In an argument between Applejack and Rainbow Dash about who's the best athlete, they face off in an Iron Pony competition. But will just the Iron Pony be enough? They both participate in the marathon event known as the Running of the Leaves, but who's the best when only actual running is involved, and can they have a clean race without putting their sportsmanship in question?
"Get your muzzle out of those books and make some friends!" That's what Princess Celestia tells Twilight Sparkle. She may be the smartest unicorn in Equestria, but Twilight Sparkle gets an "incomplete" in friendship. There's more to life than learning magic, after all - so she goes to Ponyville on a mission to make friends. There she meets five special ponies who take her on exciting adventures and teach her the most powerful magic of all... the magic of friendship!