Meet Thumbelina, The World’s Smallest Horse

Thumbelina has been recognized as the smallest horse in the world. This little girl has taken the internet by storm.

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 57 pounds and stands at only 17.5 inches tall.

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Here is the smallest horse in the world next to one of the biggest!

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

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Thumbelina was born with dwarfism and has some trouble walking. But special shoes help her to run and play with the other horses

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Thumbelina is also known for her charity work, where 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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