Three generations of Bancroft curlies:
*Pirate (2000), Pirate's son *Skipper
(2004), and Skipper's babies Sparrow (2009) and
Bancroft Curlies bred North American
Curly horses from 1990 to 2011. I started crossing Curly horses/ponies and minis in 1993, crossing curly stock back onto registered
miniatures. My goal was to breed B
size miniature curlies (34 inches to 38 inches) with good horse-like conformation,
driving talent, and the wonderful
I have two lines of curlies:
My current herd stallion, *Twisted Expression,
is 39" tall (measured as a mini). He was trained to drive in 2009 and was shown at the
Monroe, WA, pony/mini show as a National Show Pony (he is registered NSPR [now
NSPPR]). Twister's driving page
here. Show photos are
and her 2010 curly filly, *Skipper's Cocoa Express EB
Photos of all Bancroft Curlies foals are here
(earlier years) and here (newest).
Pictures of all the stallions I have used are here.
A short article on curly coat genetics is here.
For more general information on Curly horses, go to the
Curly Horse Organization.
For answers to Frequently Asked Questions, click on the FAQs button at
I registered all my foals with the
Curly Horse Organization (ICHO), a registry and breed association dedicated
to the promotion and protection of all curly-coated horses. Most are also either
registered or eligible for the
Performance Pony Registry (formerly NSPR; part of
ASPC/AMHR). Please visit the
ICHO website for the best, most truthful
information on North American Curly horses on the Web.
Bancroft Miniature Curlies is located in western Washington State about 20 miles east of