In 2001, the world’s tiniest horse was born and she was aptly named Thumbelina. She is a breed of dwarf miniature horse known as a sorrel brown mare. On 7th July 2006, Thumbelina took the title of Smallest Living Horse from a previous winner, Black Beauty, by measuring just 44.5cm tall and weighing 26kg.
She lives in St. Louis, Missouri with her owners Paul and Kay Goessling on a farm specialising in miniature horses.
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