The American Bashkir Curly horse dates back to 1898, when Peter Damele and his father were riding horseback in the Peter Hanson Mountain Range in the remote high country of central Nevada, near Austin.
Various theories have been proposed to explain the curly horse in North America.
Curly horses have an exceptionally high concentration of red blood cells, stout round cannon bones and straight legs.
People with horse allergies find that the Bashkir Curly horse does not create a reaction because its genetic design is different from other horse breeds.
One of the most amazing early recorded sightings of a curly horse was by the celebrated exhibitor of curiosities, P.
Native Americans did not use the Julian calendar, and consequently, the winter of 1801-1802 is recorded in pictographs on buffalo hides dubbed winter counts as the year the Sioux stole Curly horses from the Crow.
Some people claim a prominent wealthy Nevada rancher named Tom Dixon imported curly horses from beyond the Khyber Pass in the 1870s.
General George Custer was too busy to notice that some of his adversaries were riding curly horses at the battle of the Little Big Horn, but drawings of the battle completed by a participant, the Cheyenne Chief Red Horse, indicate their presence.