Haund (unit)

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The haund (2) an paum (3) meisurments shawn, amang ithers, on a human haund

The haund is a non-SI unit o meisurment o lenth staundartised tae 4 inches (101.6 mm). It is uised tae meisur the hicht o horse in some Inglis-speakin kintras, includin Australie,[1] Canadae, the Republic o Ireland, the Unitit Kinrick an the Unitit States.[2]

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  1. "Equestrian Australia Measuring Rules Effective 1 July 2008" (PDF). equestrian.org.au/. Equestrian Australia Limited. 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  2. "The "Hand" Measurement for Horses". Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Ontario, Canada. Archived frae the oreeginal on 22 August 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011.