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Last Updated: Thursday May 31 2007 09:02 GMT

Smallest horse trots off on tour


The world's smallest horses has gone on tour visiting children across America.

Thumbelina is just 44.5cm high - making her smaller than most dogs. She is visiting 47 states in America between now and the end of the year.

She is travelling in style, in her very own Thumbi-Mobile, with everything she needs, including a "bedroom".

Kids aged from babies to five years old at a hospital school in New Jersey were among the first to meet her."I think she needs a haircut," joked one.

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