Entries by Steve Edwards

Finding the Right Saddle Position

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.

Latigos: Using Nylon or Leather for Your Cinch Straps

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.

Goliath and Emma

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 […]

Dan the Mule

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 […]

Belle and Fabien

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 […]

Kayla and Flynn

Kayla and her mule Flynn riding in a charity barrel racing event with Steve’s Trail Lite Saddle, Saddle Pad, Breast Collar, and two Cinches. What would you say to someone who is thinking about investing in Steve Edwards saddles and tack? Do it! You won’t regret it.

Q&A Should I Pony A Shy Mule?

I love hearing from all the mule and donkey owners around the world – and there are a lot of you. Pretty often I get questions from you that I’m happy to answer – love helping mules and owners. Here’s today’s question, “Is ponying a shy mule advisable as part of training?”

Mule Bits – Everything You Need to Know

If you’re here, chances are you already know if there is a particular mule bit or donkey bit you should be using or if there are differences between bits for horses and bits for mules / donkeys.

In this article you are going to learn everything you need to know in order to select the right bit for your mule.