Because of this post by Julie Kagawa on her blog, I got drawn into making a pony of myself, and then helped my son make a pony. We spent much of our morning making these, and this was the result..

this of course is mine.
This is my son's horse.
with the background I chose for mine..
with the background he chose for his..
If you are interested in making your own little ponies, here is the link. BEWARE: This is addicting. Proceed with caution!