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Didn't anypony else find that part of the ceremony weird? I thought it was weird. It should have been "mare and stallion", right?

Foal - a young horse not yet one year of age.
Filly - a young female horse.
Colt - a young male horse of not more than four years of age.
Mare - a fully mature female horse.
Stallion - an adult male horse.
(Edit: This is just via a dictionary. For the show's usage, just filly/colt for young ponies and mare/stallion for decidedly older ponies is probably closer. If she had said "filly and colt" I probably wouldn't have thought twice about it. It just seemed weird when it mixed the age groups for that particular phrase.)

Just another quick comic I wanted to get out of my head before I go out of town for a week. Honestly, I could probably do royal wedding comics all summer and not run out of material, but I have to draw the line somewhere, right?

...maybe just one or two more.

Edit: Youtube Dub by Pitch and Magpie Productions. www.youtube.com/watch?v=ey23mp…
Edit 2: Youtube Dub by Keyframe Productions. www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCbjOQ…
Edit 3: Youtube Dub by Spicy A. www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SlQi5…
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:iconistarian:
Istarian Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2016
"Don't mind it. Everypony is a colt compared to Aunt Celestia after all."

What the heck?! Everypony??? So, cadence is a mare, but a whole bunch of other female ponies are COLTS?
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Maldrete Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2015
I like this comic. It's showing Shining Armor as more than an idiot, as he's very observant, while at the same time, still being an idiot.

You don't ask a woman her age like that.
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Istarian Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2016
Actually you ask whoever you want, just don't expect an answer. Anyone that's that real uptight about their age has issues.
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:iconkabhes:
kabhes Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2016
why can he not ask her WIFE how old she is?
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:iconssingfo:
ssingfo Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
why can he not ask her WIFE how old she is? -kabhes
Wait, Cadance has a wife? :D

Sorry, but I'm german and love it when others make funny mistakes
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kabhes Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2016
im dutch and ye its that i use spell checker otherwise way to many words will be written wrong
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:iconmaddiebird12:
maddiebird12 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wait... about the rings, which I just noticed go on the horn.. what if you're an earth pony, or Pegasus, or bat pony, etc etc. what do you do then?
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CanteenFodder Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
They make special hoof rings, of course. I worked as a jeweller when I got stranded in Equestria for a month or two...or eight, and I did plenty of wedding bands for non-horned ponies. I had to work through the pony who had summoned me there -- her name was Twilight, I believe. I learned to stay out of public after a less than favourable encounter with Lyra Heartstrings...ugh, I still have nightmares. So many broken finger bones...
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Cyphahucklebein Featured By Owner May 25, 2016
I was wondering where you ran off to! You never finished my order!
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shimmerharmony4215 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I was thinking of the same thing!
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SayEeda19 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Student Digital Artist
xDD Umm, only 400232 years old.
O_O
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:iconindigolitecreations:
IndigoliteCreations Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
200 years old
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funnypony1448 Featured By Owner Edited Nov 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wait wait wait, "aunt celestia"? if your aunt is a sibling of your mother/father and celestia's sister is luna, then that means that candace's mother is LUNA??!!. 
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:iconnieengel:
NieEngel Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015
No, Celestia adopted Cadance as her niece after she turned her from a pegasus to alicorn. (There was a book or comic about that)
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axelander92 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2015
Celestia didn't turn Cadence into an Alicorn, Cadence became an Alicorn on her own and Celestia just found her in that space-time-something were Twilight also became an Alicorn.
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funnypony1448 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ok...
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DarthBadassus Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014
that... that hurts my brain...
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funnypony1448 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
also mine
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:iconkacript:
kacript Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014
I Just love that implication from Cadance's face at the end when Shining Armor ask her age. That face pretty much says, more than you think.
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kacript Featured By Owner Edited Oct 26, 2014
Shining Armor: How old are you?
Cadance: 221.
Shining Armor: Wha-?!
Cadance: I'm kidding, I'm kidding, you are so gullable.
Shining Armor: Oh, he, I knew that, but seriously, how old are you?
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DarthBadassus Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015
Candance: um...oh look Sombra...oh no...
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PinkiePie1902 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014
LOL
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:iconsweetannabee:
sweetannabee Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Shining Armor :you know what, forget it. kiss me.
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Soulflutigress Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
uh actually i think foal means a baby horse like a colt and a filly are both foals :/
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tirilee Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014
*lol* :D
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:iconstar-von-alicorn:
Star-Von-Alicorn Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
hmmmmmmm i wonderrrr
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the-rainbron3 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Clapping Pony Icon - Princess LunaClapping Pony Icon - Princess Celestia are nathural alocorns



