During December, 2016, Legends of Equestria entered what is officially called its Limited Access Release or "LAR". It was announced on November 8, with applications to participate being taken through the forums from then until November 21. The LAR began December 12.
Details about the application process was posted on the forums.
NOTE: The development team asks that due to the LAR process, new details concerning the game should not be made public without approval of LoE Public Relations.