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The Mule Alternative: The Saddle Mule in the American West

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In The Mule Alternative dozens of early western pioneers share their most
exciting experiences with horses, mules, and oxen in challenging raging rivers,
hostile Indians, unforgiving mountains, ferocious storms, killer deserts -- and
answer questions that living persons and modern experience can't. Questions like:

Why did many early westerners prefer to ride a mule?

How do m
Paperback, 162 pages
Published January 28th 1993 by Medicine Wolf Pr (first published January 1993)
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Jul 05, 2015 Truff rated it really liked it
This book is a quick read as it's not long chapters or even long paragraphs, but small snippets of information, and some parts in question and answer form.

The historical information is fascinating, as watching westerns and reading about westward expansion one really doesn't comprehend the hardship and loss of life- both livestock and humans in exploring and traveling through our pre-settled country.

This book is a good read for mule enthusiasts and admirers as well as mule owners. Lots of infor
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