Thursday, September 3, 2009

"My Little Pony" and doing good when difficult

Doing Good When Difficult

The value of doing good deeds is primarily when they come through difficulties and suffering.

Love Yehuda

My little pony

Toy horses are usually pink and plastic – and aimed at young girls
but this little pony is 100 per cent natural – and ready to make friends with anyone her size.

Going for a walk: Sam leads the way, followed by Bliss and her tiny new daughter.

Born ten days ago at a stud farm in the southern state of Victoria, Australia , the 15in miniature horse is yet to be named, but has already formed a bond with Sam Leith, 12.

Silver dun tovero in colour, she was given a clean bill of health – and should reach 24in when grown.

The birth has

generated such


in the community


local people are

entering a

competition to

give the

horse a name.

Owner Lee Scown said

she wanted a name that

reflected the tiny,

unique nature of the

'It's the smallest horse I've ever had and she's so gorgeous,' Ms Scown said.
The miniature horse

snuggles up to mummy as local people try to come up with a name for her.

The horse, currently only a little taller than this book, is expected to grow to

about 24 inches.

'It's amazing to see a horse so tiny. She's about the size of a week-old

The horse is the smallest born at Riverdance and its arrival surprised

even its breeder.
'We were told the mare wasn't due for another four weeks but on

Sunday morning I walked outside and called her, and out ran the little

foal behind her.'