|Born||May 1, 2001 (age 18)|
St. Louis, U.S.
|Nation from||United States|
|Weight||26 kg (57 lb)|
Thumbelina (born May 1, 2001, died in 2018) was a dwarf miniature horse and the world's smallest horse. 43 centimetres (17 in) tall and weighed 26 kilograms (57 lb), and received the title of world's smallest from Guinness World Records. Thumbelina was born in St. Louis, Missouri. Her owners, Paul and Kay Goessling, and her handler, Michael Goessling, cared for her along with other miniature horses on their farm in Ladue.She stood
Black Beauty, the previous horse often recognized as the smallest.
The hand is a non-SI unit of measurement of length standardized to 4 inches (10.2 cm). It is used to measure the height of horses in many English-speaking countries, including Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. It was originally based on the breadth of a human hand. The adoption of the international inch in 1959 allowed for a standardized imperial form and a metric conversion. It may be abbreviated to "h" or "hh". Although measurements between whole hands are usually expressed in what appears to be decimal format, the subdivision of the hand is not decimal but is in base 4, so subdivisions after the radix point are in quarters of a hand, which are inches. Thus, 62 inches is fifteen and a half hands, or 15.2 hh.
Mill Ends Park is a tiny urban park, consisting of one tree, located in the median strip of SW Naito Parkway, approaching esplanade along the Willamette River near SW Taylor Street in downtown Portland, Oregon, United States. The park is a small circle 2 ft (0.61 m) across, with a total area of 452 sq in (0.292 m2). It is the smallest park in the world, according to the Guinness Book of Records, which first granted it this recognition in 1971.
Miniature horses are horses defined by their small height. They can be found in many nations, particularly in Europe and the Americas, and are the result of centuries of selective breeding. Depending on the particular breed registry involved, the height of these horses is usually less than 34–38 inches (86–97 cm) as measured at the last hairs of the mane, which are found at the withers. While miniature horses fit a height-based definition to be considered a very small pony, many retain horse characteristics and are considered "horses" by their respective registries. They have various colors and coat patterns.
A Schnauzer is a dog breed type that originated in Germany from the 14th to 16th centuries. The term comes from the German word for "snout" and means colloquially "moustache", or "whiskered snout", because of the dog's distinctively bearded snout. Initially it was called Wire-Haired Pinscher, while Schnauzer was adopted in 1879.
A miniature book is a very small book. Standards for what may be termed a miniature rather than just a small book have changed through time. Today, most collectors consider a book to be miniature only if it is 3 inches or smaller in height, width, and thickness, particularly in the United States. Many collectors consider nineteenth-century and earlier books of 4 inches to fit in the category of miniatures. Book from 3-4 inches in all dimensions are termed macrominiature books. Books less than 1 inch in all dimensions are called microminiature books. Books less than 1/4 inch in all dimensions are known as ultra-microminiature books.
Thumbelina is a literary fairy tale written by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen first published by C. A. Reitzel on 16 December 1835 in Copenhagen, Denmark, with "The Naughty Boy" and "The Travelling Companion" in the second instalment of Fairy Tales Told for Children. Thumbelina is about a tiny girl and her adventures with marriage-minded toads, moles, and cockchafers. She successfully avoids their intentions before falling in love with a flower-fairy prince just her size.
Thumbelina is a 1994 American animated musical fantasy film directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman, based on the story of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen. The film stars the voices of Jodi Benson, Gary Imhoff and John Hurt, with supporting roles from Gino Conforti, Gilbert Gottfried, Carol Channing and Joe Lynch.
The Falabella miniature horse is one of the smallest breeds of horse in the world, seldom taller than 8 hands in height at the withers. The Falabella, despite its size, is not considered a pony, but rather is a miniature horse.
Thumbelina is a Danish fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, first published in 1835.
Black Beauty was formerly listed in the Guinness World Records as the smallest living horse, a record she held from 2001 to 2006 until the record was taken by Thumbelina.
Jyoti Kisange Amge is an Indian actress notable for being the world's smallest living woman according to Guinness World Records.
Barbie Thumbelina, or Barbie Presents: Thumbelina, is a 2009 Barbie film directed by Conrad Helten. It is the 15th in the series of Barbie animated films, and features the voice of Kelly Sheridan as Barbie. The film is a modern, environmental adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale Thumbelina. This is also the last Barbie film to be distributed in the UK by Right Entertainment before its absorption to Boomerang Media LLC and then to Classic Media, which itself was absorbed to DreamWorks Classics.
A pony is a small horse. Depending on the context, a pony may be a horse that is under an approximate or exact height at the withers or a small horse with a specific conformation and temperament. A pony is typically under the height of 14.2 hands high. There are many different breeds. Compared to other horses, ponies often exhibit thick manes, tails and overall coat, as well as proportionally shorter legs, wider barrels, heavier bone, thicker necks, and shorter heads with broader foreheads. The word pony derives from the old French poulenet, meaning foal, a young, immature horse, but this is not the modern meaning; unlike a horse foal, a pony remains small when fully grown. On occasion, people who are unfamiliar with horses may confuse an adult pony with a foal.
Lena Goeßling is a German footballer. She plays as a midfielder for VfL Wolfsburg.
Miniature pig—known by other terms that erroneously, disproportionately describe size—is used to refer to small breeds of domestic pig, such as Vietnamese Pot-Bellied pigs, Göttingen minipigs, Juliana pigs, Choctaw hogs or Kunekunes. Notable features of most miniature pigs distinguishing them from other pigs may be defined by their possession of small, perked-back ears, a pot belly, a swayed back, a chubby figure, a rounded head, a short snout, short legs, a short neck and a short tail with thick hair at the end. Typically, most breeds of miniature pigs will range from the minimum weight of 20 pounds (9.1 kg) to 65 pounds (29 kg).
The 2009 Fresno State football team represented California State University, Fresno and in the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by 13th-year head coach Pat Hill. 2009 was the Bulldogs' 29th in their current home of Bulldog Stadium in Fresno, California. The Bulldogs finished the season 8–5, 6–2 in WAC play and lost to Wyoming 35–28 in two overtimes in the New Mexico Bowl.
GTR Patricks Vindicator is a registered American Miniature Horse gelding, foaled in South Carolina at GTR Mini Ranch. He is most commonly known as "Patrick" or "Patrick The Miniature Horse". He is a sorrel, with one blue eye (left), a blaze, and a coronet with white hoof. He measures at 33.5 inches tall, and is registered with the American Miniature Horse Association (AMHA) and the American Miniature Horse Registry (AMHR) He was purchased by Byrd's End Farm on July 4, 1998, and has been located in Shepherdsville, Ky ever since. He now competes at sanctioned and non-sanctioned Miniature Horse shows, performs therapy work and exhibits at notable events across Kentucky.
KneeHi is the Guinness World Record holder for shortest donkey. KneeHi is a registered miniature Mediterranean donkey and lives at Best Friends Farm in Gainesville, Florida. He is owned by Jim and Frankie Lee and is 24.29 inches tall measured to the top of the withers.
Big Jake is a red flaxen Belgian gelding noted for his extreme height. He stands at 20.3 hands tall and weighs 2,600 pounds. According to Guinness World Records, Big Jake broke the record for the world's tallest living horse when he was measured in 2010, and he still held that record as of 2018.
MICRO is a non-profit organization that builds six-foot-tall museums that are installed in public spaces like transit hubs, community centers, and hospital waiting rooms. Each museum explores one topic through holograms, videos, and 3D printed miniature sculptures.
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