The miniature horses of Chapel’s Cove, Newfoundland:

Horses aren’t as common in Newfoundland these days, let alone ones this small. We learned of these few beauties from one of the locals in Chapel’s Cove while we were photographing Llamas a short distance away! Apparently the mare had her foal only a week before, and he’s already quite a bit larger than when he was born.

Miniatures were once used in the Bell Island mines for hauling heavy loads in cramped spaces – though we doubt these little guys have hauled much ore.

Here’s a video of them grazing (and scratching the odd itch):

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  1. So very sweet! I had no idea about these guys.

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