Miniature horses are commonly kept as pets and are even used as service animals.
Can you housebreak a mini horse?
Miniature horses can be house-trained with positive reinforcement and dedication. A fully house-trained miniature horse can delay elimination for up to six hours, according to the Guide Horse Foundation.
Can you own a mini horse in the city?
Miniature horses are permitted in agricultural zones. The keeping of miniature horses is permitted in all residential zones upon the owner obtaining a conditional use permit in compliance with the City code.
What can you do with a mini horse?
They are used for companionship, show, as therapy animals, for investment, or any combination of these things. Miniatures are great as pets/companion animals. They’re smaller than “big” horses so they can be kept in the back yard just as you’d keep a dog or cat, and are lower maintenance than other breeds of horses.
How long does a mini horse live?
25 to 35 years