On the June 15th, 2010 the Black Stallion appeared in the market for 40,000 coins, but it was only in the market for about a minute. When the game was updated on June 28th, 2010 the subtype setting on this animal was changed to "Mystery", hinting that it would be a reward in an upcoming Mystery Item. Then the Black Stallion was confirmed to be an upcoming mystery animal in the July 9 podcast. On July 14th, 2010, the Black Stallion was officially released as one of the rare prizes in the Mystery Game.
It was also obtainable from the set of cove bonus missions which ended on October 03, 2011. Bonus Mission #1 rewarded a black stallion foal, which can be grown up for 25 fv cash.
- Main article: Horse Hall
The Black Stallion can be stored in the Horse Hall. The Horse Hall can be harvested every 12 hours. When harvesting a Horse Hall containing at least one Black Stallion, it is possible to find 2 Horseshoes. One is for the farmer, and the other can only be shared with friends.
- Main article: Horse Paddock
The Black Stallion can be stored in the Horse Paddock. The Horse Paddock can be harvested every 1 day. When harvesting the Horse Paddock containing at least one Black Stallion, in addition to currency, it is possible to find the Black Stallion Foal or Animal Feed.
- Main article: Horse Stable
The Black Stallion can be stored in the Horse Stable. A Horse Stable can be harvested once every day. When harvesting a Horse Stable containing at least one Black Stallion, players have a chance to find one Black Stallion Foal*, Arborist, Farmhand, or 100 experience. Farmhands, Arborists, and experience go directly to the player's gift box. However, the Black Stallion Foal may only be shared to the player's wall, where it may be adopted by the player's friends.
- Zynga considers the Black Stallion a stallion.Stallions do not require the presence of any other horses in the Horse Stable in order to produce a foal.
- Main article: Mastery
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