How tall was the worlds tallest horse?

Its name is Big Jake, he is 20 hands and two and three-quarter inches tall (six feet, ten and three-quarter inches tall, and weighs 2,600 pounds, and he is the tallest horse alive. The tallest horse ever was 21.2 hands tall (seven feet and two-and-a-half inches), was a Shire horse gelding, and had an estimated weight of 3,360 pouds. This is as of September 2, 2013.