Miniature horses may be small—they’re not much bigger than large dogs—but they are very strong. In fact, minis were once put to work pulling wagons in coal mines. Nowadays, miniature horses are kept as family pets, but they still help people in other ways. Some minis visit schools, community centers, and senior citizen centers to cheer people up. It’s clear that these gentle creatures are no ordinary pets! A miniature horse might be an unusual choice for an animal companion, but love comes in all kinds of packages. How can kids find out whether a miniature horse is the right pet for them? Miniature Horses explores the responsibilities and rewards of caring for this pet through real-life anecdotes and practical advice. Engaging narrative text and vivid, eye-popping photos of these pint-size pals will keep young readers turning the pages to find out more.