The Big Book of Miniature Horses

Everything You Need to Know to Buy, Care for, Train, Show, Breed, and Enjoy a Miniature Horse

Kendra Gale



Pet, show–ring competitor, pasture companion, driving partner, patient therapy horse—the Miniature Horse does it all. But whether you dream of winning ribbons or just hanging out, it is vital to have a solid understanding of safe handling and proper stabling; grooming needs and feeding requirements; general care and management essentials; special health and wellness concerns; and basic training how-tos. In these pages experienced Miniature Horse breeder Kendra Gale of Circle J Miniature Horses provides the most complete Miniature Horse resource available. You not only learn the ins and outs of making a Miniature Horse a part of your life, you gain invaluable professional insight when it comes to buying and breeding, registering and showing, training and handling, and so much more. 

Additional Information

Author: Kendra Gale

Format: Paperback

Page Count: 224

Illustrations: 246 color photos

ISBN: 9781570768200

By Kendra Gale

Kendra Gale knows firsthand the advantages of growing up with horses. Her grandparents brought home their first three Miniature Horses when she was just a year old, and she has been involved with horses ever since. With a diploma in Equine Science and over 16 years working for an equine veterinary practice, Gale is also an Equestrian Canada Certified Driving Instructor. Along with her family, Gale has been raising and showing Miniature Horses for over 30 years, and competes at breed shows and combined driving events. She offers virtual learning experiences through her online classroom at, as well as local hands-on coaching, giving many private lessons and clinics each year, always with a focus on Miniature Horses. Introducing new people to Miniature Horses is one of Gale’s passions, as well as giving them to tools to care for, train, and enjoy their horses. Gale also has a strong interest in biomechanics and classical dressage, and finds great enjoyment in the process of developing an equine athlete. She lives in Cochrane, Alberta, Canada, on her farm Circle J Miniatures.

Northwest Horse Source Says:

The most complete Miniature Horse resource available.”

Lone Star Horse Report Says:

“Amply illustrated...a comprehensive resource.”