Bashkir Curly Foundation Studs + Historical Artifacts

In today’s post, I will be sharing some historical photographs of curly horses, which may be of interest to breeders, historians, and enthusiasts of this unique breed. For most of the breed’s modern history, curly horses were not appreciated or enjoyed. Before their unique traits were intentionally bred for, and their hypoallergenic traits were discovered, many of these horses…

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Caring for Curly Horse Manes

Like curly horse body coats, curly horse manes come in many different variations. In this article, I wanted to take a few minutes to discuss the types of curly horse manes and best practices for caring for them. Much of the look of a mane comes down to genetics, however good grooming practices and a…

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7 Ways to Tell if Your Horse Might be a Hypoallergenic Curly Horse

  Whether you are new to the world of Curly Horses or an old pro, it’s not always as simple as it sounds to identify a curly horse. The gene responsible for a curly horse’s coat is a gene that is carried receptively in many bloodlines of many breeds (almost all breeds that have Mustang…

Fiber Art with Curly Horse Hair – Collecting, Cleaning, and Felting

  Curly Horses have many unique traits, most prominent is their unique curly coat. Curly horse fur is both hypoallergenic and often of a very different texture than typical “straight” horse fur. Because of this unique fiber type, curly horse hair can be used for fiber arts and even felting- similar to wool or alpaca…

Palomino Bashkir Curly Horses

  Bashkir Curly Horses – Also known as American Curly Horses or just “Curly Horses- are a breed of horse that originated in the Americas but may have its origins in the Spanish horses brought over by conquistadors in the 16th century. Some sources state that curly horses, as exceptionally rare even then, may have…

Bashkir Curly Horse Stallion with Leopard Appaloosa Coloring

“Rusty” is a 15 hand, ABCR Registered Bashkir curly with Mead bloodlines. Rusty boasts stunning movement with unbelievable suspension and a docile, teachable attitude- with a full mane and tail as a bonus! Rusty was sold to Sacred Way Spirit Horses in 2011.   StudAd09   Bashkir Curly Stallion with Leopard Appaloosa Coloring – Professional…