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Mule Days 2008

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roan muleA lovely roan mule waiting backstage for show time at the Bishop Mule Days

Below in this column is a series of pictures of a lady muleskinner guiding her mule down the competition course. The goal is to thread the slalom course of orange plastic cones with the mule pulling a load of telephone poles without disturbing the cones. The event is timed. The fastest, most accurate mule wins.


mule days 2007


mule competitionA muleskinner
A gentleman guiding a team of mules in the team competition

And another

andy with his baby donkey oct 2006

andy with his baby donkey oct 2006 |m|