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« on: October 20, 2005, 08:05:10 pm »
Hi,

I've noticed that there are a few horses that are in their last year of breeding. I was wondering what are the limits for studs and broodmares?   Is it a specific number of years or foals they can breed?

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« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2005, 08:06:54 pm »
Read the FAQ.

Horses have their last "breeding active year" when they're 15.  Which means that once studs turn 16, they retire, and once mares turn 15, they retire (because a stud's "breeding" is done immediately, but a mare's lasts an entire year).

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« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2005, 08:12:17 pm »
Thanks Shanthi,

Sorry, I looked a bit and didn't see it in the FAQ, but I'll go look again since it is there.  :)

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« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2005, 08:17:18 pm »
Actually, it's in the Newbie Guide, first question.

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« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2005, 08:18:59 pm »
Ahh, there it is, lol.  I forget about the newbie guide sometimes, thanks alot. :D Time to look over that guide again.

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« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2005, 08:23:30 pm »
I may eventually set this up so that a horse's retire age will be randomly determined at birth, and once s/he reaches that age, they will retire.  (This would probably be something like a random # between age 10-20).

However, I haven't decided if/how I want to do this.