Passenger takes miniature horse called 'Flirty' on flight as her support animal

US Law allows for miniature horses to travel in support of passengers.
US Law allows for miniature horses to travel in support of passengers. Photo credit: Getty Images/Newshub.

If you don't like the idea of flying with animals on-board, then it's time you got off your high horse.

A passenger in the United States has taken her miniature horse, 'Flirty' on a flight from Chicago to Omaha earlier this month.

Flirty boarded the flight with unbridled enthusiasm and took its place alongside its owner.

The USA has special laws allowing emotional support animals to fly with a passenger if their presence will help them deal with their anxiety, depression, panic attacks or PTSD.

While it's common for dogs and cats to take to the air, animals such as hedgehogs, mice, rabbits and birds are allowed as well.

The pony was extremely well behaved and became a passenger favourite on-board with people taking photos and video of the extra special guest.

Just last month, the US Department of Transportation declared that miniature horses would be allowed on commercial planes.

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