Mule Facts

{“questions”:{“cso3o”:{“id”:”cso3o”,”title”:”What is a mule?”,”imageCredit”:””,”image”:”https:\/\/www.jasperthemule.com\/website\/wp-content\/uploads\/learn-What-is-a-mule.jpg”,”imageId”:”145″,”frontDesc”:””,”frontBgColor”:””,”frontFontColor”:””,”backImageCredit”:””,”backImage”:””,”backImageId”:””,”desc”:”A mule is half horse and half donkey. Its mother is a horse and its father is a donkey.”,”backBgColor”:”#589cd3″,”backFontColor”:”#ffffff”},”ok5go”:{“id”:”ok5go”,”title”:”How are mules and donkeys different from horses?”,”imageCredit”:””,”image”:”https:\/\/www.jasperthemule.com\/website\/wp-content\/uploads\/learn-How-are-mules-and-donkeys-different-than-horses.jpg”,”imageId”:”141″,”frontDesc”:””,”frontBgColor”:””,”frontFontColor”:”#ffffff”,”backImageCredit”:””,”backImage”:””,”backImageId”:””,”desc”:”Horses have small ears and mules and donkeys have long ears\u2014that\u2019s why we call them \u201cLongears!\u201d Also, when a horse is scared, it will run away. When a donkey is scared, it will stand and fight or \u201cfreeze.\u201d Because a mule is part horse and part donkey, it can do both of these things!”,”backBgColor”:”#589cd3″,”backFontColor”:”#ffffff”},”8jgc9″:{“id”:”8jgc9″,”title”:”How can you tell the difference between a mule and a donkey?”,”imageCredit”:””,”image”:”https:\/\/www.jasperthemule.com\/website\/wp-content\/uploads\/learn-How-can-you-tell-the-difference-between-a-mule-and-a-donkey.jpg”,”imageId”:”142″,”frontDesc”:””,”frontBgColor”:””,”frontFontColor”:””,”backImageCredit”:””,”backImage”:””,”backImageId”:””,”desc”:”The donkey\u2019s tail looks like a broomstick with short hair down the tail with a swatch of long hair at the bottom.\r\n\r\nThe mule\u2019s tail looks like a horse\u2019s tail only not as thick.”,”backBgColor”:”#589cd3″,”backFontColor”:”#ffffff”},”wh0gr”:{“id”:”wh0gr”,”title”:”What can a donkey do?”,”imageCredit”:””,”image”:”https:\/\/www.jasperthemule.com\/website\/wp-content\/uploads\/learn-What-can-a-donkey-do.jpg”,”imageId”:”143″,”frontDesc”:””,”frontBgColor”:””,”frontFontColor”:””,”backImageCredit”:””,”backImage”:””,”backImageId”:””,”desc”:”Donkeys are also very smart, strong and sure-footed. For a long time, donkeys were used only for work, but today, donkeys get to do lots of fun things like packing, driving, trail riding\u2014and even barrel racing and pole bending!”,”backBgColor”:”#589cd3″,”backFontColor”:”#ffffff”},”3lj3m”:{“id”:”3lj3m”,”title”:”Are mules and donkeys stubborn?”,”imageCredit”:””,”image”:”https:\/\/www.jasperthemule.com\/website\/wp-content\/uploads\/learn-Are-mules-and-donkeys-stubborn.jpg”,”imageId”:”138″,”frontDesc”:””,”frontBgColor”:””,”frontFontColor”:””,”backImageCredit”:””,”backImage”:””,”backImageId”:””,”desc”:”When you treat mules and donkeys with patience, kindness, understanding and respect, they\u2019ll usually do what you want. But if you\u2019re mean or try to force them into a situation they think is dangerous, they can get just as \u201cstubborn\u201d as you would.”,”backBgColor”:”#589cd3″,”backFontColor”:”#ffffff”},”foeg1″:{“id”:”foeg1″,”title”:”Will mules and donkeys kick or bite?”,”imageCredit”:””,”image”:”https:\/\/www.jasperthemule.com\/website\/wp-content\/uploads\/learn-Will-mules-and-donkeys-kick-or-bite.jpg”,”imageId”:”147″,”frontDesc”:””,”frontBgColor”:””,”frontFontColor”:””,”backImageCredit”:””,”backImage”:””,”backImageId”:””,”desc”:”If they are surprised or agitated, they might kick or bite, the same as a horse would. If you learn good horsemanship manners and learn how to be around them safely, mules and donkeys can be very dependable and trustworthy friends.”,”backBgColor”:”#589cd3″,”backFontColor”:”#ffffff”},”ut6pu”:{“id”:”ut6pu”,”title”:”What sizes are mules and donkeys?”,”imageCredit”:””,”image”:”https:\/\/www.jasperthemule.com\/website\/wp-content\/uploads\/learn-What-sizes-are-mules-and-donkeys.jpg”,”imageId”:”146″,”frontDesc”:””,”frontBgColor”:””,”frontFontColor”:””,”backImageCredit”:””,”backImage”:””,”backImageId”:””,”desc”:”Mules and donkeys come in lots of different sizes, from a tiny \u201cMiniature\u201d all the way up to a giant \”Draft\” or \u201cMammoth,\u201d and everything in between! For example, donkeys come in these sizes: \r\n* Miniature (36\u2033 or less) \r\n* Small Standard (36.01\u2033\u2013 40\u2033) \r\n* Standard (40.01-48\u2033) \r\n* Large Standard (jennets 48\u2033-54\u2033, jacks 48\u2033-56\u2033) \r\n* Mammoth (jennets 54\u2033 & over, jacks 56\u2033 & over)”,”backBgColor”:”#589cd3″,”backFontColor”:”#ffffff”},”t73lf”:{“id”:”t73lf”,”title”:”Are there mule and donkey clubs?”,”imageCredit”:””,”image”:”https:\/\/www.jasperthemule.com\/website\/wp-content\/uploads\/learn-Are-there-mule-and-donkey-clubs.jpg”,”imageId”:”139″,”frontDesc”:””,”frontBgColor”:””,”frontFontColor”:””,”backImageCredit”:””,”backImage”:””,”backImageId”:””,”desc”:”Yes! There are many mule and donkey clubs that offer lots of fun things to do, like shows and other events to attend, even if you\u2019re a beginner! Go to luckythreeranch.com to find an event or club near you!”,”backBgColor”:”#589cd3″,”backFontColor”:”#ffffff”}}}