Also holy crap the detail on these is amazing. The details on the fur in particular makes it especially realistic and believable. All too often the pictures that depict the characters as fuzzier don't look quite right, but this one is dead on.
step one: tolerate them and make sure you understand why they hatting
step two: explain that the reasons of being an alicorn and the plusses
step three: try to come to common ground and form a love hate relation ship
step four: when all else fails there is always the moon