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hello ma'am, is riding donkeys and mules the same as horses. are mules capable of carrying more weight when compared to horses?

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Hi Rohit,


         The answer is yes. Mules have denser muscles then a horse that is the same size as it.A mule can be packed with "dead weight" of up to 20% of its body weight. So yes they can carry more weight. You would ride a donkey or mule the same way as a horse.

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Lisa Kalp

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I can answer live cover breeding questions, gestation issues, foaling issues, nutrition for brood mares, foals and stallion. I have have been breeding TBs for 15 years.

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I breed TB horses for racing and other disciplines.

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BA/BS. I studying breeding for many years..

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