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.

Hands (HH)

Centimetres (CM)

10.0

101.60

10.1

104.14

10.2

106.68

10.3

109.22

11.0

111.76

11.1

114.30

11.2

116.84

11.3

119.38

12.0

121.92

12.1

124.46

12.2

127.00

12.3

129.54

13.0

132.08

13.1

134.62

13.2

137.16

13.3

139.70

14.0

142.24

14.1

144.78

14.2

147.32

14.3

149.86

15.0

152.40

15.1

154.94

15.2

157.48

15.3

160.02

16.0

162.56

16.1

165.10

16.2

167.64

16.3

170.18

17.0

172.72

17.1

175.26

17.2

177.80

17.3

180.34

18.0

182.88