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title pic Cabbage Patch Ponies aren’t part of My Little Pony even though they’re made by Hasbro

Posted by Hillary on May 22, 2012

If there was an award for Most Commonly Mistaken for My Little Pony, the Cabbage Patch Kids Ponies would win it, hooves down. You can’t blame people for getting confused! After all, they ARE ponies (albeit, larger ponies then a standard My Little Pony) and the ARE branded as being made by Hasbro.

CPK Ponies aren’t fakies either, though many collectors group them that way for simplicity’s sake. While fakies are knock-off MLP toys, CPK ponies are their own entirely separate toy line. CPK ponies came in small, MLP-like, sizes and also a larger size big enough for a Cabbage Patch Kid doll to ride.

While finding a CPK pony when you’re looking for a My Little Pony can be disappointing, there are actually some very nice ponies in that set so you may want to consider starting to collect them as well. They have a chubbier look but there is definitely something cute about them.

Hillary got her very first pony in 1983 and has been hooked ever since! When she isn’t obsessing about ponies, she can be found all over the internet as she writes for quite a few blogs. Hillary is also a playwright, fiction and non-fiction writer as well as the author of the first and only price guide to She-Ra collectibles.

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