Mini horses

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  1. Feb 18, 2019 #1

    Angie

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    I just wanted to share another forum I'm on with you all. It's about Miniature Horses and some donkeys and such things.

    I invite you to come take a look at the pretty mini horses and maybe comment on a thing or two, if interested.

    https://www.miniaturehorsetalk.com/
     
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    Thanks, if I rode anything smaller than a Clydesdale the ASPCA would have me in chains.
     
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    We have a mini donkey I think he is about 7. I got him to backpack with but decided he just walks slower than I want to. We need to get him another donkey companion. He seems happy enough but playing with the dogs just isn't the same thing. He is really smart and a little bit mischievous getting into things.
     
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    I might could get by riding a Belgium. LOL. But my feet might drag on anything less.
     
  5. Feb 19, 2019 #5

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    Apparently the minis are more for 2 wheel cart pulling than riding. And little donkeys are so cute.
     
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    The neighbor on our east side rented out pasture to the mail lady for her mini horses but ended up unhappy because they knocked down a lot of fence, seems they like to push things down.
     
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    They are cute, but I wondered if they have any practical use. I have seen them in parades. I wonder what their temperament is like? We had a pony when I was a child that was called a Pinto. He was a grumpy horse.
     
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    I have a burro. or I guess she might be called a mini donkey? She is territorial about her area. She lives in with my goats and my male LGD. Her and the LGD are best friends. If she hehaws, he comes running to see what the problem is. People use donkeys to protect their cattle around here. They will run Yotes away from calving cows. I have 3 big packs of yotes surrounding me. I have not lost a goat to a yote yet. We have considered breeding her with a mini Appaloosa or mini paint horse.
     
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    My ex-ex stepmother had a few minis. She took them to driving and dress up competitions.
     
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    What? No recipes? The Apache considered them a delicacy.
     
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