By far these are the biggest horses the Chronicle has gone to meet behind stall doors, both in size and fame. Your non-horsey relatives have probably never heard of Beezie Madden or her string of show jumpers, but the Budweiser Clydesdales are a hous.
Horse breeds: The falabella ponies are the smallest know to man, reaching to only about 3 ft. Tall when fully grown! Pony of the Americans is a awesome horse for kids. They have a perfect slope in their backs so it's easy to stay on, even bareback.