Pics of my yearling mules

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Haviris, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. Haviris

    Haviris Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2007
    I gave them their first bath today, they did great with the bath, they are currently learning to stand tied and spent the majority of the day tied up.

    This is our boy Joker, (I have no idea what is up with the trail of belly hair that has never shed, they both have it)
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    And this is our girl, Canya, (looks like I may have to invest in some whitening shampoo),
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    She was still alittle wet in this pic, after I rehosed her down. I made the mistake of leaving her tied where I'd washed her, she pawed a mud hole, she had mud up over her legs, belly, even her face and eyes! So hosed her down and moved her.

    It wasn't the most thorough baths, I just wanted to get that first one out of the way, not that it fazed them any!

    Anyway, it's been forever since I've taken pics of them and just wanted to share!
     
  2. kinnip

    kinnip Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2008
    Carrollton, GA
    They're lovely! I don't think mules get enough recognition!
     
  3. chickbea

    chickbea Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2007
    Vermont
    Cuties!
     
  4. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Oh they are sooooo gorgeous!! [​IMG] How lucky you are!
     
  5. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    Oh what good manners they have. My 2 yr old donkeys would probably kill me if I tried to bathe them! [​IMG]

    And then when it was done, they'd just go take a "real" bath in the sand. [​IMG]
     
  6. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Wow - those are really nice tails for yearlings! I've got a 3-year old mare that's tail is just now that same length! Pretty!
     
  7. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was admiring your pictures again today.

    I couldn't help but notice what looks to be a mini miniature on the other side of the corral in the first picture. If it is, wow, that's small. [​IMG]

    -Kim
     
  8. Haviris

    Haviris Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2007
    That is my chinese crested in the 1st pic!

    They do have nice tails, I'd never really thought about it before, but they are nice and long! I was suprised at how well they took the bath, neither seem to care at all, just stood and let me do it, I even washed around Canya's head after she muddied herself up! They're fairly well manner, but we're still working on somethings. Joker needs to be gelded, and both can be alittle pushy at times.

    I also put my pony saddle on them for the first time last week and again they acted like it was something we do everyday! (just a note for anyone thinking it, I do NOT ride them this early, they won't be rode until atleast 2, possibly older!, the saddle is small and light weight and it gets them use to the feel, so they take it better later on).

    Over all they're pretty good! And it's been a fun experience (first mules I've raised)!
     
  9. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    Very pretty! Beautiful colors ont them
     
  10. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL

    I thought it was one of those plastic toy horses! [​IMG]

    -Kim
     

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