RE: Measuring horses (was RE: Measurements in the UK)

Subject: RE: Measuring horses (was RE: Measurements in the UK)
From: "Steve Hudson" <cruddy -at- optushome -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 16:54:10 +1000


Agreed - Aus is 14 hands to a pony, more to a horse.

Is it 10 to a toy or 8?

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-----Original Message-----
From: Shannon Luce

"A hand is four inches, you measure height at the shoulder, and anything
under 12 hands is a pony."

I don't know where you are, but in the U.S., the measurement is to the top
of the withers and anything under 14.2 hands is a pony.



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