You'll love these mini horse pictures!
Short for miniature horse, a mini is just that.
Check out all the pictures below.
When these horses were first brought to America from Europe, they had a job to do. Because of their size, they were used in ore mines to pull carts. Their small size allowed them to go through mining tunnels.
Look below to see the contrast between the two-
According to the AMHA or American Miniature Horse Association, the tallest acceptable height for registration is "34 inches measured from the last hairs of the mane. " They are not eligible for registration until they are three years old and still under the required height. (Source: AMHA website)
One more option for registered mini horses is the American Miniature Horse Registry, or AMHR.
This organization offers two classes of registry:
A: For those 34" and under
B: For those 34-38".
Any color is acceptable for registration as a mini horse. As you can see from these pictures, they come in every coat color and pattern.
These guys have the cute thing down to a fine science! Along with their pint size, they have tons of personality to match! Who can resist those cute faces in any of these pictures?
I hope you have enjoyed these mini horse pictures and learned a bit more about this wildly popular breed!