• Hearts and Hooves Day - 30 Canon Couple Shippy Fics to Get Your Loove On

    Rumor has it, horse bites actually hurt.

    We've got some shipping for you all from a bunch of canon couples in pony to celebrate hearts and hooves day! Get an explosion of romance below! Thanks to Whisper Key for scouting them for us as always.

    Cadance & Shining Armor

    True Love Never Changes by VashTheStampede
    Shining Armor and Princess Cadance's wedding didn't exactly go off without a hitch - in more ways than one. But with the day's excitement over, the pair head to the honeymoon suite in Canterlot Castle for a different kind of excitement. However, Princess Cadance has something she needs to tell her husband...

    Love and Barriers by CvBrony
    Shining Armor and Princess Cadence's marriage has become legend. However, the two were not always a couple. Learn how the famous lovers first met and the stunning lengths that the Princess of Love herself had to go to in order to get her destined beau's attention after years spent drifting apart while Shining served in the military.

    I Found Love: A Princess Cadence and Shining Armour story by Kuromi
    Princess Cadence is a lonely filly who has been shielded and protected all her life as a princess and member of the dwindling race of Sacred Alicorns. She longs for a friend her age to play with, and as a young teen she is sent to stay in Canterlot where her Aunt Celestia would personally mentor her in developing her magic. There she hopes to finally have the freedom she longs for and find somepony to be her friend. Instead, she is asked to foal sit for one of her aunt's royal adviser's fillies who may just be as lonely and reclusive as she. This is the story of how Princess Cadence learns that the ability to give love cannot be complete without finding love for yourself, and sometimes it is found when you least expect it.

    Morning Mi'Armadura by Overlord-Flinx
    The morning after the most memorable night of your life should always be used for reflection. Whether it is by yourself and your thoughts, or just the sweet nothings you speak to your amor. Love is always around and always commits some thought.

    Honeymoon by Darth Link 22
    As she rides off into the night with her husband, Cadence takes a moment to reflect on how lucky she is, and to assure Shining Armor of how great he is.

    Royal Blood by SPark
    Shining Armor has it pretty good. A beautiful wife, a perfect daughter, and a job he enjoys. But he recalls a night, years past, when discovering a shocking secret about his then-girlfriend almost made him throw it all away...

    That's Not Quite How He Told It... by Calm Wind
    Shining Armor and Princess Cadance are happily married, but how did they first get together? They had an interesting first date that they would never forget.
    How did their first date go? Well, it depends on which one you ask.
    A story of young love and no matter how bad things may go, if you have your heart in the right place, anything is possible.

    Finally, A Quiet Moment by Soothing Stone
    After all the times their lives have been in danger, after all the times their days have been occupied from royal duties, Shining Armor and Cadence finally have a quiet moment with just each other. They can talk about their day, snuggle up, or have cute little fights.
    Of course, given it's Shining Armor and Cadence, it quickly turns into something more serious than that.

    Pinkie Pie & Cheese Sandwich

    Swear On Camembert by scoots2
    Sometimes you have to laugh, so you don't have to cry. Pinkie Pie and Cheese Sandwich may have more in common than they thought, including Ponyacci, the greatest clown in all of Equestria. But when Pinkie Sense and Cheesy Sense combine, it sends them on a journey to throw the worst party of their lives.

    The Rock Farmer's Daughters by Sketcha-Holic
    The Rainboom happens as it should, and a few certain fillies earn their cutie marks because of it. Except little Pinkamena Diane Pie, who went inside before she could witness it. Thus, she never left the rock farm.
    That meant she wasn't in Ponyville to throw that party that inspired a runaway colt named Cheese Sandwich.
    However, the two end up meeting in adulthood, and the broke wanderer Cheese takes a job at the rock farm, and works alongside the grumpy Pinkamena and her family.

    Equestria Girls: The Looking Glass World of Cheese and Pie by scoots2
    At last Pinkie Pie is getting her chance to run the Canterlot Cake Festival, but, to her annoyance, she isn’t permitted to run it on her own. None of her four best friends can be her assistant, so she’s forced to take on Cheese Sandwich, a geeky accordion-playing new student, who is both very strange and very familiar. Cupcake exploits, explosions, aunts, obscure branches of magic, swing dancing, and other typical high school hijinks ensue.

    Stop Me by MarvelandPonder
    Toward the tail end of the wrap-up for Rainbow Dash's birth-iversary, Pinkie Pie is about ready to dive-bomb into bed and forget all about the day's emotional roller-coaster.
    She finds Cheese Sandwich's rubber chicken friend amidst the clean-up chaos, and a tight hug unexpectedly forces Boneless to upchuck a tiny note ... addressed to her. It's not exactly the kind of note she'd expect from him.

    It Bombed In Seaddle by scoots2
    Cheese Sandwich is having a hard time distinguishing between the Cheesy Sense sending him to throw parties all across Equestria, and some other mysterious force that keeps pulling him back towards Ponyville and its pink Permanent Party Pony. He's fighting it as hard as possible, but when his career literally bombs, he may have no choice but to give up---or give in. Either way, he has to ask Pinkie Pie for her help.

