Hands To Meters Converter
To use our hands to meters converter type the number of hands into the hands box, alternatively to convert meters to hands type the number of meters into the meters box.
Hands - Definitions
The hand is an imperial unit of length equal to 4 inches it is used for measuring the height of horses.
When measuring in hands it is usual to use 16 hands 1 inch, 16 hands 2 inches, 16 hands 3 inches and these are often written as 16.1 hands, 16.2 hands, 16.3 hands where the number after the decimal point is the number of inches rather than a decimal part of a whole hand. Horses do not appear to be measured to a greater accuracy than whole inches.
Hand To Meters Conversion Factor
1 hand = 0.1016 meters
Meter To Hands Conversion Factor
1 meter = 9.8425197 hands
Imperial Length Units To Meters Converters
1 Meter Expressed In Imperial Units
Imperial Units Expressed As Meters