How big is a hand?

Equines are measured in units. Which unit of measure is used depends on the association doing the registration. Some registries use inches to determine size, since it is easier than trying to convert to hands. Other registries record measurements in hands. A hand is four inches.  How big is a hand? »»

Australian Stock Horse

In the 1830’s, knowledgeable Australian horse breeders imported a steady stream of Thoroughbreds to improve the local horse strains. The use of Thoroughbred stallions over the condition-hardened local mares produced the beautiful strain of tough but stylish animal exemplified by today’s Australian Stock Horse. Australian Stock Horse »»

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Saban, a Mongolian horse festival

The ancestors of Ewenke people originally lived in the forests northeast of Lake Baikal and along the Shileke River. They mainly engaged in fishing, hunting and breeding reindeer. Throughout history Mongols have lived as nomads and horse-riding has been an essential part of their lives. Saban, a Mongolian horse festival »»

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