Category Archives: saddling

Happy 1st Gotcha Day, Marty!

Exactly one year ago today, after a grueling five hour journey, we brought a little dun mule home to live with us. Of course, the journey wouldn’t have been so bad had a certain mule not decided to jump the … Continue reading

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A summary of the past week

The mule has been his usual contrary self lately; we haven’t been doing much, but what we have done has been good or, at the very least, interesting. I’m really proud of how well he handles situations these days. I … Continue reading

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An excellent weekend!

I have had a very lovely weekend with my mulo, and as I dragged Ben along as photographer I even have some pictures to go with my usual blah blah! Yesterday we had a little walk onto the common and … Continue reading

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The mule wears saddles now. Saddles are cool.

I am very proud of my mule today: he wore his saddle and girth for the first time! Walked around with it like he’d been doing it his whole life. Clever, beautiful little mulo. He’s had ropes round his belly … Continue reading

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Ropes and bells

The mule was really excited to see me arrive this afternoon, and he hurried down to the gate and brayed for me when he thought I wasn’t coming to see him after all. But when I reached him he pinned … Continue reading

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