Meet the Falabella, one of the tiniest horse breeds in the world. Originating from Argentina, the Falabella stands at just 7 to 8 hands tall.
The American Miniature Horse is another small breed, often standing at a height of 8.5 to 9.5 hands. Despite their size.
The Shetland Pony, hailing from the Shetland Islands, is known for its compact size and robust build. Typically standing at 7 to 10.2 hands.
Although not a horse, the Miniature Mediterranean Donkey is worth mentioning. They measure around 28 to 36 inches tall at withers, making them one of the smallest equines.
The Welsh Pony, originating from Wales, comes in various sizes, including the smallest section, called the Section A. Standing at 11 to 12.2 hands.
The Gotland Pony, native to Sweden, is a small and hardy breed standing at 11.2 to 12.3 hands. They have a friendly temperament, making them suitable for both riding and driving.
Dartmoor Ponies are native to the Dartmoor region in England. These small horses measure between 11.2 and 12.2 hands and are known for their strength, agility, and adaptability to harsh climates.
Concluding our list is the Miniature Horse, a breed specifically bred for its small size. They range from 7 to 8.5 hands and are known for their friendly nature, making them popular therapy animals.