FAQ - Food & Care

Frequently asked questions that come up in Q&A meetings with the ABC Community:

 

 

 

Question:

Can you mix food types?

 

Answer:

No, a Horse/Pony will not be eating different types of food all at once. However you CAN instantaneously switch from one food to another.

 

Question:

As far as the breeding, I was told there were different foods for breeding and racing?

 

Answer:

Yes, that is correct.

1. Hay - basic supplemental food keeps Horse/Pony full.

2. Alfalfa - Food used for breeding.

3. Feed – Food for skill traits.

 

Question:

Will there be a multi dispenser feeder? Auto feeders?

 

Answer:

No

 

Question:

Can multiple horses be on one bale of hay?

 

Answer:

Yes

 

Question:

How long do I have to wait to mate my brood mare after she’s given birth?

 

Answer:

Recovery time for a brood mare is 3 days; during that time she will be feeding her foal.

 

Question:

Can a Horse/Pony get sick?

 

Answer:

Yes

 

Question:

If my Horse/Pony dies from starvation can I get it back?

 

Answer:

Yes, resurrections are possible. Resurrection will bring back a dead Horse/Pony and give it 50% hunger back, none of the other stats will be returned to their previous settings, and will need to be rebuilt by the owner.

 

Question:

How long will the food & salt last?

 

Answer:

One bale of hay will last one Horse/Pony for 28 days. (More information is needed to properly answer this question)

 

Question:

Caretaker option - is it only one person per Horse/Pony that you can be assigned?

 

Answer:

Yes, only one caretaker per Horse/Pony.

 

Question:

How can you see how much food/salt is left?

 

Answer:

All food/consumables can be seen by checking your ABC account page or with the in world consumable status monitor. You must register for an account at a terminal located at the ABC main store before you can make your initial food purchase. 

 

Question:

Can other people’s horses feed from my foods & salts?

 

Answer:

Yes, you can set your foods & salts options to Owner, Group, or Everyone.

 

Question:

When my Horse/Pony gets sick what do I do?

 

Answer:

When a Horse/Pony becomes sick please use a Med Kit on the Horse/Pony and ensure that the Horse/Pony has food set out so that it can start to recover from the sickness once you have medicated it.

 

Question:

Why did my Horse/Pony get sick?

 

Answer:

When Horse/Pony reach 0% full they will fall ill, illness is shown in hover text or when clicking on a Horse/Pony it will be relayed in local chat.

 

Page Updated: 1/1/14