Jennifer Murphy's photos with the mules

With snowfall rates at about 2-4" per hour, I went out every two hours to shovel so I would be able to keep up.
Added on April  7, 2018

a little thaw

a little thaw
I've been fairly successful keeping the gravel area open this winter. The small humps in the background are actually piles of snow. When I shovel, the waste hay gets scooped up with the snow.
Added on April  1, 2017

pre-storm

pre-storm
Still loving the gravel base in the mule paddock! It's been a dream to shovel and keep clean so far. I think the mules appreciate a level area free of those terrible frozen ruts, too.
Added on January  2, 2017

Merry Christmas, boys!

Merry Christmas, boys!
I gave the mules some yummy maple branches to chew on. They certainly loved that!
Added on January  2, 2017

last of the grazing

last of the grazing
Added on December 11, 2016


Added on December  2, 2016

November 7

November 7
Hunting season is upon us, and what's a nervous equine owner to do? Protect her wards with fluorescent orange surveyor's tape, that's what. Fashion forward, indeed.
Added on February 14, 2016

Like it never happened. Three cord of wood taken care of; I'm off to a good start.
Added on December 11, 2015


Added on November  9, 2015

August 13

August 13
Run boys, run!
I finally had the time, materials, and ability to extend the grazing pasture for the mules. They were so happy to have more room, they ran for about twenty minutes straight. Hopefully next spring I'll be able to fence in the last little…
Added on November  9, 2015