believe, if trained properly, saddle mules from performance jacks
and performance mares can be used in all disciplines as horses.
Our mules are started in snaffle bits for at least three years
working up to the curb bit as their training progresses and they
mature both physically and mentally. We do not believe in
"mule" bits or "mule" saddles.Our mules are shod
according to the discipline in which they compete and we do not use
Brayer Hill mules were all imprinted at birth. We believe this
establishes a life long willingness in the mule to cooperate and a mind
set for trainability.
While, they cannot compete in breed shows with horses, they can be
competitive in open horse shows in Western, English, Reining, and
Driving. Their riders can be competitive in Showmanship and
Even our donkey has competed in Driving against horses in Antique
Vehicle classes and placing above horses.
Mule shows which are run according to a standardized rule system are
increasing in number providing a legitimate arena for saddle mule