FAQ - General

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

 

 

 

 

Question:

How many prims per horse?

 

Answer:

14 prims - Unless accessories are added then can be up to 20.

 

Question:

How long do my horses live for?

 

Answer:

Your ABC horses have 140 day life span.

 

Question:

What happens when my horse is 140 days old?

 

Answer:

When your horse reaches the end of its active life span, you have a few options. Cloud Ranch for points, Shoot the horse and terminate it, just Delete the horse, and lastly you can turn your horse into a permanent pet and continue enjoying it.

 

Question:

Can you breed a Horse with a Pony?

 

Answer:

No you can only breed a Horse with another Horse, and a Pony with another Pony.

 

Question:

Is there a separate food for the Ponies?

 

Answer:

No. Ponies use the same food and consumables as the Horses. No need to buy different food/consumables!

 

Question:

Why are the starter horses 3 days old when delivered?

 

Answer:

The starter horses come out at 3 days old since they have no mother to nurse them.

 

Question:

Are there going to be different starter packs per breed?

 

Answer:

The starter packs will have different breeds, but those are for cosmetic purposes only. It does NOT matter what your starter horse looks like because it will pull anything from the gene pool that is available at that time.

 

Question:

Do starters have traits? How do traits pass over to the foals?

 

Answer:

No, Starter horses do not have traits. After generation, traits can pass to foals.

 

Question:

Why are my horses not looking like the parents, The Starter Horses?

 

Answer:

Starter horses are just a tool, they are the access point to the gene pool.

 

Question:

Say you come out with a new horse, a pinto. When I bought my starter horse, there weren’t pintos. But if my starters are alive, do I have a chance?

 

Answer:

Starter horses have the same 140 day life span as any other horse. Yes, every time a starter horse breeds, you have a chance of getting whatever is available in the gene pool at that time.

 

Question:

Will traits like speed pass down?

 

Answer:

Yes, it’s possible.

 

Question:

I just got my starter packs, how do I set up my horses properly?

 

Answer:

First you are going to want to set out your feed. The Basic Starter packs contain 4 Horses (2 male & 2 female), 2 weeks of hay, and 2 weeks of salt. Setting out your hay and salt before setting out your horses is the ideal thing to do.

 

Question:

Are there going to bundles?

 

Answer:

No bundles, live births only.

 

Question:

What are the default settings of my horses?

 

Answer:

Motion OFF, Range 50M. Home is set upon rezzing your horses in world. Feed type: Hay. Sounds OFF.

 

Question:

Can I ride these horses?

 

Answer:

Yes you can! At the age of 7 the ABC horses may be ridden, you and your friends can enjoy the awesome seamless animations that have been custom designed to go along with the riding activities of your horses.

 

Question:

If I turn my horse into a permanent pet will I need to buy pet food or pay extra to keep it??

 

Answer:

Permanent Pet is FREE to do! There’s no special food to buy or price to pay to keep your ABC horse.

 

Question:

Can I do anything else with my horses then just breed them?

 

Answer:

Yes! ABC horses are designed to be more than just a vanity animal. There are numerous events and activities that they can participate in.

 

Question:

What about naming my horse?

 

Answer:

You must name a horse eligible for the ABC events such as racing or for it to breed. Within that first 7 days you can change the horses name as many times as you need to, after that the name will be locked in. Please keep this in mind when you’re naming your horses.

 

Question:

How do I know that someone else won't have a horse with the same name as mine?

 

Answer:

The ABC servers will not allow for double names on horses, each name must be unique in its own.

 

Question:

Can the horses die?

 

Answer:

Yes, the horses can die from starvation or lifespan of 140 runs out. Horses that are at the end of their lifespan can either be sent to “Cloud Ranch” for points based on horse’s stats, or the horse can be turned into a “Permanent Pet”. The horse will still run, and retain the skill traits when they turned 140. A” Permanent Pet” will not require food and will be transferable. You have the option of deleting or shoot it.

 

Question:

Can any gun kill an ABC Horse?

 

Answer:

No only an ABC gun will kill an ABC horse. ABC does provide the guns and ammo. Only the owner can shoot their own horse.

 

Question:

If I Cloud Ranch, Shoot or Delete my horse can I get it back?

 

Answer:

No, if you chose to terminate your horse then resurrection will not work.

 

Question:

What do I do if the ABC Rifle doesn't work for me?

 

Answer:

There may be scripts running on your avatar that are interfering with the functionality of the ABC Rifle. Please remove any objects and HUD attachments that are running scripts and load the rifle.

 

Question:

What if you lose the horse? If it fails to rezz, or Second Life eats it?

 

Answer:

Please submit a ticket in the ABC ticket system. A lost horse will be re-issued with same stats.

 

Question:

What do I do if my horses aren't working right?

 

Answer:

If your ABC horses are not working as they should be, please file a support ticket at the ABC website under the support tab. There is a fully detailed support form to fill out, as well try to add the Horses ID numbers and as much detail about what your horse is or is not doing. One of ABC's Virtual Customer Service Representatives will contact you and assist you with getting issues corrected as fast as possible to get you back to enjoying your ABC Horses.

 

Question:

Can you explain all the menu options?

 

Answer:

For a detailed overview of the horses menu, please select the help option and accept the ABC horse manual, the menus are explained in full detail.

 

Page Updated: 2/1/14