Originally bred for companionship to Europe's nobility, miniature horses today make great service animals. Even though they are small, miniature horses excel at driving, halter, jumping, obstacles, and other events.
- According to the American Miniature Horse Association, a miniature horse is only considered a miniature horse if it does not exceed a height of 34 inches at the withers.
- Miniature horses are the smallest recorded horse.
- Miniature horses can live up to one-third longer than average horses.
|Equus ferus caballus|
|Range||North America and Europe|
|Conservation status||Least concern|
|Zoo name(s)||Little Man|
|Zoo location||The Loop|