Entries by Steve Edwards

So You Want Steve to Help You Buy a Mule

Steve Edwards: You hear how good they are, and how safe they are, and how easy they are to take care of, and that’s not all the truth. Dave: We have a lot of folks who are out there looking to buy their first or their next mule or donkey. We got a lot of […]

Mule Tack for Your Mule Saddle – Essential Gear

You have learned everything you need to know about mule saddles, you’ve read about the difference having a true mule saddle makes from other mule owners – a Steve Edwards mule saddle 😉 – and now you’re ready to purchase. The last question is, what mule tack do I need to go along with the […]

Grass Founder In Mules and Donkeys

Is grass founder in mules and donkeys something you need to be concerned about? It’s been said that mules and donkeys are stronger and healthier than horses and immune to many equine diseases. I wish that were true. Unfortunately, that is a myth. Where did this myth come from? It is actually an exaggeration of […]

Mule Saddle – Everything You Need To Know

If you’re reading this article, you are either a proud owner of a mule, you are thinking about becoming an owner, or you work with mules and donkeys and want to know how to best care for these awesome animals. And they are awesome! No equine rides more smoothly than a donkey or mule – they are the “Cadillac” of the equine. Problem is, you don’t have a true mule saddle.

In this article, you will get you up to speed on everything you need to know in order to purchase a mule saddle that is perfect for you and your mule!

We Were Doing Fine Until My Mule Bolted

Of all the emails and phone calls I receive, the most common and often the most desperate sounding ones center around mules that bolt. For no apparent reason and seldom with warning, someone’s mule took off like a rocket and scared the heck out of the rider or even worse, resulted in a crash. The […]

How to Install the Come-A-Long Rope On A Mule or Donkey

The Come-A-Long Rope is one of the most effective tools you have for ground foundation training. What makes it so effective is that it communicates in three places: the pole, the top of the nose, and the bottom of the nose. Why does it work so well? It makes your mule uncomfortable in the right […]

Can A Horse Trainer Train A Mule?

Many people that have behavior issues with their mules or donkeys are due to the fact that they used a horse trainer for their animal. In this post, Steve Edwards explains why this can be a problem.