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The LargestThese big, powerful animals fall in the draft category of horses. They’re nicknamed ‘gentle giants’, as most have very easy-going personalities. The record for the tallest living horse goes to Big Jack, an impressive 20 hands 2.75 in Belgian gelding. There are a few other breeds that also compete for largest horse:
The SmallestThese pint-sized horses and ponies are just too cute! Some are small enough for you to pick up, while others make great riding horses for small children. At just 17 inches tall, Thumbelina is the shortest horse in the world. She is a dwarf miniature horse. Check out these other small breeds:
- Miniature Horse
- Shetland Pony