Add Miniature Horses To The List Of Service Animals Approved For Air Travel

August 15, 2019

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Miniature horses are among the service animals approved to take on flights, according to new guidelines provided Thursday (8/15/19) by the federal government.

While service animals on airplanes has been highly debated over recent years, especially when the animal is a little exotic, the U.S. Department of Transportation has tried to make the guidlines a little clearer as to which common service animals should almost always be allowed.

Amond the guidelines from American Airlines, for example. Your service animal must be clean and well-behaved. It may not eat from tray tables or occupy an exit row. To see all their requirements and prohibitions, click here.