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Mule Day 2022 - Leatherwood

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Mule Day 2022 - Leatherwood

All mule and donkey lovers, the time has come! Mule Day in Ferguson, North Carolina is right around the corner and it is an event that should not be missed.

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23 Facts You May Not Know About the Fabulous Donkey

23 Facts You May Not Know About the Fabulous Donkey

Today, it seems that everyone loves to scan a good list. Not to disappoint, here are 23 reasons donkeys are difficult not to love. Donkeys are well known for being “beasts of burden.” What many might not know, is that in many countries around the world, these furry little creatures are used as the preferred mode of transportation.  Donkeys are an all-terrain animal. They are sure footed, have a keen sense of curiosity, and are less likely to be spooked than a horse. This is why they are often used for tours on more difficult trails. Has anyone been on...

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Introducing a New Donkey to the Herd!

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Introducing a New Donkey to the Herd!

The time has come. The quarantine is over. The new donkey is tired of being a single and more than ready to mingle. This step in the process may seem like the easiest, but a good amount of thought needs to go into where the new addition should pasture. Consider whether there are any dietary or mobility impairments that would impact the location. If their needs are more severe, in either case, it may be wise to create a separate herd for those who require more attention. This will make it easier on the owner, and keep the donkey from...

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Accessorizing your Donkey with Halter Up!

Accessorizing your Donkey with Halter Up!

Besides their wonderful quality, and exceptional fit, Halter Up is an excellent choice due to their range of colors and wide array of designs. 

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Bringing Home Donkeys of Joy

Bringing Home Donkeys of Joy

Now that the proper accommodations are in place, the family number can rise. Beware, it may tick up quicker than anticipated. Even a keen eye can be denied. When Xena was being vetted by The Sassy Ass, the question of pregnancy was broached. She appeared to be rather round in the midsection, in that special baby on board kind of way, and too many unforeseen babies had brayed their way to life on the farm already. The current owner profusely ensured that Xena was most certainly not pregnant. Low and behold, one day soon after arrival, a baby was born;...

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