Parents' Guide to

Pony Friends 2

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Very similar to the original, but still a great pet sim.

Pony Friends 2 Poster Image

A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+

i love

i fun to play.
age 17+
i love it

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (3 ):

Pony Friends 2 is a superb example of the virtual pet/animal simulation genre. The game looks great, the controls are simple, and there's enough depth and variety to keep kids interested in playing for a long time. The ability to design your own horse, from the style of its mane to the color and patterns of its hide, is a very nice creative touch. Kids who are collectors can feed their completionist tendencies with the ongoing animal-photography quest. There's a competitive aspect in the races and trick challenges, but it's never hyped up or made to be the central goal of the game. It's even wonderful the way you can take your rides at your own pace -- if you want to gallop along a trail and hurdle fences and fallen logs, you can; if you want to meander along and stop to take in the sights, you can do that too. There's a serene quality to Pony Friends that you rarely find in other video games. This sequel's only real flaw is that it may be a bit too similar to its predecessor.

Game Details

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate