This page will contain articles that I feel may be especially useful (sometimes I do actually write things that aren’t just inane waffle!), either to new mule owners or to anyone wanting to know more about my boys.
A List Of Mule-Savvy Professionals in the UK
find recommended trainers, farriers etc.
Equine Enrichment at Lockwood Donkey Centre
learn more about enrichment
Well It Doesn’t Look Like A Mule To Me, She Said
a collection of different types of mule
Places to Meet Mules in the UK and Europe
wanna ride? Check these places out!
Five Reasons To Get A Mule Instead Of A Horse
…and five reasons not to!
A Glossary Of Mule Terminology
what them there words mean
Advice For New Mule Owners
the best advice from the Mule Tales, all in one place
Top 10 Quotes from Frontier Army Sketches
you will not find a more accurate description of mules
I Want A Mule! Now what?
living in the UK may have stymied your mule addiction. Help is at hand!
Fun Facts About Mules
there’ll be at least one thing you didn’t know in here!
Five Reasons Why Fantasy Writers Should Feature More Mules
why isn’t this a thing?!
The FEI Proposed Rule Change On Allowing Mules To Compete
what it means for mule owners everywhere
Mules in Ancient Rome
a brief exploration of mules in Ancient Rome and Roman Britain
Mules in the Assyrian Empire
looking at the importance of the mule in ancient Assyria
10 Images of Mules in History
from 7th century BC to 16th century AD
The Black Mule of Aveluy
a fictional tale about WW1
Canal Mules: Dolly and Dick
the last mule-drawn narrowboat in the UK
Welsh Mules In The News, Vol.1
mule mentions in Welsh newspapers, 1876-1910
4 Mules Mentioned in Mythology
the mules of Zhang Guolao, Palden Lhamo, Muhammad, and Sgoidamur
Mules At War: 1900-1943
a collection of photos from around the world
Mules in Antarctica
not a happy story, but a fascinating one
Tishal, Queen Victoria’s Mule
the Ethiopian mule specially selected from the royal stud of Shoa
Hank the Cabaret Mule
Treating Xato’s Eyes
that one time when Xato ulcerated both his eyeballs
Weekly Vlogs (July 2017)
a brief and ultimately boring attempt at recording weekly vlogs
Weekly Vlogs, part two
mule farts are funny
Weekly Vlogs, part three
a through-the-ears special
an initial introduction to the blog
Mule Tales: Marty
Marty’s tale, written in 2016 so in need of an update!
The Golden Mule Comes To England
Xato arrives! Pictures galore!
Mule Tales: Xato’s Import Story
the details of Xato’s journey to the UK
Xato and the Miraculous Oculus
a written account of Xato’s double eye ulcer accident
Marty and the Baby Photos
everyone loves baby photos
Team Half-Ass and the Move
we move our herd from England to Wales!
A Farewell To Iris
saying goodbye to our good grey mare
Joe Wolter Clinic 2017, part one
in which we are really bad at lorries
Joe Wolter Clinic 2017, part two
leading, leaving and loops
Joe Wolter Clinic 2017, part three
three things I learnt by riding with Joe
Säumertreffen 2017 – part one
Hiking in Austria with a donkey, from Natters to Ellbögen
the second annual mule gathering in Germany