My Little Pony: Lauren Faust Essays
There are four different races of ponies. The specific race I will be going over is the …show more content…
A month after a pony gives birth to a pegasus foal (a foal is an infant horse) they eventually learn how to fly. This has caused many problems for characters in the show. Imagine your child randomly flying away from you. When a foal is very small and still can’t talk, it is most likely to be able to fly and pick up it’s body weight with it’s wings because it has not developed yet. The wings of a pegasus are strong, even from when they are born. Pegasus are known for being athletic after all. As the pony gets older, and becomes around the age of 7-13 in human years, the pony is not able to grow. This is because their bodies grow before their wings do, and they must wait until puberty for them to grow strong enough to fly again. Pegasus are also known to do extraordinary things planes can’t, such as pull 90 degree turns.
A specific character in the show, Rainbow Dash, is able to do what is called a ‘Sonic Rainboom’. The rainboom is only possible when she accelerates faster than the speed of sound. The boom is actually called a mach cone which is only possible to be made (by for example an airplane) if it’s at a transonic speed just before reaching the speed of