Breeding was so successful during the past years that Mule Trails Namibia is very well equipped by now. Apart from the young animals at Grenspos there are another 20 mules at the Cañon Mule Station which have finished their training and accompany the tours.
Since mules reach an age of some 50 years, the next generation is secured for some time to come. The six breeding mares (horses) will soon move to their new home at the Cañon Roadhouse, where they will be available for horseback excursions. The stud’s only donkey stallion returns to his previous owner. Mules have to be bred from horses (mare) and donkeys (stallion) because – like all animals with parents from different species – mules are unable to reproduce.
The 20 ‘working’ mules at the Cañon Mule Station are on holiday at the moment because hiking tours in the Fish River Canyon are only conducted during the cooler months of the year, from 15 April until 15 September.
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