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Answered 2013-03-13 21:22:39

Yes you can, but only children do. Adults can cause back problems and arthritis over a long period of time. You wouldn't like an ox to ride you would you?

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Can you keep a miniature horse as a pet in a rental apartment?

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What designates a miniature horse as a miniature horse?

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Is there a schleich miniature horse?

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Is a miniature horse considered livestock or a domesticated animal?

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