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             Interesting Facts About Miniature Horses:

  • There's not a national registry for minis; example AQHA & APHA.

  • Their height is measured by the last hair on their  mane and not their withers.

  • Aside from dogs, mini horses are the most popular animal used for guide/service animals.

  • In terms of pulling capacity, minis are stronger than a standard sized horse.

  • They can pull 4x their body weight while standard horses can only pull 2x their weight.



Dakota is a precious 25yo (1994) miniature gelding who came to Dove Creek in 2015 with Tatonka.  Everyone loves these little guys - and Dakota has the honor of being the smallest mini at the rescue.  Thanks to Page Steed of PS Ventures, Inc. for this amazing photograph!

Sponsored by:
Tonja Helton, Amarillo, Texas