Thumbelina (born May 1, 2001) is a dwarf miniature horse and the world's smallest horse. She stands 43 centimetres (17 in) tall and weighs 26 kilograms (57 lb), and officially received the title of world's smallest from the Guinness Book of World Records. Like many dwarf animals, Thumbelina is stout and possesses short limbs.
Black Beauty, the previous horse often recognized as the smallest
- ↑ "Thumbelina: Ladue Horse, World's Smallest, Appears On National TV". KSDK NewsChannel 5. 2006-11-28. http://www.ksdk.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=108231. Retrieved 2006-11-28.
- ↑ Douglas, Jeff (2007-03-19). "World's smallest horse has tall order". news.Yahoo.com. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070320/ap_on_sc/apn_world_s_smallest_horse_1. Retrieved 2007-03-19.
- ↑ Linn. "The world's smallest horse". Clipets. http://clipets.commongate.com/post/The_world_s_smallest_horse. Retrieved 2006-11-28.
- ↑ "World’s smallest horse". Bridlepath. 2006-09-12. http://bridlepath.wordpress.com/2006/09/12/worlds-smallest-horse/. Retrieved 2006-11-28.
- Thumbelina, the World's Smallest Horse on Flickr