So, the Hallmark “2007 Pony for Christmas” ornament looks like this:
The pony K received for Christmas in 2007, amazingly, looks like this:
Well, actually, he isn’t a “pony.” He is a fully grown miniature horse. We don’t have an exact measurement on him, but I estimate him at about five hands tall. As we noted to a friend earlier, he is smaller than a “real” Dane, but larger than a “faux” Dane. Realistically, he is about the height of a Laborador Retriever, but with about 100 extra pounds.
To answer the question everyone seems to have: no, he doesn’t bite. At least not yet. Give us a week.
So far, here is what he DOES do: Wear a halter. Walk on a lead. Allow his hooves to be handled. Romp in the snow.
Engage in a concerted butt-scratching.Receive copious pettings. Try to tolerate being brushed. Dispense nuzzles. Eat hay, sweet feed, and his first-ever apple nugget treats.
His name? Well, we are working on that one.