, and private bids on horses. Because these represent instances where players can privately send messages to you that you have to deal with, ignoring a player will make it so she can't do any of those things to you.
In the marketplace, being overbid, winning a bid, or having one of your horses sold creates a news item.
In the items marketplace, being overbid, winning a bid, or having one of your items sold creates a news item.
When an event you've entered or bet on executes, you receive amessage saying how your horses or bets turned out.
News is a temporary thing and each time you log in, the news from before your previous login time is deleted. Should you want to record the information in the news item, it is recommended that you view the object(s) associated with the news item: horses, players or events; and record a bookmark there.
is a great way to make money in VHR since everyone enters an event must pay a percentage of the purse.
Driving, Racing, Horsemanship, English, Western: These skills make you better at training horses in certain areas, and also help when a horse is judged in certain types of events. The bonus from skills is small, but may make the difference.