"Honored? Strolling around a town infested with candy colored equines... Yeah, maybe I'd feel honored if I was... Oh, I dunno, a five year old girl!"
Blossom: A pony!
Buttercup: [pointing at Rainbow Dash's cutie mark] Check out this tattoo!
Bubbles: [jumping on Rainbow Dash] Weeeeee!
Blossom: [grabbing Rainbow Dash's wing] She has wings!
Buttercup: Did you see the way she fought?
Bubbles: [still jumping on Rainbow Dash] Weeeeee!
Rainbow Dash: Hey, cut it out!
Girls: She can talk?!
Bubbles: Let's keep her!
[beat; Rainbow Dash flies away]
Blossom: No rush, girls. Let's give her a head start...
"For whatever reason, girls tend to have a thing for horses. Why in the heck do they have such love for big, smelly animals who leave giant poo everywhere? Why horses and not the Proboscis Monkey?"
— VideoPort review of The Saddle Club, a series that runs on this trope.