Thumbelina, The World’s Smallest Horse Who Stands at Only 17 Inches Tall and Weighs Only 60 Pounds

Thumbelina is an adorable dwarf miniature horse who holds the record for being the world’s smallest living horse, a record the diminutive mare has held with Guinness World Records since 2006. Thumbelina lives at Goose Creek Farm in St. Louis, Missouri with Paul, Kay, and Michael Goessling, her very dedicated humans.

As of 7 July 2006, the record for the smallest living horse is Thumbelina, a miniature sorrel brown mare who measures 44.5 cm (17.5 in) to the withers and is owned by Kay and Paul Goessling (Both USA) who live on the Goose Creek Farm Inc, St Louis, Missouri, USA.

Thumbelina and Friend
image via Guinness World Records

image via Wikipedia

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