It's a miniature horse (one of many) that lives at the Quicksilver Ranch in the village of Solvang ("the Danish Capital of America"), which is located in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley of California.

Visiting the Quicksilver Ranch costs nothing, which is rather surprising in the tourist trap that Solvang is. More on Solvang in Wikipedia.

And, in case you're wondering, glider rides in Santa Ynez are available from Windhaven Glider Rides.

In [not] related news, I'm on Twitter, since I was apparently quite far out of the loop until now.

Posted by jzawodn at December 20, 2006 10:22 PM

Reader Comments
# IGOLDC said:

Lovely! :)
Is it really a horse?
Looks like a big dog !

on December 21, 2006 12:15 AM
# johannabartley said:

I did some costa rica travel and I've seen some of these midget horses. They're amazing!

on January 10, 2008 04:29 PM
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