Someserious horseplay is afoot this morning.
The world's smallest pony has been kidnapped from a horse fair in Italy, and police say he could be held for ransom.
Charly is the Peter Dinklage of ponies. He's short, he's a showman and he drives the ladies wild.
Don't believe us? You can watch footage of Charly performing above. As you can see, we have just lost one of the world's great entertainers.
Thieves stole Charly during the 47th National Horse Show in Citta di Castello, The Local reports. They cut through the netting around the pony's