Decided I wanted real faces on the founders of Equestria instead of just the mane six playing them.
Clover the clever was inspired by MLP Tales Clover and G1 Sweet Clover.
Smart Cookie was based on norse fjord horses... I wanted her to be a bit realistic and grounded.
For Private Pansy I wanted to use some of the colors used for Pegasus in the Disney Hercules movie.
For some reason I feel like the commander and the chancellor should be male...
Pudding head well he was based a bit on Don Quixote.