Clapping Pony Icon - Princess CadenceClapping Pony Icon - Season Four Twilight were made in to alocorns
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:iconmonika41:
monika41 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
alocorns ????
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:iconthe-rainbron3:
the-rainbron3 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yes alocorns 
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:iconmonika41:
monika41 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
It spelled" alicorns " ._. 
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:iconthe-rainbron3:
the-rainbron3 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sorry
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:iconmonika41:
monika41 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014
ok ^v^
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:iconthe-rainbron3:
the-rainbron3 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
(creepy stare)
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twilightsparkle2013 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well, if you count the books as canon, she's over 1000 years old, considering that Sombra didn't rise to power during Luna's banishment, and that Cadance wasn't immediately seen as the Crystal Princess, but, that takes into consideration that the show needs to give us more backstory.

Cadance is 'Tia's adopted niece, as stated in 'Twilight Sparkle and the Crystal Heart Spell'.
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1cosmiconsciousness Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014
I was thinking that. How come Cadence got mare, and SA got colt?
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SciGuy365 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014
Given my knowledge of Equestria,Cadence is probably around her 20's to 30's.Strong evidence suggests pony graduate school probably in pre- to early teenage years.
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twilightsparkle2013 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well, if you count the books as canon, she's over 1000 years old, considering that Sombra didn't rise to power during Luna's banishment, and that Cadance wasn't immediately seen as the Crystal Princess, but, that takes into consideration that the show needs to give us more backstory.
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SciGuy365 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014
Wait,if Cadence is Celestia's niece,then one of her siblings has to be her parent and it's probably not Luna.Wait,IS IT?
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ArtofTreasure99 Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
One thing is, Cadence is not immortal.  By the way, Cadence is Celestia's niece??!!!!
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EmyAngelSprinkle Featured By Owner May 15, 2015
Well adopt niece
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DigitalDasherBot Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think the only place it was ever mentioned was in the Announcement/Ad that ran in the New York Times leading up to the Royal Wedding. img2.timeinc.net/ew/i/2012/04/…
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ArtofTreasure99 Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Weird but cool. Still, it doesn't make sense because then...Celetia would've had some kind of sister that is married and has a daughter (Celestia's niece), or had a cousin that is married and has a daughter, or she would've just adopted Cadence. Never knew it was mentioned in the NYT.
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rayana890 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Doesn't that mean prince blue blood is her brother or cuz?
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H0M0SEXUAL Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cadence should be around 25 im guessing she was around 15-14 when she would baby sit twilight
IDK
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Persona22 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
LOL

Cadence, how many birthdays are you hiding, you ancient Alicorn you.
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DBZFan12 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I just thought that "Mare and Colt" was used because it had the same number of syllables as "Man and Wife"
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Masterbuscus Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014
FINNALY SOMEONE POINTS THAT SHIT OUT. thought I was the only one who caught on
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:iconfoaltaker:
FoalTaker Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014
THANK you.
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PhantomNova189 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
Actually, you got the horse stuff pretty much spot on. Shining would only  be a colt if he was younger than five years old.
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DBZFan12 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This show did teach me something: for a while I always thought mares and stallions were breeds of horses.
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