Alright, sorry it took me so long, but I had some serious thinking to do. ^.^;; All of the entries were made of awesome, so it was a tough choice. In the end, instead of picking one and keeping it, I decided to mix and match (something I did say was a possible outcome XD), so the winners were the entries which contributed the most (in actual appearance, or design inspiration) to my final design.
So, without further ado, here are the winners:
DreamBurst (https://www.deviantart.com/dreamburst) with:
(Those scales, the 'mane', and the thought put into creat