* Threatened or Endangered
Miniature Horse *
: Equus caballus
: Grass, hay and grain
: Generally under 36” tall
: Due to their popularity as hobby animals they are prevalent across the world.
• Due to their popularity as hobby animals, miniature horses are prevalent across the world.
• The designation of the miniature horse is determined by its height at the withers. Most registries require a miniature horse to be under 36 inches to be considered a horse and not a pony.
• Miniature horses generally have the same confirmation as horses, albeit in miniature form, while ponies usually have thicker manes, shorter legs, wider heads and are more barrel shaped in appearance.