Miniature Hercules is still a real handful
This miniature pony has been causing mayhem at a popular family attraction.
Hercules, who lives at the Big Sheep near Bideford in North Devon, is only 26 inches (66cm) tall, making him one of the UK's smallest ponies.
But the young foul's feisty attitude more than makes up for his size as staff say he refuses to behave or even listen to the instructions of his mother.
Kellie Thompson, from the Big Sheep farm team, said: "For such a small pony Hercules has more attitude than any pony we have ever had at our attraction. He has a mind of his own but I love his free spirit and mischief making."
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And Hercules is known for throwing a tantrum when it comes to bedtime because he wants to stay outside.
He has even attempted to take on the role of a sheep dog by herding sheep into their pen, much to the frustration of his mother.
One of his companions in the paddock is a baby African Pigmy Goat called Penny who is small enough to get under the miniature pony's feet.