Zion's Gait Curlies

The Hypo-allergenic Horse ~ Dominant Curly Missouri Fox Trotters

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Welcome to Zion's Gait Curlies!!

In Southern Utah, USA, in a place not far from Zion National Park, you'll find the home of some of the rarest horses in the world --- Curly Missouri Foxtrotters!! The qualities that make these members of the Gaited Curly Horse world (or gaited curlies) special are their generally calm nature, their beautiful curls all over their bodies which last a lifetime, their hardiness even in the coldest climates and a very unique trait--curlies are hypo-allergenic to most people, opening a whole new world to those allergic to horses.  The Missouri Fox Trotter is
America's number one trail horse for a reason...superb gaits and friendly dispositions make for comfortable and enjoyable trail riding.  Add to that the allergy-free and hardy properties of a Curly Missouri Foxtrotter, now anyone- including people who have been forced to avoid horses due to allergies-can start living the dream of horse ownership!!




We have lots of information about these unique horses on our website.  Scroll through the pages and don't forget to visit the sold horses and past foals pages. They have lots of photos and video and can be very interesting also.  Enjoy the ride as you learn more about these rare, beautiful and exciting gaited Curly Horses, the Curly Missouri Fox Trotter! : )

ZGC London currently in Canada
Photo courtesy of Chantal Goupil, photographer

Congrats girls!!  Lady and Champagne won the cover spot for the ICHO 2008 calendar.  The
"cover girls" were very excited!!


 We have a new email address.  We cannot receive messages at our old email.  Please contact us at:

zionsgait@gmail.com


You seen one Curly Fox Trotter you have seen them all, right?  Not true! In these big, wide-open spaces of the West, our horses are tested for endurance, high intelligence, smooth gaits and sure footedness as they glide through the sometimes rocky, sandy, and steep trails of Utah's "Color Country."  We ride all our horses in every kind of situation possible............. mountain trails, desert trails, river trails, in the city, at night, in the rain and wind etc. so we really know them and know what they will produce for you.  If you are shopping around for a Gaited Curly Horse or Curly Missouri Fox Trotter, be sure and ask for video showing their natural gaits and current training. Videos tell a lot about a horse and the people selling them.  I NEVER buy a horse without first seeing video.  It seems these days that many people breed for curls and color instead of focusing on the most important qualities in a gaited horse............ first and foremost EXCELLENT minds and second, smooth, comfortable riding gaits!!  What's a trail horse without those two essential things?   We are OBSESSED with continually producing better and better quality with each year's foal crop.  Please, do your research before you buy.

ZGC Kayenta currently in Sweden.  She is a smooth coat filly and though she didn't get the curls, she got everything else!!  : )

Click on magazine to see us in an article in the Sept/Oct 2007 and the June 2008 issues of Trail Rider Magazine!!

Click on Newspaper to read
a short article.  We made the front page of our local
weekly newspaper!



Our website was last updated
4-7-14

You can e-mail us at: zionsgait@gmail.com



Cocoa as a foal

Sundance as a foal

We no longer breed sell Fox Trotters, but check out our stallion page.  We still offer frozen semen to you so you can breed the curly or straight haired Fox Trotter of your dreams.  We are running a special!!  $500 for 2 doses of frozen semen from either stallion.  Contact us for details.

Frustrated because you missed out on our last available horses for sale?  You HAVE to take a look at my friend's page.  Linda has much of our breeding stock and has a eye for making excellent crosses.  She is having some life challenges right now and is selling her herd.  This is the chance of a lifetime to get amazing curlies for an amazing price.  Get some beautiful curly horses now for future breeding purposes and ride them for fun now.  Check out her page and click here at Mountain Trails Ranch