There are a lot of mule and donkey owners around the world. I love hearing from you all! Pretty often I get questions from you that I’m happy to answer – love helping mules and owners. Here’s a question that I recently received, along with my answer.
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If someone were to get a come-along rope, what are the attributes that they really want? Can they just use any rope, any twine, anything like that? What are the attributes that they’re going to want in that rope? In this video, Steve Edwards shares what you want in a come-a-long rope and how to use it in order to communicate effectively with your mule or donkey.
A lot of clients email me with questions about hackamores and I do my best to respond quickly, to get them the information they need so they can get back in the saddle. A recent question came in about using a hackamore.
There’s a lot of things that folks don’t understand about saddles, and what the purpose of it is. In this video, Steve Edwards explains some basic terminology.
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.
When riding your mule or donkey, safety is the most important thing. In this video, Steve Edwards, explains why riders should use split reins over single reins.
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.
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.
Saddle fit is extremely important to the mule and there is a lot to know about getting the right saddle for your mule or donkey. In this article, we show you everything you need to know about saddle fitting.
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.
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