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The World’s “Most” Horses: Fun Fact in the Equine World


World’s Most EXPENSIVE Horse

Palloubet d'Halong has earned the coveted title of the world's most expensive horse. Palloubet d'Halong, a striking Selle Français stallion, boasts a rich pedigree and an impressive showjumping career that has left audiences in awe. Born in 19 May 2003 and 10 years later he was sold for a unbelievable price of 13.5 million euro. Ridden by the talented French rider Janika Sprunger, Palloubet d'Halong has achieved numerous victories and accolades in the showjumping world.

Palloubet d'Halong



World’s Tallest Horse

The Shire stallion, Luscombe Nodram, also known as Noddy is unofficially the world’s tallest horse. He stands 20.1 hands (2.057 meters) tall. Noddy weighs 1.5 tonnes, which is 3 times the average thoroughbred racehorse. He is owned by Jane Greenman from Pakenham, Australia. There are only about 2000 Shire horses left in the world, and Noddy is one of them. The average height of a Shire horse is around 18 to 19 hands, and it was realized that Noddy was past his normal mature height and was still growing.

Noddy with its owner


World’s Smallest Horse

An art therapy Shetland Pony named Pumuckel is the officially the world’s smallest pony owned by Carola Weidemann. At 20 inches (50.8cm) tall, Pumuckel is two inches shorter than the current record holder, a mini Appaloosa horse named Bombel. He weighs only 35 kilograms, which is about the weight of a twin bed.

World's smallest horse


World’s Oldest Horse

Old Billy is the oldest horse to have ever lived. He was a barge horse who world the canals of England. Born in 1760, Old Billy died in 1822 and lived to be 62 years old.


World’s Longest Tail Horse

JJS Summer Breeze is a Paint horse who hold the world record for having the longest horse’s tail. The mare’s tail was measured at 12ft 6in (381cm) on August 23, 2007. She is owned by Crystal Socha in Kansas USA.