Tubby is a Miniature Missouri Dwarf Horse Who Has a Huge Heart
My dad used to tell me that it's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog. That's true of horses, too as a young Missouri dwarf horse named Tubby proves every day of his life.
According to the video description, this fun video moment was shared out of Wildwood, Missouri. If you're not familiar with Wildwood, it's just to the southwest of Chesterfield, Missouri. Tubby's owner shared backstory of how this tiny horse has a very big heart:
Tubby is a dwarf miniature horse who has overcome severe health issues. As seen in this video, he is now thriving and was happy to prance along the pasture where full-size Sailor was grazing.
Watch this little guy go snout-to-snout with Sailor who he thinks he's more than worthy to hang out with.
The American Miniature Horse Association (yes, that's a real group) explains how horses like Tubby end up so...small. They explain the traits that may lead a breeding horse to have a dwarf foal like Tubby. They frown on breeding programs that include known dwarfs due to some of the health issues that can be present. However, there's no arguing how cute this little guy is.
Gotta love this go-getter attitude as he lives his miniature life in Wildwood, Missouri. The world could use a few more Tubby's right now.