Depending on their size adult miniature horses can weigh anywhere from 150 to 350 pounds; 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.
Just like people, horses need to maintain a balanced diet to be healthy and have energy. They eat grass and hay at meal times. Horses can get a lot of sleep while standing up, but they lie down when they require REM sleep.
• Because horse’s eyes are on the side of their head they are capable of seeing nearly 360 degrees at one time. • Miniature horse breeders often refer to a mini's height in inches rather than hands. • Miniature horses are the smallest horses on record. • They come in more colors than most other horse breeds.