Bashkir Curly Horses

Posted by Saddle Up on Mar 6th 2019

The Bashkir Curly is a unique breed of horse that comes in almost every color, is used in many disciplines, and looks just like a normal horse, except that during the winter months their coats develop ringlets, much like a poodles.

Father and son ranchers John and Peter Demales were among the first to see this unique breed of wild horse while they were riding in the remote Nevada mountain range in 1898.

Today almost everyone has at least heard of a Curly horse. They are known to be non-allergenic to people who are prone to being allergic to horses in general, even in the summer when their ringlet coat has shed out.

(photo by Lindsayanne at English Wikipedia, CC BY 2.5,

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