Bonnie Zacherle could not have imagined as she worked with sculptor Charles Muenchinger to create “My Little Pony” in 1982 as an ornamental design for a toy what was about to happen.
In 1982 Hasbro took that design and created Earth Ponies. The line had a few variations including a line of “Big Brother Ponies” created for boys. Next came “Friendship Garden Ponies with the jeweled eyes and turning heads. By the late 1990s things slowed down for My Little Pony.
Then in 2003 the ponies moved to Ponyville, centered around Celebration Castle and Earth Ponies were back until 2005.
The line sprouted Pegus Ponies and Unicorn Ponies from 2005 thru 2006.
It wasn’t until 2010 that the explosion of popularity began again. This time with nine characters: Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, Rarity, Spike the Dragon, Princess Celestia and Princess Luna, tied to the Television show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
The show centers around the unicorn pony Twilight Sparkle as she learns lessons about friendship.
The love affair of My Little Pony Continues December 17, with My Little Pony: Equestria Girls. available in a Blu-Ray Combo pack or DVD in stores nationwide.