Most people won’t ever consider buying a mule, but for those who do, this book is a must-read. A Beginner’s Guide to Owning a Mule will help a neophyte mule buyer avoid calamitous mistakes in choosing their mule.
This nine-chapter book covers everything from what to look for in a mule and how one should go about conducting their search, to making friends with the mule once purchased. That’s right: making friends. A mule won’t necessarily like a person just because he or she feeds it. A person must patiently work at getting the mule’s trust and acceptance. It’s not always easy, and it can take a long time. Unfortunately some mules may never develop that special bond to their owner.
The author also covers tack (that’s gear for the animal). There are photos of various bits, croopers, and other gear. Then the author gives advice on saddling the mule. … Read More