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 […]
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Entries by Steve Edwards
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 […]
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!
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 […]
Breast collars that are solid rigged are bad ideas. Watch Steve Edwards demonstrate a breast collar made for mules using a pommel strap for movement.
When training a mule or donkey, it’s behavior is all dependent on you. Are you the herd leader or is your equine calling the shots? In this article, Steve Edwards shares some tips on how to better communicate and improve your equine’s behavior.
Correct breast collar placement for a mule or donkey? It’s a question that comes my way several times a year and it’s one that mule and donkey owners definitely need a specific answer to. Basics of Mule and Donkey Movement Mules and donkeys are very lateral when they’re walking. Every time their shoulder hits the […]
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 […]
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.
When should you use the Come-A-Long Rope and when should you use the Rope Halter? Is there even a difference in using one over the other?
In this video, Steve Edwards explains the difference and when exactly you should make that transition.
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- The Importance of Ground FoundationSeptember 16, 2019 - 12:00 pm
- When to Start a Mule or Donkey Under SaddleSeptember 13, 2019 - 10:17 am
- 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