Carrot Cake and Cup Cake are husband and wife, respectively.
ChildrenBaby Cakes. The main six are shocked to learn that Pound Cake is a Pegasus while Pumpkin Cake is a unicorn, though Mr. Cake explains it away as due to distant familial relations in both his and Mrs. Cake's lineages. The twins appear in multiple subsequent episodes and other media.
In Baby Cakes, Mr. Cake mentions his great-great-great-great grandfather, a unicorn, and Mrs. Cake's great aunt's second cousin twice removed, a Pegasus.
Lauren Faust, the show's creator, stated that Celestia does not have parents that outrank her, that Luna and Celestia have no siblings and no children, and that Blueblood is "the great great great great great great great great great great great (and probably even more greats) nephew on Celestia's and Luna's mother's side, about 52 times removed, roughly speaking." Early drafts of My Little Pony The Movie were going to introduce Cosmos, a brother for Celestia and Luna, but the character was eventually reworked into Tempest Shadow.
In Enterplay's collectible card game, α #12 C, a card of Emerald Green, gives him the description "Emerald is sometimes confused for his winged cousin in Cloudsdale. He doesn't really seem to mind."
In the Legends of Magic Annual 2018 comic, Flash Magnus mentions having a niece.
On page 7 of the My Little Pony: Equestria Girls Holiday Special comic, Rainbow Dash says to Fluttershy, "You know, I don't think I've ever met your family."
In Fluttershy's flashback in The Cutie Mark Chronicles, colt Hoops taunts filly Fluttershy by saying that his baby brother can fly better than her.
Moon Dancer has a sister in Amending Fences and also mentions an unnamed father who worked for the Canterlot Historical Society in Princess Twilight Sparkle and the Forgotten Books of Autumn.
Mr. Stripes and Plaid Stripes are a father and daughter who are featured in The Saddle Row Review.
In the Defenders of Equestria expansion set of Enterplay's collectible card game, card #8 C mentions Night Glider's mother.
In My Little Pony The Movie, Queen Novo and her daughter Princess Skystar are featured. In School Daze - Part 1, Silverstream is introduced as Queen Novo's sororal niece, while in School Daze - Part 2, her brother-in-law Sky Beak first appears, although he is not referred to by name and has no dialogue. In Surf and/or Turf, Novo's sister Ocean Flow and sororal nephew Terramar are first introduced, while Sky Beak is formally introduced. Terramar also mentions several cousins, but their relationship to Novo, if any, is not established.
In The Hearth's Warming Club, four of Ocellus' family members are featured in her story. Her family appears again in Uprooted and A Horse Shoe-In. In Gameloft's mobile game, they are identified as her father, mother, younger brother, and younger sister.
ParentsTo promote The Cutie Mark Chronicles, The Hub's website gave users three potential stories for how Rainbow Dash got her cutie mark. Rainbow Dash's parents are mentioned in one of the alternate stories as "loving, supportive parents" who tried to help Rainbow Dash find her mark.
Rainbow Dash's father Bow Hothoof and mother Windy Whistles are formally introduced in the season seven episode Parental Glideance. They are portrayed as overenthusiastic and very supportive of their daughter, constantly celebrating her accomplishments no matter how minor. Because of their fanatical and embarrassing way of showing support, Rainbow initially doesn't tell them she's a member of the Wonderbolts.
When asked about whether or not Rainbow Dash has any siblings, Miller responded that "maybe you'll find out someday!"
In the chapter book Ponyville Mysteries: Riddle of the Rusty Horseshoe, it is revealed that Scootaloo lives with her Aunt Holiday and Auntie Lofty and that her parents are away "most of the time". In The Last Crusade, Scootaloo's parents Snap Shutter and Mane Allgood appear for the first time. It is revealed in Riddle of the Rusty Horseshoe and reiterated in The Last Crusade that Holiday is Snap Shutter's older sister. Holiday and Lofty are confirmed to be a lesbian couple by writer Michael Vogel.
On the topic of Scootaloo's family, Faust "did not have specific plans for what her family deal was" and confirmed at Equestria LA 2015 that she does have parents, but the topic of it was never brought up. Faust later clarified over Twitter that, according to her vision for the show, Scootaloo indeed has parents, but they both have demanding jobs and that Scootaloo is good at evading her babysitter.
Sky Stinger's mother, father, and four sisters appear in a flashback in Top Bolt.
After the Foal Free Press prints a Gabby Gums column about Snips and Snails in Ponyville Confidential, Snips mentions that his and Snails' mothers always told them they'd end up in the papers someday.
After the Foal Free Press prints a Gabby Gums column about Snips and Snails in Ponyville Confidential, Snips mentions that his and Snails' mothers always told them they'd end up in the papers someday.Mr. Kingpin—mentioned in The Cutie Pox and quoted on Enterplay collectible card game Canterlot Nights #47 R Pinny Lane, Bowl'em Over—is introduced as Snips' grandfather in .
Starlight Glimmer's parents were discussed in separate Twitter conversations with Jim Miller from late May 2016 through early August 2017 and with Josh Haber on October 23, 2017; they are introduced in season eight, though only her father Firelight—introduced in the episode The Parent Map—is identified as such.
In The Break Up Break Down, Sugar Belle mentions that her cousin looks after her bakery while she apprentices under Mrs. Cake in Ponyville. In The Big Mac Question, she marries Big McIntosh, making her a part of the Apple family. She and Big Mac later have a son in the future in The Last Problem.
Sunburst's mother and father appear in flashback in The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 2 and The Crystalling - Part 1, and his mother Stellar Flare appears in the present time in The Parent Map and The Ending of the End - Part 2.
My Little Pony: A New Generation features Sunny Starscout and her father Argyle Starshine.
In Over a Barrel, Chief Thunderhooves mentions his father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather, and great-great-great-grandfather. In the Gameloft mobile game, Little Strongheart's description identifies her as Thunderhooves' daughter, which is confirmed by Thunderhooves' description.
Trixie's father Jack Pot appears as a Las Pegasus stage magician in the season eight episode Grannies Gone Wild and the season nine episode Between Dark and Dawn. He is identified as Trixie's father on page 169 of the reference book The Ultimate Guide: All the Fun, Facts and Magic of My Little Pony.An unnamed ancestor of Trixie's appears in .
The original version of Smile Song in A Friend in Deed was to have introduced Twist's mother, who would have been named Shimmy Shake. Writer Amy Keating Rogers "thought that since The Twist is a dance, it would be cute if Twist's mom had a dance name too!" The scene was ultimately cut from the final version. A character named Shimmy Shake appears in the season nine episode 2, 4, 6, Greaaat, though her relation to Twist (if any) is unclear.
Vapor Trail's mother and father appear in a flashback in Top Bolt.
In The Hearth's Warming Club, Yona's grandparents, parents, brother, and sister appear as she recounts their celebration of the yak holiday of Snilldar Fest. Her family appears again in Uprooted and A Horse Shoe-In.
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