Favourite sweet

  • The King of Carrot Flowers The so-called Slender Pony exists in the minds of most as a murderous beast. (Fluttershy-centric.) by ShadowBoxingKing 1,890 words · 1,355 views · 112 likes · 3 dislikes
  • Thou Goddess Scansion wakes up to find beautiful poems he doesn't remember writing. Is the lonely goddess of the night reaching out to him in the only way she can, or is he chasing shadows? by horizon 5,174 words · 2,638 views · 440 likes · 11 dislikes
  • Whom the Princesses Would Destroy... Behind the scenes of a perfectly normal visit to Canterlot lies chaos. Also, custard. by GhostOfHeraclitus 19,758 words · 22,974 views · 2,012 likes · 26 dislikes
  • The Best Night Ever Grand Galloping Gala meets Groundhog Day time-loop by Capn_Chryssalid 53,935 words · 33,906 views · 3,527 likes · 49 dislikes
  • Princess Celestia Hates Tea Seriously, a lot. by Skywriter 8,536 words · 39,509 views · 3,653 likes · 54 dislikes

Favorite savory

  • Eternal Princess Celestia and Twilight Sparkle's bond is tested by miscommunication and guilt. by device heretic 159,827 words · 24,271 views · 2,377 likes · 56 dislikes
  • Biblical Monsters "Put your boots on," Adams said. "There's a biblical monster in my house." by Horse Voice 10,946 words · 11,444 views · 1,407 likes · 145 dislikes
  • 'Destiny' and Other Lies Told to Foals Twilight wakes in the middle of the night, haunted by a terrifying dream—one that's not so hard to see coming true. by Sunchaser 10,644 words · 3,855 views · 540 likes · 20 dislikes
  • The Arbitrage of Moments When you have so little, and another has so much, it’s easy to justify theft. The more precious the commodity, the easier it is to tell yourself you need it more than they do. And what is more precious than time? by GaPJaxie 12,168 words · 2,201 views · 268 likes · 10 dislikes
  • Kaleidoscope Somepony struggles to remember their childhood. But something's wrong... by TheVulpineHero1 3,085 words · 1,385 views · 193 likes · 3 dislikes

Featured on Equestria Daily

  • Moving On Celestia has taken on a new private student, and Twilight must find something to be other than the Faithful Student. But how? by Bad Horse 9,259 words · 2,910 views · 405 likes · 23 dislikes
  • Sisters Stories about two sisters who are best friends, and rulers of Equestria by Bad Horse 6,514 words · 13,457 views · 1,301 likes · 18 dislikes
  • Mortality Report Celestia writes a report to her queen about what she's learned from living among mortals. by Bad Horse 4,313 words · 18,311 views · 1,488 likes · 27 dislikes
  • Long Distance It's a long way from Canterlot to Ponyville, even for magic. by Bad Horse 3,704 words · 2,532 views · 155 likes · 6 dislikes
  • The Saga of Dark Demon King Ravenblood Nightblade, Interior Design Alicorn Should the incredibly powerful new alicorn pursue his destiny as savior of Equestria, or his love of interior design? by Bad Horse 4,940 words · 10,263 views · 810 likes · 34 dislikes

Other stories I'm not entirely ashamed of

  • The Magician and the Detective Has Holmes met his match, in either sense, in the travelling showpony Trixie? by Bad Horse 14,788 words · 5,224 views · 308 likes · 9 dislikes
  • The Twilight Zone 16. Self Image (Twilight, Rarity): Is beauty really only skin deep? by Bad Horse 12,612 words · 3,914 views · 395 likes · 18 dislikes
  • Friends, With Occasional Magic The magic of friendship is showing people the good in themselves. Sometimes, with ponies. by Bad Horse 2,857 words · 716 views · 69 likes · 8 dislikes
  • Fluttershy's Night Out Fluttershy would like to be a tree. But she doesn't want to be an animal. by Bad Horse 7,936 words · 11,530 views · 479 likes · 20 dislikes
  • Twenty Minutes Would you risk your life to save a stranger? What if you could only save her for twenty minutes? by Bad Horse 3,344 words · 2,352 views · 142 likes · 5 dislikes

Index librorum prohibitorum

  • T Old friends

    Philomena is reborn after she dies. Ponies are reborn before they die. Kind of. A little. It's hard for a phoenix to understand.  · Bad Horse
    1,582 words · 1,543 views  ·  262  ·  9
  • T Ἐλπίς

    Equestria is gone. But Celestia still has work to do. The Road lies ahead of her, and at its end—the most difficult decision of her life. Again. 2nd place in the "History Repeats" write-off.  · Bad Horse
    2,566 words · 1,503 views  ·  185  ·  13 · gore
  • T Keepers

    Berry Punch made a mistake, and now she has a problem. A little problem that could grow into a big problem. But as her artist friend Happy shows her, not all mistakes need fixing.  · Bad Horse
    1,197 words · 489 views  ·  85  ·  2 · sex
  • T Bad Horse's Bedtime Stories for Impressionable Young Colts and Fillies

