Friday, December 4, 2009

Pony Places: Frilly Filly Farm

Frilly Filly Farm was the first stable I visited upon arriving in SL, and is the one where I have spent the most time.

Since my initial arrival, the farm has changed much, and yet it still holds a special place in my heart.

Obviously, this does mean my comments may be a little biased in favor of FFF, but that is no reason why you shouldn't go and check it out for yourself.

It has a lovely layout with a cart trail leading you all the way around the sim's edge, giving a fantastic tour if you are lucky enough to have a ponygirl and a cart nearby.

FFF has a relaxed atmosphere, making it a great place for new and nervous ponies to get the feel for it and find their hooves.

Having said that, there is a new "strict pony" training course, and ponies enrolled on this are not able to even leave their stall without a trainer.

All the usual facilities are at FFF, including slalom, 3 steeple courses of varying difficulty, the barrel racing and also a racetrack for the carts.

A long, twisting ramp in the sky takes you to a separate set of fields with the aim of reducing lag.

You will also pass a puppy area on the way up.

Add to that a large, well-stocked tack shop in a neighboring sim, and there is also a new, separate sim with the more competitive ponies in mind.

Lots of cart rezzing vendors are available at key locations and a lovely landscaped lake and stream pass through the farm.

Put simply, no matter how much time I have spent at FFF, I still feel drawn there.

If you are conducting a whistle-stop tour of the pony stables, it just is not complete without a visit to FFF.

And if you see a pony or trainer standing idly by, say hello to them. I did and i made some wonderful friends that day.

1 comment:

  1. I don't spend nearly as much time at FFF of late as I used to or I would like. Jaydana introduced me to FFF when I was looking for a stable to give 24/7 pony a go and it was one of the most wonderful things to happen to me in SecondLife.

    Oh, and there are a few ponyboys around too :-) If you should happen to see me there (Corvan Nansen) please say hi and ask for a cart ride! (For that matter, if you encounter me in tack anywhere, the same goes)