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I just set free my Pedigree X horse and I only got a Pedigree Y horse in return?

The ‘freehorse that you receive if you have no horses in your stable is only so that you will have a horse to race if you return to the game.  Setting free all of your horses to get a ‘free’ horse is not an advisable strategy.  There is no guarantee that the free horse will be the same as the highest pedigree horse you ever obtained.  Therefore it is risky to rely on this method if you are trying to advance your stable.  If you want to ensure you keep your highest pedigree horse, you should freeze it in the science lab for later use (requires VIP to freeze).

I bought VIP/game cash but it has not been added to my account?

There might be a short delay in updating your account after you purchase.  If you are not logged into the game, or have timed out during the transaction, your VIP or game cash may not have been added to your account automatically.  Please fill in a support ticket so that we can resolve this issue for you.

How are the betting odds determined?

The odds are based on the horses suitability for the race. Even though it is unlikely, a horse can still not show even if the odds were 1.0 for the show.

How can I earn in-game cash?

There are multiple ways to earn cash in game.

What are the benefits of becoming a VIP?

See the VIP page for more details.

Why is the chat screen not active for me?

When you first played the game you selected to disable chat in the game. To reset the chat question visit this link:

http://www.hoovesoffire.com/hooves/reset-restriction.php in your browser and then load up the game again.

All of my horses died, where is my free “gift” horse?

If all of your horses die you will receive a free horse only if;

– you have not sold or set free a previous ‘free’ horse in the last seven days

– you are not a Hardcore player

– you have no frozen horses

If you have frozen horses and your account has been inactive for over a month, Albert Einstallion will offer you a free cryo unfreeze when you return to the game.

PLEASE NOTE: The free horse that you receive will not necessarily be the same as the highest pedigree of horse that you previously achieved in your stable.

How do I reset the email address of my Hooves Passport?

You will need to contact us directly http://www.rubberduck.com.au/contact-us/

We will ask you some questions to verify you as the account owner.

I want to give VIP/Tokens to another player, how can I do this?

You can use the “Gifting” feature on the Hooves of Fire website to gift VIP or tokens to your friends.

We will transfer VIP of 30+ days or 10 or more tokens to another player if requested. Please contact us using your Hooves Passport email address to request the transfer.

Why are there so many Hooves of Fire horses in the races?

The “Hooves of Fire” horses only fill up races 4 minutes before the scheduled start time so they are not taking up places that would otherwise be filled by real players. Only the Group 1 races have 1 pre entered special Hooves Horse in it for a bit of a challenge. Group 2,3 and Open Cups can have all player horses if enough players enter the cup. If there is more than 1 Hooves horse in a cup then it means not enough players entered the race.

Why are the same Hooves of Fire horses running in No Wins/Newborn and regular Group 3 races?

Even though the same “Hooves of Fire” horses fill in these races, they are handicapped in the No Wins and Newborn races to be fair on the less experienced player horses.

I just (accidentally or otherwise) gelded my horse – Would you please be able to restore it back to being a stallion?

To be fair to all players, we cannot restore your horse if you have inadvertently gelded it – be careful where you click!

I just (accidentally or otherwise) steroided my horse and it died? Would you please be able to restore it?

To be fair to all players, we cannot restore your horse if it has died from using steroids.

I just (accidentally or otherwise) sold my horse / set my horse free – Would you please be able to return it?

To be fair to all players, we cannot return your horse if it has been sold or set free.

I have lost all my money and have no horses can I reset the game?

There is currently no way to reset the game, the reason being it would allow new players to bet all their money and reset until they won big off their starting money.

Unfortunately if you end up in this state the only way to make money (without purchasing game cash) is to brush friends horses and collect the daily bonus money (this can be anywhere between 50 and 1000 game cash each day).

The introductory screens try to reinforce the idea of not betting all your money straight away to help prevent players from going broke at the start.

Do you have to be a VIP to play?

No, you can still play Hooves of Fire without being a VIP, however VIP’s have access to advanced features.

Do I need a credit card to purchase VIP/Game Cash?

No, by using PayPal you can elect to use a credit or debit card, or to make Paypal payments directly from your bank account.  If you are playing via Facebook, there are multiple payment methods available depending on what country you reside in.

Why do the town/stables/horses look strange or different?

From time to time, Hooves of Fire has special ingame events which may change some parts of the game. This may mean that horses look different, the town or stables look different, the shop may have special items available or there might be an in game event.

What is the limit of game cash I can have in my Hooves of Fire account?

The limit for game cash is set at $100,000,000,000,000,000.  Any amounts earned after this limit will not be credited to your account, this includes winning bets that exceed the game cash limit.

6 responses on FAQ

  1. Hey hooves of fire! I was wondering if i could make a suggestion update for the game that being auction. This would be a good feature to add and would make the game more popular. This could mean that you could have live auctions and bid on peoples horses. Just an idea thanks 🙂

  2. My husband has a horse that moved up go Group 2…..why is that? Was his best horse and now he just doesn’t compete well in the higher level.

  3. Horses reach Group 2 after 20 wins. It may be a bit harder to win at first but the prize money is higher than Group 3. Just keep training!

  4. Hi David, once the horse is set free it has gone for good and you cannot buy them back! Be careful with the set free button! 🙂

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