    Bad Horse retells bedtime stories to teach foals the real facts of life.  · Bad Horse
    2,641 words · 1,224 views  ·  240  ·  7
  • E Experience

    Celestia is thousands of years old, and has experienced almost everything the world has to offer. But there's one ordinary thing she's never experienced.  · Bad Horse
    1,289 words · 4,140 views  ·  647  ·  15
  • T Moments

    Practice makes perfect. And Princess Twilight wants everything to be perfect. Especially the end of the world.  · Bad Horse
    8,323 words · 2,585 views  ·  394  ·  27
  • E Happy Ending

    After seeing the destiny of the son he is to have with Rarity, Blueblood tries to change the future for the better.  · Bad Horse
    3,827 words · 2,626 views  ·  223  ·  21
  • T All the Pretty Pony Princesses

    ...or, "Magical Mystery Cure" if it had been written by Joss Whedon.  · Bad Horse
    1,926 words · 1,207 views  ·  70  ·  23 · sex
  • E Alicorn Cider

    Big Mac is a farmer, always has been a farmer, and always will be a farmer... right?  · Bad Horse
    2,256 words · 6,576 views  ·  342  ·  23
  • E Long Distance

    It's a long way from Canterlot to Ponyville, even for magic.  · Bad Horse
    3,704 words · 2,532 views  ·  155  ·  6
  • E Moving On

    Celestia has taken on a new private student, and Twilight must find something to be other than the Faithful Student. But how?  · Bad Horse
    9,259 words · 2,910 views  ·  405  ·  23
  • E The Corpse Bride

    Fluttershy's love has kept Equestria safe from Discord ... till death do them part. But what happens after that?  · Bad Horse
    2,765 words · 3,833 views  ·  226  ·  13
  • E Trust

    Celestia teaches Trixie a lesson about trust.  · Bad Horse
    2,353 words · 3,235 views  ·  200  ·  13
  • T Fluttershy's Night Out

    Fluttershy would like to be a tree. But she doesn't want to be an animal.  · Bad Horse
    7,936 words · 11,530 views  ·  479  ·  20 · sex
  • E Mortality Report

    Celestia writes a report to her queen about what she's learned from living among mortals.  · Bad Horse
    4,313 words · 18,311 views  ·  1,488  ·  27

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A heinous crime, a show of force

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Favourites

  • E The Contest

    Fluttershy returns to defend her title as Quiet Game world champion.  · Cold in Gardez
    6,714 words · 30,171 views  ·  1,547  ·  22
  • T Only Skin Deep

    Rarity's gotten herself in a rut, and to get out of it, she needs to design something so unique, so unmistakable that nopony could ever miss it. Her friends deserve that much. But nothing's free, of course.  · Pascoite
    7,279 words · 2,442 views  ·  221  ·  7
  • T Whom the Princesses Would Destroy...

    Behind the scenes of a perfectly normal visit to Canterlot lies chaos. Also, custard.  · GhostOfHeraclitus
    19,758 words · 22,974 views  ·  2,012  ·  26
  • T Rarity Hates Rainbow Power

    Rarity just downright hates rainbow power. After chasing confidence to the bottoms of bottles, Rarity, Fluttershy and Spike send a strongly worded letter to princess Celestia about their thoughts their new appearance.  · CatsWithGats
    2,095 words · 2,621 views  ·  247  ·  14
  • E A Canterlot Carol

    Dotted Line discovers the true meaning of Hearthwarming, mostly by accident.  · GhostOfHeraclitus
    6,464 words · 4,986 views  ·  663  ·  6
  • E Let Them Eat Grass

    Sometimes it's better to not be at the top of the food chain.  · Cloudhammer
    1,674 words · 1,097 views  ·  184  ·  3
  • E Forever Summer

    When you're a foal, the summer days last forever, and every one is an adventure. This is one such day.  · Cold in Gardez
    8,367 words · 783 views  ·  177  ·  1
  • E Princess Twilight Takes A Walk

    Princess Twilight Sparkle goes for a long walk. The longest she'll ever take.  · Jake The Army Guy
    4,227 words · 926 views  ·  123  ·  10
  • T Spring is Dumb

    Rainbow Dash definitely didn't do anything wrong. Rarity is the one who's wrong. Rainbow Dash is absolutely, totally, a hundred percent sure of it. But then why did she just buy a wagon load of apology bouquets?  · HoofBitingActionOverload
    9,255 words · 5,237 views  ·  875  ·  22
  • T Erase and Rewind

    Two ponies, equally but uniquely flawed, must decide if they have enough wits between them to cobble together a stable family. A story about trust, loss, severe neurological disorder, and ice cream.  · DuncanR
    11,118 words · 1,096 views  ·  155  ·  2

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