You know, this board is pretty great until you realize that we are all a bunch of grown men autisticlly arguing about and over-sexualizing a cartoon designed for children under the age of 4.
Who knows why this show is better than 99% of content produced by the media as of late.
But, if any human is going to latch onto such a thing, it's going to be mature adults.
What a quandary.
The newer seasons are clearly designed with the brony fandom in mind. That and the 8 year olds who watched the show when it first came out are now teenagers. The show has been keeping them in mind too.