger is on the loose...
Issa (#1)
03/08/21 12:42 pm
Help us Name That Face!