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Horse Boarding Service

by pjsutton Posted 14th Jan 2017 at 4:52 PM - Updated 23rd Jan 2017 at 2:55 AM by pjsutton
59 Comments / replies (Who?) - 7 Feedback Posts, 3 Thanks Posts
NOTE: I built this using 1.69 but it will work fine with 1.67 as there were no changes to the code with the 1.69 update!

I always thought horses had some untapped potential...and so I present you with the ability to add a "Boarding Services..." menu to all stalls!

HOW IT WORKS

All stalls in the game now have a "Boarding Status..." menu added.


To board a horse: Click on any stall with the horse that you'd like to board active and choose "Request Boarding Approval for this Horse." You will see a message saying it was approved. Add other horses you own by switching to them and doing the same. Then, click "Start Board Collection" to activate the collection. You will be charged every Wednesday at 8AM and the funds are sent to the owner of the lot (if there is one) !

Why is it so expensive?!: EA calculates the value of a horse based on its skill set and other factors. If you don't want to pay this price, choose "Adjust Board Amount" and choose a new percentage. (Default is 100%). This will be the same for EACH HORSE IN THE HOUSEHOLD, and not on a horse-by-horse basis.




How do I stop? As the horse you want to stop boarding, choose "Remove this horse from boarding roster" - if it is the only horse, choose "Stop Board Collection." To stop all horses at once, click "Stop Board Collection." You will no longer pay boarding fees.


What if I own a boarding facility?! Then, you can collect the fees! Have your active household purchase an existing boarding facility, build one on an owned lot, or add a stall to your house! Then, any horse that will be boarded at these locations - you must switch to the active household of this horse to add them in the usual way - you will collect the fees from the owner! You can make quite a lot of money this way. My thinking was, if you owned something like a 64x64 equestrian facility, you would need the money because your bills would likely be very expensive.

That's it! I hope you enjoy - I think this adds a lot to the game!

Additional Credits:
Thanks to desiree101, KittyTheSnowCat here at MTS and several people at NRaas (Chain_Reaction, LeeAlee) for help in testing and/or getting me out of coding issues!

You must have the expansion, game version or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 3 Pets
Built with Game Version: 1.69
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See: Game Help:TS3 CC Basicswiki for a full guide!
 
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Field Researcher
Original Poster
#51 Old 18th Jul 2017 at 10:53 PM
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Originally Posted by RayneBurnwood
Hello,

Firstly, thank you so much for creating such a wonderful feature which makes keeping a horse in Sims realistic.

I've been using this mod for some time now and everything was just fine (though constant notifications are quite annoying) but when I copied a family with a horse to other city the boarding option for box was gone. I was still getting notifications about number of horses etc., but when clicked on a box in stable there was no option available for the mod. The horse was assigned to boarding in the previous city when I copied the family, but I don't know if it matters since it's a copy of the family. Any ideas?

I use 1.67 version and have all expansion packs except for Into the Future.


Try saving and quitting and restarting. It probably wasn't totally active in the world. And yes, you'll have to click on board again, etc.
Lab Assistant
#52 Old 3rd Aug 2017 at 8:45 AM
Hi. I was about to redownload this mod, but then I remembered the notifications. Are they still enabled?
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#53 Old 3rd Aug 2017 at 5:39 PM
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Originally Posted by janyses
Hi. I was about to redownload this mod, but then I remembered the notifications. Are they still enabled?


Yes I haven't done anything lately. Are they really THAT much of a nuisance?! I like them because I know that it's all working like it should :-)
Lab Assistant
THANKS POST
#54 Old 20th Aug 2017 at 11:51 PM
Thank you for a permanent boarding solution, My sim has a horse but they live in a house that can't have horses
Test Subject
#55 Old 30th Aug 2017 at 4:35 AM
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Originally Posted by pjsutton
Yes I haven't done anything lately. Are they really THAT much of a nuisance?! I like them because I know that it's all working like it should :-)


I'd prefer not to have them as well, or at least have one mass notification rather than a separate message for each horse--I often have several horses, and my game tends to lag a bit generating all those notices. Thanks for the mod, though; it's a great idea.
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#56 Old 1st Sep 2017 at 2:50 AM
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Originally Posted by basho78
I'd prefer not to have them as well, or at least have one mass notification rather than a separate message for each horse--I often have several horses, and my game tends to lag a bit generating all those notices. Thanks for the mod, though; it's a great idea.


That's more complicated than it sounds! I tried it once and it didn't work well...
Lab Assistant
#57 Old 14th Oct 2017 at 9:55 AM
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Originally Posted by pjsutton
Yes I haven't done anything lately. Are they really THAT much of a nuisance?! I like them because I know that it's all working like it should :-)


They really are. It's just too much.
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#58 Old 26th Apr 2018 at 8:05 PM
just downloaded this. love it! however I have to agree the notifications are annoying
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#59 Old 8th Dec 2018 at 6:32 PM
I love this idea! Is it possible to make a lifetime achievement that goes with it like Horsey Hotel Host or something?
Test Subject
#60 Old 31st Aug 2020 at 9:50 AM
Thanks a bunch for this mod! I would prefer no notifications as well, since I have more than just a *few* horses (31, to be exact, atm) :-)

However, I have a proposition of much greater importance to make: Could this mod somehow allow cleaning of stalls if they are placed on a community (i.e. horse ranch) lot? I've noticed that there is no option for cleaning the stalls when horses are boarded on community lot, it only works if on residential. That's a huge shame since obviously I want to have my sims to do some work related to their horses and not just ride them... Thank you so much for even considering this!
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