Game freak really shouldn't be taken designs from the current most hated, and loved series right now. --- Oh no! My http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/570198-basketball-nightmare/ ! :o http://tital.bigforumpro.com/ Join the Haven of all Kingdom Hearts Roleplays!
Given Keldeo was almost certainly created before the newest MLP show, I don't see how it could have been an inspiration.
And, hey, Resolute forme. Which probably only exists because people whined that Keldeo looked younger than the other three (never mind that he is) and because of the MLP comparisons. --- Creator of Jay's Journey (see quote!) "It's not ten years old! Therefore, it sucks!" - Nostalgia whores everywhere