Zecora, a mysterious zebra, visits Ponyville which scares the inhabitants. The zebra is rumored to be a witch capable of casting curses. While Twilight refuses to believe in curses, an encounter with Zecora turns out to develop strange symptoms the next day. Now the friends must found out what really happened, while they have to save Apple Bloom, Applejack's little sister, who decides to seek up Zecora on her own.
"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!