Marty and the Fifth Gotcha Day

Marty (and my ensuing mule obsession) came into my life five years ago, on April 13th 2014! I’m very glad he did, although there have certainly been times when I’ve raged, cried, and tried to sell him. We’re in a pretty good place right now, but I haven’t forgotten the difficulties we had to go through in order to get here and I won’t take what we have for granted.

I thought I’d do a post featuring some video highlights from the last five years:

Marty forgets his tongue (2015)

That time one side of our track was haunted (2016)

Teaching Marty to recognise words (2016)

Marty’s major life accomplishment  (2017)

Marty and Cash playing in the arena (2017)

The donkey mask (2017)

National Unicorn Day (2017)

Marty leaves the yard for the first time in a year (2017)

The mules learn dressage (2018)

What do the mules think of … being able to compete in British Dressage?

A week ago, Wallace The Great made history by becoming the first mule EVER to compete (and win!) in British Dressage. It's been absoloutly fantastic to see the increased interest in mules following his achievement – they deserve to be recognised!Anyway, some of us may have got carried away by the whole excitement of it. Here is a stupid video what I made. Mules learn by watching others, right?

Posted by Mulography on Sunday, 29 July 2018

Four hours hiking with Marty (2018)

Marty goes litter-picking (2019)

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Mulographer Sari

Sari was raised by cats which accounts for her solitary nature, occasional mania, and attraction to shiny objects. After riding and being around horses for 22 years, she discovered that she was, in fact, a mule girl and fell hopelessly in love with these extraordinary creatures. She lives in Wales and is married to Ben, who is potentially the best Ben who ever Benned.

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