to connectVideoMiniature the horse is travelling on-board a domestic American Airlines flight
On an American Airlines flight from Chicago to Omaha, the traveler, Evan Nowak captured the images of a miniature horse is, in the vicinity of the front end of the plane. According to American Airlines’ web site, a trained miniature horses are not allowed on flights as a service dog.
A passenger on an airplane, he saw something that make him stop and say, “Hay!”
Evan Nowak, he said he noticed an unusual passenger during a flight on an American Airlines flight from Chicago to Omaha. Apparently, a passenger released a miniature horse on a plane, most likely as a service dog.
Nowak posted the pictures on Twitter, it appeared that the animal is in the vicinity of the front end of the plane.
Luckily, the miniature horse, had been given a seat on the aisle, as it is likely to be too big for the middle seat, and would not be able to enjoy the scenery out of the window anyways.
MINIATURE HORSES WILL STILL BE ALLOWED TO FLY AS SERVICE ANIMALS, THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT ANNOUNCED
Clearly amused, Nowak-posted the image with the caption: “At this point, we would like to start with a board with all of the active duty military, and families with children under the age of 3, and the horses…”
According to the American Airlines web site, well-trained miniature horses are not permitted on flights to and from the service animal.
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In mid-August, the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced that a miniature horse was allowed to fly as a service animal in all of the cabins of commercial airplanes, in a statement aimed at the definition of the guidelines relating to the protection of emotional support and psychiatric service for cats, dogs and small animals.
The announcement does not bind the airlines to fly in the service of miniature horses, through the law, but he did allude to penalties for carrier violations of the new rule, WWJ reported. The Department of Transportation was not prohibited, and the mini horse before.
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According to the American Miniature Horse Association, the the the animals are between 2 and 3 feet tall, and weigh between 150 and 250 pounds with an average lifespan of at least 30 years of age.
Fox News’ Janine Puhak, contributed to this report.