Entries by Steve Edwards

A Great Example of Donkey Driving

I received this donkey driving video from Jana Schmidt, one of my clients. Jana is receiving coaching as she drives her donkey pulling a cart. She wanted to know what I thought of the donkey’s cart-pulling ability and if there was anything she could do to improve.

How to Treat Mule Leg Sores

Leg sores are a topic that raises questions all the time. It can be frightening to see leg sores develop on your mule or donkey, especially if you haven’t noticed them early on and when you finally see them, they’re at their worst. In this article, Steve Edwards provides some options to treat leg sores on your mule.

Contracted Heels On Your Mule

We think we can ride the mule and keep the mule without shoeing them but that is going to cause more problems down the road. Steve Edwards, explains the importance of shoeing your mule.

So You Want Steve to Help You Buy a Mule

There are a lot of folks who are looking to buying their first or their next mule or donkey and have questions. In this video, Steve Edwards addresses some common reasons for buying a mule or donkey and what he believes the most important step is before buying.

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 […]