The second generation of My Little Ponies was first produced in 1997. It ran world wide until only 1998. It then continued on only in Europe until 2002. This page only covers the worldwide ponies, you can pick up the rest of the line on the G2 Exclusive Ponies page.
The line ended in the U.S but continued on in Europe for a while, to see the continued line go to G2 Exclusive Ponies