    What Changes May Come by Bluegrass Brooke
    Pinkie has always assumed life would stay the same in Ponyville. Having adventures and playing around with her friends will always be the most important part of her life. Or will it? When Cheese Sandwich returns looking for help, Pinkie discovers feelings she never knew she had. Now, she is torn between her desire to stay with Cheese and her friends. Just how will she deal with the situation?

    Mr. & Mrs. Cake

    The Father of My Children by The Descendant
    Cup Cake knows what the pegasus mare is doing. She can see the way the filly is swaying her flawless body around Sugar Cube Corner. She can hear the flirty tones in the perfect voice as the mare sings her siren song to Carrot...

    Blankets by MidnightDancer
    Marriage is the hardest thing Carrot Cake has ever done, second only to being a father to his two foals.
    Woken by a chill and finding himself quite bereft of blankets, he finds himself pondering the canyon that has appeared between he and his wife.

    Sweet Carrots by Epic Yarn
    Chiffon Swirl just wants to be noticed as an up-and-coming baker. Entering the Ponyville Baking Competition seemed like a good idea, at least until it involved making carrot cake. Nopony likes carrot cake.
    Carrot Cake just wants to be noticed by a certain blue mare. Entering the Ponyville Baking Competition seemed like a great way to make that happen. If only he knew more than one recipe.

    A Sweet Taste of Cake by The Descendant
    As the Cakes make a very special gingerbread house the act reminds them of their lives together; hinting at those they loved, challenges they faced, and the struggles that continue even after lovers say "I do"...

    True Love by Shakespearicles
    It's Hearts and Hooves Day in Ponyville. And Twilight Sparkle is on a mission to find out as much as she can about the subject of Love. She finds herself in Sugarcube Corner, observing the other patrons, and talking to Mr. and Mrs. Cake, in a effort to answer the most important question of her life: What is Love?

    Big Mac & Sugar Belle

    A Familiar Feeling by Poptard
    After months of pleasant dating, it's time for the inevitable meeting of the family. For Sugar Belle, it should be easy as cake. She's already met three of the Apple Family members, after all. She only has one more to win over.
    It's more complicated than that, she finds.

    Sweets and Stones by FanOfMostEverything
    Hearth's Warming is a time for coming together, whether that means an estranged grandfather, a new very special somepony, or the distant cousin who you lost touch with after meeting said somepony.
    Uh oh.

    The Mare of His Dreams by Vivid Syntax
    Big Mac and Sugar Belle have been dating for a few months now. One morning, Big Mac seems more contemplative than usual, and Sugar Belle asks what's on his mind.
    Hugging his special somepony close, Big Mac recounts the dream he had last night.

    Lyra & BonBon

    Bonafide by Sharp Spark
    Lyra Heartstrings is a up-and-coming musician living in the quiet town of Ponyville. Her marefriend Bon Bon owns and operates Canter Candies, the town's specialty sweets shop. They've been together for years, and everypony around knows what a happy couple they are. But any relationship has its ups and downs, and it's hard to ignore every awkward moment.
    Like when Lyra's ex arrives in town.
    Because she thinks Lyra still has a thing for her.
    Because someone's been impersonating her for the past few years.
    ...Bon Bon might be in trouble here.

    Fugue State by Horizon
    Ponyville has a problem: Twilight's friends all switched Cutie Marks, and the musical numbers are flying thick and fast.
    Lyra has a problem: She can't handle the way musical numbers get into your head and take you over.
    Bon Bon has a problem with that.

    One More Round by longpantsandimplosions
    You think you know this story. You don't. One night at Berry Punch's bar, two jilted ponies strike up a conversation over some hard cider. The rest is drunken history.

    A Change of Face by TheDeinonychus
    Bon Bon has been deeply in love with Lyra for almost as long as they have known each other. Every day is a blessing for the two lovers. But as Bon Bon starts to feel under the weather, will Lyra uncover a dark secret that will rip the two mares apart and leave only hate, sadness, and fear in it's wake?

    Tell Me Lies, Tell Me Sweet Little Lies by JaketheGinger
    A web of lies can make for a heavy heart. When the pony you love turns out to have hidden their whole identity, what does that mean for a relationship?

    Luck of the Lyrish by Timaeus
    For the Heartstrings family, Saint Paddy Wagon's Day is the most celebrated day of the year. They have long believed that the luck of the Neighlish flows through their veins, and that on Saint Paddy's Day anything is possible.
    This year, Lyra decides to put that luck to the test.
    Her target: local candy maker and longtime mare of her dreams.
    Her tools: the indisputable luck this day will bring her and only the finest, corniest, holiday-appropriate, and most-guaranteed-to-woo pick-up lines around.
    Bon Bon doesn't stand a chance.

    How to Handle a Rope by A Hoof-ful of Dust
    Bon Bon's had a hard day at work. Again. Written with a word-count of exactly 1000 words.

    A Perfectionist's Romance by Timaeus
    To earth ponies, there is little more important than tradition. Foals grow up taught everything from family recipes, songs, dances, to folk tales passed down from generation to generation. Of these traditions, none is more valued than a proposal, an offer to entwine your life with somepony else's.
    To Bon Bon, nothing is more important to her than Lyra, and nothing matters more than making sure that her proposal is perfect.
    Now, if only perfection wasn't so elusive.
    And if only it was as easy to grow flowers as every other earth pony makes it seem.