Thumbelina (horse)

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Thumbelina, 2008

Thumbelina (born May 1, 2001) is a dwarf miniature horse and the world's smallest horse.[1] She stands 43 centimetres (17 in) tall and weighs 26 kilograms (57 lb),[2] and officially received the title of world's smallest from Guinness World Records.[3] Thumbelina was born in St. Louis, Missouri. Her owners, Paul and Kay Goessling, and her handler, Michael Goessling, care for her along with many other miniature horses on their small farm in Ladue.

See also[edit]

Black Beauty, the previous horse often recognized as the smallest


  1. ^ "Thumbelina Fun Facts". Goose Creek Farms, Inc. Retrieved 2010-12-14. 
  2. ^ Douglas, Jeff (2007-03-19). "World'sgf smallest horse has tall order". Archived from the original on 2007-03-23. Retrieved 2007-03-19.  External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ Linn. "The world's smallest horse". Clipets. Retrieved 2006-11-28. 

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