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Big Jake, tallest horse in the world and a’big jokester,’ dies in Wisconsin

Big Jake, who was the world's tallest horse, died in Wisconsin, according to reports. He stood 6 foot 10 inches tall and weighed 2,500 pounds. His empty stall is set to become a memorial. See more stories on Insider's business page. Big Jake, a towering 20-year-old Belgian who was certified the world's tallest horse in 2010, has died in Wisconsin, according to multiple news outlets. Jerry Gilbert, who owns the Wisconsin farm where Big Jake lived, told WMTV that the horse died a couple of weeks ago. "The other horses know," Gilbert told the TV station. "I think they have their own grieving time because Jake was the center of atte...