Tiny horses with the same proportions as large horses: miniature horses. These miniature horses don’t share the typical stocky build seen in ponies – nor their headstrong character.
On the contrary: Their elegant physique often makes them look like miniature Arabian or Andalusian horses. Depending on their breeding, they can also resemble Quarter Horses. American Miniature Horses are very popular not only because of their particular appearance and their size, but also because of their friendly nature and the fact that they are oriented towards people.
They mainly distinguish themselves by their friendly nature, they are eager to learn and quickly form bonds with people. While ponies are known to be ѕtᴜЬЬoгп, miniature horses are willing to work and sensitive. This makes them ideal as starter horses for small children. The pleasant little horses can teach them a lot about communication with and caring for animals
. These dwarfs are also used as therapy horses. They are extremely patient, and they have a feeling for their human companions’ moods. In the USA and the UK, there are even cases of miniature horses ɡᴜіdіпɡ blind people.