He is so tiny, visitors often assume he's a stuffed toy. Standing at 59cm tall, if Koda the horse wants an equal he has to turn to the veterinary cat for company. The 'American miniature' horse - who suffers the double-whammy of being born a dwarf - has had a bout of health problems caused by his size, but he is now recovering and enjoying the life of a pampered pet. The cheeky 'American miniature' horse was always meant to be small but at birth vets soon realized he was dinky even for his breed. 'He was no bigger than a cat,' said his vet Andy Lynch. 'He was diagnosed as a dwarf soon after birth.