- High up in the mountains of North America and Europe, you will find curious looking equids. They are short, with long, twiggy legs and a swishing tail, similar to a cat's. They have a mane that continues down their back and part of their tail. Males are fluffier, with underbelly fur and extra leg and face fur. The equids have extra large ears for better hearing, but small nostrils, so their sense of smell is less effective. But then again, predators can go down wind, but nothing can stop the crumbling of rocky ledges. When they sleep, they curl their tails around themselves for warmth and comfort. These equids have no natural weapons and no strength, so during mating the males, as opposed to fighting, make their mane stand on end, which makes them look bulkier. The equid with the longest mane and bulkiest body will create the hardier foals. But due to their skinny legs and weak back, an equid cannot be ridden So they continued to live peacefully in the mountains.
- Long, narrow face
- Large ears
- Extensive mane
- Long, cat-like tail
- Long skinny legs
- Short body
- Never taller than 15 hh
- Always have brindle/stripy patterns (very rarely they don't have brindle) - this striping is called 'quip'
- In order to adopt a Wild Mountain Equid you need to have been registered on Chickensmoothie for 3 months and have made 100 posts in the forums.
If you fulfill that criteria, then you need to keep an eye out for equids with "Adopt Me" written on their image. Only equids with that written on the image are up for adoption. Even then, check the first post to make sure that it is still up for adoption! If it has been longer than the artist states the competition lasts, then please do not enter.
You can adopt a equid once every 10 days! This time starts the day you win an equid, not the day the equid you win is posted.
Once you have found a equid up for adoption you need to fill in the form found on the first post of that equid's page. This need to be filled in correctly, according to the artist's wishes, with no changes in the colour, size or layout.
- See here for rules: WME Rules