10 Facts About Russian Curly Hair Horse

10 Facts About Russian Curly Hair Horse

There is curly hair horse in Russian. It’s full name is “trans-Baikal curly hair horse”. Here are some facts about it.

10 Facts About Russian Curly Hair Horse

1. This horse takes its roots from Mongol people and their horses 1,000 years ago.

10 Facts About Russian Curly Hair Horse

2. Curly hair covers 99% of this horse body.

10 Facts About Russian Curly Hair Horse

3. These curly horses are pretty small in size.

10 Facts About Russian Curly Hair Horse

4. You can meet these horses only in two more countries in the world – Tajikistan and Saudi Arabia.

10 Facts About Russian Curly Hair Horse

5. This horse is a big rarity. There are only 300 of those in Chita region of Siberia, Russia.

10 Facts About Russian Curly Hair Horse

6. This horse can easily adapt to the harsh natural conditions and even can get herself fed in winter if left alone. Same time they are easily tamed and fine with having saddle on itself.

10 Facts About Russian Curly Hair Horse

7. The color of the horse varies greatly from gray to red.

10 Facts About Russian Curly Hair Horse

8. In winter 1889 Russian officer crossed all Russia in 194 days on this curly horse. It was 9,500km long way and he spent at least 80km on his horse each day, going thru snowdrifts and bad winter roads. His horse felt well and it was thirteen years old at the moment of the trip.

10 Facts About Russian Curly Hair Horse

9. Average price on Internet for this horse is around 1,000,000 roubles (or $15,000).

10 Facts About Russian Curly Hair Horse

10. And of course because of its sheep like hair the horses can withstand strong cold weather much more easily.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqPQArxUW6Q

And here is a video of some curly trans-Baikal horses.

 

 

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