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landroverroy

  • Joined Oct 2010
Mules.
« on: March 31, 2019, 04:23:11 pm »
Seeing as we don't get much on here about mules, I thought I'd put on a picture of my new mule - Molly. She's 13.2hh, ride and drive, and I picked her up today. At the moment Molly, Ebony (my other mule) and Lady (the donkey) are trimming the lawn. Seemed a shame to waste all that fresh grass. There's been a bit of posturing and threatening with back legs between the 2 mules, but on the whole they seem to be getting on ok, considering they've only just met.   
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SallyintNorth

  • Joined Feb 2011
  • Cornwall
  • Rarely short of an opinion but I mean well
Re: Mules.
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2019, 05:40:02 pm »
Awwww.   :love: :horse:   I’ve always fancied a mule :heart:
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Buttermilk

  • Joined Jul 2014
Re: Mules.
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2019, 08:12:56 am »
Mules are adictive.  She looks lovely.

macgro7

  • Joined Feb 2016
Re: Mules.
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2019, 01:41:35 pm »
Let me know when you have mule big enough for me ride (I'm 6'1" and 90kg)
Growing loads of fruits and vegetables! Raising dairy goats, chickens, ducks, geese rabbits and a little boy on 1/2 acre in the middle of the city of Leicester, using permaculture methods.

landroverroy

  • Joined Oct 2010
Re: Mules.
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2019, 03:45:34 pm »
Let me know when you have mule big enough for me ride (I'm 6'1" and 90kg)


You might be better with a Mammoth donkey macgro. Large mules are rare. Unless Buttermilk wants to part with one of hers. :innocent:
« Last Edit: April 01, 2019, 05:23:03 pm by landroverroy »
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  for the guidance of wise men
  and the obedience of fools.

macgro7

  • Joined Feb 2016
Re: Mules.
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2019, 04:09:49 pm »
I would have to breed a mammoth donkey with a large breed mare or import one probably.
They are super cool though
Growing loads of fruits and vegetables! Raising dairy goats, chickens, ducks, geese rabbits and a little boy on 1/2 acre in the middle of the city of Leicester, using permaculture methods.

Buttermilk

  • Joined Jul 2014
Re: Mules.
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2019, 05:07:27 pm »
I no longer have my 16 hand mule unfortunately and Treacle is going nowhere.

harmony

  • Joined Feb 2012
Re: Mules.
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2019, 08:57:42 am »
Ebony (I'm guessing that it Ebony  :thinking: ) doesn't look too impressed with the handsome fella.

landroverroy

  • Joined Oct 2010
Re: Mules.
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2019, 09:24:38 pm »
Ebony (I'm guessing that it Ebony  :thinking: ) doesn't look too impressed with the handsome fella.


You're right Harmony! The green eyed monster kicked in fairly fast. She just acts like Molly doesn't exist. But she's very dignified about it. I'm sure they'll be best friends (eventually).
Rules are made:
  for the guidance of wise men
  and the obedience of fools.

LeanneR88

  • Joined Jan 2014
Re: Mules.
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2019, 04:50:51 pm »
Awww she's gorgeous  :)

 

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