Most people who own and ride mules are us
A few weeks ago my gal friend who I’ve travel
Down the road we go, my friend is quick to point out that any bad behavior on her horse’s part is because ‘that is the way she is suppos
We are stopp
“So is it true that mules are stubborn, like to kick, and bite, and are mean?” he asks.
Don’t we always get this question?
I grin and reply, “Oh no sir, that is not true about mules at all, it is the owners that are that way.” He laughs and his partner laughs. Both men are now petting Badger and admiring him. My gal friend pipes up, “I’m riding an Egyptian Arab!” The men glance over at the pretty black mare that is pawing, snorting, shaking her head, and causing the rider distress. They sort of shrug and turn back to me, pet Badger again and leave. We ride on. At another point my gal friend has to get off and use the bushes. I hold onto her horse then help her remount the Arab-in-motion who won’t stand still. I drop Badger’s reins and he becomes ground ti
Back down the road we go. We see cattle, enjoy the beautiful quiet countryside and eventually meet up with a fella who is out splitting wood with an axe. His
We say our goodbyes and move on.
We finish our ride and say our goodbyes.
The next morning she calls me at work. “What is wrong with people? Why didn’t they notice my horse? After all she is a pure black Egyptian Arab! All they want
Then a thought occurr
Did I deserve the mule bashing? Well mule bashing comes with the territory and I get pretty tir
We as mule riders deal with mule ‘bashing’ constantly. How have I solv
I do want to add here that I am not bashing Arabian horses. I have a half Arab who has wonderful manners and I ride with many horses that are excellent and fantastic mounts. Any equine of any bre