dhvsaw asked in SportsHorse Racing · 1 decade ago

Horse size is in hands,how much is a hand..?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    One hand is equal to 4 inches. A horse's height is measured from the withers at the base of the neck to the ground.

  • 1 decade ago

    A "hand" is 4 inches, with one inch increments, and the measurement is from level ground to the highest non-variable skeletal structure on the horse, the withers.

  • 1 decade ago

    One hand is equal to four inches. To find the height of a horse, you measure from the ground to the tip of the withers.

  • 1 decade ago

    A hand is 4 inches.

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  • 1 decade ago

    4 inches

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