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Is Thumbelina the horse dead?

Is Thumbelina the horse dead?

Thumbelina (born May 1, 2001, died in 2018) was a dwarf miniature horse and the smallest horse on record. Her owners, Paul and Kay Goessling, and her handler, Michael Goessling, cared for her along with other miniature horses on their farm in Ladue. Thumbelina died in 2018.

What breed is Thumbelina?

miniature sorrel brown mare
And then there’s Thumbelina, the world’s smallest horse – a miniature sorrel brown mare. In 2002 she made history with the Guinness World Records after measuring 44.5cms (17.5 in) tall. She was born with dwarfism at Goose Creek Farm in St Louis, Missouri.

Why is Thumbelina the horse so small?

She’s the world’s smallest horse. A chestnut mare, she’s the result of breeding a pair of miniature horses, plus an accident of genetics: dwarfism. She stands just 17 ½ inches tall at the withers, or shoulders. Her eyes are those of a bigger horse.

What is special about Thumbelina the horse?

Well, Thumbelina is a miniature horse, a special breed that is a bit less than three feet (36 inches) tall just above the shoulders. She might be heavier than you can lift on your own, but in the world of horses, she’s a real lightweight. Most miniature horses (also called “minis”) can weigh between 175 and 225 pounds.

What kind of horse is Thumbelina The horse?

Species Horse Sex Female Born ( 2001-05-01) May 1, 2001 St. Louis, U.S Died 2018 Nation from United States

How big was Thumbelina when she was born?

But when Thumbelina was born, it was immediately clear she would never grow to this size. At birth she weighed 8lb – the weight of many new-born babies – and eventually she grew to a mere 60lb.

Where did the Song Thumbelina by Berkeley Beetle come from?

NO COPYRIGHT INFRINGMENT INTENDED. The song sung at the Beetle Ball. Ladies & Gentleman Berkeley Beetle proudly presents…. Thumbelina! Berkeley Beetle: Ok toots, let’s wing it! Thumbelina: I can’t wing it, i don’t have any wings! Im getting dizzy! Hey that bug is a dog! Where are those things? No feelers?