Health Concerns of Mules and Donkeys

Mules and donkeys are a lot like horses, to be sure, but in many ways, including some health concerns, they are most definitely different. First, we should have a basic understanding about what constitutes these unique four-footed creatures.
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The veteran mule breeder eyed me speculatively. I was there to pick up two mares that had been bred to his Mammoth jack.

"I hear you train horses," he said.

"Some

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Les Sellnow was a prolific freelance writer based near Riverton, Wyoming. He specialized in articles on equine research, and operated a ranch where he raised horses and livestock. He authored several fiction and nonfiction books, including Understanding Equine Lameness and Understanding The Young Horse. He died in 2023.

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