Horse Height Conversion Chart
Why Are Horses Measured In Hands?The reason that horses are measured are hands date back to the days when rulers were not commonly owned so people used body parts to measure, hence the width of the average hand is around 4 inch`s, this was then standardised for conversion. Other body parts were also used for measuring things for example a foot is around 12 inches. This measurement is taken from the highest point of the withers, roughly in the middle, to the floor.
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