Worlds Smallest Horse Visits MeritCare

A very special visitor at MeritCare Children's Hospital brought looks of amazement and big smiles to the faces of many children on Tues. June 26.

A very special visitor at MeritCare Children's Hospital brought looks of amazement and big smiles to the faces of many children on Tues. June 26.

Thumbelina holds the official Guinness World Record for world's smallest horse. She stands just 17 inches tall and weighs 57 pounds but she entertained children and adults alike. The visit was part of Thumbelina's nation wide tour of children's hospitals. Thumbelina is a dwarf miniature pony from Goose Creek Farms, St. Louis, MO.