Entries by Steve Edwards

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.

Trailer Loading – How to Successfully Load Your Mule or Donkey

Trailer loading is one of the most difficult and dangerous things we do with our animals. If you have a trailer and are constantly on the go – it can be one of the most frustrating activities you encounter if your mule or donkey won’t load willingly.

In this video, Steve Edwards talks through the mistakes folks make with their halter and how it impacts the animals ability or desire to load up in a trailer.