Meet Thumbelina, The World’s Smallest Horse

Thumbelina is recognized as the smallest horse in the world. She has taken the internet by storm and put smiles on lots of faces.

And she’s about to find a special place in your heart. Thumbelina the mini horse was born on May 1, 2001.

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She was born to two miniature horse parents.

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Thumbelina lives at Goose Creek Farm in St. Louis, Missouri with the Goessling family.

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This is Michael Goessling introducing her to a new friend. 🙂

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Thumbelina weighs in at 57 pounds and stands at only 17.5 inches tall.

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The smallest horse in the world next to one of the biggest is a sight to see!

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Guinness World Records recognized her as the smallest horse in the world in 2006.

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Born with dwarfism, she has some trouble walking. But some special shoes help her to run and play with the other horses

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Thumbelina is also known for her charity work. She visits children in hospitals all over the United States.

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Thumbelina puts a smile on the face of everyone she meets.

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