|Species||Pegasus Ponies and Unicorn Ponies|
|Voice Actor(s)||Jayson Thiesson|
The Royal Guards are dark gray Unicorn Ponies or white Pegasus Ponies, who wear solid golden armor, and serve Princess Celestia. They act as bodyguards for the princess, just in case. They are ceremonial guards at festivities, and chauffeurs for the princess on several occasions.
The royal guards wear golden roman armor, and they wear roman helmets too, the crests on top of the helmets are the same color as their tails too.
The unicorn royal guards are dark gray, have orange eyes and their mane and helmet crest are white and silver.
 Cutie Mark
It cannot be seen because of their armor.
 Episode Appearances
- Mare in the Moon (episode)
- Elements of Harmony (episode)
- Swarm of the Century
- Sonic Rainboom (episode)
- A Bird in the Hoof
- The Cutie Mark Chronicles
The guards make their first appearance in the show's title sequence, where the Unicorn guards stand at the feet of Princess Celestia's throne. The royal guards also make their longest appearance in the episode A Bird in the Hoof doing multiple tasks.