Maybe you have always wanted a horse or you used to have a horse and would like to get another equine. Lately, you’ve been hearing a lot about mules and the idea of owning a mule intrigues you. After doing some research about mules, you decide you want one, so you buy the mule of […]
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Entries by Steve Edwards
One of the great things about owning a mule, besides the companionship, is that you can go trail riding with it. There is nothing like hitting the trails with your equine. In fact, as you are reading this you may already be thinking about the next trail you want to explore with your mule. It’s exciting!
But before you even start the ride, you need to be able to mount your mule.
When it comes to your mule’s care, the hoof is something that easily gets forgotten. Many people think that just because their mule’s hoof isn’t cracked or they see how hard it looks that their mule doesn’t need shoes. I’m going to stop you right there – this is wrong thinking. Your mule needs shoes to keep their hooves protected and healthy.
One of the joys of working with mule owners is helping them find comfort in and for their animals. I especially love it when it’s a brand new mule owner who wants to reach that place of comfort and safety working with their own animal.
It was my pleasure to help Scott, a long-time horse owner, make his first mule experience a good one.
Often, I get questions on using billets versus latigos with my saddles. Which is better for holding a saddle in place? And what material should you use – nylon or leather? In this article, I will answer those questions and explain why you should use nylon latigos instead of billets.
Proper ground foundation training for your mule or donkey is imperative. Installing the rope halter correctly will help you establish clean communication.
A common question we get at Queen Valley Mule Ranch is when can a young mule be ridden or used for packing and driving? It’s exciting to break a mule, but how do you know when to start?
Vicki sent this photo of her daughter, Emma, riding their 8 year old mammoth, Goliath. They were looking for a saddle and bought Steve’s Trail Lite Saddle — Vicki says they both find it very comfortable. What would you say to someone who is thinking about investing in Steve Edwards saddles and tack? Had a […]
David sent this photo of his mule, Dan, sporting his new duds. Decked out in Steve’s Trail Lite Saddle, Saddle Pad, Beta Breast Collar, and Cinches. What would you say to someone who is thinking about investing in Steve Edwards saddles and tack? The Trail Lite saddle fits my mules well and is an excellent […]
This picture of Belle was sent by owner Fabien, all the way from France! Fabien has Belle decked out with Steve’s Cowboy Saddle, Beta Britchen, and Beta Breast Collar. What would you say to someone who is thinking about investing in Steve Edwards saddles and tack? Steve’s DVDs, saddle, and tack work well for a […]
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- How to Measure Your Mule or Donkey for Bit SizeJune 18, 2019 - 8:02 pm
- The Difference Between Mule Tack and Horse TackJune 6, 2019 - 12:00 pm
- Teach Your Mule to Stand Still While MountingMay 30, 2019 - 12:00 pm
- Hoof Care: Does My Mule Need Shoes?May 23, 2019 - 12:00 pm
- Finding the Right Saddle PositionMay 16, 2019 - 12:00 pm