Horse Reality likes to retain a good-natured, friendly, helpful and fun community. Respect, courtesy and politeness are strongly encouraged on Horse Reality. We have a zero-tolerance policy for rudeness and will not accept foul behaviour from our players. Players are expected to act respectfully and honestly towards every other person on the game, including other players and site staff.
Please be reminded that the number one language of this game is English. All players are expected to speak in English. Content written in other languages is not permitted (with the exception of song titles, poems and quotes).
When in doubt following the rules, contact one of the administrators or moderators.
Read the rules and guidelines of each forum section.
English is the only language to be used on the COM version of the website.
All Horse Reality subjects should be suitable for players 13 years and up.
Swearing and cursing is not allowed.
Respect other members, moderators, and staff. This includes:
Treating each other with respect
Remain civil and constructive when engaging in discussions
You may not discriminate, harass, or defame other members or staff. This includes but is not limited to:
Insult or refer to others in a degrading manner
Repeatedly or maliciously using the contact form to target a member
Publicly posting issues you may have with others whether they are mentioned or not
Promoting hateful, spiteful, or discriminatory views or actions against others. This refers but is not limited to:
Any race, nation, or culture
Any aspect of sexual orientation or gender identity
Religions or religious figures
Physical or mental disabilities
You may not post or share the following:
Content that infringes on any third party rights
Real-life personal information about yourself, other members, people you know, or staff
Content which involves the use of illegal drugs or performing illegal activities
Content that refers to sexual acts, pornography, inappropriate images or references to human anatomy
Content that refers to violent acts
You may not spam the forum. This includes but is not limited to:
Posting the same thread/subject across multiple forums, or the same post/response across multiple threads
Sending the same message to a member multiple times.
Posting solely to increase post count
Threads or posts that are in all caps
Posting irrelevant content in a thread
Until a block and report system is in place, members must do the following if they want another member to stop messaging them:
A member may politely and non-aggressively ask another member to stop messaging them via PM.
After sending this stop message, you agree to not contact that member further. This includes replying to the member via PMs or the forum.
After receiving a stop message, you agree to not contact that member further. This includes replying to the member via PMs or the forum.
If a member replies after sending or receiving a stop message, it should be reported to the staff with screenshots.
Begging is considered harassment and includes:
Asking members for free things
Asking for donations
Asking others to buy your horse
Asking for bids on a horse
You may not discuss staff account decisions or account actions in public
Threads that are removed or edited are done at moderator discretion with or without prior notice from staff
When a staff member issues a reminder or warning, the behaviour must stop
Reminders may be public or sent in private
Warnings count against your account and are sent privately.
You will receive 3 warnings before you are given a ban
3 warnings of any kind will equal to a 24-hour ban
If a user continues to break the rules, a 1-week ban is issued, then a 1-month ban and then a final life ban.
It is not allowed to advertise for other browser-based games, start-up discussion threads about other browser-based games, or plan other browser-based games on Horse Reality.
You may not scam or falsely advertise to other members.
You may not exploit bugs, glitches, or loopholes.
You may not impersonate any staff members. All staff members are equipped with a special badge by their avatar. You can also cross-reference usernames with the Credits page at the bottom to see who the staff members are.
You may not ask for medical or personal advice.
These rules also apply to usernames, estate names, horse names, profiles, and any and all other areas in which you can enter text or add a photo. This also includes but is not limited to links to outside websites or images.
One way to recognize staff is on their profile by role. If the role is not set as “player” or “NPC”, they are automatically site staff. You will also notice special badges on their profiles.
Last updated on 19 March 2020