Breeds of Horses. Horse Colors. Horse Colors Continued. How tall is a horse?. The height of a horse is expressed in “ hands ” A hand is equal to 4 inches. The height of a horse is measured at the withers. Appalossa. Originated in U.S. from horses brought from Spain.
is expressed in “hands”
10-3 hands and between 10-3 and
11-1 hands high.