Horse Height Measurement

Horses are traditionally measured in hands, although may also be measured in centimetres. Check out our guide on how to measure a horse and our hands to cm conversion chart.

Horse Height Measurement
 

Measuring A Horse's Height

Horses are measured from the ground to the top of their withers. Check out our guide on how to measure a horse's height.

 
 

Horse Height HH (hands) And CM (centimetres) Conversion

Although horses are traditionally measured in hands, with Europeanisation horses are also measured in centimetres, particularly small ponies. Our table shows the conversion from hands to centimetres.