Posted by Mel Hughes on April 29, 1998 at 22:57:14:
In response to Horse Knowledge, written by Karen R on April 29, 1998 at 16:16:33
] It's been so long, but isn't Viper a gargantuan horse? According to the book, he is 19 hands high. I seem to recall that 10 hands high is kind of regulation for a full-grown horse, so Viper is twice as big???? (I even tried to do a simulation on my wall.)
] Any horsewomen out there?
A hand is 4 inches high. The dividing line between a horse size and a pony size is fourteen and a half hands, or 58 inches -- at the withers, which is the little bump where the back and the neck connect.
19 hands is still pretty big.
- Thanks much (nfm) Karen R 15:17:36 4/30/98 (0)
- conversion... Kate 10:03:26 4/30/98 (0)
- Does anybody know how many centimetres would that had been? nfm Constanza 09:31:43 4/30/98 (1)
- I Hand =10 cm. (nfm) Caroline 16:24:29 4/30/98 (0)
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