Mule & Donkey Training Techniques

Discover how to communicate with your mule or donkey and get results!  Learn techniques to build trust and get results — and enjoy yourself every step of the way. Training from Steve Edwards to keep you moving forward.

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Bits and Bridles

There is only one thing that matters when it comes to your bit: is it good for the mule? In this short video, Steve Edwards of Queen Valley Mule Ranch shows you what to look for in a bit

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Steve Edwards demonstrating the Mule Rider's Martingale Bridle and Bit

Using A Bit For Your Mule

When you communicate with your mule it’s important that you have the proper bitt to do the proper job. In this video, Steve Edwards shows you how one works.

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Halter Training – Keeping the Feet Still

Anybody can make a mules feet move because it’s natural for them to do it, but to get them to make their feet stand still, that’s more of a challenge. In this video, Steve Edwards demonstrates how you can teach your mule to learn when to stand still with or without a lead rope.

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Halter Training a Mule – Moving the Feet

Halter training isn’t the most exciting, yet, it is foundational to everything. It takes time, patience and often you’ll only witness small moments of success in the early days of training. In this video, you will see Steve Edwards halter training a mule – specifically teaching her how to respect the halter and using that halter to communicate to that he wants her feet to move.

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