Quantcast
Last updated on April 16, 2014 at 7:58 EDT

Latest Michael Goessling Stories

406f67cf7f177d4ca092c3a45b72edbf1
2007-03-20 09:15:00

ST. LOUIS -- At just a hair over 17 inches tall, the miniature horse is more inclined to walk under fences than jump them. And her owners have sheltered the mare from ever gaining "circus-sideshow" or "one-trick-pony" status. As the world's smallest horse, 5-year-old Thumbelina, weighing in at 57 pounds, has a bigger mission: to raise $1 million for children's charities this year. Handler Michael Goessling, son of miniature horse farmers Kay and Paul Goessling, says Thumbelina is the ideal...