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October 26, 2009

Mule Appreciation Day

Today is a special day - Mule Appreciation Day! In 1985 this day was established as a day of recognition for our longeared friends.

The first Mule Appreciation Day was exactly 200 years after the arrival of "Royal Gift", the spanish jack given from the king of Spain to George Washington. Royal Gift was one of several famous donkeys imported to the USA to be used in George Washington's mule breeding program, and in the development of the American Mammoth Jackstock Breed.

Draft Mules

So give your donkeys and mules an extra hug today!

Kristie Jorgensen

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Posted by Kristie Jorgensen at October 26, 2009 10:22 AM